In the News: Two Assaults

••• “Three Horatio Alger–worthy stories of immigrant boys who made it big compose the history of 399 Washington.” —Daytonian in Manhattan

••• Two assaults worth noting in the Tribeca Trib police blotter: a man drumming on the street was pepper-sprayed and this: “A man in a wheelchair was leaving the elevator at the concourse level [of the Fulton Center] when another man with a stroller said the to the victim, ‘You cut me off with my kids,’ and punched him on the right side of his face before fleeing.”

••• Sixteen-year-old Tribecan Audrey Simon is a ball person at this year’s U.S. Open; so is her mother. —New York Post

••• “According to several sources familiar with the deal, WeWork is committing to a sizable block of space in [1 World Trade Center.] There were conflicting estimates on how much space WeWork is taking, with some sources stating that it could be as much as 500,000 square feet. Others pegged the transaction at around 200,000.” Will WeWork put its name on that building, too? —Crain’s

••• “The newest pop-up shop on the block is the Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Hotel, coming to Soho on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9. […] It sounds like equal parts fun house, Instagram “museum”, and beauty counter, with some food, drinks, and a lot of neon lights. Here’s how to reserve a ticket.” —The Cut


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