In the News: Brooks Brothers Is Closing Today

••• “Brooks Brothers is shuttering its Financial District store after 45 years because of the landlord’s plans to renovate the space.” The plan had long been for Saks Off 5th to open there, but then word was that maybe Saks Off 5th would open a smaller store within the space. —Patch

••• A review of 10 Corso Como by the New York Times shopping critic includes this: “Like so much of Manhattan now, this area is for the rich and the clueless and the cluelessly rich.” Even for the Times, that’s rather smug.

••• “A visitor from California was in the lounge [at the Beekman hotel] and left her $1,200 Louis Vuitton purse unattended for a little over an hour.” You can guess what happened next. Also in the Tribeca Trib police blotter: Two women assaulted police officers at TGI Fridays.

••• Architectural Digest on a new ceramics show at Donzella.

••• “The de Blasio administration upped its commitment to completing the long-in-the-works Manhattan Waterfront Greenway project that is looking to provide a continuous stretch of green space along Manhattan’s waterfront. On Thursday, the city announced that it was investing $250 million toward closing the gaps in the existing Greenway, and announced several construction timelines for various sections of the open space. This latest set of investments will primarily focus on developing the Greenway in East Harlem, Inwood, Harlem, and Midtown East.” —Curbed

••• Daytonian in Manhattan on 106 Franklin: “Only a swatch of Flemish bond brickwork survives to testify that this Tribeca loft building grew out of a scandal-ridden bishop’s Federal-style home.”