In the News: Homeless Man Helped by Tribecans

••• Stanley, the homeless man whom Tribecans Michael and Kate Sloan were helping—perhaps you donated to the GoFundMe—is returning to India. “The passport came through and Stanley will be reunited with his four brothers and 17 nephews and nieces in India after a 20-year absence. Stanley, a man of few words, was so grateful. ‘If I don’t see [Michael], maybe I would die,’ Stanley told PIX11. ‘The message is talk to people, say hi. You never know what could happen.'”

••• More on the efforts to keep P.S. 150 at Independence Plaza for four more years, till it can be incorporated into 42 Trinity Place. Still no indication from complex owners Vornado and Stellar Management what their plans are for the space—and why the four-year extension won’t work. —Tribeca Trib

••• “A Town Hall meeting to answer questions and provide information about medical care and financial compensation available to Lower Manhattan residents who lived through the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and their aftermath will be held on Monday (October 15) at the Municipal Building.” —Broadsheet

••• 111 Murray and 125 Greenwich are among the new developments featured in a New York Times article about how “hiring a high-profile architect used to be all it took to sell a new building. But now buyers want to see the interiors fully designed, as well.” I’ve only ever lived in older buildings and wondered whether new ones feel like you’re living in a hotel, since every unit has the same finishes. (That wouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing!)

••• “At an October 2 Open Community Meeting, officials from the Battery Park City Authority discussed for the first time the overall budget [$300 million] for the resiliency plan they are formulating for the community.” —Broadsheet