In the News: History of a Greenwich Street Building

••• “Nearly 120-year-old signage is still visible on 413 Greenwich, once home to coffee roasters Morrison & Boinest.” —Daytonian in Manhattan

••• The Wagner Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton) in Battery Park City was sold to “Urban Commons, a Los Angeles-based development firm that owns hotels around the United States and is best know for operating the Queen Mary tourist attraction, in Long Beach, California.” There’s also a recap of the previous owner’s attempt to convert it to condos. —Broadsheet

••• A review of Todd Solondz’s play at the Flea. —Tribeca Trib

••• “If being transfixed by paintings is your idea of a good time, treat yourself. Go see the funny, radiant, sexy, quasi-abstractions of Stephen Mueller (1947-2011). Consistently mesmerizing in their extravagant colors and surprising contrasts of shape and background, they deserve to be better known. This exhibition of more than 40 paintings, watercolors and notebooks is the largest yet devoted to his work.” It’s at 205 Hudson Gallery. —New York Times