In the News: What’s Left of 21 Park Place

••• Amazing photo by Gracie of 21 Park Place, from above, showing how the facade is the only part left standing. (UPDATE: I went over this morning and took the photo at the bottom of the post.) —Gothamist

••• Pearl River Mart is opening a branch inside the Museum of Chinese in America on February 5: “The museum shop will feature limited edition memorabilia that hold great meaning in Chinese American culture as well as a curated collection of items, including rotating merchandise from up-and-coming Asian American designers and makers.” —Xinhua

••• What Google’s plans for a Hudson Square campus mean for residential real estate in the area. Also: “Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick bought a $37 million unit” at 565 Broome. I never realized till now that his name his a homophone for colonic. —Real Deal

••• “The restaurateur Thomas Carter and the chef Ignacio Mattos […] have formally ended their relationship. Mr. Mattos has bought all of Mr. Carter’s interest in Estela, Café Altro Paradiso and Flora Bar, the restaurant group said in a statement on Friday. This move makes Mr. Carter the first New York City restaurateur recently accused of harassing employees to be entirely ousted from his businesses.” —New York Times

••• “Interested in joining your local community board? Applications to serve are now being accepted by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s office until Feb. 8, 2019.” —Tribeca Trib

••• Tribecan Ipek Irgit has a bikini line called Kiini and she’s very litigious about protecting her design. But she appears to have been, um, inspired by a designer in Trancoso, Brazil. —New York Times