In the News: Flood protection for BPC & Tribeca

FLOOD PROTECTION FOR BPC INCLUDES TRIBECA
The Trib has a story on the Battery Park City Authority’s $85 million flood protection plan, which has four stages and will be completed in 2022. It includes a barrier system that will extend across West Street at the north end and potentially also protect BMCC, Independence Plaza and Washington Market Park.

‘EPIC MAN CAVE’ FOR SALE ON COLLISTER
The man who told the Wall Street Journal that he coined the term “man cave” (in his ESPN soccer column) is selling his 6500-square-foot townhouse on Collister Street for $15 million. Michael Davies is the TV producer behind “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” (I’ve only watched the Obama one about 200 times) ESPN’s “2 Minute Drill,” and the U.S. version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.” Davies and his family are moving to West Hollywood, according to Mansion Global.

THE CORTLANDT ALLEY CACHET
The Hollywood Reporter has a story on the many movies and TV shows that use Cortlandt Alley for its grit and charm.

THE BRITS ON LOCAL 5K RUNS
The Financial Times puts the Castle Clinton to Pier 40 run as it’s top NYC 5K – as well as a run from the Fulton hub over the Brooklyn Bridge, down Prospect and Jay on the BK side and back over the Manhattan Bridge for another 5K jaunt. This in case you’re thinking of turning a new leaf…

 

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