In the News: Leafy greens at Peck Slip?
PECK SLIP PREDICAMENT
To tree or not to tree? The Trib reports that Parks Department designers and commissioners are wrestling over the appropriate number of leafy greens planned for Peck Slip Park – or whether to plant at all.
A 4-bed, 4.5-bath penthouse is under contract at 56 Leonard for $22 million; Forbes explains why this is a good thing. And more evidence that Tribeca is still #1, also from Forbes.
CLUSTER BOMBS ON VESTRY
A South Korean arms manufacturer snapped up a condo at 70 Vestry for $11M, according to The Real Deal. “Helen Ryu’s Poongsan Corporation has been criticized for manufacturing cluster bombs.”
SOMETHING SPECIAL TO MAKE YOU SIGH
And this has nothing to do with nothing, but today is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ last concert on the roof of the Apple building in London, and NPR has a great interview with eye witness Ken Mansfield on All Songs Considered. And if you’ve never watched the video, it’s worth three minutes of your time.