Urban planning feud du jour: a proposed redesign of the north side of Union Square has people pissed off. Seems that a plan to give over space in the pavilion to a private restaurant may have an unsavory side. Reports The Villager, "An anonymous $5 million donation via the Union Sq. Partnership was widely believed to be contingent on using the pavilion for a restaurant." Democracy in action, baby! Our takeaway: new public restrooms!
· Tempers boil over bistro in Union Sq.N. project [The Villager]