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Seaport Site Reactivated; Manhattan Now Revis Island

FIDI?The snow has melted and workers have been spotted doing workmanlike things at 254 Front Street, the stalled development site near the Brooklyn Bridge taken over by controversial developer Ben Shaoul. A neighbor writes, "The construction is no longer a zombie at all - there is serious work and machines out there." [CurbedWire Inbox]

REVIS ISLAND?If you don't care about football, stop reading now. At the Jets pep rally in Times Square today, Mayor Bloomberg unofficially renamed Manhattan Island "Revis Island." Yep, the press release explicitly states the renaming is "unofficial," so as to not throw the world's mapmaking industry into chaos. Bloomberg unveiled a Revis Island sign to be posted at the Times Square Information Center on Seventh Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets through the end of the Jets playoff run. [CurbedWire Inbox]

254 Front Street

254 Front Street, New York, NY 10038