Coney Island: Will there really be a place in this Disney-Six-Flagsland for joints like Ruby's and Gregory & Paul's? [NYDN]
"the number of young children living in Manhattan increased by more than 30 percent between 2000 and 2006. And stroller-clogged sidewalks, child-friendly cafes ... confirm that it’s possible to raise children without moving to the suburbs." [NYT]
Speaking of city kids, tipster Sally tells me her young, pre-teen architecture students, many from affluent homes, now want to design hotels in their free time. While a few kids always had this wish, it used to be "only Hotels for Monkeys, and they had ongoing and intense hotel plans...for monkeys." Now I guess the kids today want their hotels filled with people who just act and think like monkeys.