In Today’s Observer

We try to figure out why Manhattan insiders are so interested in the race for Surrogate judge.

And Ron Rosenbaum starts the no-Freedom-Tower drumbeat with a good question: would you want a family member to work there? And Matt Scheuerman reports that if it does get built, David Childs will have a lot to do with it.

And John Stewart has a new Tribeca pad.

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