In the News: PATH Service Resumes Downtown

••• “Nearly a month after being knocked out of commission by extensive flooding from Hurricane Sandy, PATH service from New Jersey into Lower Manhattan along the World Trade Center line will resume on Monday morning, officials said. ‘The World Trade Center PATH line will run Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., with stops in New Jersey at Newark, Harrison, Journal Square, Grove Street and Exchange Place and in New York at the World Trade Center.'” —New York Times

••• The New York Times‘s James B. Stewart spends a lot of time at J. Crew’s Ludlow Shop realizing that slim suits are in.

••• On Wednesday, Tribeca author Jim Fusilli will be reading from Road to Nowhere at Mysterious Bookshop. Actually, I assume he’ll be reading from the book. He’ll definitely be promoting it.

••• “They posted a photo of the massive brick school on Facebook with the comment: ‘Not sure if Bergtraum or jail.’ ‘HELL AWAITS,’ blares another photo, one of many mocking their alma mater, Murry Bergtraum HS for Business Careers. Once the pride of downtown, Bergtraum is now the shame of the city education system—a school and a student body all but abandoned by City Hall, which sits just two blocks away. The worst part, teachers say: It’s been done on purpose. ‘We think they’re consciously destroying it, so Bloomberg can close it down,’ one said. Bergtraum is a ‘warehouse’ school, a last resort for students who have been shut out elsewhere or don’t care where they go.” —New York Post


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