In the News: No Changes to City’s School Plan

••• Diane von Furstenberg will open a 2,000-square-foot store in Brookfield Place. Maybe I’ll finally crack open my copy—I don’t know why I have it!—of her memoir, Diane: A Signature Life. (Update: I cracked it open. Won’t be reading that one. The good stories are not getting told.) —Racked

••• “To the dismay of Downtown school advocates, the de Blasio administration is making no change to the city’s planned allotment of school seats below Canal Street in the next five years.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “Gilded Age will be showing its fall/winter collection tomorrow at 224 Front Street—one of the only brands to have a show in the South Street Seaport.” I bet? “The following day, that 950-square-foot space will officially be open for business as the brand’s first retail store in New York.” —Racked

••• Tres Carnes (serving “Texas Smoked Mexican Fare”) opens on Maiden this Thursday. —Downtown Lunch

••• “Former City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin has been tapped to lead the Alliance for Downtown New York.” —DNAinfo

••• More on the Wilpon who bought at 37 Warren. —New York Observer

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  1. Erik – I don’t appreciate you airbrushing away Gwynee’s boobalage. I realize that this is sometimes a family bloggy-blog, but the children need to see what golden globes look like and not a sanitized version of a woman’s cleavage as a vast desert wasteland. You did airbrush away Gwynee’s boobalage, right?