In the News: Bridge Café Might Finally Reopen

••• “Bridge Cafe’s Owner Says the Bar Is Another Two Months Away From Reopening”—and apparently he means it this time. (It’s been closed since Sandy hit.) —Eater

••• The New York Times review of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub’s Oculus struck me as priggish. It’s as if no one dare like the building, lest he/she have to defend the cost. The question is, does the building succeed on its own merits, and in the context of its surroundings? Does it serve the people well? (I don’t know! I haven’t been inside yet.) If the focus of the review is on the process by which a building is made, then the review is of the bureaucracy, not the architecture.

••• A quickie profile of Tribeca-based interior designer Sasha Bikoff. —New York Times

••• Back-and-forth between the Battery Park City Authority and the Broadsheet on the matter of the wages being paid AlliedBarton’s “ambassadors.”

••• The trailer for the Ghostbusters reboot drives home how totally unnecessary the film is. But the firehouse shows up, so that’s something. —Vulture