June 29, 2011 Weather: Partly cloudy, High of 80 Degrees.
Someone left two pairs of Prada sandals, size 5, in a purple Bergdorf Goodman bag on an an M86 bus traveling from the Upper West Side to the Upper East Side. The person is offering a $50 award for their return. Three thoughts on this: 1. Umm, try to hold onto your Prada sandals, people. We didn’t think we’d have to remind you about that. 2. Those sandals ain’t never coming back. 3. Taking your Pradas on the M86? Really? (Craigslist)
Students accepted to controversial charter school Upper West Side Success Academy are in limbo as lawsuits over the new school play out. (DNAinfo)
Only 10% of the people who go to Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing actually get on the dance floor. The rest are gawkers. C’mon, people shake your tailfeathers! (Wall Street Journal)
A woman tested the law against being topless in public in Central Park and generally enjoyed it, aside from an unfriendly encounter with a police officer. “At one point I thought a guy was giving me the thumbs up, but it turned out it was directed at a baby. The sun and air felt nice on my skin. I would tentatively say from this experience that it’s possible to toplessly sunbathe in the park without causing a commotion.” (The Gloss (NSFW), via Village Voice)