MORNING BULLETIN: GOLDMAN SACHS’ LOCAL TURNCOAT, MORE SUBWAY CHANGES, FINAL DEBATE PARTY

A sign on 96th Street from  attempting to stop skateboarders from participating in this weekend’s Broadway Bomb. Photo by Ed Yourdon.

October 22, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 66 Degrees.

Notices:
Events today include a talk by Salman Rushdie on his new book, and lots of free concerts.

The MTA’s Fastrack returns this week on the A,C, and E lines. “There will be no trains at A line icon C line icon E line icon stations between 59 St-Columbus Circle and Jay St-MetroTech” between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. More here.

Central Park has a new free app.

The Community Free Democrats are hosting another debate-watching party at The Parlour tonight.

News:
Musicians are upset that a traveling company is using prerecorded music. They protested last week at Lincoln Center. “Sara Cutler, a harpist for 11 years for the New York City Ballet Orchestra, said she was alarmed by ‘a trend of producing performances without live music.'” (DNAinfo)

Greg Smith, the ex-Goldman Sachs employee who just wrote a tell-all book claiming employees called clients “muppets,” is an Upper West Sider who likes Barney Greengrass and Zabar’s. Now he’s apparently a writer, like everyone else.  (New York)

A unit in the historic Beresford (once home to Jerry Seinfeld) is facing a mortgage foreclosure auction. (Curbed)

A photo of Shirley McLaine campaigning for George McGovern on the UWS in 1972. (eBay)

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