The L Train Works!

Every gentrifier that has packed his or her bags to move to Williamsburg, Greenpoint or Bushwick is met with some degree of dread on weekends. That’s because everyone’s favorite portal to Manhattan, the L train, seems to be disrupted with all sorts of service work or shut down all together.

Well, hipsters, rejoice! The MTA Advisory that previews upcoming damage to its train lines every weekend has delivered inexplicably good news this Friday afternoon

from: Advisory@mtanyct.info 2:14 pm
to: jkoblin@gmail.com
date: Dec 15, 2006 2:14 PM
subject: MTA NYCT Weekend Advisories

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No diversions scheduled.

Not to suggest that anyone would actually want to leave Brooklyn. But, yeah, you get the point.

- John Koblin