Free, fun stuff to do in New York today
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tennis stars and celebrities celebrate start of U.S. Open, Presidents Gate, USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing, Queens.
Doors open at 5:30, film starts after 7:30 David Lynch's cult classic Blue Velvet at Summerscreen, McCarren Park Pool (Lorimer St between Driggs and Bayard Ave) in Williamsburg; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. See our conversation with David Lynch by clicking here.
7:00 p.m. DNC convention watch party, The Tank at DCTV (87 Lafayette Street at White St). See photos of the convention stage and events by clicking here.