The haps around town today ...
Hundreds showed up outside the NYU law school this morning to protest planned rezoning in the East Village and Lower East Side. Photo/ David Freedlander
9:15 a.m. and on Hundreds protest East Village/Lower East Side rezoning
plan prior to the noon City Planning Department hearing; in front of 40 Washington Square South. WE ARE LIVE BLOGGING
10 a.m. Representatives of UJCARE present 5,312 new voter registration
forms from Brooklyns Hasidic communities; NYC Board of Elections, 32 Broadway.
10 a.m. The Museum of the City of New York unveils glass and aluminum
pavilion and curatorial center; 1220 Fifth Ave., at 103rd Street.
10 a.m. Chinatown YMCA hosts 32nd Annual Summer Festival for hundreds of summer campers; Sara D. Roosevelt Park track field, Forsyth and Hester Street.
10:30 a.m. The MTA and Bronx Council on the Arts honor Daniel Hauben for his stained glass artwork at the Freeman Street subway station; Freeman Street station
10:30 a.m. More than 1,000 city children compete in CityParks Track &
Field; Icahn Stadium at Randalls Island Park.
11 a.m. Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta presides over promotion
ceremony for 34 members of the FDNY, Fire Academy, Randalls Island.
Noon Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Billy Joel and Clive Davis
attend press conference to unveil new plans from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; 76 Mercer St., between Spring and Broome streets.
Noon City Planning hearing on Willets Point redevelopment plan; Tishman Auditorium, NYU Law School, 40 Washington Square South.
1 p.m. Elected officials, environmental and civic leaders rally in
support of Willets Point redevelopment; Washington Square Park, LaGuardia Place and Washington Park South.
2:30 p.m. Rep. Anthony Weiner holds media availability prior to meeting
with members of New Yorks Georgian community; Congregation for Georgian Jews, 63-04 Yellowstone Blvd., between 63rd Drive and 63rd Road, Queens.
5 p.m. Doors open for McCarren Park Pool Wilco concert. It's sold out, but you can always take a picnic and enjoy the tunes from the grass outside. :)
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children and families from Harlem march to denounce violence in the community and to remember the victims of violence; from West
134th Street, between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Adam Clayton
Powell Boulevard, to the PAL Harlem Armory on 143rd Street between
Lenox and Fifth avenues.
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Grand Central Oyster Bar holds Christmas in August
celebration of Feast of the Seven Fishes; Grand Central Oyster Bar, Grand Central Station.
7 p.m. Jimmy Delgado y Orquesta featuring Renzo Padilla play a free show for River to River at Wagner Park
8 p.m. Headlong Dance Theater: Hotel Pool performs at Rector Square's indoor swimming pool, 225 Rector Place, Battery Park City Condominiums