Sunset on West 66th Street by Scott Mayerowitz (@globetrotscott).
April 19, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 70 Degrees.
The School Construction Authority will discuss plans for a new public school on 61st street tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Bloomingdale Library, 150 West 100th Street (Columbus-Amsterdam Avenues). If you’re planning to attend and can snap some pictures of the plans for us, we’d be very grateful. Contact info at westsiderag dot com.
A Verizon outage affecting hundreds of customers along Central Park West in the 80’s has shut landlines down for almost a week. The company has said service won’t be restored until April 26. (We also heard about this, with our tipster saying that service was out along 86th Street, with little hope of a speedy response.) (DNAinfo)
Parents are having trouble choosing which gifted and talented programs to apply to as the deadline nears. (DNAinfo)
After a wall failed during a construction project, concrete poured through the lobby of the Le Parker Meridien on 57th Street, sending a heavy gray river through the glamorous hotel. (NY Times)