July 9, 2012 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 85 Degrees.
We have events up for Monday and Tuesday, including a big free concert on Tuesday at the Naumberg Bandshell in Central Park (they’ve been holding concerts there for 107 years).
Fastrack returns this week to the A, C, and E subway lines, meaning nighttime service on those tracks will be limited. Details here.
The state is giving out free air conditioners to seniors and those with chronic physical or mental illness who qualify. Learn more here or call 212-822-8340.
Six people were injured after an Escalade slammed into the back of an M10 bus traveling up Central Park West around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The injuries were apparently minor, although the driver was removed on a stretcher in a neck brace. No word in the article on whether the driver was charged. (DNAinfo)
A tourist from Virginia fell after attempting to climb the walls of Central Park’s Belvedere Castle on Sunday. He fell about 30 feet to the rocks and glass at the bottom of the castle around 9:30 a.m. and “screwed up his arm pretty badly.” He was charged with trespassing. (NY Daily News)
A couple arrested for dancing on the subway platform in Columbus Circle after attending Midsummer Night Swing last year is suing the city. They say they spent 23 hours in custody. (NY Post)
Is there a skinnier store in New York than the tiny smoke shop on Columbus and 68th Street? (Scouting NY)