May 26, 2011 Weather: Partly cloudy, High of 80 degrees.
City Councilwoman Gale Brewer, Congressmen Jerry Nadler and Charlie Rangel, and other top politicians are rallying today at 5 p.m. against the co-location of the new charter school Upper West Side Success Academy at Brandeis High School on 84th Street. The rally is at Brandeis (145 West 84 Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues). They must be sensing some weakness at the Department of Education, as lawsuits and opposition to the school continue.
A temporary Central Park car ban this summer is apparently going nowhere, thanks to Mayor Mike’s administration. A spokesman said “We do not have any trial period coming online.” (DNAinfo)
Equinox is buying spinning business SoulCycle and plans to open a new one in the Harrison on 76th Street. (NY Post)