June 6, 2011 Weather: Isolated Thunderstorms, High of 79 degrees.
Shakespeare in the Park starts tonight! Get in line (or online)! And check out more events in our weekly calendar.
Dovetail owner Jon Fraser plans to up a cafe in the by the Bethesda Fountain Terrace, where the city recently decided to institute a “quiet zone”, driving away the street musicians who like to play down there. The city says people just want a nice quiet place to relax. Oh, and the city gets a 15% cut of his receipts. How convenient! (Fraser will be serving beer and wine.) (New York Post)
The owners of “The Corner”, the high-priced rental building at 72nd and Broadway above Trader Joe’s are selling it to TIAA-Cref for $209 million (WSJ)
Ida, one of two polar bears at the Central Park Zoo, was euthanized on Friday after veterinarians found she had liver disease. She was 25. (New York Times)