June 27, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 83 Degrees.
Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center’s summertime outdoor dance lesson/live music show, starts tonight in Damrosch Park with a free program featuring The Jonathan Stout Orchestra. The swinging continues through July 16. Check out more of this week’s events on our weekly calendar.
Congratulations to Tom Duane, an openly gay state senator who represents the neighborhood and has pushed for gay marriage rights for years! Gay marriage was passed for New York state on Friday and takes effect in less than 30 days.
There’s a rally to “save” H&H Bagels tonight.
Police are looking for a suspect who they say mugged at least 10 people in the city this month, including on the Upper West Side. (CBS)
A couple whose baby was killed by a falling branch at the Central Park Zoo last year speak s out about their anguish. (New York Post)
Barry Lantigua, a police officer from the 24th precinct, was arrested in Washington Heights/Inwood over the weekend for DWI, menacing, refusing to take a breath test and driving without a license. He was suspended. (DNAinfo)