July 20, 2011 Weather: Mostly Sunny, High of 88 Degrees.
The people putting up a pop-up chapel at Bethesda Fountain in Central Park for the first day of same-sex marriage on Sunday are seeking ideas for a design for the chapel. Think fast! The deadline’s tomorrow. (Architizer)
A massive shooting suspect (6’5″) crammed himself into a garbage chute on the second floor of 175 West 90th Street after allegedly shooting a man five times in the elevator. A quick-thinking police officer opened the chute and found the suspect, Preston Powell. Police think the shooting was drug related. The other man remains in the hospital. (DNAinfo)
Upper West Sider Joe Germanotta (also known as Lady Gaga‘s dad) gave $175 to the mayoral campaign of Upper West Sider Scott Stringer (also known as the borough president). (NY Post)
Are playgrounds too safe these days? (NY Times)
Why did the police officer look inside the garbage chute? Is that thinking inside or outside the box?