August 3, 2011 Weather: Afternoon thunderstorms, High of 82 Degrees.
Fairway is hosting a blueberry pancake eating contest on Saturday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. in the cafe. Do you have what it takes? (Food and Things)
The peacock that escaped the Central Park Zoo yesterday and flew to the fifth story ledge of a 5th avenue building has returned to the zoo. Hundreds of people gawked for hours at the bird from the street below. (CBS)
The millionaire who wants to build a pool in his West 83rd Street backyard got approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission after he agreed to shrink the size of a glass and steel deck he expects to erect around the pool. (DNAinfo)
Famed tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform at a free concert in Central Park with the New York Philharmonic on September 15. (UPI)