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July 13, 2012 Weather: Mostly Cloudy, High of 88 Degrees.
“The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for New York City from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM tonight. For more info click here.
Starbucks is giving away “Refreshers” from noon until 3 today.
The New York Philharmonic is playing a show on the Great Lawn tonight at 8, followed by fireworks. That and more on our calendar.
A landlord is suing a tenant on West 93rd for allegedly forcing the landlord to rent the place to him for free after taking the landlord’s laptop. (NY Post)
Hole-in-the-wall seafood spot Luke’s Lobster on 80th Street was approved by the community board to open a sidewalk cafe, which should open later this summer. The city still needs to give it the go-ahead. (DNAinfo)
Popular Amsterdam Avenue restaurant Good Enough to Eat (83rd Street) won’t be getting a new lease when the current one runs out, owner Carrie Levin told us this week, although she has 11 months left on this lease. She’s looking for a new place on the Upper West Side, but is also being lured by possible deals in Harlem and Brooklyn. If you’re a landlord with an appropriate space, contact her!
Taxi fares will rise 17% starting in September. (NY Times)