The statue above on 79th Street and Broadway appears to have had its arms broken in the past couple of days, according to Phil Vasquez. Of the newly installed sculptures, it is arguably one of the best (I really don’t understand the one at 72nd Street).
October 2, 2012 Weather: Rain, High of 68 Degrees.
Events today include a Princess Bride reunion, a community board meeting, more film talks, and a special town hall meeting on “growing up online.” More here.
Lincoln Center has now completed its full $1.2 billion redesign, after opening the President’s Bridge across 65th Street, a bridge that was jokingly called the “Bridge to Nowhere” by a community board official when it was first unveiled. (NY Times)
A suspect in a series of robberies (including one that may or may not be connected on 86th Street) where the attacker threatened the victim with a needle was apprehended. (NY Post)