August 31, 2015 Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a high of 92 degrees.
The Metropolitan Opera will be showing its annual summer HD series this week in the central plaza at Lincoln Center. Check out that and many more events on our calendar.
A hip and exciting downtown literary/music series called Happy Ending will be relocating to Symphony Space in November. Oh yeah, we’re hip and exciting!
If you see graffiti around the neighborhood above 86th street, you can contact the 24th precinct’s resident Graffiti Coordinator Jennifer Toro. Her email email@example.com.
From Mark Levine’s office: “Movement Speaks is holding multiple free dance classes for citizens of all ages, throughout the fall on Fridays from 10:30am -12 pm at the George Bruce Library at 518 West 125th Street. Classes have a special focus on senior citizens and are open to those of all abilities. Visit their website for more information.”
Buildings still burning dirty heating oil are breaking the law. Find out if your building is on the list here.
You can buy the apartment at 345 West 88th street where Babe Ruth lived from 1929 to 1940. It’s on the market for $1.595 million and had an open house on Sunday. “My fondest memories [of the apartment] are of me and Father listening to the ‘Green Hornet’ on the radio and looking out to Riverside Park,’’ the Yankee legend’s daughter, Julia Ruth Stevens, 98, told The Post from her home in Conway, NH…During their time on 88th Street, the Ruths had the entire 11-room, seventh floor before it was divided into two units at some point after they moved to 173 Riverside Drive. The apartment currently up for grabs is one of those units.”
A woman who is accused of dining-and-dashing and shoplifting on the UWS this weekend slipped away from cops in the financial district.
WNYC investigates how tenants in New York lost their political clout.
Some intriguing local history now has its own sign. Stones placed in a small park on West End Avenue between 63rd and 64th street were dug up from a large embankment that was created to allow a railroad to travel over a tidal lagoon there in the 1850’s. A sign was recently placed at the spot.
A fun opera group played a free concert at Richard Tucker Plaza in Lincoln Square.