August 13, 2018 Weather: Stormy, with a high of 80 degrees.
Concerts, movies, free exercise classes and more local events are on our calendar.
Sir Ben Kingsley will be on the UWS tonight for the premiere of Operation Finale at the JCC.
If you want to vote in this year’s primaries, register by August 19. To vote in the primaries, you have to choose a party (independents can’t vote in primaries in NYC.) Here’s the site.
Helicopter noise is ruining Shakespeare in the Park, says Congressman Jerry Nadler and Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis. “Nadler has been pushing for years to ban tourist choppers entirely from Manhattan, but now he’s also focusing his ire on the tempest over the park. ‘Shakespeare in the Park is a New York institution. It’s a major focus of tourism, economic development and culture in New York. So why would we allow a couple of helicopters to disrupt that?’ he asked. ‘We urge the FAA to act without delay.'”
A sinkhole that opened on 101st and Manhattan Avenue has been frustrating residents, who say the city has been slow to fix it. “The sinkhole measures roughly 15 by 7 feet in size, and nearly 4 feet in depth, consuming an entire side of Manhattan Avenue.”