November 30, 2020 Weather: Very windy and rainy, with a high of 64 degrees.
Our calendar is full of local and virtual events.
Councilmember Helen Rosenthal and 2 nonprofits are holding a seminar on Wednesday at 6 on “Breaking Down the Basics of Non-Payment Eviction Cases“. Sign up here.
On Thanksgiving eve, two-time Grammy-nominated rapper A$AP Rocky donated and personally delivered 120 dinners to a shelter for families experiencing homelessness on West 104th Street, where he and his mother once stayed, BET reported. Rocky said, “There was a lot of hard times in this place, but it’s not the end of the world because life is what you make it….[this] is a place that helps women get on their feet with government assistance — and before you know it, things are alright.”
Jason Haber drew an enormous socially distanced crowd for his turkey giveaway. “Haber told Storyful that 300 turkeys were handed out at Tuesday’s “Happy Family annual Thanksgiving turkey give-out.” Haber said some people arrived four hours early to make sure they secured a turkey for Thanksgiving.
“Omakase” sushi means the chef decides and describes what you eat; “homakase” sushi means he or she does so in your own home. “Jake Poznak had a feeling Ten Homakase would catch fire when he started it this past September,” The NY Post wrote. “The 28-year-old owner of Moonrise Izakaya on the Upper West Side paused his plans to open a brick-and-mortar omakase spot…. ‘People who really want to experience omakase are hibernating right now in Westchester, Connecticut and the Hamptons,’” said Poznak. “I thought, why not go a little higher-end and into people’s homes?’”
Patty Smyth, lead singer of the 1980s rock band Scandal, wife of tennis legend John McEnroe for 23 years, and part-time Upper West Sider talks in a New York Times interview about her marriage, her first solo album in 28 years, and how some things stay the same, even in a pandemic. “I’ve been watching “60 Minutes” for as long as I can remember. Sunday nights are “60 Minutes” and Chinese food. I like Red Farm. They have different kinds of dumplings and a crazy pastrami egg roll and bacon and egg fried rice. John won’t eat any of that but I will. He’s way healthier than I am.”
And finally, MiriamElder (@Miriam Elder) tweeted: New York’s hottest outdoor movie ticket is watching a bunch of crows chase an owl from tree to tree in Riverside Park (the way we live now)
New York’s hottest outdoor movie ticket is watching a bunch of crows chase an owl from tree to tree in Riverside Park (the way we live now) pic.twitter.com/cZ4xgt9WAe
— Miriam Elder (@MiriamElder) November 29, 2020
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