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Register Your Bike on Sunday with the NYPD

Riccardo Valentine and Orlando Hunter performing excerpts of Dapline!

“Five on the Black Hand Side/Dapline!” Tonight & Tomorrow at University Settlement


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Graffiti Artist YesOne Paints Before a Live Audience at The Clemente

The view from above: Extell's construction site at 250 South St.

Extell Executives Refuse to Disclose Height of South Street Tower

Grammy-winning saxophonist and composer Joe Lovano will perform at this year's Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Tompkins Square Park.

Arts Watch: What To Do In August

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Churches being closed by the New York Archdiocese, including Church of the Nativity, celebrate their final services today (EV Grieve).

A prep school teacher is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student in a bathroom at the Lit Lounge (Daily News).

The James Cohan Gallery in Chelsea is expanding to the Lower east Side. A new location will open at 291 Grand St. in October (NYT).

Mapping New York’s hottest subway platforms. A recent spot check showed 79 degrees on the F train platform at Delancey Street, 81 degrees at East broadway. The median temperature at all stations checked was 84 (WNYC).

The Times says the Ludlow Hotel “wins high marks for its neighborhood feel and is a smart choice for travelers looking for an authentic sense of place away from the crowds.” (NYT)

Meet the young curator bringing a bit of the Lower East Side gallery vibe to Los Angeles (NYT).

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Friday, July 31, 2015 | Here’s a look at last night’s peachy sky, looking west from East Broadway | Weather: Sunny today with a high of 91. More sunshine tomorrow and 90. Sunday, sunny skies again and 88. Enjoy! | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

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Local Activists Skirmish Over County Committee, Which Could Pick Sheldon Silver’s Successor

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Thursday, July 30. 2015 | H. Spencer Young took this photo on Delancey Street, where construction on the Essex Crossing development site is shifting into high gear | Weather: Cloudy skies this morning with thunderstorms developing in the afternoon and a high of 88 | Happening Today: There will be a public meeting to discuss plans for the East Side Resiliency Project at the Manny Cantor Center, 197 East Broadway, 6:30 p.m. | Send us your photos and tips | Subscribe to our daily newsletter.

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Gigi Li Withdraws From District Leader Campaign (Updated 9:23 p.m.)


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Video: Two Bridges Neighborhood Council Celebrates 60 Years

Photo: A Walk in the Park Blog.

City Worker Overcome By “Fecal Fumes” at Sara D. Roosevelt Park