Happening Today

The mayor's rezoning proposals could impact the Lower East Side skyline.

The mayor's rezoning proposals could impact the Lower East Side skyline.
The mayor’s rezoning proposals could impact the Lower East Side skyline.

Some of the things happening today:

–This morning at 9 a.m., the Manhattan Borough Board opened a special meeting to vote on the mayor’s rezoning proposals. The body, made up of local community boards and City Council reps, convened at the office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer. Community Board 3 rejected the mayor’s plans last week.

–The jury in the Sheldon Silver federal corruption trial resumes deliberations this morning, after a holiday break. Last week, one juror asked to be excused after it became apparent she was at odds with other members of the panel. The judge rejected that request.

–The Lower East Side Ecology Center’s compost drop-off station is open until 11 a.m. at the corner of Clinton and Grand streets. More info here.

–New York-based Norwegian singer Okay-Kaya plays Mercury Lounge at 8:30 p.m. $10.

–Drew Kasie and Chloe Gasparini, who make up the folk-pop duo Adeline, perform at Rockwood Music Hall at 8:30 p.m. They’ll be joined by Justin Goldner.