The Future of Biking
Yesterday, Judah Schiller became probably the first person to ride a bike across the Hudson River. Yes, across—he had a bike on floats called the “bay cycle.” The Daily News has pictures. Wonder if the biker above would ever try…
No more sun. Scattered showers in the morning will become scattered thunderstorms by the evening. High of 81 degrees [Full forecast].
NEED TO KNOW
A Stamford, CT woman was killed after leading Capitol police on a car chase around Washington D.C., shutting down the US Capitol for a time [Stamford Advocate].
John Boehner reportedly pledges to avoid a Government default, settling differences before the be [NY Times].
New York’s “Silicon Alley” paying out big [Forbes].
ON STAGE TONIGHT
TONIGHT (Friday the 4th):
Herbie Hancock @ the Capitol Theatre
John Mayall and friends featuring Sonny Landreth @ Iridium (tomorrow, too)
Blondie with X @ Roseland Ballroom
Fountains Of Wayne and Soul Asylum with Evan Dando @ the Space at Westbury
Boy (with Greg Holden) @ Webster Hall
WFUV PRESENTS: Rufus Wainwright with Sloan Wainwright @ Tarrytown Music Hall
TOMORROW (Saturday the 5th):
Fountains Of Wayne and Soul Asylum with Evan Dando @ Webster Hall
Robert Hunter @ the Capitol Theatre
Rufus featuring Sly Stone @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
Daughter (with Bear’s Den) @ Terminal Five
WFUV PRESENTS: “Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series” with the Black Lillies and Carrie Elkin and her Greats @ Madison Square Park
WFUV PRESENTS: Diana Krall @ the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post
WFUV PRESENTS: Spuyten Duyvil (with Rebecca Pronksy) @ Rockwood Music Hall
WFUV PRESENTS: The WFUV Rock Your Body Dance Party @ Webster Hall
SUNDAY (the 6th):
John Mayall @ the Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne
Allen Toussaint @ Joe’s Pub
WFUV PRESENTS: Rufus Wainwright @ the Mayo Performing Arts Center
Devils play the rival Islanders in Newark at 7.
On this day in 1965, Pope Paul VI arrives in New York, becoming the first Pope to ever visit the United States and the Western Hemisphere.
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