Try to get outdoors this morning. It's almost 50 degrees again as I write. But following yesterday's sun comes today's rain, expected to start between noon and 1 p.m. And following yesterday's balmy mid-60s temperatures, comes tonight's plunging mercury. Time to make hay while the sun shines.
Alternate-Side Parking regulations are in effect.
Breaking Story: Explosion and building collapse at 116th and Park Ave. Continuing coverage here.
After 11 a.m., look for the Coalition for the Homeless' annual "State of the Homeless" report, while CDP and other housing advocacy groups release "Weathering the Storm," a report on mold in public housing post-Superstorm Sandy.
And, something to do before (or during) the rain: Everything's going to the dogs at "Canine Kingdom," photographs of dogs at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show and other international pooch competitions by Landon Nordeman, a contributing photographer to The New Yorker. The exhibit, at The Half King Photography Series, launched yesterday; the opening reception is tonight at 7:30 p.m. (505 West 23rd St., at foot of the High Line steps at Tenth Ave.).
My picks from TONY's Picks: Two chances to see free burlesque tonight.
- Nuit Blanche: Blue Angel Burlesque, 9:30 p.m., at Beaumarchais (409 West 13th St.).
- Tres Leches, 9 p.m., at Duane Park (308 Bowery).
Longing for Summer: Yes, we may all be feeling a little melancholy when we wake up to tomorrow's freezing temps. Delude yourself into a summer state of mind with the Village Voice's ranking of the 10 Best Frozen Drinks in NYC. Make it through all 10 frozen concoctions today, and you may not even notice you're frozen in the morning.