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Happy Monday. How were your Tony Awards?

Summer has arrived and this week will offer us fairly consistent weather. We’ll be hitting the 80s each day (and might even reach 90 on Friday before cooling down into the weekend). Have a great week…

While the rental market is hotting up — there are some lotteries coming up that might offer you the dream apartment you’ve been looking for (at a price you can afford). Check out 3ELEVEN with rents from $690 per month — and the bonus is that 50% of the inventory is earmarked for Manhattan Community Board 4 residents. Read more…

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Register today to celebrate the Summer Solstice at one of seven free yoga classes in Times Square on Tuesday, June 21. Sign up here…

Lorraine Hansberry will soon be remembered in Hell’s Kitchen with a new park — but last week Broadway legends and a who’s-who of industry greats gathered in Times Square to honor the playwright and civil rights activist with a statue. Read more…

Lorraine Hansberry Lynn Nottage Times Square

What we’ve been reading

Legal marijuana farmers in NY don’t know where they are going to be sell their crop. (Business Insider)

“A Riders Plan for Public Safety” makes suggestions to pols, the MTA and NYPD. (Streetsblog)

Hey! Let’s start a Google Doc… Do you dread that invite or welcome it? (WSJ)

The Morgan Library and Museum is about to unveil a new green space. (New York Times)

Raising the curtain on the rise and rise of Times Square’s historic Palace Theater. (The B1M)

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Thank you to Max Guliani for this picture of the official flagship of the Colombian Navy A.R.C. Gloria moored at the end of Pier 86 next to the Intrepid Museum this weekend. The visit was to “mark the 200 years of special relationship between Colombia and the USA.”

Happy belated birthday to Celine Havard.