Feeding the Beast: Midday Link Dump
It's Queens native Gene Simmons' Birthday! Celebrate with EV Grieve.
Charlie Rangel gets a standing ovation at the National Democratic Convention.... 's New York Delegation Breakfast, per the Albany Times-Union.
Good news, Greenpoint! Anthony Weiner and Nydia Velazquez announce that the EPA "has committed to a new series of tests" on mad polluted Newtown Creek. Superfund, here we come! (h/t David M. Quintana).
For those who prefer the Manhattan of myth and martinis, here's amNY's Urbanite's "Mad Men" recap.