Manhattanhenge, Slightly Different, Happening Again Tonight
Manhattanhenge -- the awesome phenomenon in which the sun aligns with Manhattan's grid -- is happening again tonight. Same time, same place, slight difference. Last night, half of the sun's face was cut off by the horizon line, but tonight the whole circumference will be visible. If you are still confused, the Hayden Planetarium has a diagram detailing the difference. (Be forewarned, the Planetarium's Neil deGrasse Tyson also adds that last night's sunset was his "personal preference for photographs.") Manhattanhenge occurs at 8:17 p.m., and if you're too lazy to drag yourself out tonight, it will recur July 12. [Gothamist]
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.
- 'Convicting Peter Liang Is Not a Conviction of the NYPD,' Prosecutor Concludes
- Group for Homeless LGBT Youth Moves a Step Closer to Buying Terrible Anti-Gay Church...
- Voice Letters: Readers Share Their Energy Service Company Horror Stories