Tuesday: Rain. High 46. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. Tuesday night: Cloudy and damp with rain early…then becoming partly cloudy. Low around 35. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
EVENT OF THE DAY: Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition
Check out the winners of the 2013 annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, including the first prize-winning image Chaetoceros debilis (marine diatom) by freelance photographer Wim van Egmond of The Netherlands at the New York Hall of Science. Through Feb. 23.
De Blasio, Dolan want Pope Francis to visit
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York’s Cardinal, Timothy Dolan, are joining forces to ask Pope Francis to visit the nation’s largest city. Read more: AP
Elderly wrong-way driver forces brief shutdown of Long Island Parkway
An elderly Queens man caused a brief scare on a Long Island parkway Sunday when he drove the wrong way, forcing police to block off a portion of the road as they tried to stop him, according to authorities. Read more: NBC New York
Mayor’s team mum on lavish transition spending
Mayor de Blasio’s office refuses to explain several lavish expenses incurred during his transition. Read more: New York Post
Legislators cite flaws in New York Health Exchange
Lost insurance coverage, higher premiums and confusion were among the problems New Yorkers have faced in trying to sign up for health care under the new federal law, state lawmakers said Monday. Read more: CBS New York/AP
“Seinfeld” comes to life: Jerry, George Spotted outside Tom’s
“Seinfeld” came to life again Monday in Manhattan, where Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander were spotted outside Tom’s Restaurant, their characters’ beloved hangout on the show. Read more: NBC New York