While on the topic of summer events, I’ve found some great places for summer goers like you!
Generation Gap (calling out book lovers!): Contributing editor and columnist for Newsweek, Ellis Cose, will discuss his new books, “The End of Anger,” and his independent research on the generational transformation of American values. MONDAY., 7-10 PM. FREE GALAPAGOS ART SPACE. 16 Main St., Brooklyn
Decemberists in June: An indie band called the Decemberists will perform at a benefit concert at Celebrate Brooklyn! Opens at 6 p.m. TUESDAY., 7 PM. FREE. PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL
MILE A MINUTE: Nine of the country’s museums, all calling Fifth Ave. FREE as part of the Museum Mile Festival, a huge block party and visual art celebration. TUES., 6-9 PM. FIFTH AVE FROM 82ND to 105 Sts.
“SELENA GOMEZ” GMA: Selena Gomez headlines a free performance as part of “Good Morning America’s” summer concert series. FRIDAY 7-9 AM. CENTRAL PARK RUMSEY PLAYFIELD, 72nd st and fifth ave.
FANTASTIC FIREWORKS: Head to Coney Island boardwalk for the First Friday Night Fireworks of the 2011 season. Arrive early for some live entertainment. FRIDAY., 9:30 PM, CONEY ISLAND BOARDWALK, BROOKLYN.
All should go out and take advantage of what our beautiful city has to offer!