2005_05_memorialday.jpgIt's our unofficial start of summer, and the weather looks pretty good. The NY Times has an article about people who enjoy the city empty - with others christening the first summer weekend at their beach houses. Gothamist has to agree: There was something wonderful about going a relatively empty (think no lines for cashiers) this morning. What are you doing today?

The Daily News had an article about New Yorkers who have fought. Here's a list of the Memorial Day parades around the city, and here are today's Memorial Day closings.