1. Tattoo studios urged in artists district
As the Peekskill Common Council considers scrapping a 1990 ban in favor of allowing tattoo studios in certain areas of the city, more than two dozen speakers urge the council to “go all the way” and let studios open in the downtown artists district. Coming later today on Patch.
2. Sheik, Vega to perform at Paramount
Grammy winners Duncan Sheik and Suzanne Vega have both proven their abilities to put on a great show and their gifts for incredible songwriting. The two have been friends for the past 15 years and share a talent for writing and performing original music. This Friday they will perform a variety of songs together, as well as their own sets, at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill. Coming this morning on Patch.
3. Honovich joins elite lacrosse group
It was a record-setting day for Manhattanville College’s Casandra Honovich, a 2010 graduate of Walter Panas High School, as the attacker became the ninth player in lacrosse program history to score 100 career goals. Coming later this morning in the Daily Sports Digest.
4. Art and photography at Hendrick Hudson Free Library
An art exhibit, Back Roads–Watercolors by Scott Sager, is on display this week at the Hendrick Hudson Free Library in Montrose. For details, please click here. The library also is offering an exhibit of News Photos by Charles N. Ruppmann this week. For details, please click here.
5. Chance of showers today, tonight
Mostly cloudy today with scattered showers, mainly after 4 p.m., high 59, chance of precipitation 30 percent. Mostly cloudy tonight with scattered showers, mainly before 7 p.m., low 36, chance of precipitation 30 percent. Mostly cloudy Wednesday with isolated showers after 9 a.m., high 55, chance of precipitation 20 percent.
About this column: A roundup of events in Peekskill, Cortlandt and around.