Events for October 3, 2006

Hillary Clinton campaigns in Virginia for senate candidate Jim Webb.

At 8:30, Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff attends the Construction Industry Breakfast Forum at the Hilton where the New York Building Congress releases construction forecast.

At 10, Street vendors release report documenting poverty and harassment and then march from City Hall Park to the Environmental Control Board (66 John St.).

Also at 10, Mayor Bloomberg and Adolfo Carrion celebrate the expansion of the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

At noon, Borough presidents denounce “subsidized gentrification” and encourage affordable housing, at City Hall.

At 1, the Immigrant Affairs commissioner and Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz discuss Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery at the Arab-American Family Support Center.

At 5:30, there is a Central American Heritage inside City Hall.

At 7, former Sen. John Edwards, Elizabeth Edwards, signs copies of her book; Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway.

At 8, a town hall entitled “Should the U.S. Get Out of Iraq?” is held at 123 W. 43rd Street, and hosted by Harper’s Magazine and WNYC New York Public Radio.

And finally…Elton John releases the Elton John Fireside Home Fragrance Collection at the St. Regis Hotel. Yes!

– Azi Paybarah