Events For Thursday, July 5, 2007

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10:30 a.m. Mayor Michael Bloomberg hosts a PlaNYC rally at the center of Times Square.

11 a.m. Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest festivities continue for the third day in a row, this time with a press conference featuring yesterday's winner, Joey Chestnut, and the injured Takeru Kobayashi at Major League Eating headquarters, 151 W. 25th Street.

6:30 p.m. The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation announces the award of a grant at El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue.

7:30 p.m. "The Bronx is Burning" premieres at Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street.

Rudy Giuliani campaigns in Florida, visiting a plastics company in the afternoon.

Hillary Clinton campaigns in Iowa at a barbecue and a "pie and coffee" event while Barack Obama speaks at a festival celebrating black music and culture taking place at the Louisiana Superdome, one day before Clinton travels to New Orleans to speak at the same event. Events For Thursday, July 5, 2007