Roundup: NY Prepares for Same-Sex Marriage, Cuomo Attends an Obama Event

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 21: Yarelis Martinez plays in the fountain in Manhattan's Washington Square Park on July 21, 2011 in New York City. An extended heat wave has descended on the city with the heat index expected to reach triple digits today. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

2012: Cuomo sent to attend August 3 fund-raiser for Obama, who won’t be there. [Celeste Katz / Daily News]

Parties: Columnist refers to Bloomberg as a Republican. [Vivek Wadhwa / Washington Post]

Same-Sex Marriage: “[S]crambling” to meet wedding demans “a minute after midnight on Sunday.” [Basil Katz / Reuters]

Same-Sex Marriage: Rabbi who was told “You’re not a Jew” will perform ceremonies on Sunday. [Esme Deprez / Bloomberg]

Same-Sex Marriage: Protesters to gather outside Cuomo’s office. [Vincent Funaro / Christian Post]

Redistricting: DeFrancisco says Cuomo wil compromise. [Michael Johnson / Capital Tonight]

Heat: Cuomo extends hours at state parks and public pools, despite state budget. [Rick Karlin / Times Union]

Media: Allon says he’s looking to sell New York Press. “[D]ays are numbered for New York City’s other alternative weekly” says rival. [Joe Coscarelli / Village Voice]

Media: Olbermann notes MSNBC hired Sharpton, after he gave an executive there an award. [Tommy Christopher / Mediaite]

Crossing Parties: Democrats allied with Byron Brown help collect signatures for Chris Collins. [Alan Bedenko / WNY Media]

Roundup: NY Prepares for Same-Sex Marriage, Cuomo Attends an Obama Event