U.S. News & World Report Ranks Best Hospitals: This year, 18 hospitals earned a place on the Honor Roll, meaning they ranked very high in at least six specialties. The best in NY are New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City and have been there for years. They best 18 are: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., Cleveland Clinic, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, (tie) New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, N.Y., UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York City, Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University, St. Louis, IU Health Academic Health Center, Indianapolis, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland. http://www.webmd.com/health-insurance/news/20130717/best-hospitals-2013
Concerts: Wednesday: dance lesson and band at the Grand Army Plaza steps has Brazilian music 6:30pm . Thursday: Smokey Robinson 8pm W.21St. and Surf Avenue. Saturday: Kingsborough Community concert: Louie Armstrong like music, jazz.