(Gordon M. Grant for The Wall Street Journal) Michal Litwiniec, left, Marek Otwinowski, Pawel Czepukowski and Igor Gawlikowski, members of the Polish group Karbido, rehearse at their musical table, which has a bass attachment and hidden strings. The group performs in the U.S. for the first time this week. (Keith Bedford for The Wall Street Journal) Participants in Harlems African American Day Parade are pictured Sunday. Former city Comptroller Bill Thompson appeared at a breakfast for the eventon Monday announced he would be bowing out of the race for mayor. (PJ Smith for The Wall Street Journal) Former World Wrestling Foundation wrestler Bruno Sammartino is pictured with memorabilia at the Italian American Museum in New York on Sunday. Columnist Ralph Gardner met the wresting legend during Little Italys San Gennaro festival. (Keith Bedford for The Wall Street Journal) The blistered shishito peppers at Milkflower, a new pizzeria in Astoria, Queens, owned and operated by brothers Peter and Danny Aggelatos. (Adrian Fussell for The Wall Street Journal) From left, Atlas Social Club owners Asi Mazar, Josh Wood, Pablo Raimondi and Benjamin Maisani pose for a photo. The quartet is targeting sophisticated, older-than-35 gay men hitting the town. (Cassandra Giraldo for The Wall Street Journal) New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio hugs Bill Thompson after Mr.
New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies
Saturday’s result also brought them within one game of the third-place Phillies (71-83) as New York, which has won five of seven, tries to avoid its fifth straight fourth-place finish in the NL East. Wright is batting .413 with five homers and 12 RBIs during an 11-game hitting streak against the Phillies, and is 8 for 28 off with seven strikeouts lifetime against Lee (14-6, 2.95 ERA). The left-hander is 4-0 with a 2.05 ERA in his last six starts, including a win in New York on Aug. 26, his second victory in three matchups this year. He continues to be especially effective at home, limiting Miami to two runs over eight innings in a 12-2 victory on Monday. His 14 strikeouts were his second-most behind a 16-strikeout effort versus Atlanta on May 6, 2011. Lee is 3-0 with a 2.03 ERA in his last four outings in Philadelphia, striking out 39 in 31 innings. “I had a lot of two-strike counts,” Lee said after defeating the Marlins. “I’m really not trying to strike guys out in that situation to be honest with you. I’m just continuing to try to throw strikes, and that’s what happens when you throw strikes.” He is 4-1 with a 2.56 ERA over his last five starts against the Mets. New York scheduled starter Carlos Torres (3-5, 3.39) is 1-1 with a 2.16 ERA in four appearances versus Philadelphia this year, limiting the Phillies to a run over 6 2-3 innings in the lone start, an 11-3 victory on Aug. 29. He struck out four in two innings of scoreless relief in a 5-4 victory over San Francisco on Wednesday – four days after he surrendered two runs and three hits over six innings of a 3-0 loss to Miami, his third straight defeat.
Tentative deal in dispute over New York heiress’ will
Under terms of the deal, Clark’s nurse, Hadassah Peri, would get nothing and would have to return $5 million and the doll collection. Huguette Clark’s lawyer Wallace Bock also would get nothing. Clark’s mansion in California, Bellosguardo, would become a foundation, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art would get $10 million. Clark was briefly married in her 20s. Her assistant has said she didn’t leave her apartment for decades before she was taken, emaciated and beset by advanced skin cancer, to Beth Israel Medical Center in 1991. Doctors said she was medically ready to leave months later. But she chose to stay for two decades, at a cost of about $400,000 a year. And she rewarded the hospital beyond that, as well as her caregivers. Gifts to Peri, Clark’s chief nurse, included multiple Manhattan apartments and a $1.2 million Stradivarius violin, and the nurse stood to get $30 million in the disputed will. Clark’s primary doctor received cash Christmas presents totaling $500,000, among other gifts, plus a $100,000 bequest that he was preparing to relinquish before testifying at the trial, according to court documents. The hospital got hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, a $3.5 million painting by French pre-Impressionist Edouard Manet and a $1 million bequest. Clark’s accountant and her lawyer also received sizable cash gifts, and they stood to reap substantial fees as executors of her estate under the challenged will.