Jimmy “The Rent Is Too Damn High” McMillan has released another music video filmed near his apartment on St. Marks Place. Dan Amira thinks the new song is “actually kinda catchy.” [Daily Intel]

Parents in the East Village are speaking out against a construction project to modernize the exterior of P.S. 63 because it would use the school’s playground as a staging ground and require the removal of asbestos throughout the school year. [EV GrieveDNAinfo]
Councilwoman Margaret Chin and parents on the Lower East Side are protesting the Department of Education’s plans to create a technical high school in the already crowded University Neighborhood High School near Corlears Hook Park. [The Lo-Down]

Public Advocate candidates Daniel Squadron and Letitia James talked strategies for combating an expected low voter turnout during their runoff election tomorrow. [NY 1]

The famous guy connected to almost everyone somehow made direct contact with Nom Wah Tea Parlour yesterday, as Kevin Bacon filmed what will definitely become the world’s most ubiquitous cell phone commercial. [Bowery Boogie]

Kelli Farwell, a veteran of Rye and DuMont, is debuting a “floating restaurant.” The boat filled with delicious local food, called The Water Table, launches off the shores of Greenpoint tonight and will have a second preview night September 27. [Eater]

The City’s latest exercise craze, CrossFit, will soon be available to the thousands of residents on the Kent Avenue waterfront. Classes, however, will be limited to 20, so better plan ahead if you wanna bone up on your flexibility, strength training and endurance close to home. [DNAinfo]

In Bushwick, developers plan to convert a house of God into a house for people who wanna pay a lot of money to live in a retrofitted church-condo. [Brownstoner]