Memorial Ride

On
Thursday, June 29, 6:30 pm there will be a memorial bike ride for Dr. Carl Nacht and Derek Lake. Cyclists will meet Meet on the
Hudson River Greenway at 42nd Street in front of the aircraft carrier Intrepid.

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