The New York Times reports:
Brunch crowds are back. Rush-hour traffic is back. Tourists in horse-drawn carriages are back. But the best proof that New York City has returned to its full glory may be a mega-concert in the green expanse of Central Park.
Seeking a grand symbol of New York’s revitalization after a brutal pandemic year, Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning a large-scale performance by multiple acts and has called on Clive Davis, the 89-year-old producer and music-industry eminence, to pull it together.
Mr. de Blasio said in an interview that the concert was part of a “Homecoming Week” to show that New York City is coming back from the pandemic — a celebration for residents and those in the region who might not have visited in a while.
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— Clive Davis (@CliveDavis) June 7, 2021