5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 02 2011

As one music festival ends (*cough Newport Folk Festival cough*), another begins...Escape to New York is just around the corner! (Daily Front Row)
The new Supra flagship store released a special sneaker just for New Yorkers! Thankfully we skipped the 3 a.m. rush on opening day...(High Snobiety)
The pre-football season rankings by Rex Ryan are giving New Yorkers a reason to have that extra drink this week. (The Rundown NY)
Poor Long Islanders were stranded at Penn Station yesterday due to a crazy hail and rain storm out on the island causing the trains to be suspended...isn't it supposed to be August? (CBS New York)
Do or Dine chef Justin Warner gets arrested for riding his tricycle in front of his restaurant? We die.(Gothamist)