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Morning Brief: January 15th

by Kris Venezia
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Restaurant.

flickr, Seattle Municipal Archives 

Some new restaurants opening soon in New York City.

New places to grab a bite are popping up around the city, check out some eateries set to open in the next week. [Timeout NY]

Weather

Today, partly cloudy with a high of 43, and tonight, mostly cloudy with a low of 36. [Full Forecast

Need to Know

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gave his State of the State speech yesterday, touching briefly on recent political scandals. [NY Times]

Charter schools and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio are butting heads. [NY Daily News

New York GOP chair asks party leaders not to support Governor Andrew Cuomo. [NY Post]

Passengers celebrate "Miracle on the Hudson" on the five year anniversary. [WFUV News]

On Stage Tonight

Bernard Purdie @ Iridium

Alejandro Escovedo and Joe Ely @ City Winery

Trigger Hippy (featuring Joan Osborne, Jackie Greene, Steve Gorman [formerly of the Black Crowes] and more) (with John Reid) @ Fairfield Theatre Company

Today in History

In 2001, Wikipedia, a free content encyclopedia, goes online. 

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