De Blasio goes to Albany with his eyes set on universal pre-K ...
Mayor de Blasio asked legislators in Albany to allow him to raise taxes on New York City's wealthiest to pay for universal pre-K. [New York Times]
Mostly sunny this afternoon, with a chance of flurries tonight. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
McDonald's across New York City and beyond serves as a comfortable heaven for many, frustrating managers. [New York Times]
A freshman at NYU was found naked and high on drugs after he fell 15 flights to his death. [New York Post]
Sen. Cory Booker is "beyond miffed" New Jersey isn't getting more attention ahead of the Super Bowl. [Daily News]
Boston Celtics at Knicks; 7:30 p.m.
Devils at St. Louis; 8 p.m.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Pixies, FIDLAR; 8 p.m. at New Jersey Arts Performing Center [More information]
1934: The first ski tow begins operation in the United States.
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