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Morning Brief: September 12

by Jeff Coltin
Mulberry Street, New York, New York

Mike_fleming, flickr

The Feast of San Gennaro begins in Manhattan’s Little Italy

The 87th Annual Feast of San Gennaro begins today on Mulberry Street in Manhattan. The festival of Italian culture, food, and more runs daily through Sunday, September 22.  More info at the website.


Warm weather just won’t end.  Cloudy, high of 87.  Isolated Thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening will cool it off, low of 68. [full forecast]


NYC’s Democratic powerbrokers are encouraging former Comptroller Bill Thompson to concede victory to Public Advocate in the Democratic Mayors race to avoid a costly runoff that could divide support among the party [NY Times].

Zoning restrictions that could hold up Sandy-ravaged homeowners from lifting homes above flood zones have been lifted themselves [NY Daily News].

The Park Central, a historic Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, just completed a facelift [NY Times].


Jets play the Patriots in Foxboro at 8:25.

Yankees beat the Orioles 5-4.  They finish off the series in Baltimore at 7.

Mets lost to the National 3-0 last night, they finish the series today at 1 in Queens.


On this day in 1953, future US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy married Jacqueline Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island.

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