Morning Brief: October 21

by Jeff Coltin
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gay marriage protestor

Fibonacci Blue, flickr

Wedding Bells Over the Garden State

Gay Marriages are being preformed for the first time today in New Jersey.  A judge made the ruling to legalize them last month, then refused to postpone the start date while the Christie administration mounts a legal challenge. [NY Daily News w/ pictures!]

WEATHER
Clear and Sunny skies today, with a high of 67. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
The Obama administration’s promising to fix some of the issues with the online health insurance marketplace [NBC News].

New York City is considering “endless” subway cars [NY Times].

Another hike of NYC water rates is imminent [NY Daily News].

SPORTS

Jets eked it out in Overtime for a win against the Pats, 30-27.

Red Bulls blanked the Houston Dynamo, 3-0
Giants are on Monday Night Football, still searching for their first win.  They host the Vikings at 8:40.

ON STAGE TONIGHT

The Black Crowes (Acoustic) @ The Capitol Theater

The Wild Rovers Tour featuring: Cory Chisel, The Candles, Invisibleman, Adriel Denae and special guests @ The Bell House
An Elliott Smith Tribute Show Presented by The Bomber Jacket and Saltlands Studio @ Glasslands

Foxygen @ Bowery Ballroom

Fiona Apple and Blake Mills @ Beacon

Man Man @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

TODAY'S HISTORY
On this day in 1925, the Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz was born in Havana, Cuba.  Check today’s Google Doodle!

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