Lincoln Center Opens to the Masses
Manhattan’s Lincoln Square neighborhood will be filled wall to wall with wintry well-wishers for tonight’s 14th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square. The festival starts at 5:30 with a tree lighting on Broadway and 63rd and continues till 9 all the way up Broadway to 68th with food-tasting, live performances and music.
Sun and clouds coming and going. High of 46. Low of 38 tonight. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
The NTSB will be looking at the fatal Bronx Metro North crash for the next week. [WNYC]
Amazon.com is looking into delivering packages by drone. [USA Today]
Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village is kicking out hot dog vendors. [NY Post]
Jets got creamed by the Miami Dolphins, losing 23-3.
Knicks fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 103-99
The Giants game vs. the Washington Redskins ended too late for inclusion
Tonight, the Rangers host the Winnipeg Jets at 7 P.M.
And the Devils visit the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 P.M.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Los Lobos @ City Winery
The Les Paul Trio featuring Joe Louis Walker with Murali Coryell @ Iridium
Jagwar Ma (with Fascinator) @ Rough Trade NYC
John Grant (with Arc Iris) @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
WFUV PRESENTS: Dark Star Orchestra @ Tarrytown Music Hall
On this day in 1939, La Guardia Airport opened in East Elmhurst, Queens. LGA was built with strong support from then-Mayor La Guardia on an existing airfield with landfill added to extend it into Long Island Sound.
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