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Morning Brief: December 9th

by Kris Venezia
Broadway Posters.

flickr, Broadway Tour

There's fun events happening in New York City, even with the cold weather.

Looking to beat the cold? Check out a Broadway show [Timeout NY].


Today, expect showers this afternoon, high of 43. Tonight, cloudy with a low of 34. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

One week after the Metro-North derailment, some senators demand cameras on trains. [WFUV News]

New York City unveils interactive maps of major crimes. [ABC New York]

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy plans to introduce legislation to reduce college costs. [New Haven Registry]

On Stage Tonight

• Rod Stewart with Steve Winwood @ Madison Square Garden

• Howe Gelb @ Rockwood Music Hall

• Christine Lavin and Uncle Bonsai @ the Duplex

• WFUV PRESENTS: “On Your Radar”, hosted by John Platt, featuring Julia Haltigan, the Looking and Alan Semerdjian @ Rockwood Music Hall

Get details on these and other shows by following the events link at


The New York Islanders skate in Anaheim at 10 PM.

Today in History

In 1851, the first YMCA in North America is established in Canada.

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