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Morning Brief: February 17th

by Kris Venezia
Hot chocolate.

stephbond, Flickr

The annual hot chocolate festival in New York City.

Looking to warm up this winter, check out the annual hot chocolate festival in the city. [Timeout NY]


Today, sunny with a high of 32, and tonight, snow showers should move in around midnight, low of 24. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

An officer involved in the New Jersey traffic scandal has connections with Governor Chris Christie. [NJ Star-Ledger]

The Toy of the Year awards were held in New York City. [CBS NY]

This winter has left some New York City retailers in the cold. [NY Post]

On Stage Tonight

• Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural (of Buckwheat Zydeco) with the Les Paul Trio @ Iridium

• Toshi Reagon’s Pete Seeger Community Sing Along @ Joe’s Pub
• Howie Day (and Olivia Millerschin) @ City Winery
Today in History
In 1972, sales of the Volkswagen Beatle exceeded the Ford Model-T.




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