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Morning Brief: April 3rd

by Kris Venezia
Union Square.

lutmans, Flickr

What you need to know for April 3rd.


Today, cloudy with a high of 58, and tonight, a chance of showers late, low of 41.

Need to Know

President Barack Obama applauds Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo on universal pre-k. [Newsday]

Democrats consider a smaller minimum wage increase. [WSJ]

New York Senator Charles Schumer calls for an investigation into higher electric bills. [WNYT]


The New York Mets host the Washington Nationals at 1:10.

The New York Yankees are in Houston at 8:10.

The New York Rangers at in Colorado at 9.

On Stage Tonight

• Phil Lesh and Friends @ the Capitol Theatre

• Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett (with Patrick Dyer Wolf) @ Outpost in the Burbs
• Joan Osborne Acoustic Duo @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
• Shawn Mullins (with Max Gomez) @ City Winery
• Gavin DeGraw (with Parachute and Rozzi Crane) @ the Space at Westbury
• Bill Kirchen with Greg Trooper @ the Towne Crier Cafe
• Jukebox the Ghost (with Secret Someones) @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
• WFUV PRESENTS: Leo Kottke and Loudon Wainwright III @ Tarrytown Music Hall
• WFUV PRESENTS: Art Garfunkel @ the State Theatre
Today in History
In 1973, the World Trade Center in New York is officially dedicated. 



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