Morning Brief: December 30
Morning Brief: December 30 [flickr, Cordeiro Rift]
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NEED TO KNOW
Syria ceasefire begins, but is shaky with early clashes [Reuters]
Obama administration announces measures to punish Russia for 2016 election interference [The Washington Post]
New York Democrats slam Obama over Israel [New York Post]
N.Y. minimum wage set to spike on New Year’s Eve [New York Daily News]
Metro-North adjusts train schedule for New Year’s, bans alcohol [Darien Daily Voices]
The Islanders lost to the Wild 4-6.
The Rangers beat the Coyotes 6-3.
The Devils beat the Capitals 2-1.
The Knicks play the Pelicans at 8pm.
The Nets play the Wizards at 7pm.
Partly sunny, high near 41. [full forecast]
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Kamasi Washington, the Budos Band @ Brooklyn Bowl
Sleigh Bells (DJ Set) @ Brooklyn Bowl
Galatic: Late Night NYC @ Playstation Theater
Cymbals Eat Guitars, Haybaby @ Mercury Lounge
Brazilian Girls, Ren @ Rough Trade NYC
The Lone Bellow @ The Bowery Ballroom
David Wax Museum, Auld Lang Syne @ Mercury Lounge
Snarky Puppy @ Irving Plaza
Gov’t Mule @ Beacon Theatre
Phish @ Madison Square Garden
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1924, Astronomer Edwin Hubble formally announced the existence of other galactic systems at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society.
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