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Morning Brief: February 17

Morning Brief: February 17
The northeast US braces for more snow.

Snow continues to fall in the northeast United States. In New York City, the snow and cold temperatures are making commuting a hassle for residents. [NY Daily News]


Today, light snow in the morning followed by mostly cloudy skies, high of 28, and tonight, mostly cloudy with a low of 16. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

The mayor of Copenhagen addressed the public following a shooting in the Denmark city. He said, "We are all under attack." [NBC News]

North Korea threatens a strong response following DC Rights meeting. [ABC News]

New York City has created many jobs in recent years. [The Economic Times]

Alternate side parking has been suspended in New York City until Friday. [DNA Info]

Uber and Mohegan Sun strike a deal in Connecticut. [Stamford Advocate]


The New York Islanders are on the road to face the Carolina Hurricanes at 7.

The New Jersey Devils host the Buffalo Sabres at 7:30.

On Stage Tonight

 Leon Russell (with Riley Etheridge Jr.) @ Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne
 Colin Hay @ City Winery
 Buster Poindexter @ Café Carlyle
 George Clinton And Parliament Funkadelic @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
 Kermit Ruffins And The BBQ Swingers @ the Blue Note
 Leon Bridges (with DJ Tony Lo-Fi) @ Mercury Lounge
 Foreigner @ the Mayo Performing Arts Center
 Ms. Lauryn Hill @ Rough Trade NYC
 Matt Keating @ Rockwood Music Hall
 Butler, Bernstein And The Hot 9 featuring Chris Barron of Spin Doctors, Catherine Russell and Amy Helm (with Smith And 9th Ward) @ Brooklyn Bowl
Today in History
In 1933, the Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the United States.