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Morning Brief: July 28

Morning Brief: July 28
New Citi Bike Rumors

That rumor mill wheel keeps turning for Citi Bike.  But the Times reports that the bike share system is reaching a deal for a new operator, and that could mean expansion into Queens, north in Manhattan, and east in Brooklyn.  Bronx biking will be but a dream for even longer.


Mostly sunny skies tomorrow and all weekend, with highs in the mid 80’s [full forecast].


Israel and Gaza reach a temporary cease-fire, but Sec. Kerry finds negotiations difficult [NY Times].

Lightning kills one and injures more than a dozen in LA [Fox News].

Yanks legend Torre inducted into the Hall of Fame, but forgets to mention The Boss [NY Daily News].   


The Yankees had a chance to pass Toronto in the standings, but failed, losing to the Blue Jays 5-4. They take on Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers at 8 in Arlington.

Mets blanked Milwaukee 2-0.  They host Philadelphia at 7.


Buckwheat Zydeco @ City Winery

Thao And The Get Down Stay Down (with Avers) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg

The Kooks (with Clara-Nova) @ Webster Hall

Angela McCluskey And Paul Cantelon @ Rockwood Music Hall


On this day in 1868, the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.

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