Morning Brief: July 8
Morning Brief: July 8 (photo: Alan Turkus, Flickr)
The new Whitney Museum has been getting rave reviews for quite a while now, so really, you should go. Because of the large amount of people trying to go, they want you to reserve a time for visiting. It's yet another example of the cultural gems we're lucky enough to have here in New York City.
NEED TO KNOW
Sunday is New Deadline for Eurozone-Greece Deal [Wall Street Journal]
Cruises to Cuba to Begin Next Year [NPR]
NYC to Host Ticker-Tape Parade for US Womens Soccer Team [New York Times]
Gov. Cuomo to Appoint Special Prosecutor for Police Killings [New York Times]
New York City Reaches Agreement on Visits to Hart Island [NY Daily News]
Solid chance of thunderstorms, with highs of 86. Tonight, lows of 72 degrees.
Yankees play the A's at 7:05
Mets play the Giants at 3:45
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Dion (with Buddy Fitzpatrick) @ the Bergen Performing Arts Center
World Party (with Gabriel Kelley) @ City Winery
The John Scofield Trio featuring Steve Swallow and Bill Stewart @ Birdland
Jimmie Dale Gilmore @ the Towne Crier Café
Assembly Of Dust (with Ben Cameron) @ Brooklyn Bowl
Hayes Carll (with Ronnie Fauss) @ Mercury Lounge
The Stepkids @ “Mad. Sq. Music” at Madison Square Park
WFUV PRESENTS: The Yonder Mountain String Band (with Union Rail) @ the Ridgefield Playhouse
TODAY IN HISTORY
Today in 1497, Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama sets sail in the first European sea voyage to India.