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Morning Brief: May 26

[photo courtesy of Schilling]

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Schnitzel meets the Mediterranean at a new restaurant in the Financial District.  Schilling is the brainchild of Austrian chef Eduard Frauneder.  The restaurant's name is a reference to the former Austrian currency, and is fitting for its location.  For dining recommendations, read more at Gothamist.

NEED TO KNOW

Hillary Clinton's email use broke Federal roles: inspector's report [The Washington Times]

Peter Thiel, tech billionaire, is said to have financed Hulk Hogan's suit against Gawker. [New York Times]

The brother of Kalief Browder, who committed suicide after spending 3 years at Riker's Island, rallies for prison reform in the Bronx.  [NY Daily News]

De Blasio's school discipline policy shift is causing a stir. [Gotham Gazette]

Longer wait times are expected for the new Second Ave. subway line. [NY Daily News]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The Mets beat the Nationals 2-0.

The Yankees lost to the Blue Jays 4-8.

TODAY

The Yankees play the Blue Jays at 4:05pm.

WEATHER

Mostly sunny, chance of rain in the afternoon and evening.  87/66.  [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • Cindi Lauper @ Beacon Theatre
  • The Smithereens @ Daryl's House
  • Justin Hayward w/ Mike Dawes @ City Winery
  • Battles w/ Steve Moore @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1897, the first copies of Dracula went on sale in London bookshops.

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