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Morning Brief: May 26

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This Memorial Day weekend marks the eighth season of the Hester Street fair. Held on the lower east side of Manhattan, the fair hosts a broad variety of local vendors. Some of the vendors expected are Fort Grace Ice Cream & Sweet Shop, Bang Cookies, and Burger and Lobster Bryant Park LLC. This event has free admission. [Read More]

NEED TO KNOW

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation [The Washington Post]

As Trump Slams NATO Allies, Obama Defends 'International Order' [NPR]

MTA criticized for adding $1.6 billion in debt for Cuomo projects [amNY]

Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump’s Revised Travel Ban [NY Times]

Summer Reading Program to Provide Free Books to 29K Students, Mayor Says [DNAinfo]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The San Diego Padres beat the Mets 4-3.

The Yankees game against the Kansas City Royals was postponed due to rain.

TODAY

The Yankees take on the Oakland Athletics at 7:05 PM.

WEATHER

Cloudy, with a high of 74. [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

ALABAMA SHAKES AT BOWERY BALLROOM

PHIL LESH AND FRIENDS AT THE CAPITOL THEATRE

10,000 MANIACS AT CITY WINERY

THE SMITHEREENS AT B-B KING BLUES CLUB

SON LITTLE AT THE SURF LODGE

WFUV PRESENTS:

NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS AT KINGS THEATRE

PIXIES AT BROOKLYN STEEL

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1897, Dracula by Bram Stoker was published. Stoker’s first book also serves as a basis for a number of books, movies, and TV shows.

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