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Morning Brief: October 6th

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This mornth, Open House New York is unlocking the doors on some of the most beautiful, fatnastic, and guarded structures in the city.  An urban exploration bonanza, the festival runs from October 15th-16th.  Some places require a reservation, so sign up soon if you're interested.  Notable places include the Woolworth building and the Brooklyn Army Terminal.

NEED TO KNOW
Hurricane Matthew Threatens Florida.  [The Washington Post]

NSA contractor charged with stealing top secret data [The Washington Post]

New York State to Eliminate Cash Option for Paying Tolls [The New York Times]

Trump Kids Not Welcome in 2017 NYC Mayor Race: Poll [NBC News]

witter’s Fate: Marc Benioff of Salesforce Addresses Acquisition Talk [The New York Times]

SPORTS
YESTERDAY
The Mets lost to the San Francisco Giants 0-3.

WEATHER
Sunny, with a high near 74. [full forecast]
 

ON STAGE TONIGHT
BEBEL GILBERTO AT NATIONAL SAWDUST
IAN HUNTER AND THE RANT BAND AT THE BELL HOUSE
CRYSTAL CASTLES AT WARSAW
TALL HEIGHTS AT MERCURY LOUNGE
HOLLY NEAR AT THE TOWNE CRIER
ERIC BURDON AND THE ANIMALS AND THE EDGAR WINTER BAND AT TARRYTOWN MUSIC HALL
AND WFUV PRESENTS:
DAR WILLIAMS AT RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE
SIGUR ROS AT KINGS THEATRE
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1866 the first U.S. train robbery occurred.  The Reno gang make off with over $10,000 from an Ohio & Mississippi train in Jackson County, Indiana.   

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