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Morning Brief: October 7

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Are you a fan of chocolate? Then you might want to head into Manhattan this weekend for the first annual Big Chocolate Show NYC. It's  the city's biggest chocolate salon. Chocolatiers from all over Europe and the Americas will bring their ware to the Terminal Building in Chelsea. There'll be workshops, live demonstrations and best of all, tastings.

NEED TO KNOW

Southeast US Prepares as Hurricane Matthew Approaches Coastal Areas [Washington Post]

Hurricane Matthew Makes Old Problem Worse for Haitians [New York Times]

NJ Transit Train Traveling Twice the Speed Limit When it Crashed at Hoboken [NY Daily News]

See Designs for New Statue of Liberty Museum [DNAinfo]

NY Archdiocese Offers Compensation Program for Sexual Abuse Victims [WFUV]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

No local sports yesterday.

TODAY

No local sports today.

WEATHER

Partly cloudy for the day then mostly clear tonight, 75/62 [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • Ruthie Foster @ Rubin Museum of Art
  • An Intimate Night with Allen Stone @ City Winery
  • M83 w/ Shura @ Terminal 5
  • Steely Dan @ Beacon Theatre
  • Luscious Jackson @ The Bell House
  • Jaymay @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • Lucy Kaplansky @ Emelin Theatre
  • WFUV Presents: Shemekia Copeland @ Outpost in the Burbs

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1849, Edgar Allen Poe died in Baltimore.

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