Morning Brief: August 12
Showers likely today, with a hear near 79. Possible thunderstorms tonight, with a low around 69. [Full Forecast]
Need to Know
Actor Robin Williams does at 63. [NY Daily News]
New York City faces public housing crisis. [NY Times]
New York City competes to host Democratic National Convention. [Politico]
The New York Yankees are in Baltimore playing the Orioles tonight at 7:05.
The New York Mets host the Washington Nationals at 7:10.
On Stage Tonight
Tori Amos Unrepentant Geraldines Tour @ Beacon Theatre, 8.
Michael Daves @ Rockwood Music Hall: Stage 1, 10.
Today in History
In 1877, Thomas Edison invents the phonograph and makes the first sound-recording.