Morning Brief: August 20
The free-wheeling barbeque joint, Brother Jimmy's, is celebrating its fifth anniversary today by cooking for its Brooklyn neighborhood. [More information]
Sunny and blue skies expected today, high around 87. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
Gov. Chris Christie signs bill outlawing gay "cure." [New York Times]
Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn condemns violence at rally. [New York Observer]
NYPD seizes over 250 illegal guns in historic bust. [WFUV News]
Toronto Blue Jays at Yankees; 1:05 p.m.
Atlanta Braves at Mets; 7:10 p.m.
1938: Lou Gehrig hits his 23rd career grand slam; it is a record that still stands today.