Morning Brief: August 22
Take a walk and explore the vivid underground photographs of the East Side Access project (currently under Grand Central and other Manhattan landmarks). The photos were taken by Hiroyuki Suzuki. [Details]
Expect it to be hot again! Some chance of thunderstorms later this afternoon, but for the most part clear today. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
The Daily News is the first large newspaper in New York City to announce its mayoral endorsement. [Daily News]
Public Advocate (and current front-runner) Bill de Blasio seemed to be the target of last night's mayoral debate. [New York Times]
Real estate-supported PAC spends money to influence City Council races. [Daily News]
New survey: America finds New York to be rudest state. [ABC]
Toronto Blue Jays at Yankees; 1:05 p.m.
Detroit Tigers at Mets; 7:10 p.m.
1904: A tire chain for cars is patented for the first time.