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Morning Brief: August 28

Morning Brief: August 28
The President gets Sartorial

President Obama wore a tan suit at yesterday’s White House press conference. Seeing Obama in anything other than a dark suit really threw off a lot of political wonks. Luckily, website Fusion posted a history of presidential tan suits. Maybe Obama was just trying to get in his light colors before Labor Day?


Sunny and clear once again, but a bit cooler than yesterday, high of 79, low of 61 [full forecast].


President Obama plays down conflicts in Ukraine, Syria [NY Times].

Mayor De Blasio promises New York City will reach its Pre-K goals [WFUV].

New York’s waterfront is still unmapped, years after an EDC plan [Crain’s].


The Yankees lost to Detroit 3-2. They’re in Toronto to play the Blue Jays at 7.

Mets fell to Atlanta 6-1.  They start a home series against the Phillies tonight at 7


Friday, August 29

-Toad The Wet Sprocket with Steve Poltz @ the Norwalk Concert Hall

-Jeff Bridges And The Abiders (with Jessie Bridges) @ the Paramount

-Larry Graham And Graham Central Station @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

-Christine Ohlman And Rebel Montez (with P.J. Tautkus) @ the Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne

-The Handsome Family with Richard Buckner (and Cereus Bright) @ Rough Trade NYC

-Motley Crue with Alice Cooper @ the Jones Beach Theater

Saturday, August 30

-Chris Hillman And Herb Pedersen with Carlene Carter @ the Towne Crier Café

-Jeff Bridges And The Abiders @ the Wellmont Theater

-Pat Benatar And Neil Giraldo @ the Paramount

-Motley Crue with Alice Cooper @ the PNC Bank Arts Center

-The Handsome Family with Richard Buckner @ Mercury Lounge

Sunday, August 31

-Counting Crows @ Irving Plaza

-“Nuggets And Beyond: Part 3” featuring Tony Shanahan and Lenny Kaye with Patti Smith, Joan As Police Woman, Jesse Malin, John Ford, Ed Rogers and Steve Addabo  @ City Winery

-David Buskin, Hayley Reardon and Rob Daniels @ the Towne Crier Cafe


On this day in 1758, the first American Indian reservation is established, at Indian Mills, New Jersey.

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