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Morning Brief: February 17th

Morning Brief: February 17th
The annual hot chocolate festival in New York City.

Looking to warm up this winter, check out the annual hot chocolate festival in the city. [Timeout NY]


Today, sunny with a high of 32, and tonight, snow showers should move in around midnight, low of 24. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

An officer involved in the New Jersey traffic scandal has connections with Governor Chris Christie. [NJ Star-Ledger]

The Toy of the Year awards were held in New York City. [CBS NY]

This winter has left some New York City retailers in the cold. [NY Post]

On Stage Tonight

• Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural (of Buckwheat Zydeco) with the Les Paul Trio @ Iridium

• Toshi Reagon’s Pete Seeger Community Sing Along @ Joe’s Pub
• Howie Day (and Olivia Millerschin) @ City Winery
Today in History
In 1972, sales of the Volkswagen Beatle exceeded the Ford Model-T.