Morning Brief: July 16
Yesterday’s planned performance of the New York Philharmonic at Van Cortlandt Park was rained out, but for those still looking for a bit of piano in the park can find it at Madison Square Park in Manhattan tonight. Famed French jazz pianist Jacky Terrasson plays in a quartet there from 7-8:30. Admission is free.
Scattered showers in the morning, but should be a dry and partly sunny afternoon after days of clouds and rain. 82/66[full forecast].
NEED TO KNOW
No ceasefire in the Holy Land and Israel and Gaza exchange fire once again [NY Times].
Tappan Zee replacement plan runs into another hurdle [Capital NY].
Hillary gets grilled by Jon Stewart on the Daily Show [Poltico].
Big 5-3 win for the American League in baseball’s annual All-Star Game. Derek Jeter got two hits and a re2pectful standing ovation while the Angel’s Mike Trout took home the MVP with a triple and a double.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
-Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings with Lake Street Drive @ Brookfield Place (World Financial Center)
-James Taylor @ Jones Beach
-Camera Obscura @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
-Flume @ Terminal 5
-De La Soul @ Irving Plaza
-Queens of the Stone Age @ Capitol Theater
-Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ Blue Note
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1951, J.D. Salinger’s great New York novel The Catcher in the Rye is published for the first time.
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