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Morning Brief: July 16

Morning Brief: July 16
Second Chance at Piano in the Park

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].



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.



-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



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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