Morning Brief: July 28
That rumor mill wheel keeps turning for Citi Bike. But the Times reports that the bike share system is reaching a deal for a new operator, and that could mean expansion into Queens, north in Manhattan, and east in Brooklyn. Bronx biking will be but a dream for even longer.
Mostly sunny skies tomorrow and all weekend, with highs in the mid 80’s [full forecast].
NEED TO KNOW
Israel and Gaza reach a temporary cease-fire, but Sec. Kerry finds negotiations difficult [NY Times].
Lightning kills one and injures more than a dozen in LA [Fox News].
Yanks legend Torre inducted into the Hall of Fame, but forgets to mention The Boss [NY Daily News].
The Yankees had a chance to pass Toronto in the standings, but failed, losing to the Blue Jays 5-4. They take on Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers at 8 in Arlington.
Mets blanked Milwaukee 2-0. They host Philadelphia at 7.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Buckwheat Zydeco @ City Winery
Thao And The Get Down Stay Down (with Avers) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
The Kooks (with Clara-Nova) @ Webster Hall
Angela McCluskey And Paul Cantelon @ Rockwood Music Hall
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1868, the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
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