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Morning Brief: June 16

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This weekend kicks off Harlem's first-ever arts stroll [Read more]

NEED TO KNOW

Vice President Pence Hires Outside Lawyer To Deal With Russia Inquiries [NPR]

Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security [The Washington Post]

Mayor de Blasio Touts City as Next Silicon Valley [DNAInfo]

De Blasio: There Is Argument For City Taking Over MTA [CBS New York]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The Yankees lost to the Athletics 8-7

The Mets lost to the Nationals 8-3

TODAY

The Mets host the Nationals at 7:10

The Yankees take on the Athletics at 9:35

New York Liberty takes on the Dallas Wings at 8

WEATHER

Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue @ The Space at Westbury


Dawes @ The Capitol Theatre


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers @ The Prudential Center


Nick Lowe w/ Alejandro Escobar @ Tarrytown Music Hall


Old 97’s @ Towne Crier Café


Anthony D'Amato @ The Rubin Museum of Art


Diana Krall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Kelli O’Hara @ South Orange Performing Arts Center

Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain through June 18th


WFUV Presents: Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears For Fears w/ special acoustic performance by Allen Stone @ Forest Hills Stadium

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opened at Coney Island.

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