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Morning Brief: May 17

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Lebowski Fest is coming to NYC again this summer. Tickets for the bowling and costume party go on sale this Friday for the festival celebrating the Coen Brothers' classic film. [Read more]

NEED TO KNOW

Trump vs. Comey: Who will America trust? [CNN]

Chelsea Manning is expected to leave prison, 28 years early [The New York Times]

NYPD to hold public safety meetings in neighborhoods across the city [CBS New York]

Historic LES synagogue fire believed to be arson, NYPD says [DNAinfo]

Frustrated by subway delays? How the M.T.A plans to improve commutes [The New York Times]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The Yankees won against the Royals 7-1.

The Mets lost to the Diamondbacks 5-4.

TODAY

The Mets play the Diamondbacks at 3:40.

The Yankees play the Royals at 8:15.

WEATHER

Sunny, with a high near 87 [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Andy Shauf @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

Holly Macve @ Rough Trade NYC

Ty Segall @ Warsaw

Ryan Montbleau @ City Winery

Nick Hakim @ Bowery Ballroom

WFUV Presents: Gov't Mule @ Summerstage Central Park

Real Estate @ Brooklyn Steel

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1954, Brown v. Board of Education is decided.

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