Morning Brief: May 18
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Paint and plants combine at the new New York Botanical Garden’s Frida Kahlo exhibit. Called “Art-Garden-Life,” the exhibit opened this past weekend in the Garden’s conservatory. Original paintings will hang amongst a garden inspired by the artists’ own garden at her home, La Casa Azul. Runs until November!
NEED TO KNOW
Nine Bikers are Killed in Shooutout in Waco [NY Times].
Palestinian Nuns Among Latest Saints Declared by Pope Francis [WFUV News via NPR].
Bricks Fall from Upper West Side Building, Leave 2 year-old Girl Braindead [NY Daily News].
Amtrak Service to Resume between New York and Philadelphia [NY Times].
Tearing down Brownstones to Grow the Economy [WNYC’s Money Talking].
Yankees fell to Kansas City 6-0
Mets topped Milwaukee 5-1
Rangers take a 1-0 lead into game 2 against Washington at 8:00
Mets host St. Louis tonight at 7:00
Drizzling in the day, raining at night, 66/56 [full forecast].
ON STAGE TONIGHT
• The Tedeschi Trucks Band with Spirit Family Reunion @ SummerStage, Central Park Rumsey Playfield
• Jane’s Addiction (with A Place To Bury Strangers) @ the Paramount
• Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams (with Blind Boy Paxton) @ City Winery
• Bobby Rush @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
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