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Morning Brief: November 11

Morning Brief: November 11
Honoring those who have served

Get your bugles ready! Manhattan’s 5th Avenue will be the site of the annual “America’s Parade” to honor U.S. military veterans. Veterans Day is held on November 11th each year to mark the day that combat ended in World War 1.

  The events are marked today in dozens of other countries under the name of Remembrance Day or Armistice Day.

The day starts out nice, but be careful by the evening.  Sunny, high of 52, but rain and even snow possible late, low of 37. [Full forecast]


The local Filipino community anxiously awaits word from the islands after a massive typhoon devastated the island [WNYC].

The race for New York City Council speaker was heating up over the weekend in San Juan, Puerto Rico [NY Daily News].

Complaints are sure to roll in among the praise as NYC plans to expand the Citi Bike program [NY Post].

Bryant Park’s ice rink was back up and running after a deadly shooting Saturday night [WNYC].


No games tonight, but yesterday:

Giants beat the Oakland 24-20

Jets had a bye week

Knicks lost to San Antonio in a rout, 120-89

Rangers beat the Panthers 4-3

Devils beat Nashville 5-0

Islanders lost to Montreal 4-2


VH1’s You Oughta Know presents The Lumineers, Lorde, Emeli Sande, Haim, Matt Nathanson and more @ The Roseland Ballroom

Elvis Costello @ The Capitol Theatre

Sky Ferreira, Smith Westerns @ Webster Hall

My Bloody Valentine @ Hammerstein Ballroom

Anna Calvi @Music Hall of Williamsburg

On this day in 1921, US President Warren G. Harding dedicates the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetary.

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