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Morning Brief: October 27

Morning Brief: October 27
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Halloweek Begins

Halloween’s on Friday, which means New Yorkers have just a week left to visit the city’s numerous haunted houses. No, I don’t mean the Dakota, but purpose-built haunted houses charging admission to scare your pants off. The most interesting one would be old New York-themed Nightmare New York, but Blood Manor is popular and Blackout caters to the more extreme customers.

NEED TO KNOW

Brazilian President Rousseff is Re-elected [USA Today].

White House Presses States to Reconsider Mandatory Ebola Quarantine Orders [NY Times].

Quarantined nurse blasts Gov. Christie as lawyer prepares to fight for her freedom [NY Daily News].

Research on Non-Traditional Funding Gets New Funding [WFUV News].

Families living in NYCHA developments can visit American Museum of Natural History free through May 2015 [NY Daily News].

SPORTS

Jets fall to Buffalo 43-23

Red Bulls beat Kansas City 2-0

San Francisco beats Kansas City 5-0 to go up 3 games to 2 in the World Series

Tonight

Rangers host Minnesota @ 7

World Series game 6 @8

WEATHER

Sunny with a chill in the air, 62/52 [full forecast].

ON STAGE TONIGHT

-The Allman Brothers Band @ the Beacon Theatre

-Sinead O’Connor @ City Winery

-Bebel Gilberto @ the Blue Note

-Weezer @ the Bowery Ballroom

-Temples (with The Districts and Spires) @ Irving Plaza

-Angus And Julia Stone li(with Conner Youngblood) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg

-Laura Cantrell (with Jennifer O’Connor) @ Rough Trade NYC

-David Knopfler @ Iridium

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1904, the first underground New York City Subway line opens. It’s now the biggest system in the United States.

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