Morning Brief: October 3
Secretive street artist Banksy, known for his creative graffiti, is putting up pieces in New York City. Apparently his first image in Chinatown’s already been painted over, but look out for more public art.
Cooling off a little bit, but still warm. Sunny, high of 79. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
It’s campaign season, and NYC Republican Mayoral candidate Joe Lhota’s bringing an ad to the airwaves to convince Dems to vote for him [Daily News].
Stagehand strikes shuttered last night’s Carnegie Hall Opening Gala [NY Times].
ON STAGE TONIGHTHER
Lorde (Until The Ribbon Breaks) @ Warsaw
John Mayall with John Hammond @ South Orange Performing Arts Center
Buddy Guy @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Herbie Hancock @ the State Theatre
Blitzen Trapper (with Phox and Horse Thief) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
Devils kick off the season in Pittsburgh against the Penguins at 7 p.m.
Rangers open the season in Phoenix against the Coyotes at 10 p.m.
On this day in 1995, former football star O.J. Simpson is acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.
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