A step back in time with a piano...
Head over to Bryant Park in Manhattan today between 12:30 and 2:30 to listen to the jazz, ragtime and boogie-woogie of another era. Under blue skies, let the piano be your afternoon's soundtrack. [More information]
You may want to take your lunch break on a bench this afternoon. Skies mostly sunny today, with a high around 79. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
Like Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has kept a distance from New York City's heated mayoral race. [Wall Street Journal]
Looking forward to New York Fashion Week? Take a look here for a schedule of the planned a-list dinners, parties and events. [New York Times]
Amid violent attacks on the Fort Washington Park bicycle path, cyclists are arming themselves. [Daily News]
How will your local representative vote? New York lawmakers weigh in on the proposed military strike in Syria. [WFUV News]
Boston Red Sox at Yankees; 7:05 p.m.
Mets are off today.
1882: The first Labor Day parade was held in New York City.
WFUV's Morning Brief is published each weekday morning at 5 a.m. Do you have an event or news item that should be included?