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Morning Brief: July 9th

by Kris Venezia
Queensbridge Park.

NilsPix, Flickr

What you need to know for July 9th!


Today, partly cloudy with a high of 88, and tonight, partly cloudy with a low of 70. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

President Barack Obama wants more immigration funds and authority from Congress. [CNN]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council are committing $210 million to NYCHA. [NY Daily News]

New Jersey's storm recovery chief steps down. [Reuters]

A park in western Queens gets repaired after years of decay. [WFUV News]

On Stage Tonight

• Crosby, Stills And Nash @ the Beacon Theatre
• Yes with Syd Arthur @ Radio City Music Hall
• Dave And Phil Alvin With The Guilty Ones and Jonah Tolchin With The Lonesome Angels @ City Winery
• The Go-Go’s, Patty Smyth of/and Scandal, Martha Davis And The Motels and Naked Eyes featuring Pete Byrne @ the Mayo Performing Arts Center
• French Style Furs (with Sacco and Modern Vices) @ Rough Trade NYC
• WFUV PRESENTS: The Felice Brothers with Robert Ellis @ Webster Hall
• WFUV PRESENTS: John Fullbright @ “Mad. Sq. Music” at Madison Square Park


The New York Mets host the Atlanta Braves at 7:10.

The New York Yankees are in Cleveland with first pitch at 7:05.

World Cup semifinals action, Argentina squares off against the Netherlands at 4.

Today in History

In 1816, Argentina declares its independence from Spain. 



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