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Morning Brief: November 11

by Jeff Coltin
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Vets Day Parade

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kleynia R. McKnight, wikimedia

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.

WEATHER
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]

NEED TO KNOW

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].

SPORTS

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

ON STAGE TONIGHT

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

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

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