Morning Brief: December 2

by Jeff Coltin
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Lincoln Center

Nils Olander, wikimedia

Lincoln Center Opens to the Masses

Manhattan’s Lincoln Square neighborhood will be filled wall to wall with wintry well-wishers for tonight’s 14th Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square.  The festival starts at 5:30 with a tree lighting on Broadway and 63rd and continues till 9 all the way up Broadway to 68th with food-tasting, live performances and music.

WEATHER
Sun and clouds coming and going. High of 46. Low of 38 tonight. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW

The NTSB will be looking at the fatal Bronx Metro North crash for the next week. [WNYC]

Amazon.com is looking into delivering packages by drone. [USA Today]

Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village is kicking out hot dog vendors. [NY Post]

SPORTS

Jets got creamed by the Miami Dolphins, losing 23-3.

Knicks fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 103-99

The Giants game vs. the Washington Redskins ended too late for inclusion

Tonight, the Rangers host the Winnipeg Jets at 7 P.M.

And the Devils visit the Montreal Canadiens at 7:30 P.M.

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Los Lobos @ City Winery

The Les Paul Trio featuring Joe Louis Walker with Murali Coryell @ Iridium

Jagwar Ma (with Fascinator) @ Rough Trade NYC

John Grant (with Arc Iris) @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

WFUV PRESENTS: Dark Star Orchestra @ Tarrytown Music Hall

TODAY'S HISTORY
On this day in 1939, La Guardia Airport opened in East Elmhurst, Queens.  LGA was built with strong support from then-Mayor La Guardia on an existing airfield with landfill added to extend it into Long Island Sound.

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