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Morning Brief: December 11th

by Kris Venezia
Trump Pond in Central Park.

flickr, magnusfranklin

Some New Yorkers are lacing up the skates and hitting the ice.

With the cold weather here to stay, there's plenty of ice rinks to check out in New York City. []


Today, mostly sunny with a high of 32, and tonight, partly cloudy with a low of 20. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

New York City saw a record number of tourist in 2013. [Wall Street Journal]

Some New York City cab drivers strike a pose for charity. [Yahoo! News]

Some New Jersey kids could face jail time for using BB guns. [Fox News]


The New York Knicks host Chicago at 8.

On Stage Tonight

• Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette @ Carnegie Hall

• Reggie Watts @ Irving Plaza


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Today in History

In 2008, Bernard Madoff is arrested and charged with securities fraud in a $50 billion dollar Ponzi scheme.

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