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Morning Brief: December 26

by Jeff Coltin
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inside a movie theater

ljguitar, flickr

Grey Skies, Silver Screen

What better day to kick back and watch a movie than the cloudy day after Christmas?  As usual, lots of films in the busy Christmas season are set in New York City, including American Hustle, Anchorman 2, Inside Llewyn Davis as well as The Secret Life of Walter Mitty andThe Wolf of Wall Street, which were just released yesterday.

WEATHER
White Christmas a day late. Scatterd snow showers expected in the morning, topping out at a high of 39. Clear night, low of 30 degrees [Full forecast].

NEED TO KNOW

A lot of Christmas gifts sent by UPS will be coming late this year [NY Times].

Many New Yorkers chose to spend the holiday volunteering [CBS News].

The Strand Bookstore near Union Square set record sales the day before Christmas [NY Daily News].

SPORTS

No games today, but tough holiday on the hardwood for the New York teams,

Knicks fell to OKC 123-94

Nets lost to Chicago 95-78

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Dar Williams @ The Bell House

Chris Botti @ Blue Note

WFUV PRESENTS: Willie Nile @ Highline Ballroom

TODAY'S HISTORY
On this day in 1991, the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union meets and formally dissolves the Soviet Union.

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