Morning Brief: February 18th

by Kris Venezia
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A street covered in snow.

MichaelTrapp, Flickr 

More snow and ice coming to the New York City region.

Between one to three inches of snow are expected to accumulate today in New York City. This afternoon the snow showers should turn into rain as the temperature warms up, high of 41. [Full Forecast

Need to Know

Some New Jersey towns are lacking salt because of the American flag. [NY Daily News]

Ice missles are helping to raise money for Connecticut. [CT Post]

Pot holes are a growing problem in New York City streets this winter. [NY Daily News]

Sports

The New York Knicks are in Memphis at 8.

On Stage Tonight

• The Black Angels with Roky Erickson (and the Denzels) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
 
• Wild Cub (with Hands) @ the Bowery Ballroom
 
• Booker T. Jones (with Aaron Lee Tasjan) @ City Winery

 

• Nellie McKay @ Café Carlyle

Today in History

In 2001, seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Dale Earnhardt dies in an accident at the Daytona 500. 

 

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