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Morning Brief: March 4th

by Kris Venezia
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Spring trees.

bmielec, Flickr

The spring season can't come soon enough for New Yorkers.

Temperatures continue to be low even in March as winter looms in New York City, but spring is just a few weeks away. Here's a list of events and activities to look forward to. [Timeout NY

Weather

Today, partly cloudy with a high of 30, and tonight, partly cloudy with a low of 22. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

The crisis in Ukraine continues as Russia refuses to remove troops. [CNN]

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio details after-school program plans. [CBS Local]

There's a war against strip clubs in New York City. [New York Times]

Sports

The New Jersey Devils host Detroit at 7.

The New York Islanders are in Winnipeg at 8.

On Stage Tonight

• Paul Simon and Sting @ Madison Square Garden

• Cowboy Junkies @ City Winery
 
• George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
 
• Liam Finn @ Union Pool
 
• Wild Beasts (with the Range) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
 
• The Brooklyn Bowl Mardi Gras All Star Brass Band featuring Skerik, Billy Martin and many more 
 
(with DJ Cochon De Lait) @ Brooklyn Bowl
 
• WFUV PRESENTS: Zappa Plays Zappa @ the State Theatre
 

Today in History

In 1837, the city of Chicago is incorporated.

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