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Morning Brief: June 16th

by Kris Venezia
New York City.

Thomas Hawks, Flickr

What you need to know for June 16th!


Today, mostly sunny with a high of 78, and tonight, some isolated thunderstorms, low of 67. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Some lawmakers are worried about a potential terrorist plot against the United States. [CBS News]

Upper levels of the George Washington Bridge will be closed for 12 weeks due to construction. [NBC News]

New York City is battling a rat infestation. [NY Daily News]


The New York Mets are in St. Louis at 8.

In the World Cup, Portugal and Germany square-off at noon. Iran plays Nigeria at 3, and the United States faces Ghana at 6. 

On Stage Tonight 

• Phantogram (Lip Talk) @ Terminal 5

• Polica (Lolawolf) @ the Bowery Ballroom
• Ben Ottewell (of Gomez) (Swear And Shake / Buddy) @ Highline Ballroom
• Nels Cline with the Les Paul Trio @ Iridium
• Delta Rae with Gabe Dixon @ the Music Hall of WIlliamsburg
• “Eco Rock: A Benefit for the Rainforest Action Network featuring Warren Haynes and Jim Gaffigan @ the Cutting Room
• Tommy Emmanuel @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
• Journey / The Steve Miller Band with Tower Of Power @ the Jones Beach Theater
Today in History
In 1967, the Monterey Pop Festival begins. 



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