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Morning Brief: November 6

Morning Brief: November 6
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Ice skating season is upon us

The Bryant Park Winter Village has been open since the end of last month--so what are you waiting for? Strap on those ice skates and brave the rink. The weather's been pretty good, so no need to worry about freezing. And the holiday shops are always a nice attraction. 

NEED TO KNOW

Egyptian President Hires Official Hostile to America  [New York Times

Obama Shakes Off Election Problems  [New York Times

Cops Charged with Beating Teenager  [NY Daily News]

Brooklyn Looking Less Likely as Democratic Convention Home  [NY Daily News

Governor Christie Gets Boost From Midterm Results  [Wall Street Journal

SPORTS

The Nets fell to the Timberwolves, 98-91

The Knicks lost to the Pistons, 98-95

The Rangers beat the Red Wings, 4-3

Tonight

The Devils take on the Blues at 8:00 

The Islanders skate against the Kings at 10:30

WEATHER

Rain, highs around 57. Tonight, more rain, lows of 56. [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

• Stevie Wonder “Songs In The Key Of Life The Performance” @ Madison Square Garden
 
• Jefferson Starship @ the South Orange Performing Arts Center
 
• Richard Shindell @ the First United Methodist Church (in Port Jefferson)
 
• Jenny Lewis (with Girlpool) @ the Space at Westbury
 
• Hozier with James Bay @ Irving Plaza
 
• Benjamin Booker (with Blank Range) @ Mercury Lounge
 
• Average White Band @ the Cutting Room
 
• Ben Sollee @ City Winery
 
• The Manhattan Transfer @ the Blue Note
 
• Preston Reed @ SubCulture
 
• Peppino D’Agostino @ the Turning Point
 
• Kimbra (with Empress Of) @ Bowery Ballroom 
 
• Avi Buffalo (with High Highs) @ Mercury Lounge
 
• Deerhoof (with Trans Am and White Reaper) @ Baby’s All Right
 
• Jesse Harris With Star Rover @ Rockwood Music Hall

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today in 1869, Rutgers beats Princeton in the first-ever official college football game. 

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