Morning Brief: February 23
Last night were the Oscars, which were full of laughs, surprises, and Meryl Streep getting very excited. But now it's Monday, the fun's over--and even our brief 40-degree reprieve from the cold is done. But to look on the bright side, all that ice floating in the East River and the Hudson looks pretty cool.
NEED TO KNOW
Bombing in Ukraine Kills Two, Raises Tensions [Washington Post]
"Birdman" Takes Home the Oscar [New York Times]
Rikers Island Violence Continues [New York Times]
Clues Emerge in Metro-North Collision [NY Daily News]
Skyscrapers Set to Rise In Long Island City [Gothamist]
The Knicks fell to the Cavaliers, 101-83
The Rangers beat Columbus, 4-3
The Islanders lost to Vancouver, 4-0
The Nets take on Denver at 9
The Devils play Arizona at 7.
Cloudy, highs around 22 degrees [Full Report]
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Booker T (Jones) And Friends with Bhi Bhiman @ City Winery