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Morning Brief: August 29

Morning Brief: August 29 [flickr, Metropolitan Transit Authority]

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There’s 469 subway stations in New York City. Naturally, one transit-obsessed New Yorker took that as a challenge—Matthew Ahn visited every subway station in the city in 21 hours 28 minutes and 14 seconds. That gives the 25 year-old the record for the shortest time to make the trek. Read more at: New York Times

NEED TO KNOW

President Dilma Rousseff takes stand in Brazil impeachment trial. [CNN]

Mylan to offer a generic EpiPen at half the price [New York Times]

Anthony Weiner just blew his second chance at a second chance. [Washington Post]

Taxi king owes $13M in taxes and NYC does nothing about it. [NY Daily News]

N.J. churches will get public funding, despite lawsuit, report says [nj.com]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The Mets lost to the Phillies 1-5.

The Yankees lost to the Orioles 0-5.

TODAY

The Mets host the Marlins at 7:10pm.

The Yankees play the Royals at 8:15pm.

WEATHER

Mostly sunny.  88/68.  [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Butch Walker @ Irving Plaza

Bonfire Falls, the Falling Birds @ Mercury Lounge

Robert Sarazin Blake @ Rockwood Music Hall

Sounds of A&R Rockwood Music Hall

Anne Cowherd @ Rockwood Music Hall

A Little Cachca @ Rockwood Music Hall

Ryan Scott @ Rockwood Music Hall

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1896, chop suey was in invented in NYC by the chef of a visiting Chinese Ambassador.

 

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