Morning Brief: August 29
Morning Brief: August 29 [flickr, Metropolitan Transit Authority]
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]
The Mets lost to the Phillies 1-5.
The Yankees lost to the Orioles 0-5.
The Mets host the Marlins at 7:10pm.
The Yankees play the Royals at 8:15pm.
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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