Morning Brief: August 30
Morning Brief: August 30 [flickr, Jens Schott Knudsen]
New York City subway riders pass time in transit with podcasts, candy crush, and Twitter. Now the MTA’s got a new option to keep riders busy on the train—free e-books. [full story]
NEED TO KNOW
State aid: Ireland gave illegal tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13 billion [EU News]
FBI Chief responds to concern over cyberthreats to US election system [ABC]
New York redefines what it means to be a parent [NBC]
New York Today: All Eyes on Tennis [The New York Times]
Christie vetoes $15 an hour minimum wage bill pushed by N.J. Democrats [NJ.com]
The Mets beat the Marlins 2-1.
The Yankees lost 5-8 to the Royals.
The Mets host the Marlins at 7:10pm.
The Yankees play the Royals at 8:15pm
Sunny with a high near 85. [full forecast]
ON STAGE TONIGHT
The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Jjuujjuu @ Irving Plaza
Gallant, Eryn Allen Kane @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Michael Daves @ Rockwood Music Hall
The Heydaze @ Mercury Lounge
Culture Club @ Theatre at Westbury
Johnny Lewis @ Rockwood Music Hall
The Duke Ellington Orchestra @ Blue Note Jazz Club
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1993, “The Late Show with David Letterman” premiered on CBS-TV.
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