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Morning Brief: January 15

Morning Brief: January 15
Knicks Cross the Pond

New York’s lowly Knicks are trying something new to end their losing streak—they’re heading to London! It got us here thinking about which of the two big cities is better? We think New York, obviously, and luckily the writers at Versus gave us 36 reasons why they agree, like more ethnic groups and lower sales tax. Anglophiles can read the list of why London’s better too… like a lower murder rate.


Obama Plans to Push Paid Family and Sick Leave for Workers [NY Times]

Ohio man Suspected in ISIL-Inspired Plot [USA Today]

Two Men Reach Top of Yosemite’s El Capitan in Historic “Free Climb” [WSJ]

Warning Signs Overlooked in Hiring for New York City Jails [NY Times]

Lawmakers Call on New York Presbyterian to Improve ER Conditions


Nets fell to Memphis, 103-92

Devils topped the LA Kings 5-3


Knicks take on Milwaukee in London at 3:00.


Mostly sunny, 34,27 [full forecast].


• Sam Smith with George Ezra @ Madison Square Garden

• Ramsey Lewis “In Crowd 50th Anniversary” @ the Blue Note

• Melanie @ the Turning Point

• Howie Day (with Cahill) @ Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne

• WFUV PRESENTS: Dr. Dog (with Mewithoutyou) @ the Bowery Ballroom


On this day in 1967, the first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles, California. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 35–10.

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