AGBC News Episode 2: Sullenberger Sails the Hudson, Tappan Zee Falls, and NYC Tourism Reaches New Heights

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Top stories, moments in history, and upcoming events for the week of January 17, 2019. Listen below, learn more on our podcast page, and be sure to subscribe 👍

AGBC News Episode 2

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Park of the day

  • Park Avenue Malls at 59th Street — The third section of three total Park Avenue Malls, this section begins just across 59th Street from the second section, but was completed two years later. It's the longest section, stretching from 59th to 97th Street, adding a bit of green between the north and south-bound lanes of Park Avenue. At the northernmost tip of the malls, train tracks re-emerge between Park Avenue that take trains north out of Grand Central Terminal.

  • Power to the People Exhibition at the Arsenal in Central Park at 63rd Street on the east side. Curated by NYC Parks' Ebony Society, this selection of art and historic photographs shows how New York City's parks have featured in public demonstrations and protests over the years. The exhibition is free and open to the public from January 17 to February 28. Call 212 360 8163 with any questions.

Concert Calendar

  • Handguns are playing the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on Thursday, January 17th, starting at 6pm.

  • Huntertones are playing the Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg on Thursday, January 17th, starting at 6pm.

  • Tishmal and Glitch Cake are playing the Delancey on the Lower East Side on Thursday, January 17th, starting at 6:30pm.

  • Dizzy Bats are playing The Meatlocker in Montclair, NJ on Thursday, January 17th, starting at 7pm.

  • Panic At The Disco is playing the Prudential Center Newark on Friday, January 18th, doors at 7pm.

  • The Glitch Mob are playing Schimanski in Williamsburg on Friday, January 18th at 10pm


The historic highs and lows for January 17th
Record High: 63°F in 1990
Record Low: -2°F in 1977

Weather for the week ahead: Mixed precipitation tomorrow through next Wednesday, with high temperatures peaking at 48°F on Sunday.

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