AGBC News Episode 10: Staten Island Builds a Wall, Trump is Voted Off, and Times Square Expands
The federal government will build a big, beautiful wall on Staten Island.
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229 years ago on February 23, 1790 — George Washington moves to the second presidential mansion, the Alexander Macomb House, at 39-41 Broadway lower Manhattan
26 years ago on February 26, 1993 — A truck bomb explodes in the World Trade Center underground parking garage
30 years ago on February 28, 1989 — The Riverdale Press in the Bronx is firebombed
147 years ago on February 20, 1872 — The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens to the public in the Dodworth Building at 681 Fifth Avenue.
Park of the day
This is the AGBC Concert Calendar for the upcoming week:
George Spanos is playing the Bushwick Public House on Monday, February 25th at 7pm.
Amoeba Earhart, Modern Whale, and Slmbr are playing the Knitting Factory in Williamsburg on Monday, February 25th at 8pm.
John Mellencamp is playing the Beacon Theatre on Monday, February 25th at 8pm.
Bread Pilot, Net, and Waveform are playing Trans-Pecos in Ridgewood on Monday, February 25th at 8pm.
Bueno, Bethlehem Steel, and Lost Boy are playing the Mercury Lounge on Tuesday, February 26th at 9:30pm.
Aaron Carter and Max Muscato are playing Le Poisson Rouge on Wednesday, February 27th at 8pm.
The Roofer's Union, Deep Sea Peach Tree, and RFA are playing the Mercury Lounge on Wednesday, February 27th at 9pm.
The Cat Empire and Neal Francis are playing Brooklyn Steel in Greenpoint on Thursday, February 28th at 7pm.
The Monochrome Set and The Jetbeats are playing the Bowery Ballroom on Monday, March 4th at 8pm.
Find more fun things to do at agreatbigcity.com/events.
Did you know?
The extreme highs and lows for this week in weather history:
Record High: 75°F on February 24, 1985
Record Low: -1°F on February 24, 1873
Weather for the week ahead:
Mixed precipitation today through Saturday, with high temperatures falling to 32°F on Wednesday.
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Intro and outro music: 'Start the Day' by Lee Rosevere