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AGBC News Episode 12: The City's First Park, St. Patrick's Day, and the East River Helicopter Crash

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The history of Bowling Green and details on upcoming St. Patrick's Day parades in NYC.

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AGBC News Episode 12: The City's First Park, St. Patrick's Day, and the East River Helicopter Crash
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Park of the day

Concert Calendar

  • Weezer x Pixies Spring 2019 Tour, Weezer, Basement, Pixies, and TV on the Radio are playing Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, March 12th
  • Ella Mai "The Debut Tour", Ella Mai, Kiana Ledé, and Lucky Daye are playing Brooklyn Steel on Tuesday, March 12th
  • Todd Snider and Reed Foehl are playing Blender Theater at Gramercy on Wednesday, March 13th
  • Teenage Fanclub and The Love Language are playing Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday, March 14th
  • The Movielife and Travis Shettel are playing Brooklyn Night Bazaar on Friday, March 15th
  • Have a Nice Life, Consumer, elizabeth colour wheel, Midwife, and Planning for Burial are playing Market Hotel on Friday, March 15th
  • Massive Attack is playing Radio City Music Hall on Friday, March 15th
  • The Purple Tour and Lukas Graham are playing Hammerstein Ballroom on Friday, March 15th
  • Death Cults, Husbandry, and LAPêCHE are playing Union Pool on Friday, March 15th
  • Have a Nice Life, Consumer, elizabeth colour wheel, Planning for Burial, and Wreck and Reference are playing Brooklyn Night Bazaar on Saturday, March 16th
  • The Bouncing Souls and Strike Anywhere are playing White Eagle Hall on Saturday, March 16th
  • Youth of Today, Glitterer, KRIMEWATCH, and Line Of Sight are playing Brooklyn Bazaar on Sunday, March 17th
  • Kenny O’Brien & The O’Douls and Kevin Devine are playing Mercury Lounge on Sunday, March 17th
  • This Heat, This Is Not This Heat, and Yvette are playing (le) Poisson Rouge on Monday, March 18th
  • Thursday and American Pleasure Club are playing Saint Vitus Bar on Monday, March 18th
  • Fleetwood Mac are playing Madison Square Garden on Monday, March 18th
  • Lucy Dacus, Fenne Lily, and Mal Blum are playing White Eagle Hall on Wednesday, March 20th
  • José González & The String Theory are playing Apollo Theater on Thursday, March 21st
  • Ulver is playing Irving Plaza on Friday, March 22nd
  • Weakened Friends, coping skills, Hit Like a Girl, and Nervous Dater are playing The Kingsland on Friday, March 22nd
  • Hollis Brown is playing Mercury Lounge on Friday, March 22nd
  • Jawbreaker is playing Brooklyn Steel on Saturday, March 23rd

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Learn about New York

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The extreme highs and lows for this week in weather history:
Record High: 85°F on March 13, 1990
Record Low: 6°F on March 13, 1888

Weather for the week ahead:
Mixed precipitation on Friday through Monday, with high temperatures peaking at 58°F on Friday.

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