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AGBC News Episode 56: Coronavirus Updates and The Gates Open in Central Park

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AGBC News Episode 56: Coronavirus Updates and The Gates Open in Central Park
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Park of the day

  • Barretto Point Park β€” Located on the East River waterfront in Hunts Point in the Bronx, with facilities for fishing, boating, volleyball, basketball, a playground, and even a floating public pool that is made out of a barge and floats off the coast of Barretto Point Park!

Parks Events

  • Bronx Winterfest β€” Date: February 15, 2020 Join NYC Parks for a day of family fun at the 10th annual Bronx Winterfest at Brady Playground in Bronx Park. This free, family-friendly event will include winter sports, dance performances, games, prizes, and much more! Activities include winter sports, workshops, dance performances, arts and crafts,...

Concert Calendar

This is the AGBC Concert Calendar for the upcoming week:

Find more fun things to do at agreatbigcity.com/events.


Today's fact about New York

Weather

The extreme highs and lows for this week in weather history:
Record High: 73Β°F on February 15, 1949
Record Low: -8Β°F on February 15, 1943

Weather for the week ahead:
Light rain today through Thursday.


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Intro and outro music: 'Start the Day' by Lee Rosevere β€” Concert Calendar music from Jukedeck.com β€” Upcoming Events music: 'The Job Next Door' by Anonymous420


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AGBC News Episode 56: Coronavirus Updates and The Gates Open in Central Park

More patients in and around NYC test negative for the new coronavirus