Morning Report: Monday, April 8, 2013

April 8, 2013 Heather Chin
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It’s going to be a warm one today, Brooklyn! Temperatures are starting at 52 degrees this morning, making its way up into the 60s to an anticipated high in the low 70s this afternoon.

Thankfully, there will be wind, coming in at 8 to 15 mph heading south and southeast-ward.

The sun will set at 7:28 p.m. and the moon will rise at 5:18 a.m..

Five things to know this morning:

  • The fallout over the bribery scandal among Queens and Bronx politicians continues, with Governor Andrew Cuomo is reportedly contemplating whether to oust state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. [NYPost]
  • Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and popular Mouseketeer Annette Funicello died at ages 87 and 70, respectively. [BBC; NYTimes]
  • Court Street’s Good Food has closed after 34 years. [DNAInfo]
  • A luxury boutique hotel will soon be next to the historic Williamsburgh Savings Bank at 175 Broadway. It should be up in 2015. [The Real Deal]
  • Community health organizations are revealed to be involved in teaming up with Prevention Agenda, the NYC Department of Health’s plan to reduce obesity and other diseases and conditions. [NY1]


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