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around town today

8am-5pm: the high line reopens on a limited schedule due to lighting issues as a result of hurricane sandy >>

6pm: democracy now host amy goodman discusses her new book the silenced majority: stories of uprisings, occupations, resistance, and hope at b+n tribeca, free >>

6pm: the bell house and storytellers host an open mic for hurricane sandy relief. 100% of pay-what-you-can admission benefits the american red cross. the monthly moth storyslam ($8) follows at 8pm. >>

6:30pm: pbs’s new york originals host jamie mcdonald shows clips and discusses a new book based on the show, new york originals — a guide to the city’s classic shops + mom-and-pops at the washington square institute, free (rsvp) >>

7pm: principal investigator on the nasa messenger mission to mercury sean solomon discusses what we’re learning about the swift planet at the hayden planetarium, $15 >>

7pm: score free tickets to episode 2 of 'american song' at the flea theater, an original play about the events affecting a detroit autoworker and his wife in 1918. featured actors may include joan allen, frances mcdormand, sigourney weaver, others. use promo code 'sandycomp' for free admission (reg $90). >>

7pm: folky-pop duo adam green + binki shapiro play lpr with opener computer magic, $15 >>

8pm: erin lennox's 'dtf’ comedy show at williamsburg's grand vicotry bar features michael che, mike lawrence, kate berlant, jared logan, kara klenk, nick maritato, and mark normand. free. >>

8pm: the daily show’s wyatt cenac and ‘hot tub’ producer marianne ways kick off a new weekly comedy show, ‘night train’, at littlefield with guests chris hayes (msnbc), eugene mirman, jessi klein, jeffrey joseph, nick turner, and j.r. havlan. $5 adv, $8 door. >>

8pm: broklyn bowl screens the beastie boys's fight for your right revisited and lcd soundsystem's shut up and play the hits. $10 sugg don and $5 raffle tickets benefit hurricane sandy relief. >>

9pm: huckleberry bar's free monday night movie screenings highlight woody allen films this month. tonight: sleeper (1973). >>

check our website for a list of ongoing events >>

coming up

11/6 6am-9pm: vote! >>

11/6 election viewing parties:
bar none (free) >>
bat haus ($5) >>
beauty bar e. 14th st (with beautiful comedy’s peter ostrovski and ilya goffy, free) >>
the bell house (with comedian liam mceneaney and dj mike doughty, free) >>
brooklyn winery (free) >>
city reliquary ($5 admission includes a brooklyn brewery beer) >>
fontanas (free) >>
galapagos (free) >>
housing works (free) >>

sales, deals, freebies

6pm-10:30pm 'eat pork, help new york': $10 gets you four mini roast pork sandwiches (dine in or take out) at smith street's seersucker and benefits the red hook initiative for hurricane sandy relief >>

book a ski/snowboarding day at hunter mountain including lift ticket, ski/snowboard rental, lesson, a hot drink ticket, and round-trip transportation for $99 ($199 value) >>

save up to 44% on select treatments at yelospa in midtown >>

group deals

two waffle sandwiches and two large drinks at waffle + wolf in williamsburg for $15 ($31 value) >>

empanada meal for two with four regular empanadas, two dessert empanadas, and two sodas at empanadas bar nyc in the east village for $13 ($26 value) >>

get a three-course dinner for two with a bottle of wine or four cocktails at stecchino in hell's kitchen for $59 ($128 value) >>

one-month membership package with a personal training session at tribeca health + fitness for $39 ($209 value) >>

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