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Morning Buzz: De Blasio drops out of 2020 race, Williamsburg man fatally stabbed in deli

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Friday, September 20

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 81 degrees. Saturday will be partly cloudy and a high of 84. The weekend wraps up with sunny skies and 83 on Sunday.

Top Stories
• Mayor Bill de Blasio has dropped out of the 2020 presidential race.

• A New Jersey man was charged for helping Hezbollah plan terror attacks in New York City and Washington.

• Students across the country are expected to cut class today for the climate change strike.

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Twisted Circus presents: Something Wicked Sat Sept 21st 9pm Get ready for a dazzling, confetti covered spectacle of fire, sideshow, live music & burlesque. $20. Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Ave., Coney Island.
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Brooklyn News
• Police are searching for two attackers after a man was fatally stabbed in a Williamsburg deli.

• A Brooklyn police officer is accused of sexually assaulting his girlfriend’s daughter, a 10-year-old girl.

• A sexual assault suspect attacked two women blocks from each other in Brooklyn.

Politics
• A video of Justin Trudeau in blackface emerged as the third instance of the Canadian prime minister darkening his skin.

• Elizabeth Warren is beginning to amass political support in New York City.

Entertainment
• Tekashi 6ix9ine testified that Cardi B and Jim Jones were members of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods gang.

• Shane Gillis made his first stand-up appearance since his firing from SNL.

Buzzing Back

• In 1973, Billie Jean King triumphs in Battle of Sexes.

• In 1976, actor Jon Bernthal is born in Washington, DC. He is best know for playing Shane Walsh on this AMC zombie drama.

Opinion
• The Post says it’s still waiting for Democratic presidential candidates to apologize to Brett Kavanaugh.

• The Daily News says de Blasio’s “turning the tide” plan on homelessness is going in the wrong direction.

In the Blogs
• Sheepshead Bay Nursing & Rehabilitation Center celebrated 50 years with a newly renovated facility.

• Brooklyn’s Desert Sharks will drop its long-awaited debut album on September 27.

Trending in New York
• #SAVAGEXFENTYSHOW
#LiveFromTheArea51Raid
#FridayFeeling
#FridayMotivation
#RudyGiulianiMeltdown

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (100-54) routed the LA Angels, 9-1. They clinched the AL East for the first time since 2012.

• Yankees ace Domingo German was placed on administrative leave as the MLB probes a domestic violence probe.

• The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) topped the Tennessee Titans (1-2) on Thursday Night Football, 20-7.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (79-73) head to Cincinnati to face the Reds at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees host the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05 p.m.
• The Rangers face the New Jersey Devils in preseason action. Puck drops at 4 p.m.
• The Islanders are in Detroit to play the Red Wings at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets take on the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park at 4:10 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers welcome the Blue Jays to Yankee Stadium. First pitch is at 1:05 p.m.
• The Rangers travel to Philadelphia for a preseason matchup with the Flyers at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders face the New Jersey Devils at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their series in Cincy at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees complete their series against the Blue Jays at 1:05 p.m.
• The Giants (0-2), with Daniel Jones starting, will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the road at 4:05 p.m.
• The Jets (0-2) host the New England Patriots at 1 p.m.

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Brooklyn Americana Music Festival  Sat Sept 21st & Sun Sept 22nd 2-7pm Featuring original and traditional country, folk, roots, blues, old time and bluegrass artists. Free! Pier 6 Lawn, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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Real Estate
• New York City rents reached “record highs” in August, according to a new StreetEast report.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 22nd 12-1:30pm  117 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg- Semi-detached 8 family home. 24 BRs, 8 bath total.  All its are in good condition. Oasis-like backyard.  $3.099M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 22nd 4:30-5:30pm. 103 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Two family brick has 9 BRs, 5 bath total.  Fully finished basement, private driveway and will be delivered vacant.  $1.175M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Dyker Heights – A six-bedroom, two-bedroom, 2,348-square-foot house at 249 Dahlgren Place for $1.09 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Check out these Brooklyn spots that offer some of the best burgers NYC has to offer.

• Eater’s editor recommends the blue drink at Yafa Cafe in Sunset Park.

Restaurant ABC’s – Sheepshead Bay
Grade A – Masal Cafe, 1901 Emmons Ave. – Food not cooled by approved method.
Grade B – Z Fancy Foodz, 1212 Avenue Z – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade C – Avenue X Pizza & Grill, 2201 Avenue X – Hot foo not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies, Food not protected from potential contamination.

Events
Downtown – 11 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams, Brooklyn students rally outside Borough Hall, march over Brooklyn Bridge for climate strike. 209 Joralemon St.

Flatlands – 1 to 4 p.m. – Councilwoman Farah Louis hosts concert and resource fair for seniors. Amersfort Park, East 38th St. and Avenue I.

Bushwick – 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Greenpoint – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Never Sad presents: Always Happy Video Comedy Bop. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Mystery Science Theatre 3000 “The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour.” Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Downtown - 8 p.m. – Blink-182 & Lil Wayne. Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

Sunset Park – 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents: Chrome Sparks, Visuals by Ghostdad, Ela Minus. Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.

Park Slope – 9:30 p.m. – 90s Pop Sing-Along. Union Hall, 702 Union St.

Saturday
Fort Greene – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Artisan Market.  DeKalb btwn Washington Park & So. Oxford St.
Coney Island – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – 28th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York.  Ford Amphitheater, 3052 W21st St.
Greenwood Heights – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Chipping Away: The Art of Stone Carving. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
Williamsburg – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Flea Record Fair.  Smorgasburg, East River State Park
Greenpoint - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Sex Expo.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
Greenpoint - Noon to 4 p.m. – Schoolfest 2019. Ericsson MS 126, 424 Leonard St.
Downtown - 2 to 7 p.m. – Brooklyn Americana Music Festival.  Pier 6 Lawn, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Greenpoint – 7 to 9 p.m. – Movies Under the Star: The Edge of Seventeen.  McGolrick Park, 110 Russell St.
Coney Island - 9 p.m. – Twisted Circus presents: Something Wicked.  Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Ave.

Sunday
Various Locations – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Book Festival Day.
Prospect Heights - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Terrariums: The Desert Landscape.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.
Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Sex Expo.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
Bushwick – Noon – YES Block Party.  Jefferson St. btwn Wyckoff Ave & Irving Ave.
Prospect Park - Noon to 5 p.m. – Camp Romper – Fun for the entire family.  Tickets.  LeFrak Center Lakeside
Downtown – 2 to 7 p.m. – Brooklyn American Music Festival.  Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6 Lawn.
Coney Island – 5:30 p.m. – StoneTemple Pilots.  Ford Amphitheater, 3052 W21st St.
Industry City – 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents: Lee Scratch Perry & Subatomic Sound System. Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: Wild, Wild West.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

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September 20th, 2019 at 9:18 am

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Morning Buzz: Puppy rescue leads to ‘Park Slope BS’, Gun found stashed in Brooklyn cable box

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Thursday, Sept 19

Weather
• Autumn-like and sunny with a high of 72.

Top Stories
• Complaints against the NYPD hit a five-year high, more evidence of an anti-cop sentiment gripping the city, officials say.

• Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after a photo surfaced of him in brownface and a turban, and admitted it happened another time.

• One of the city’s worst school bus companies is also the most expensive, thanks to a special subsidy approved by Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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38th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York  Sat Sept 21 10am - 9pmCelebrating Irish-American history with food, children’s activities, Irish goods and more! Tickets Ford Amphitheatre, 3052 West 21st Street, Coney Island
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Brooklyn News
• DNA evidence linked a gun found stashed inside a Brooklyn cable box to a convicted felon on parole, who claims he wasn’t the last to use it.

• A Carroll Gardens man who rescued a sick puppy was slammed as a fraudster after he started a GoFund Me page to pay for a costly surgery.

• Citi Bike’s expansion into Bushwick begins in earnest this month, with 85 newdocking stations planned.

Politics
• Former national security advisor John Bolton ripped into President Donald Trump’s plan to invite the Taliban to Camp David.

• Councilman Costa Constantinides officially enters the race for Queens borough president, while former DA candidate Tiffany Caban makes a move.

Entertainment
• Here’s how the Bloods and rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine used each other.

• The Real Kitchen Nightmare: A new restaurant-themed escape room has opened its doors in Long Island City.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968, this song by Steppenwolf went Gold. Although the song is often used in films about bikers, it was originally written as a slow ballad.

• In 1928, actor Adam West was born in Walla Walla, Washington. From 1966-1968, he starred as this famous superhero.

Opinion
• First Lady Chirlane McCray’s effort to battle mental health problems, Thrive NYC, is an even bigger failure then first thought, the Post writes.

• With news of a grade-fixing scandal, the Queens Ledger wonders if everything at Maspeth H.S. – including the admissions process – was rigged.

In the Blogs
• A woman was slashed with a knife after she refused to hand over her belongings during an incident in East Williamsburg.

• A group wants separate swim times for men and women at a Williamsburg pool after a controversial plan for women-only sessions was scrapped.

Trending in New York
#ThursdayThoughts
#OnePiece956
#Whistleblower
The Thing
#ThursdayMotivation

Scoreboard
• The Mets ralliled in the ninth to beat the Rockies, 7-4. The Mets (79-73) are off before starting a series in  Cincinnati with the Reds.

• The Yankees fell to the Angels, 3-2. New York (99-54) wraps up its series with the Angels in the Bronx tonight at 6:35 p.m.

• Tennessee (1-1) and Jacksonville (0-2) meet in Thursday Night Football at 8:20 p.m. The Titans are 2.5-point favorites.

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Schoolfest 2019   Sat Sept 21st  12-4pm Learn about all types of schools in one place on one day. Click here for free tickets. John Ericsson Middle School 126, 424 Leonard Street, Greenpoint
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Real Estate
• Will the city’s Bushwick Neighborhood Plan actually address the area’s growing affordability crisis?

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 22nd 1-3pm. 21 Conselyea Street, Williamsburg- 2 family home – 1st flr is a 1 BR/1 bath, 2nd flr has 3 BRs /1 bath. Basement has 2 entrances, BR, 1.5 bath. $1.949M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-88-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 22nd 2:30-4pm. 73 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Renovated two family, parking for 2 cars. 6 BRs, 4 bath. Finished basement w/ BR, kitchen & bath. Backyard w/ deck. $1.3M. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 898-square-foot condo at 223 Pulaski Streetin Bedford-Stuyvesant for $480,000.

Style & Fashion
• Is Alton Mason the hottest male model in the world? Discuss.

• Everlane’s first Brooklyn location features some high-tech design details.

Events
DoBro - 11 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer speak at rally against cuts to public transportation. B38 Bus Stop, Cadman Plaza West & Johnson St.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Murder, Theft and Rebellion: Archaeology of Pirate of the Caribbean. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Mystery Science Theatre 3000: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour. Kings Theatre,1027 Flatbush Ave

Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – The Machine performs Pink Floyd. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

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September 19th, 2019 at 8:54 am

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Morning Buzz: Driver fatally struck baby on Bronx sidewalk, More creative brands moving to Brooklyn

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Wednesday, September 18

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 71 degrees.

Top Stories
• A driver plowed into a baby on a Bronx sidewalk, killing the 20-month-old in front of her mother.

• A Trinidad native who served two years behind bars awaiting a trial for a murder was released after prosecutors announced his innocence.

• Governor Cuomo announced that New York drivers won’t have to pay $25 for a new license plate.

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Bushwick’s Got Talent  Wed Sept 18th 7pm  Join us as we discover the newest, hottest and weirdest performers before they become famous!  $10 House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Bushwick
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Brooklyn News
• Many creative brands are moving to Brooklyn.

• The NYPD cop who is accused of planning to have her ex-husband and boyfriend’s daughter murdered will stay at the Metropolitan Detention Center until she stands trial in April.

• Celebrate 25 years of “Friends” with screenings of fan-favorite episodes at Regal Sheepshead Bay 14.

Politics
• The Trump administration wants to charge immigrants $1,000 to appeal deportation cases while the current fee is $110.

• Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is the third Trump administration member linked to Jeffrey Epstein and his circle.

Entertainment
• Mario Lopez and Elizabeth Berkley are teaming up for a new “Saved by the Bell” series.

• Pilot Pete will be the new Bachelor.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975 fugitive Patty Hearst is captured and arrested for armed robbery.

• In 2003 TV actor Aidan Gallagher is born in Los Angeles, CA. His first professional role was in an episode of this Emmy winning TV series.

Opinion
• A Daily News columnist argued that unionization would cement preschool teachers salary parity gains.

• The Queens Ledger questioned if anything was ever fair at Maspeth High School.

In the Blogs
• Check out the events happening in Greenpoint during Climate Week.

• Only one in every eight Bushwick schools offer student-run newspapers.

Trending in New York
• #BachelorInParadise
• Betances
• Tayshia
• The Princess Bride
• Trump Plaza

Scoreboard
• The Mets (78-73) defeated the Colorado Rockies, 6-1. Their next game is today at 3:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (99-53) beat the Los Angeles Angels, 8-0. They face off at 6:35 p.m.

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Blink-182 & Lil Wayne  Fri Sept 20th 8pm  With special guest Neck Deep.  Tickets   Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown
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Real Estate
• Fogarty Finger Architecture has new renderings for 308 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

• For Sale – 180 Stockholm Street, Bushwick – Six family home in prime location. Three levels with 6 apts – each unit is a 2 bed/1 bath. 12BRs, 6 bath total. Near all.  $1.2M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577   

• For Rent – 180 Scholes St. #3L, Williamsburg – 2 BR (flex to 3BR), pvt balcony, kitchen w/ SS appliances, washer/dryer in unit, central air.  $3,208/month. Blue Egg Realty. 240-716-9442

• Sold - Sheepshead Bay – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,990-square-foot duplex at 2206 E 29th St. for $838,800. Zillow

Business News
• Singapore Airlines is teaming up with a high-tech urban farm to make sure it serves the best meal on every flight.

• Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit is all about sisterhood.

EventsEast Flatbush – 9 a.m. – First Lady McCray and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza will visit I.S. 285 Meyer Levin for a student town hall. I.S. 285 Meyer Levin, 5909 Beverley Road

Downtown Brooklyn – 1:40 p.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holds a press conference with the Tzu Chi Foundation to launch ‘See 2 Succeed’ program. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Brooklyn – 6 p.m. – The W Connection: Widows Helping Widows Rebuild Their Lives.  Email [email protected] for location

Carroll Gardens – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 6 Mtg Re: Carroll Park Renovation. PS 58, 330 Smith Street

Bushwick – 7 p.m. – Bushwick’s Got Talent.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Gowanus – 7:30 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: Moonstruck.  Parklife, 636 DeGraw St.

Crown Heights – 8:15 p.m. – Adams speaks and presents proclamation at the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Institute of Architects 125th Anniversary event. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave.

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September 18th, 2019 at 9:37 am

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Morning Buzz: Kings Plaza mall thief steaks $95K, Bodies of four children found after police discovered their mom’s body

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Tuesday, September 17

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• The remains of four young children were found just hours after their mom’s body was discovered inside her husband’s van.

• New York County District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office has subpoenaed eight years of Trump’s tax returns from Mazars USA.

• The Iowa Republican Party will hold caucuses in 2020 despite other states like Arizona and Nevada canceling their primary elections in support for Trump.

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Sex Expo  Sat Sept 21st & Sun Sept 22nd 11am-6pm Experience an open environment where learning the latest facts about intimacy is celebrated with style and flair. Tickets  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• A jewel thief stole 18 rings worth about $95,000 from Gallery Jewelry in Kings Plaza mall.

• NYPD Inspector Michael McGrath was fatally struck by a dump truck while riding his motorcycle in the Bronx on Tuesday.

• A Brooklyn resident has written a new book on how “Friends” created a new generation of television.

Politics
• The US said that there’s intelligence showing attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was “likely” coming from Iran.

• Tiffany Cabán registered a new campaign committee with the state Board of Elections on Friday.

Entertainment
• The stars wore dazzling outfits to the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys.

There’s an incredible hidden exhibit about the intersection of tech and art in a 6,000-square-foot space under Chelsea Market.

Buzzing Back

• In 1976 NASA unveils its first space shuttle, Enterprise.

• In 1991 TV actor Jordan Connor is born in Calgary, Canada.  He rose to fame for his role as Sweet Pea in this TV series.

Opinion
• The Chicago Tribune says the US can’t allow Iran, or anyone else, to choke off global oil supplies.

• A Post columnist argues that the media is beclowning itself trying to end Trump.

In the Blogs
• Check out all of the people serving looks in Williamsburg this past weekend.

• Brooklyn’s first BagelFest included a bagel-filled pinata.

Trending in New York
• Ramsey
• Odell
• Big Ben
• Jones
• Steelers

Scoreboard
• The Mets (77-73) were defeated by the Colorado Rockies, 9-4. They play again tonight at 8:40 p.m.

• The Yankees (98-53) were off last night. They play the Los Angeles Angels tonight at 6:35 p.m.

• The Jets (0-2) lost to the Cleveland Browns, 23-3. The game saw former Giant Odell Beckham Jr.’s return to MetLife after being traded.

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••••••••••••Mystery Science Theatre 3000 – “The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour” Thurs Sept 19th & Fri Sept 20th 8pm  Featuring never-before screened films “No Retreat, No Surrender” and “Circus of Horrors”. Tickets Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

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Real Estate
• New renderings of 1021-1023 38th Street, a new seven-story community building in Kensington, were released.

• For Sale - 3734 Oceanic Ave #A2, Seagate – Duplex Condo on 2nd & 3rd flrs has big porch, 3 BRs, 3 Bath, dishwasher, washer & dryer. $569,900 Home.com. (855) 932-6462

• For Rent – 159 Willoughby Ave #4B, Clinton Hill - 3 BRs, 1 bath, kitchen w/ SS appliances, heat/hot water included.  $3,300/month. Nooklyn.com. 917-626-9838

• Sold – Kensington – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 850-square-foot co-op at 599 E 7th St. for $475,000. Zillow

Technology
• Could the Big Apple rival Silicon Valley for the new home of technology?

• Exercise startup Peloton is being sued for $300 million over claims it stole songs from The Beatles, Adele and Taylor Swift as well as other musicians.

Events
• Borough Hall - 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Borough President Adams unveils tool to help parents detect opioid abuse.  Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Gowanus - 7:30 p.m. – Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results.  The Bell House, 149 7th Street

• Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Andrew Bird w/ special guest Chicano Batman.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

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September 17th, 2019 at 9:04 am

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Morning Buzz: Murder-suicide in Downtown Brooklyn, Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run

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Monday, September 16

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy amid a spate of nationwide lawsuits.

• Rock singer Ric Ocasek, the frontman of The Cars, died at the age of 75.

• Governor Cuomo announced an emergency ban on most e-cigarette flavors.

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Brooklyn Book Festival Sept 16th– 23rd A premier book festival presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. Click here for daily programs. Various Locations.
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Brooklyn News
• A man fatally shot a woman before turning the gun on himself in a murder-suicide inside a Downtown Brooklyn apartment.

• A 31-year-old Crown Heights pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run driver.

• The MTA is launching rush-hour express service on the F line in Brooklyn.

Politics
• New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand promised a “full court press” for gun control measures.

• Several Democratic candidates for president are calling for impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh in wake of new reports of sexual misconduct.

Entertainment
• See the full list of winners from this year’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Weekend Box Office
• It: Chapter Two: $40 million
Hustlers: $33 million
Angel has Fallen: $4.4 million
Good Boys: $4.2 million
The Lion King (2019): $3.5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1970, Melody Maker named Led Zeppelin as England’s “Best Group,” replacing The Beatles, who had held that honor for eight years.

• In 1981, actress Alexis Bledel is born in Houston. You may remember her for playing Rory on this 2000 TV series.

Opinion
• The Post says New York City should just ban the costumed creeps in Times Square.

• amNY says Bahamian refugees of Dorian need America’s helping hand.

In the Blogs
• The annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival is back on September 21.

• Eight artists explore contemporary Muslim identity in a new BRIC House exhibit.

Trending in New York
• Ric Ocasek
Julio Jones
#BaldwinRoast
#BTSisBack
#Succession

Scoreboard
• The Mets (77-72) lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2. They head to Colorado to face the Rockies at 8:40 p.m.

• The Yankees (98-53) fell to the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-4. The Bombers have Monday off.

• The Giants (0-2) were blasted by the Buffalo Bills, 28-14.

• The Jets (0-1), without QB Sam Darnold, host the Cleveland Browns at 8:15 p.m. on Monday Night Football.

Spain won the FIBA World Cup, with Ricky Rubio getting Tournament MVP honors.

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•••••••••••Andrew Bird with Special Guest Chicano Batman Tues Sept 17th 8pm Indie rock multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter Andrew Bird returns to Kings Theatre with special guest Chicano Batman. TicketsKings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

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Real Estate
• A new StreetEast analysis found that NYC’s luxury condo glut is leading to thousands of unsold apartments.

• For Sale – 103 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Two family brick w/ full finished basement & pvt driveway. Recently renovated and all units are rented.  $1.2M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• For Rent – Bushwick – Lovely 3 BR apt features LR, EIK, bath.  Heat, water & gas included.  Lots of sunlight and closets. Ample street parking.  $2,500/month. Carollo Rentals. 917-780-6142

• Sold – Sheepshead Bay – A three-bedroom, bathroom, 1,990-square-foot house at 2206 East 29th Street for $838,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday afternoon, 50-year-old off-duty NYPD community assistant Joyce Lewis was arrested within the confines of the 77th Precinct. She was charged with menacing.

Events
Williamsburg – 8:30 p.m. – Free Rooftop Movies: The Matrix. Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave.

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September 16th, 2019 at 9:07 am

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Morning Buzz: Eight hurt after SUV crashes into MTA bus, Four cases of West Nile in NYC

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Friday, September 13

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 72 degrees. Mostly cloudy on Saturday and a high of 76. Sunday will be partly cloudy. High of 82 degrees.

Top Stories
• A retired NYPD sergeant fatally shot himself at his Orange County home, making him the 11th cop to take his life this year.

• The MTA is hiring 500 new transit cops to crack down on subway assaults and fare evasion.

• The Department of Health has confirmed four cases of West Nile Virus in New York City.

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IPA Fest: Brooklyn Sat Sept 14th 11:30am – 9:30pm This one-day festival will span two sessions and feature over 50 breweries pouring more than 200 beers. Tickets. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St., Greenpoint.
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Brooklyn News
• Eight people were injured after an MTA bus and an SUV crashed at a Midwood intersection.

• Police have busted the man who knocked out a rabbi’s teeth in Crown Heights on hate crime charges.

• The father of the 10-year-old killed by a car in Midwood said he cannot blame the driver, who had a medical episode behind the wheel.

Politics
• The Times picks winners and losers from last night’s Democratic debate.

• A Republican PAC ad denouncing socialism shows a picture of AOC lit on fire.

Entertainment
• DJ Khaled and wife Nicole Tuck are pregnant with their second baby boy.

• Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey are launching their own “The Office” podcast.

Buzzing Back

• In 1996, Tupac Shakur dies of gunshot wounds suffered in a Los Angeles drive-by shooting.

• In 1916, author Roald Dahl is born in Cardiff, Wales. His 1964 book was adapted to film and this actor starred in the lead role.

Opinion
• The Daily News says there are troubling signs de Blasio may not overhaul the property tax system after all.

• The Post says animals rights activists should know New Yorkers don’t care about rats’ rights.

In the Blogs
• The 12th annual SchoolFest in north Brooklyn is scheduled for September 21.

Make art at Thomas Greene Park this weekend for the upcoming Global Youth Climate Strike.

Trending in New York
• #FridayThe13th
#DontCallMeAngel
Shane Gillis
#BoycottABC
#FridayFeeling

Scoreboard
• The Mets (76-70) drubbed the Arizona Diamondbacks, 11-1.

• The Yankees (97-51) swept the Tigers in a double header, 10-4 and 6-4.

• The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) topped the Carolina Panthers (0-2) on Thursday Night Football, 20-14.

• Jets quarterback Sam Darnold will miss “multiple games” with mono.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets host the Los Angeles Dodgers at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to Toronto to face the Blue Jays at 7:07 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets welcome the Dodgers to Citi Field for a 7:10 p.m. matchup.
• The Yankees face the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. First pitch is at 3:07 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets cap off their home stand against the Dodgers. First pitch is at 7:08 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their series with in Toronto at 1:07 p.m.
• The Giants (0-1) host the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m.

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A Drinking Game NYC presents: Can’t Hardly Wait Fri Sept 13th 8-11pm Each movie comes with a list of buzzwords and phrases – when you hear one, a bell rings and everyone drinks, including the cast! 21+. $15. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave., Greenpoint.
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Real Estate
• The state is looking at reviving a push to pass a pied-à-terre tax on pricey second homes in NYC.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 15th 12-1:30pm – 117 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg – Semi-detached 8 family home has 24BRs, 8 bath total.  All apts are in good condition.   Oasis-like backyard.  $3.099M.  Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

OPEN HOUSE  – Sun Sept 15th 2:30–4pm – 73 Menahan Street, Bushwick - Renovated and fireproof home w/ parking for 2 cars offers 6 BRs, 4 bath total.  Finished basement w/ BR, kitchen and bath exits into backyard w/ deck.  $1.3M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• Sold – Cypress Hills – A one-bathroom, 475-square-foot studio co-op at 224 Highland Boulevard for $130,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Here’s the ultimate food itinerary to try in Greenpoint.

• The new Norm’s Pizza in Downtown Brooklyn has all kinds of excellent slices.

Restaurant ABC’s – Park Slope
Grade A – Shaking Crab, 230 5th Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade B – Da Nonna Rosa, 140 7th Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Kiwiana Restaurant, 847 Union St. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Cross-contamination, Evidence of mice, Food contact surface not properly washed.

Events
• Bay Ridge – 9:30 a.m. – Congressman Max Rose to host naturalization ceremony for young constituent Yuliya Lesiv. Rose’s District Office, 8203 3rd Ave.

Gowanus – 10:30 a.m. – Rebuilding Together NYC hosts graduation ceremony for Sandy-impacted NYCHA residents who completed workforce training program. 126 10th St.

Downtown – 4 to 8 p.m. – Brooklyn Brews – Pop-Up Beer Garden. MetroTech Commons.

• Prospect Heights – 5 to 7 p.m. OR 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Wontons & Dumplings.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Prospect Park – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Grooves of Now! LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Greenpoint – 8 to 11 p.m. – A Drinking Game presents: Can’t Hardly Wait. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

Saturday
Fort Greene – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Artisan Market.  DeKalb Ave btwn Washington Park & South Oxford
Greenwood Heights – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Stars of the Stage and Screen Trolley Tour.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Greenpoint - 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. – IPA Fest: Brooklyn.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
Downtown - Noon to 5 p.m. – Brooklyn Brews – Pop-Up Beer Garden.  MetroTech Commons
Downtown – 7 p.m. – Chris Brown performs.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue
Coney Island – 7 p.m. – An Evening with Charlie Wilson.  Ford Amphitheater, 3052 W21st Street
Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Finding Ashley Stewart.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

Sunday
Williamsburg - Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Boss featuring The Music fo Bruce Springsteen for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 With Avenue
Prospect Heights – 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. – The Woodland Terrarium.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue
Flatbush - 7 p.m. – Eric Andre: Legalize Everything Tour!  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: Fight Club.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton Street.

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September 13th, 2019 at 8:56 am

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Morning Buzz: Brooklyn man would help ISIS if released from jail, Three horses die at Belmont

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Thursday, September 12

Weather
• Showers possible throughout the day with a high of 77.

Top Stories
• Cops chasing two pot smokers in the Bronx found a kidnapped man bound and gagged in the basement of a bodega.

• The makers of Oxycontin have reached a tentative deal of between $10-$12 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits.

• Three horses died in the first week of fall racing at Belmont Park.

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Photoville 2019  Thurs Sept 12th– Sun Sept 22nd  NYC’s premier photo destination built from repurposed shipping containers. Free & Open to the Public. Brooklyn Bridge Plaza
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Brooklyn News
• Members of the FDNY added 22 more names to a memorial at its Brooklyn headquarters dedicated to those lost on 9/11 and to 9/11-related illnesses.

• A Brooklyn man accused of being a top sniper for ISIS would take up arms for the group again if released from prison, he told a judge.

• The 10-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a car in Midwood had just missed his school bus before the accident happened.

Politics
• The City Council is moving to abandon a ban on conversion therapy out of fear a lawsuit could set a “pro-conversion therapy” precedent nationwide.

• With Borough President Melinda Katz on the verge of becoming the next district attorney, there’s not shortage of people interested in her current post.

Entertainment
• Sources say Mike Francesa is behind the recent decision to push Chris Carlin out at WFAN.

• A new movie starring Renee Zellweger depicts Judy Garland’s final years as a drug-addicted and sex-obsessed suicidal star.

Buzzing Back

• In 2003, singer Johnny Cash died at the age of 71.

• In 1973, actor Paul Walker is born in Glendale, California. He is best known for his role in this 2001 movie, and ironically died at age 40 in a car accident.

Opinion
• An assemblyman writes in the Brooklyn Downtown Star that the state should be doing more to alleviate the burden of college debt.

• A columnist for the Greenpoint Star urges people to take part in the 2020 Census, as well as dispels some common misconceptions.

In the Blogs
• A $1 million lawsuit has been filed against Bushwick police officers accused of using stop-and-frisk tactics.

• Police have released video of the suspect who randomly punched a man in the back of the head in Williamsburg.

Trending in New York
#TheChallenge34
#911Remembered
#TributeInLight
#ThursdayThoughts
#MyPetIn5Words

Scoreboard
• The Mets topped Arizona, 9-0. The Mets (75-70) and Diamondbacks wrap up their series today at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field.

• They Yankees and Tigers were postponed. New York (95-51) ends its series with the Tigers today with games at 1:10 and 4:10 p.m. in Detroit.

• Tampa Bay (0-1) and Carolina (0-1) meet on Thursday Night Football. Kick-off is at 8:20 p.m. As of this morning, Carolina is a 6.5-point favorite.

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Back to Back to Black: Amy Winehouse Tribute  Thurs Sept 12th 8pm  A 36th Birthday celebration featuring Remember Jones & a 12-piece orchestra. $15 Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave, Williamsburg
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Real Estate
• The Brodsky Organization has landed a $140 million loan to begin work on a 336-unit rental building at 664 Pacific Street,

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 14th 3-4:30pm – 21 Conselyea Street, Williamsburg – Two family home: 1st flr is 1BR/1 bath,  2nd flr is 3BR/1 bath.  Basement has BR, 1.5 bath. $1.949M. Capri Jet Realty  347-450-3577

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 15th 2:30-4pm – 137 Beadel Street, Greenpoint - Two family brick on 3 levels. 1st unit is a  2BR/1 bath apt. 2nd unit has 3BRs/1 bath. Full basement w/ 1/2 bath.  $1.150M. Capri Jet Realty 347-450-3577

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 800-square-foot apartment at 546 40th Streetin Sunset Park for $618,000.

Style & Fashion
• The cannabis industry is leaving its own mark on the runway during New York Fashion Week.

• And Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty line staged the most over-the-top lingerie show in fashion history at an event in the Barclays Center.

Events
• Downtown Brooklyn - 11:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams joins 200 students for group meditation. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Bushwick – 5 p.m. – State Parks officials open new playground. PS 145, 100 Noll St.

• Williamsburg – 7 p.m. – State Julia Salazar hosts Debate Watch Party Fundraiser. The Well, 272 Meserole St.

Greenpoint - 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Friday Night Lights. McCarren Park, Driggs Ave. & Lorimer St.

Williamsburg - 8 p.m. – Back to Back to Black: Amy Winehouse Tribute. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

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September 12th, 2019 at 8:55 am

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Morning Buzz: Explosive device found near Brooklyn gunfight, Midwood boy killed after car jumps curb

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Wednesday, September 11

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 88 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump-backed Republican Dan Bishop won a North Carolina special election.

Thousands of people are left homeless in the Bahamas as the recovery process begins after Hurricane Dorian.

• Here’s how New York City and the nation are marking 18 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Screening of Wolfgang Staehle’s “2001” Wed Sept 11th 8:30am-7pm Reflect on a world-changing moment. Screening in real-time throughout the day, free to public. Please RSVP. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights.
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Brooklyn News
• Cops found a possible explosive device in Brooklyn near the spot where police killed a gang member in a Labor Day gunfight.

• A 10-year-old was killed in Midwood after a driver lost control of his car, which jumped the curb and struck the boy.

• Ten people have filed Child Victim Act lawsuits against the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Politics
• Former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer is joining Nicole Malliotakis’s congressional campaign.

• A New York City Council member is under investigation for conflict-of-interestviolations.

Entertainment
• Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick will star on Broadway together in a revival of “Plaza Suite.”

• Netflix is developing a film with Millie Bobby Brown and her sister called “A Time Lost.”

Buzzing Back

• In 2001, the attack on America.

• In 1967, singer Harry Connick Jr. is born in New Orleans. He played opposite this actor and portrayed a pilot in this 1996 film.

Opinion
• USA Today says pulling troops out of Syria means ISIS will persist.

• The Daily News suggests how to remember the 9/11 attacks 18 years later.

In the Blogs
• Here are six Bushwick bars to watch the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday.

• Catch a free screening of “Friday Night Lights” at McCarren Park.

Trending in New York
• #NeverForget
#911Anniversary
#HappyBirthdayNamjoon
Sioux Falls
Flight 93

Scoreboard
• The Mets (74-70) edged the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-2. They host the Diamondbacks again tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (95-51) fell to the Tigers, 12-11. The Bronx Bombers take on the Tigers in Detroit. First pitch is at 6:40 p.m.

• The Jets trade a 2021 sixth-round pick for wide receiver Demaryius Thomas.

• Gang Green also signed kicker Sam Ficken to replace the ineffective Kaare Vedvik.

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Star Sign Party – VIRGO Wed Sept 11th 9pm Tarot & beer foam readings, drink specials, cosmic connections. Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd., Ditmas Park.
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Real Estate
• Acadia Realty Trust sold a strip of two-story retail stores in Sheepshead Bayfor $27.65 million.

• For Sale – 1110 Canton Avenue #12, Prospect Park - Renovated 2 BR condo located across from Prospect Park. Easy two-flight walk-up, windows in every room, breakfast bar, granite counters, recessed lighting, large bath w/ soaking tub, in-unit washer/dryer.  $695,000 Homes.com. 646-835-0599

• For Rent – 1 Duffield Street #112, Downtown - 2 BR, 1 bath apt. in new luxury bldg close to beautiful parks features hardwood floors, SS appliances, central a/c, laundry in building, roof access.  $3,800/month. Nooklyn.com. 601-497-7619

• Sold – East New York – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,860-square-foot house at 259 Milford Street for $530,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Apple unveiled the new iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, a new Apple Watch and more at its biggest event of the year.

Netflix and Disney shares slipped after Apple revealed its new TV+ streaming platform.

Events
Brooklyn Heights – 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Screening of Wolfgang Stehle’s “2001.” Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

Gowanus – 7:30 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: Daze and Confused. Parklife, 636 Degraw St.

Ditmas Park – 9 p.m. – Star Sign Party – VIRGO. Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.

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September 11th, 2019 at 9:01 am

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