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Morning Buzz: Car tires slashed in Bay Ridge, Prisoner has murder conviction tossed

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Monday, November 18

Weather
• Overcast with occasional rain showers. High of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
• Hong Kong police have surrounded a university that students protesters have barricaded for days.

• Warned of the political consequences, Trump has retreated from a national flavor ban of e-cigarettes.

• Syracuse University has suspended fraternity and sorority activities following a series of racist and anti-Semitic incidents.

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Pups ‘n’ Pints with True North Rescue Mon Nov 18th 7-10pm Come grab a beer and meet some dogs up for adoption. True North will be there to handle the process and fill you in on their rescue organization. $10. Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11th St., Williamsburg.
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Brooklyn News
• More than 30 car owners had their tires slashed overnight in Bay Ridge.

• A Brooklyn man serving 25 years to life in prison will have his 1996 murder conviction tossed.

• A man was arrested for smashing the windows at a Yeshiva school in Crown Heights.

Politics
• As he considers a presidential run, Mike Bloomberg apologized for the stop-and-frisk policy he long championed.

• Louisiana’s Democratic governor won a second term, defeating a Trump-backed Republican challenger.

Entertainment
• After canceling a recent concert, Ariana Grande opened up to fans about her health issues.

Weekend Box Office
• Ford v Ferrari: $31 million
Midway: $8.7 million
Charlie’s Angels: $8.6 million
Playing with Fire: $8.5 million
Last Christmas: $6.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, Paul McCartney releases this song on which he plays all the instruments himself.

• In 1968, actor Owen Wilson is born in Dallas. He voiced the lead character in this 2006 Pixar movie.

Opinion
• The Times says federal Opportunity Zones are just another way for the rich to avoid paying taxes.

• The Daily News says Mike Bloomberg is right to acknowledge his big stop-and-frisk mistake.

In the Blogs
• CEC 14 is hosting its first annual Thanksgiving Food Project later this week.

• Southeast Asian restaurant Sweet Chili has opened a new spot in Bushwick.

Trending in New York
• Amber
#SoulTrainAwards
#WatchmenHBO
#WWHL
#MrRobot

Scoreboard
• The Jets (3-7) topped the Washington Redskins, 34-17.

• The Knicks (3-10) host the Cleveland Cavaliers at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (5-7) welcome the Indiana Pacers to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

• Myles Garrett will appeal the NFL’s suspension for his helmet attack.

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Gladys Knight Sat Nov 23rd 8pm The legendary Gladys Knight returns to our stage with guest Will Downing. TicketsKings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
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Real Estate
• Thor Equities Group has landed a $92 million refinancing for its office and retail property in Downtown Brooklyn.

• For Sale – 87 Suydam Street, Bushwick – Six family semi home on 3 levels, each unit is a 2 BR/1 bath apt.  Fully finished basement.  $1.6M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• For Rent – 149 4th Avenue #3F, Park Slope – 4 BR/1.5 bath apt w/ renovated kitchen w/new appliances and dishwasher, hardwood floors, pets upon approval.  $3,695/month. Nooklyn.com. 347-699-2949

• Sold – Flatbush – An eight-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,000-square-foot house at 3104 Synder Avenue for $999,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, police responded to a call of a man shot in front of the Lafayette Garden Houses. Cops found a 34-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

• On Saturday night, inside the deli at 754 Coney Island Avenue in Kensington, a 50-year-old deli employee was working behind the counter when an unidentified man entered with a firearm. The suspect demanded money from the register, to which the victim complied. He fled with $1,500. There were no injuries.

Events
Wiliamsburg – 7 to 10 p.m. – Pups ‘n’ Pints. Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11th St.

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November 18th, 2019 at 9:08 am

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Morning Buzz: Man arrested for egg-throwing hate crime, gunshots near a Brooklyn deli illicit heavy NYPD response

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Friday, November 15

Weather
• Mostly sunny, with a high of 54 degrees.
• Saturday: Partly cloudy, with a high of 41 degrees.
• Sunday: Cloudy, with a high of 44 degrees.

Top Stories
• A shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, killing two and wounding three others

• Belgium’s nine-year-old prodigy is set to earn a bachelor’s degree in December.

• A NASA study indicates astronauts can suffer from reversed blood flow in their upper bodies during spaceflight.

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New York State of Mind Pre-Thanksgiving Palooza   Sun Nov 17th 2-6pm Raffles, Karaoke, Spin the Turkey Wheel for a chance to win Thanksgiving Items, Thomas the Turkey & Friends, crafts & activities.  Free – all are welcome!  MayDay Space, 176 St. Nicholas Avenue, Bushwick
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Brooklyn News
• The man accused of throwing eggs at a Brooklyn synagogue and a Jewish woman this past weekend was arrested and is facing hate crime charges.

• Gunshots sparked a major police response at a Brooklyn deli, when officers dealing with a harassment call there believed they were under fire.

• Mayor De Blasio is blaming the MTA for the string of high-profile food vendor arrests in Brooklyn subway stations.

Politics
• The House Impeachment Committee will hold a second public hearing today. Catch up on what’s been going on since the first hearing on Wednesday.

• U.S. intelligence agencies have affirmed they stopped collecting out cell-phone location data without probable cause, but the provision that prevents them from doing so will expire next month unless Congress reauthorizes it.

Entertainment
• Disney+ left the ‘Simpsons’ episode featuring a Michael Jackson cameo off of its catalog.

• Comedian Kevin Hart opens up about his recovery process after a car crash that left him hospitalized in September.

Buzzing Back

• In 1965 The Rolling Stones make their US TV debut on Hullabaloo, performing this song.

• In 1977 TV actor Sean Murray is born in Bethesda, MA.  He began his career in this 1993 film.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate discusses what is missing from the new ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movie.

• A columnist for The New Yorker says the U.S. and Turkey are allies “in name only.”

In the Blogs
• Atlas Oscura is hosting a local event for antique-lovers at City Reliquary in Williamsburg.

• Brooklyn Grange’s third rooftop farm, located on top of the historic Liberty View building, is paving the way for a greener city.

Trending in New York
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Scoreboard
• The Nets (4-7) were defeated by the Denver Nuggets 93 to 101.

• The Knicks (3-9) just beat out the Dallas Mavericks 106 to 103.

• The Rangers (8-7-2) fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3 to 9.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Saturday
• The Nets face the Bulls in Chicago at 6 p.m.
• The Knicks host the Charlotte Hornets at 7:30 p.m.
• The Rangers take on the Florida Panthers at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (13-3-1) head to Philly to play the Flyers at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Jets (2-7) head to Washington to take on the Redskins at 1 p.m.

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New Amsterdam Walking Tour  Sat Nov 16th 1-3pm  Discover the life of pirates and prostitutes living in the scrappy Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, long before New York was New York. $25  Meet at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, NYC
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Real Estate
• In light of a protests and a handcuffing that occurred in Brooklyn subway station this week, Curbed NY discusses how street vendors make neighborhoods feel safer.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 17th 12-1:30pm – 117 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg - Semi-detached 8 family home offers 24 BRs, 8 bath, oasis-like backyard, full basement.  $2.999M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• For Sale - 657 East 26th Street #5V, Midwood – Renovated 2 BR, 1 bath co-op in “move-in” condition features large entryway closet, dining nook, open concept kitchen w/ SS appliances, large LR.  Cats ok, no dogs.  $429,000. Homes.com. 833-252-8033 

• Sold – Kensington – A six-bedroom, four-bathroom 3,000 square-foot home at 183 Minna St. for $1,550,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Famous Argentine chef Francis Mallmann hosts a free cookout this weekendin McCarren Park.

• Vegetarian restaurant Brooklyn Whole Bowl opened this week on Metropolitan Avenue, and it only sells one item.

Restaurant ABC’s – Manhattan Beach
Grade A – Masal Cafe, 1901 Emmons Ave., Food not cooled by an approved method, Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade B – Z Fancy Foodz, 1212 Avenue Z, Cold food item held above 41º F, Food not protected from potential source of contamination.
Grade C – Cafe Gallery, 2801 Coney Island Ave., Evidence of mice or live mice, Food contact surface not properly washed, HACCP plan not approved, Facility not vermin proof.

Events
Downtown – Various Times – Disney on Ice presents: Road Trip Adventure.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue
Flatbush – 9 a.m. – Tenants demand landlord to repair building after fire.  Brooklyn Housing Court, 141 Livingston St.

Saturday
• Downtown – Various Times – Disney on Ice presents: Road Trip Adventure.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue
Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – American Field Pop-Up Market.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 1 to 4:30 p.m. – Natural Perfume Blending.  Pre-Reg Req. Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Avenue
Bushwick – 2 to 6 p.m. – New York State of Mind Pre-Thanksgiving Palooza.  MayDay Space, 176 St. Nicholas Avenue
Flatbush – 7:30 p.m.- The Princess Bride – film & discussion.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
Sunday
• Downtown – Various Times – Disney on Ice presents: Road Trip Adventure.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue
Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Honey Bee Extravaganza.  Lentol Gardens, 178 Bayard Street
• Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – American Field Pop-Up Market.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
Williamsburg- Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: Piano Kids featuring The Music of Billy Joel and Others.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
Battery Park, NYC – 1 to 3 p.m. – Brooklyn Brainery New Amsterdam Walking Tour.  Meet @ Castle Clinton Monument
Manhattan Beach – 2 p.m. – A Charlie Brown Christmas.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.
Flatbush - 7 p.m. – Russian Ballet Theatre’s Swan Lake.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
Williamsburg - 8 p.m. – Half Step: Grateful Dead Tribute.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue

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November 15th, 2019 at 10:21 am

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Morning Buzz: Brooklyn cops nearly hit by stray bullets this morning, ‘Yellow folks’ comments prompts calls for CEC member’s ouster

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Thursday, November 14

Weather
• Cloudy, but a little bit warmer with a high of 46.

Top Stories
• Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of the Diocese of Brooklyn is now being accused of sexually abusing a boy in New Jersey in the 70s

• The MTA will be expanding it’s new tap-and-go fare payment system to all the boroughs by the end of 2020.

• Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate are looking for a confidential way to dole out his fortune to his victims of his abuse.

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American Field Pop-Up Market  Sat Nov 16th & Sun Nov 17th  Sample local beers and cocktails and experience your community of local craftsman! TicketsBrooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• Protestors are demanding a south Brooklyn school board member be removed after the referred to Asian people as “yellow folk.”

• A teenager who tossed an egg at a Borough Park synagogue has been charged with a hate crime

• Police were nearly hit by stray bullets after gunfire erupted outside a deli in Cypress Hills early this morning.

Politics
• She’s looking to start a fire in the GOP! Billy Joel’s ex-girlfriend plans to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Representative Pete King.

• Now that Melinda Katz is officially the new district attorney, here’s a look at the candidates looking to replace her as Queens borough president.

Entertainment
• While there is questionable content from Disney’s past on its new streaming service, you can’t watch the Michael Jackson episode of The Simpsons.

• A new kosher restaurant in Queens has a little something for everyone.

Buzzing Back

• In 1987, Sonny and Cher appear together on The Late Show. They were coaxed by David Letterman into singing this song.

• In 1972, actor Josh Duhamel is born in Minot, North Dakota. In 2003, he won a Daytime Emmy for his role in this soap opera.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate argues the GOP’s attempt to take down two longtime foreign service professionals shows the dwindling influence of real expertise.

• A columnist for the Greenpoint Star writes that the new emphasis on policing the subways is just meant to distract from the real problems with mass transit.

In the Blogs
• A Chopin piano concert in Greenpoint tonight was originally scheduled for Carnegie Hall, but was canceled over its Polish far-right sponsor.

• The Cerddorian Vocal Ensemble will perform at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Carroll Gardens on Friday.

Trending in New York
#AHS1984
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Harden
#LakeShow
#HipWithMamamoo

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (13-3-1) edged the Maple Leafs, 5-4.

• The Knicks (2-9) host Kristaps Porzingis and the Dallas Mavericks. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (4-6) are in Denver for a 10:30 p.m. contest with the Nuggets.

• The Rangers (8-6-2) head to Tampa for a meeting with the Lightning. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• Pittsburgh (5-4) takes on Cleveland (3-6) on Thursday Night Football. Kick-off is at 8:20 p.m. The Browns are 2.5-point favorites.

• Jacob deGrom wins second straight Cy Young award. New Mets manager Carlos Beltran implicated in Astros sign-stealing controversy.

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Mortified  Thurs Nov 14th 7:30pm A comic excavation of teen angst artifacts as shared by their original authors before total strangers. Tickets  Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett Street, Gowanus
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Real Estate
• Thinking of making the move from renting to owning? A local realtor explains how to determine how much you can realistically afford.

• For Sale – 390 Union Avenue, Williamsburg – Three family development opportunity! 8 BRs, 4 bath total. EIKs on each floor, massive backyard, full basement w/separate entrance. $3.280M. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188 

• For Rent – 527 Dean Street #2L, Prospect Heights – Luxury 4 BR, 2 bath duplex. Dishwasher, washer/dryer in unit, central air & heat. Private yard, finished deck. $6,000/month. Nooklyn.com 914-255-8154

• Sold – One-bedroom one-bath, 576-square-foot condo at 500 4th Avenue in Gowanus for $623,000.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s a rundown of some of the hot jewelry trends to rock this fall.

• The organizers of the 2020 Met Gala are asking celebrities to dress up as the concept of “time.”

Events
Downtown - Various Times – Disney on Ice presents Road Trip Adventure. Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

Bushwick – 10 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams speaks at World Diabetes Day event. Woodhull Hospital, 760 Broadway

East New York – 10 a.m. – FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro presides over promotion ceremony. Christian Cultural Center, 12020 Flatlands Ave.

Gowanus - 7:30 p.m. – Mortified. Littlefield, 635 Sackett St.

Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Lux Prima performs. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Bushwick – 10 p.m. – Dirty Thursday: Queens of Pop. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

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November 14th, 2019 at 9:08 am

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Morning Buzz: Impeachment hearings televised today, Muggers beat and rob elderly man

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Wednesday, November 13

Weather
• Sunny but cold with a high of 35 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump impeachment hearings will be televised today, and includes testimony from diplomats.

• The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared to side with Trump in letting DACA end during oral arguments.

• The MTA’s new tap-and-go fare system is coming to 48 subway stations in December.

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2019 Fall Gala Wed Nov 13th 6:30 – 10:30pm Our Fall Gala raises vital funds in support of Brooklyn Historical Society’s educational programs. Tickets. The Library Warehouse, 260 Conover St., Carroll Gardens.
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Brooklyn News
• A pair of muggers beat up an elderly man and stole $3,500 outside his apartment in East New York.

• Police are trying to track down two men who beat and robbed a deliverymanin Flatbush.

• The churro crackdown at Broadway Junction began with complaints from the station manager.

Politics
• GOP presidential candidate Mark Sanford has ended his short-lived bid to oust Trump as the Republican nominee.

• The latest Monmouth University poll shows Pete Buttigieg joining the top tier of Democratic candidates in Iowa.

Entertainment
• Robert De Niro will receive the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award.

• “People” magazine has named John Legend as 2019’s Sexiest Man Alive.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968, Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones buys Crotchford Farms in Sussex, England, where in 1924 this book was written.

• In 1969, actor Gerard Butler is born in Paisley, Scotland. He won an MTV Movie Award for Best Fight for his performance in this movie.

Opinion
• The Times says banning e-cigarettes could actually do more harm than good.

• The Post says public hearings don’t make impeachment any less of a farce.

In the Blogs
• Six north Brooklyn schools were among 58 other sites that received funding for STEAM labs.

• The Chili Takedown, a cooking competition, is returning to Bushwick’s Lot 45.

Trending in New York
• Evansville
#ThisIsUs
#PlayLikeANewYorker
#SexiestManAlive
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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (2-9) lose yet again to the Chicago Bulls, 120-102.

• The Nets (4-5) fell to the Utah Jazz, 119-114.

• The Rangers (8-6-2) topped the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime, 3-2.

• The Islanders (12-3-1) host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7 p.m.

• New Nets CEO David Levy is stepping down after less than two months on the job.

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Natural Perfume Blending Sat Nov 16th 1-4:30pm Examine the art of natural perfumery, ingredients and formulation, and leave with two bottles of your perfume. Pre-Registration Required: $68. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
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Real Estate
• A portfolio of rent-stabilized properties, including sites in Brooklyn and Queens, has hit the auction block.

• For Sale – 360 Wilson Avenue, Bushwick – Renovated 2 family Townhouse features 7 BRs, 4.5 bath, hardwood floors, kitchen w/ SS appliances, outdoor space.  $1.250M. Blue Egg Realty 347-464-9484

• For Rent – 149 4th Avenue, Unit 3F, Park Slope – Recently renovated apt features 3 BRs, 2 bath, kitchen w/ new appliances & dishwasher, hardwood floors.  Pets upon approval.  $3,750/month. Nooklyn.com 347-699-2949

• Sold – Ocean Parkway – An 11-bedroom, six-bathroom, 5,160-square-foot multi-family house at 767 East 9th Street for $1.55 million. Zillow.

Business News
• Disney+’s launch was marred by glitches due to high demands.

Tesla plans to build its next factory in the Berlin area, according to Elon Musk.

Events
• East New York – 9 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams co-hosts ribbon cutting for Citi Bike expansion. Truxton St. and Van Sinderen Ave.

• Bushwick – 11 a.m. – Councilman Antonio Reynoso, Riders Alliance, Street Vendor Project and other groups rally against over-policing in subways. Myrtle-Wyckoff subway station, Wyckoff Ave. and Gates Ave.

• Downtown – 5:30 p.m. – Borough President Adams hosts Youth Civic Congress. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Park Slope – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 6 Monthly Meeting. MS 51, 350 5th Ave.

Carroll Gardens - 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.- 2019 Fall Gala to support The Brooklyn Historic Society. The Library Warehouse, 260 Conver St.

• Brooklyn Heights – 7 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams performs in premiere of “The Investigation” with Theater of War. 157 Montague St.

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

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November 13th, 2019 at 9:43 am

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Morning Buzz: Second churro vendor arrested in Bushwick, Police investigate egg attacks

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Tuesday, November 12

Weather
• Mostly cloudy, with a chance of rain turning into snow from the morning to the afternoon. High of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments today in a case that determines the fate of DACA, and in turn, nearly 800,000 Dreamers.

• An Arctic blast is bringing chilling weather across the U.S., and has already been proven fatal in the Midwest.

• Former Bolivian President Evo Morales accepted an offer of asylum in Mexico, a day after resigning due to election fraud protests.

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Book Talk: Bricks & Brownstone: The New York Row House  Tues Nov 12th  6:30pm  A classic look at iconic architecture gets a renovation.  $10  Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Downtown
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Brooklyn News
• The NYPD is investigating a string of egg attacks that happened in Brooklynover the weekend.

• Amid heated controversy, a second churro vendor was arrested at the Myrtle-Wyckoff subway station in Bushwick.

• A new sculpture at the entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge is garnering a lot of attention.

Politics
• Testimony by Laura Cooper, deputy assistant secretary of defense, was the latest to be released in the impeachment inquiry saga.

• Republican Congressman Pete King announced that he will not seek reelection in New York for 2020.

Entertainment
• A 19-year-old director made one of the year’s breakout indie films, Burning Cane, the summer before his senior year of high school.

Rapper Drake was booed off stage at the Camp Flog Gnaw festival by an audience that wanted to see Frank Ocean instead.

Buzzing Back

• In 2001 an American Airlines plane crashes in Rockaway, New York.

• In 1982 movie actress Anne Hathaway is born in NYC.  She won an Academy Award for her role in this 2012 film.

Opinion
• Two female NASA astronauts discuss spacewalking in suits that are too largefor their bodies.

• Slate probes into the difficulties of comprehending just what information data companies know about you.

In the Blogs
• A rally in Bushwick today protested the arrest of a churro vendor at the Broadway Junction subway station.

• Vamos Al Tequila, a Mexican restaurant on Franklin Street in Greenpoint, closed due to health inspection results.

Trending in New York
Disney
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#TuesdayMotivation
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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (2-8) head to Chicago to take on the Bulls at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (4-5) face off with the Utah Jazz at 9 p.m.

• The Rangers (7-6-2) host the Pittsburgh Penguins 7:30 p.m. at MSG.

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From Chopin to Gershwin  Thurs Nov 14th 7pm  One night only – a concert of classical and jazz music celebrating the struggle for freedom and equality in Poland and America. Reception to follow.  Tickets  St. John’s Lutheran Church, 155 Milton St, Greenpoint
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Real Estate
• Construction broke ground on a new affordable housing building in Brownsville.

• For Sale - 489 Montrose Street, Bed-Stuy – Renovated four family Townhouse features 2.5 BR over 2.5 BR over 2BR/2 bath over 1 BR & backyard. Kitchens have SS appliances, granite countertops, hardwood floors.  $1.699M. Blue Egg Realty. 347-464-9484

• For Rent – 120 Nassau Street Unit #21D, Downtown – 1 BR/ 1 bath apt near subway has state-of-the-art amenities, floor to ceiling windows, waterfall edge countertops, ceramic tile bath. Pets upon approval.  $3,823/month.Nooklyn.com 212-729-6529

• Sold – Bergen Beach – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,122-square-foot condo at 1946 Bergen Avenue for $620,000. Zillow.

Technology
• The Polish prime minister is pressing Netflix to edit a documentary that shows a map including locations of Nazi death camps within the nation’s modern borders.

• Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ collects health data on millions of Americans without their knowledge.

Events
Downtown - 11:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams and Anti-Defamation League announce new initiative to prevent hate crimes. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

Downtown – 6:30 p.m. – Book Talk – Bricks & Brownstone: The New York Row House. Brooklyn Historic Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

Downtown – 7:30 p.m.- Ariana Grande performs. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams to be honored at gala. Brooklyn Music School, 30 Lafayette Ave.

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November 12th, 2019 at 9:13 am

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Morning Buzz: Gunman kills ex before shooting himself, Crown Heights teen shot in abdomen

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Monday, November 11
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Veteran’s Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy and warmer with a high of 59 degrees.

Top Stories
• Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned in the wake of disputed election results and violent protests.

• Broadway actress Laurel Griggs died at the age of 13 due to complicationsfrom an asthma attack.

• Military veterans and their spouses will no longer have to pay to apply to SUNY and CUNY schools.

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Veteran’s Day in Prospect Park Mon Nov 11th 12-4pm Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming on Veteran’s Day. Various locations in Prospect Park.
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Brooklyn News
• A Flatland gunman fatally shot his ex-girlfriend and wounded her new boyfriend before killing himself.

• A 16-year-old was shot in the abdomen in Crown Heights.

• A Crown Heights mother issued a plea for help to find her missing 13-year-oldson.

Politics
• A new poll found that Michael Bloomberg would have little support among Democratic voters.

• In her new book, Nikki Haley wrote that two of Trump’s top aides tried to recruit her to undermine him to “save the country.”

Entertainment
• Here’s the complete list of winners from the 2019 People’s Choice Awards.

Weekend Box Office
• Midway: $17.5 million
• Doctor Sleep: $14 million
Playing with Fire: $12.8 million
Last Christmas: $11.6 million
Terminator: Dark Fate: $10.8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2018, Neil Young’s house, who he shares with his wife, was destroyed by the Woolsey fire that raged north of Los Angeles in southern California.

• In 1962, actress Demi Moore is born in Roswell, NM. Her performance in this movie earned her Golden Globe nomination.

Opinion
• USA Today says the U.S. military is losing in the war against suicides.

• Daniel Squadron writes in the Daily News that Democrats must fight to take back state legislatures in 2020.

In the Blogs
• A Bushwick nonprofit is offering free wellness checks for New Yorkers.

• Bklyner has your roundup of the latest business openings and expansions.

Trending in New York
• Cowboys
Mills
#PCAs
#90DayFiance
#RHOA

Scoreboard
• The Jets (2-7) topped the Giants (2-8), 34-27.

• The Rangers (7-6-2) fell to the Florida Panthers in a shootout, 6-5.

• The Knicks (2-8) were blown out by the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-87.

• The Nets (4-5) lost badly to the Phoenix Suns, 138-112.

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Pain Relief with Plant Medicine Mon Nov 11th 6:30-8pm Plants are rich in anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can be a great ally when you are suffering from this silent malaise. $22. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave., Prospect Heights.
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Real Estate
• Hello Living has picked up a $34.5 million loan to refinance its building in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

• For Sale - 275 Dahlgren Place, Dyker Heights – One family brick offers 3 BRS, 2 bath, hardwood floors, renovated kitchen w/ granite counter tops, formal living room, dining room w/ sliding doors leading to outside deck and spacious backyard.  Upstairs bath has a jacuzzi tub. $988,000. Homes.com. 718-690-3900 

• For Rent – 785 Dekalb Ave #4F, Bed-Stuy – 2 BR, 1 bath apt has massive living space, tons of closets, high end appliances, in-unit washer/dryer. Roof access, common courtyard, bike storage, video intercom. Pets upon approval.  $2,900/month. Nooklyn.com. 

• Sold – Ocean Hill – A four-bedroom, five-bathroom, 1,600-square-foot townhouse at 30 Pleasant Place for $805,000. Zillow.

Events
• Boerum Hill – 9:30 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks at annual Making the Impossible Possible Youth Summit. 30 3rd Ave.

Flatlands – 11 a.m. – Public Advocate Williams attends Midwood Senior Center Veterans Day Celebration. 2161 Ralph Ave.

Carroll Gardens – 11 a.m. – Veterans Day Observance. Carroll Park, President St. and Smith St.

Cypress Hills – Noon – Street vendors, advocates and elected officials demand end to plans to hire new MTA police and law enforcement action against vendors. Broadway Junction station, Truxton St. and Irma Lozada Way.

Various Locations - Noon to 4 p.m. – Veteran’s Day in Prospect Park.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Pain Relief with Plant Medicine. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

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November 11th, 2019 at 9:24 am

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Morning Buzz: Fire in housing projects apartment leaves one injured, homeowners hold the MTA accountable for construction issues

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Friday, November 8

Weather
• Mostly sunny and windy. High of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
• Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences is being sued by the Trump administration for supposedly ignoring patent laws on its HIV prevention drug.

• A Honk Kong student who fell from a building during protests this week has died.

• Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he will run for his old senate seat in Alabama.

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Scandals, Scalawags and Murder Most Foul  Sat Nov 9th 10:30am-12:30pm  Green-Wood is the final resting place of many famous and heroic figures in history, but some of its’ deceased denizens have a more blemished reputation.  Tickets  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St, Greenwood Heights
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Brooklyn News
• A “suspicious” fire broke out in an apartment in East New York’s Pink Houses, and one resident was hospitalized from smoke inhalation.

• Brooklyn homeowners along the ‘B’ and ‘Q’ lines say the MTA is trying to pass off responsibility for retaining walls along the tracks that need to be repaired.

•The Brooklyn DA’s Office just released a previously confidential list of copsthat borough prosecutors don’t trust.

Politics
• Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is actively preparing to enter the 2020presidential race.

• State Department official George Kent testified before the House impeachment committee, claiming pressure on Ukraine undermined the rule of law.

Entertainment
• Kristen Bell will return as the ominous narrator for the HBO Max reboot of the show Gossip Girl.

• Mariah Carey is writing a memoir, and it’s going to be published by Andy Cohen’s future imprint, set to launch in 2020.

Buzzing Back

• In 2016 Poet, composer and singer Leonard Cohen passed away at the age of 82.  His composition of this song has been covered by over 300 artists.

• In 1973 journalist David Muir is born in Syracuse, NY.  In 2014 he became the host of this news show.

Opinion
• The New York Times discusses centrists, progressives, europhobia and the upcoming Democratic presidential nomination.

• Slate ruminates on what it truly means to evacuate your home without knowing if it will be for good.

In the Blogs
• Brokelyn’s list of cheap things to do in Brooklyn this weekend, especially if you like art.

• Bushwick-based nonprofit Riseboro, is offering free wellness checks to New Yorkers.

Trending in New York
Bloomberg
Raiders
Anonymous
Philip Rivers
#HTGAWM

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (11-3-1) were defeated by the Pittsburgh Penguins 4 to 3.

• The Rangers (7-6-1) beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4 to 2.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Nets (3-4) head to Portland to take on the Trail Blazers at 10 p.m.
• The Knicks (1-7) face the Dallas Mavericks at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Islanders host the Florida Panthers at 1 p.m.
Sunday
• The Jets (1-7) host the Giants (2-7) in MetLife stadium at 1 p.m.
• The Nets will be in Pheonix to play the Suns at 8 pm.
• The Knicks face the Cleavland Cavaliers 7:30 p.m. at home.
• The Rangers take on the Florida Panthers at 1 p.m. at MSG.

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Under the Streetlamp  Sat Nov 9th  8pm  America’s hottest vocal group delivers an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American Doo Wop, Motown and old time Rock ‘n’ Roll Songbook.  Tickets On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd, Manhattan Beach
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Real Estate
• Here are the most expensive homes for sale in Brooklyn.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Nov 9th 2-3:30pm. 285A Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint -  Charming 3 family brick w/ open concept layout.  Each unit has 1 BR/1 bath, office space EIK.  Pvt backyard w/ storage shed, unfinished basement w/separate entrance.  $1.799M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 10th 12-1:30pm. 117 N. 4th Street Williamsburg- Semi detached 8 family home offers 24 BRS, 8 bath, oasis-likebackyard, full basement.  $2.999M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – East Flatbush – A four bedroom, two bathroom, 1,800 square-foot home at 4707 Tilden Ave. for $629,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Gothamist’s ultimate guide to eating at the new Brooklyn Wegmans.

• A list by Thrillist of where you should be eating in Williamsburg right now.

Restaurant ABC’s – Mill Basin
Grade A – Bill’s Bar, 6326 Avenue N – Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor, Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade B – Island Grill, 5501 Glenwood Rd., Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor, Evidence of mice, Facility not vermin proof, Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade C – Master Wok, 5100 Kings Plaza Shopping Ct., Hot food item not held at or above 140º F, Cold food item held above 41º F, Food not cooled by an approved method, Live roaches present, Insufficient or no refrigerated or hot holding equipment, Facility not vermin proof, Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.

Events
Greenpoint – 3 to 10 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street

Flatbush – 6p.m. – Baby Shark Live!  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

Downtown – 7:30 p.m. – Logic – Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Tour.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue

Downtown – 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – “Girl Code Cars” National STEM Day celebration  National Grid’s MetroTech office, 1 Metrotech Ctr.

Saturday
Fort Greene – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Artisan Market.  Fort Greene Park, DeKalb Ave btwn Washington Park & So. Oxford
Greenwood Heights – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Scandals, Scalawags & Murder Most Foul.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
• Greenpoint – 11a.m. to 7 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Latin History for Morons w/John Leguizamo.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
Manhattan Beach – 8 p.m.  Under the Streetlamp.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Bvd.

Sunday
• Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
Williamsburg – Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of Weezer for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
Park Slope – Noon to 4:30 p.m. – Community Baking Day with BrickOven Brooklyn.  OldStoneHouse, 336 Third Avenue
Prospect Heights – 5 to 7 p.m. – An Introduction to Sichuan Cuisine.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue

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November 8th, 2019 at 9:18 am

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Morning Buzz: DA releases list of problem cops, Former mob wife to host fundraiser for Brooklyn pol

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Thursday, November 7

Weather
• Rain developing later in the day with a high of 58.

Top Stories
• An investor with a stake in MSG is urging owner James Dolan to sell off his shares in the Knicks and Rangers to increase the value of the teams.

• Police in Nassau County executed the largest fentanyl bust in the department’s history.

• The woman who jumped into the lion exhibit at the Bronx Zoo was arrested near the Barclays Center yesterday evening.

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The Other Art Fair  Thurs Nov 7th – Sun Nov 10th  Showcasing works from over 130 talented independent artists.  Tickets   Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• Officers and civilians in Fort Greene are learning to communicate better through improv theater.

•  Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez released a list of NYPD offices his office claims have credibility problems.

• Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakais, whose aide was busted in a mafia-linked scheme, will hold a congressional fundraiser hosted by an ex-mob wife.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio has logged 1,200 hours of work from his SUV, meaning that his greenhouse gas emissions rose 6,000% since 2014.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump for leaving New York, saying his new Florida home won’t protect him from state prosecutors.

Entertainment
• Whitney Houston’s best friend breaks her silence on their love affair in her new memoir.

• The city’s last practicing taxidermist keeps the dying art alive and well in a new shop on Metropolitan Avenue.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, the “King of Cool” Steve McQueen dies.

• In 1996, pop singer Lorde is born in Auckland, New Zealand. This 2012 songwas nominated for three Grammy Awards.

Opinion
• A columnist for Slate says with the release of the impeachment transcripts, Republicans are left to choose between Trump and Democracy.

• The Greenpoint Star writes that the new police commissioner must continue to rebuild the public’s trust.

In the Blogs
• A Bushwick nonprofit is offering free wellness checks.

• A new non-toxic nail “saloon” has opened its doors in Greenpoint.

Trending in New York
Cole Anthony
#AEWDynamite
Bill Gates
#themaskedsinger
#AHS1984

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (1-7) fell to the Pistons, 122-102.

• The Rangers (6-6-1) topped the Red Wings, 5-1

• St. John’s (1-0) got the new basketball season off on a good foot with a 109-79 win over Mercer.

• The Islanders (11-3-0) host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Raiders (4-4) and Chargers (4-5) meet in Thursday Night Football at 8:20 p.m. The Chargers are one-point favorites.

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Community Baking Day  Sun Nov 10th 12-4:30pm Join your neighbors at the outdoor wood-fired oven, bring anything you want. Click here for more information. Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Ave., Park Slope
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Real Estate
• An elegant 19th-century brownstone in Park Slope has hit the market for a cool $4 million.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 10th By Appt 12:30-2pm – 137 Beadel Street, Greenpoint - Two family on 3 levels. 1st unit is 2 BR/1 bath apt. 2nd unit has 3 BRs/1 bath. Full basement w/ 1/2 bath. $1.1M. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 10th By Appt 12-1:30pm – 21 Conselyea Street Williamsburg – 2 family: 1st flr is a 1 BR/1 bath, 2nd Flr is a 3 BR/1 bath. Basement has BR space, 1.5 bath. $1.848M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – One-bath, 607-square-foot studio apartment at 515 East 7th Street in Kensington for $270,000.

Style & Fashion
• Take a virtual tour of Nordstrom’s new NYC flagship megastore.

• A new player in the wadrobe rental game allows you to swap clothes at the dry cleaners via app.

Events
Sunset Park - 9 a.m. – Students host Veterans Day ceremony. Our Lady of Perpetual Hope, 5902 6th Ave.

Crown Heights - 10 a.m. – Kickoff to “Read for the Record” with Nigel Barker. Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza

Cypress Hills – 10 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams announces capital investment in STEAM education. PS 158, 400 Ashford St.

Dyker Heights – 11:15 a.m. – Congressman Max Rose makes announcement regarding mail security. Post Office, 8320 13th Ave.

• Greenpoint - 6 to 10 p.m. – The Other Art Fair. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Crown Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Congresswoman Yvette Clarke hots impeachment town hall. Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza

Flatbush – 7 p.m. – King Diamond performs. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Prospect Heights – 7 to 9 p.m. – Gut Health. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Bushwick – 10 p.m.  Dirty Thursday: 90s Night. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

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November 7th, 2019 at 10:46 am

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