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Morning Buzz: Brooklyn man contacted by Russian spies, Loose bull gets life-saving reprieve

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Thursday, October 19
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Diwali. Meters are still in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 67.

Top Stories
• Starting January 22you might need a passport to fly even if you aren’t leaving the United States.

• Senator John McCain says the Trump administration is not being forthcoming about the incident in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers.

• The mayor must think Amazon execs like lots of pretty lights! The city’s most iconic buildings went orange last night in an attempt to lure the online giant.

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Day Of Remembrance  Sat Oct 21st  5-7pm  Through carefully selected poetry and music, we will share a beautiful series of rituals designed to heal and restore.  Free, but please RSVP.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
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Brooklyn News
• A Brooklyn self-defense instructor says he was contacted by Russian spies looking for information on his students.

• Residents of Spring Creek Towers met last night to discuss the future of the largest subsidized housing development in the nation now that it’s been sold.

• The bull who escaped a Sunset Park slaughterhouse for a run in Prospect Park will live out his days at a New Jersey animal sanctuary.

Politics
• Republican candidate William Kregler isn’t running for Queens borough president, he’s “walking straight into the office.”

• When words fail, send money. Or promise to. A Gold Star father says President Trump promised to send him a $25,000 check and then stiffed him.

Entertainment
• May Pang, John Lennon’s girlfriend during rocky times with wife Yoko Ono, looks back on her life with the singer and ahead to her new one in Forest Hills.

• You might find it hard to believe that this “Young Gun” tops the list of Hollywood’s most profitable stars, while one big name is the real “Pitts.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1985, the first Blockbuster store opens. There’s still ten left with six in Alaska, including one on Santa Claus Lane in the town of North Pole.

• In 1937, psychedelic artist Peter Max is born in Berlin. He is work is synonymous with the “Summer of Love.”

Opinion
• A former member of the City Council says Republican voters have been left with a choice between two Democrats in the race for his old seat.

• Bob Capano, a candidate for City Council in Brooklyn, and Curtis Sliwa make the case for a state Constitutional Convention.

In the Blogs
• Families First Brooklyn on Baltic Street will hold an open house today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• A Greenpoint design company will display its new MINI Living Urban Cabin at its Norman Avenue HQ until 11/22.

Trending in New York
• #MrRobot
• Trailer
• #NLCS
• #CNNDebateNight
• #AddDrugsImproveAnything

Scoreboard
• The Yankees took a 3-2 lead in the ALCS after blanking the Astros, 5-0. Game 6 is tomorrow night in Houston at 8:08 p.m.

• The Nets (0-1) fell to the Pacers in their season opener, 140-131.

• The Knicks kick off the 2017-18 season against Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder in Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

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Boutique Bazaar: Halloween Market  Sun Oct 22nd 1-7pm  Vendors of everything from crafts to costumes, and cocktails at the bar to help you through the browsing process. Entry is free, register here!  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave
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Real Estate
• The Landmarks Preservation Commission has given its okay to the redevelopment of the old Paul Robeson Theatre in Fort Greene.

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – Great Opportunity!  Legal 3 family features 4 stories plus full basement.  1st & 2nd floor duplex has 3 large BRs, large yard w/ sunny southern exposure.  Quiet tree-lined block, low taxes, close to subway.  Asking $2,100,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 21st 1-2:30pm – 345A-347A Bleeker Street, Bushwick – Package Deal – 2 Brick Buildings!  Both buildings are 6 family w/ 4 levels on 40×100 ft lot.  Asking $2,999,000 Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 560-square-foot apartment at 940 Fulton Street in Clinton Hill for $687,000.

Style & Fashion
• Let a jet-setting social media couple be your guide to latest in luxe travel watches.

• A festival this weekend celebrates Afropunk style.

Events
• Ocean Hill – 10 a.m.- Public Advocate Letitia James delivers remarks at Young Men’s Senior Convocation. Eagle Academy, 1137 Herkimer St.

• Gowanus – 6:30 p.m. – Gowanus Planning Meeting: Schools, Transportation & Urban Design. MS 51, 350 5th Ave.

 

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October 19th, 2017 at 12:47 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Trump accused of disrespecting fallen soldier, Man arrested in connection to Brooklyn shooting

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Wednesday, October 18

Top Stories 
• The mother of a fallen soldier claimed President Trump disrespected her son with certain remarks during a condolence call.

• Governor Cuomo announced plans to test driverless cars in Lower  Manhattan next year.

Brooklyn News
• Police arrested a man in connection to one of two shootings that left five people injured.

• Police are searching for a man who broke into a woman’s Bushwick apartment as she slept and raped her.

• A bull that went loose in Prospect Park was taken to an animal sanctuary in New Jersey.

Subway Status 
• 7 train service has resumed following an earlier incident involving a sick passenger at Grand Central-42 St.

• Northbound N and W trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Queensboro Plaza.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Fire department activity on Luke Place southbound between Bell Blvd and 219 St all lanes closed until further notice.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports

• The Yankees rallied to defeat the Astros, 6-4. The ALCS is now tied 2-2.

• The Rangers (1-5-1) fell to the Penguins in overtime, 5-4.

• The Nets begin their regular season in Indiana against the Pacers. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

• Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered a fractured tibia and dislocated ankle after a freak accident.

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Brauhaus Schmitz
Fri Oct 20th & Sat Oct 21st 
A four-session Oktoberfest celebration. It’ll take place over 9,000 square feet decked in Bavarian blue & white with a number of musical acts, food and beer.  Click here for tickets & times.  Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse, 73 West St, Greenpoint.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – Betty leads the charge to save Pop’s after learning the diner may be forced to close its doors forever. Meanwhile, the gang becomes concerned for Archie’s well being after noticing a string of unusual behavior from him.

• Modern Family (ABC, 9PM) – Jay’s pal Shorty returns from Costa Rica and stays at Jay’s house so they can reconnect, but he spends more time with Gloria than with Jay.

• Criminal Minds (CBS, 10PM) – The BAU investigates a workplace shooting committed by a state-of-the-art drone in Silicon Valley.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl – Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate “Captain” Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor’s daughter, from Jack’s former pirate allies, who are now undead.

• Hulu: Empire Season 2 – Still in federal lockup, Lucious is trying to run Empire from inside.

• Amazon Video: Veep Season 2 – Vice President Selina Meyer is back for another term of screwball politics and firestorms as only she can create.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Ideal user/investor.  3 family home all vacant on title!  1 block to Bedford L train.  Asking $2.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Rent – Greenpoint – Apartment features 1 bedroom, new bath, brand new kitchen, high ceilings, hardwood floors. Asking $2,200. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Burgrito’s
Located at 173 4th Ave

Enjoy their popular Burgrito, a burger made with American cheese, bacon, french fries, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, andchipotle sauce wrapped in aflour tortilla for $11.99.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 

• Brooklyn Heights – 6 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Councilman Stephen Levin host town hall. St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St.

• Coney Island – 6 p.m. – MTA Chairman Joe Lhota to address Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce at annual meeting. Gargiulo’s Restaurant, 2911 West 15th St.

• Greenpoint 8 p.m. – Free Screening: The Blair Witch Project. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Battery Boost: Is your phone battery always low? You can increase your battery life with a few setting changes. Click here to learn more.

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October 19th, 2017 at 12:47 pm

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Morning Buzz: Six wounded at separate Brooklyn shootings, Williamsburg teen arrested for sexual acts with minor

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Wednesday, October 18

Weather
• Sunny and warm with a high of 72 degrees.

Top Stories
• A federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Trump’s most recent travel banbecause it “plainly discriminates.”

• Senators announced a bipartisan plan to stabilize health insurance markets and revive Obamacare subsidies.

• Maybe it runs in the family? Bob Weinstein was accused of sexually harassing a television producer.

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Brauhaus Schmitz  Fri Oct 20th & Sat Oct 21st  A four-session Oktoberfest celebration. It’ll take place over 9,000 square feet decked in Bavarian blue & white with a number of musical acts, food and beer.  Click here for tickets & times.  Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse, 73 West Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• Six people were wounded after separate shootings in Crown Heights and East Flatbush.

• A Williamsburg high school student was arrested after an underaged girl performed a sexual act on him in the stairwell.

• Six construction workers were injured, two seriously, after a Crown Heights building collapsed.

Politics
• Trump called the widow of a soldier who died in Niger and said “he knew what he signed up for.”

• Comptroller Scott Stringer came out in support of closing Rikers Island in three years.

Entertainment
• Harvey Weinstein has been forced out of his company’s board of directors a week after being fired.

• Kate Middleton and Prince William’s third child is due in April 2018.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968 John Lennon and Yoko Ono arrested for drug possession

• In 1939 NFL coach Mike Ditka is born in Carnegie, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says the bipartisan plan to revive Obamacare subsidies is a no-brainer fix.

• The Post says the Obama administration’s cover up of Russian crimes is stunning.

In the Blogs
• Start your team for the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” in Brooklyn now.

• Residents can tour local artist studios in Ditmas Park this weekend.

Trending in New York
• Hayward
• #TheManeEvent
• #AHSCult
• #Brooklyn99
• #blackish

Scoreboard
• The Yankees rallied to defeat the Astros, 6-4. The ALCS is now tied 2-2.

• The Rangers (1-5-1) fell to the Penguins in overtime, 5-4.

• The Nets begin their regular season in Indiana against the Pacers. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

• Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered a fractured tibia and dislocated ankle after a freak accident.

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Free Screening: The Blair Witch Project  Wed Oct 18th  8pm  Found video footage tells the tale of three film students who’ve traveled to a small town to collect documentary footage about the Blair Witch, a legendary local murderer. Free- RSVP  Brooklyn  Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave, Greenpoint
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Real Estate
• A new 194-key hotel, developed by Gal Horowitz, is heading to Coney Island.

• For Sale - 35 Frost Street, Williamsburg – Mixed use building – 1st floor is commercial space, 2nd flr is owner occupied, 3rd flr renovated and vacant  on title.  5 BRs, 3 bath total. Large backyard.  Asking $2,450,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Rent – Grand Street, Williamsburg - 1 BR, 1 bath apt for rent – close to all.  Ready for Nov 1st move in!  Asking $2,099/month  Castoria Real Estate  718-388-9830

• Sold – Gravesend – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,116-square-foot house at 27 Bay 40th Street for $900,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Johnson & Johnson is posting better-than-expected earnings due to its new cancer drug.

• Dropbox introduced a new cloud-based file-sharing option as it seeks to lure more paying customers ahead of its IPO.

Events
• Downtown – 9 a.m. – Elected officials, charter school parents rally to celebrate impact of charter schools on Brooklyn communities. Cadman Plaza.

• East New York – 10 a.m. – Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro presides over graduation of 279 probationary firefighters. Christian Cultural Center, 12020 Flatlands Ave.

• Brooklyn Heights – 6 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Councilman Stephen Levin host town hall. St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St.

• Coney Island – 6 p.m. – MTA Chairman Joe Lhota to address Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce at annual meeting. Gargiulo’s Restaurant, 2911 West 15th St.

• Greenpoint 8 p.m. – Free Screening: The Blair Witch Project. BrooklynBazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

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October 18th, 2017 at 8:19 am

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Resorts World Casino NYC

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Tuesday, October 17

Top Stories 
• President Trump said he will call the families of four soldiers killed in Niger and questioned whether his predecessor consoled families.

• A Bronx student who was charged for fatally stabbing a classmate is set to appear before a grand jury.

Brooklyn News
• A bull escaped a slaughterhouse and ran loose in Prospect Park until it was captured by authorities.

• Six construction workers were injured after a roof they were working on collapsed in Crown Heights.

• Archeologists determined that a vacant Gowanus lot did not contain the remains of Revolutionary War soldiers or slaves.

Subway Status 
• 7 trains are running with delays in both directions because of switch problems at 34 St-Hudson Yards.

• E, F, M, and R train service has resumed following an earlier rail condition at 65 St.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge

• Emergency construction on I-678 southbound approaching Queens Blvd; NY 25 right lane closed.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Exit 4 – I-278; West B-Q Expwy and START ROUTE Grand Central Pkwy; I-278; Exit – 29th St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Yankees topped the the Astros, 8-1. They will take on the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium for Game 4 at 5:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-5-0) host the Penguins at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks kick off their regular season at Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

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What’s On TV Tonight

• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Barry takes on a dangerous meta who can control technology and confronts an obstacle in his personal life. Meanwhile, Gypsy prepares for a date with Cisco, but she gets annoyed when his work keeps them apart.

• The Mick (FOX, 9PM) – Mickey and Jimmy throw a Halloween party in their spooky, charred mansion, but things get out of hand.

• NCIS: New Orleans (CBS, 9PM) – The NCIS team investigates the copycat murder of an unsolved case from 150 years ago that spawned a legendary New Orleans ghost story.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Patton Oswalt: Annihilation – By turns scathing and candid, Patton Oswalt reflects on the glut of the comic material in the Trump era and the dark days following a personal tragedy.

• Hulu: Elementary Season 3 – Holmes returns to New York with a new apprentice and a renewed interest in working with the NYPD after being fired by London’s MI6.

• Amazon Video: Charlotte’s Web – Wilbur the pig is scared he will end up on the dinner table by the end of the season. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Park Slope – Apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, kitchen, dining room. Asking $565,000. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc.  718-366-6636

• For Rent – Greenpoint – Apartment features 1 bedroom, extra room, 1 bathroom, hardwood floors, storage in basement, heat and hot water included. Asking $2,200.  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Pollo D’ Oro
Located at 306 Gold St.

Enjoy an order of their Lomo Saltado, marinated hanger steak sauteed with onions, tomato, signature spiced layered with french fries and served with white rice for $24.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Brooklyn Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Our Bums: The Lasting Legacy of the Brooklyn DodgersBrooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

• Sunset Park – 6:30 p.m. – Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez hosts resource forum to provide update on state of federal disaster response in Puerto Rico. 309 47th St.

• Downtown – 8 p.m. – Hurricane Relief Benefit NYC. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Downtown - 8 p.m. – Tierney Sutton Band: The Sting Variations. Jumble Theatre, LUI Brooklyn Campus, 1 University Pl.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• iOS Tips: If your Apple device is running iOS 11, click here to check out a list of 28 new hidden features.

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October 17th, 2017 at 4:15 pm

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Morning Buzz: Box truck fatally strikes Canarsie pedestrian, Brooklyn landlord sued for housing discrimination

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Tuesday, October 17

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 61 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Trump reportedly mocked Vice President Pence for wanting “to hang” gay people.

• During a speech accepting the Liberty Medal, Senator John McCain warned the country against “half-baked, spurious nationalism.”

• Chelsea bomber Ahmad Rahimi was found guilty of all charges by a Manhattan jury.

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SchoolFest  Sat Oct 21st 12-4pm  Parents and students are invited to meet all types of schools from day care through high school (even college) at one place on one day. Click here for your FREE Schoolfest admission ticket.    MS 126 John Ericsson, 424 Leonard Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• A box truck backing out of a driveway fatally struck a woman in Canarsie.

• A Brooklyn landlord who made applicants’ children take unnecessary lead tests was hit with a housing discrimination lawsuit.

• A Greenpeace boat filled with supplies is leaving Brooklyn Bridge Park for Puerto Rico.

Politics
• A group of city and state legislators are calling for an investigation into MTA’s wasteful spending.

• Donald Trump falsely claimed Barack Obama and other presidents didn’t callfamilies of fallen soldiers.

Entertainment
• Actor Gerard Butler was hospitalized after being involved in a motorcycle accident.

• Watch the new full-length trailer for Black Panther that Marvel Studios just released.

Buzzing Back

• In 1931 gangster Al Capone goes to prison

• In 1972 rapper Eminem is born in St. Joseph , Missouri

Opinion
• The Daily News says the mass murder in Somalia demands America’s solidarity.

• The Post says the de Blasio administration’s rush to house the homeless is costly and chaotic.

In the Blogs
• New York City’s most exclusive bar, to no one’s surprise, is a supply closet in Bushwick.

• A new Bay Ridge gallery is putting art, eco-feminism and community on display.

Trending in New York
• John McCain
• #15Oct
• Aaron Judge
• #TuesdayThoughts
• #Selena

Scoreboard
• The Yankees topped the the Astros, 8-1. They will take on the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium for Game 4 at 5:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-5-0) host the Penguins at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks kick off their regular season at Oklahoma City. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

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One More Bite: Family Food Festival  Sun Oct 22nd 10:30am – 3:30pm  At One More Bite, we encourage kids to try new foods and learn how good food is made.  We have a lot of fun, hands-on activities in store for this year’s festival too, from printmaking with fruits and vegetables to a live community mural coloring.   $5  The Green Building, 452 Union St, Gowanus
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Real Estate
• Bronstein Properties is adding to its rental portfolio with a $43.3 million property in Williamsburg.

• For Sale – 1647 E. 12th Street, Gerritsen Beach – Detached 4 BRs, 1.5 bath home located on beautiful tree lined street.  Close to subway, walk to all.  Asking $799,999  Carollo Real Estate  718-747-7747

• For Sale – 37 Apollo Street, Greenpoint – 2 story, 2 unit 2,922 s/f multi family home features 5 BRs, 3 bath total, finished basement.  Asking $2,399,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Bath Beach – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 700-square-foot co-op at 8895 Bay 16th Street for $275,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Researchers discovered a massive security flaw in the security to protect Wi-Fi networks, putting users at risk.

• Facebook is testing a resume feature to challenge professional social network LinkedIn.

Events
• Bensonhurst – 9:30 a.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina visits physical education class. PS 112 Lefferts Park School, 7115 15th Ave.

• Brooklyn Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Our Bums: The Lasting Legacy of the Brooklyn DodgersBrooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

• Sunset Park – 6:30 p.m. – Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez hosts resource forum to provide update on state of federal disaster response in Puerto Rico. 309 47th St.

• Downtown – 8 p.m. – Hurricane Relief Benefit NYC. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Downtown 8 p.m. – Tierney Sutton Band: The Sting Variations. Jumble Theatre, LUI Brooklyn Campus, 1 University Pl.

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October 17th, 2017 at 12:42 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Chelsea bomber found guilty, Halal cart owner beaten during Brooklyn brawl

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Monday, October 16

Top Stories 
• An Army sergeant who was a Taliban captive for five years after abandoning his post plead guilty to desertion.

• A jury found Ahmad Rahimi guilty on all charges for the Chelsea bombing last summer.

Brooklyn News
• A halal cart owner was beaten and hospitalized after attempting to break up a fight in Bay Ridge.

• Several drivers performed donuts near a large crowd of pedestrians at a Greenpoint intersection.

• Police are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the suspects behind a Bed-Stuy home invasion.

Subway Status 
• Good Service on all subway lines as of 4:00 p.m.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 lower level eastbound from 48th St; Ramp to Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 5 – 101st Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Belt System – Southern Pkwy to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Emergency construction on Jackie Robinson Pkwy eastbound at Exit 3 – Cypress Hills St; Ramp right lane closed until further notice.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 30 – Flushing Ave to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Accident on I-278 westbound approaching Exit 26 – Hamilton Aveleft lane blocked.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports

• The Yankees are down 0-2 in the ALCS against the Astros. The two teams will play Game 3 tonight at 8:08 p.m.

• The Giants (1-5) have finally won a game this season, beating out the Broncos 23-10 in a stunner.

• The Jets (3-3) fell to the Patriots, 24-17, after a controversial call.

• The Islanders (2-3-1) lost to the LA Kings, 3-2.

• Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL.

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Malouf’s Mountain Sunset Campground
No Camping Gear?  No Car?  No Problem!  Just an 80 minute train ride from Grand Central to the Beacon train station, where you will be met by our shuttle and your fun begins.  Old Town Road, Beacon New York  845-831-6767  www.maloufsmountain.com

What’s On TV Tonight

• The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – Wolowitz and Sheldon bond over their relationships with their disappointing fathers when they drive to the desert to shoot off a model rocket.

• The Gifted (FOX, 9PM) – In an effort to reunite with one another, Reed cuts a deal with the Sentinel Services and Caitlin and the kids seek help from someone outside the compound.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Neil and the team have to wade through legal waters when a decision about an unborn child is needed.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Person of Interest Season 1 – Ex-CIA agent Reese and enigmatic billionaire Mr. Finch use software that can predict future events to prevent violent crimes before they occur.

• Hulu: Everybody Hates Chris Season 3 – After Chris tests poorly on a standard exam, his teacher, Ms. Morello, refers him to the school’s guidance counselor, Mr. Abbott.

• Amazon Video: 24 Season 2 – After Chris tests poorly on a standard exam, his teacher, Ms. Morello, refers him to the school’s guidance counselor, Mr. Abbott.

Real Estate

• For Sale – 151 Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint – Vacant 2 family brick home, corner location, lots of windows.  3 BRs over 3 BRs, 3 bath.  Asking $1,499,000 Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Rent – Greenpoint – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, balcony, hardwood floors, bike storage. Asking $2,999/month. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Roberta’s 
Located at 261 Moore St.

Enjoy their Famous Original pizza made with Tomato, mozzarella, caciocovallo, oregano, and chili for $17.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 

• Park Slope – 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. – The Tug by Erin Gleason. This exhibition brings together a collection of artworks by artist Erin Gleason that critically challenge our relationship to measured space and time versus our lived experience of it. Five Myles, 588 St. John’s Pl.

• Downtown Brooklyn – 5:30 p.m. – Open House Polonsky Shakespeare Center. Join for a 30-minute guided tour and get a unique view of New York City’s first theatre built expressly for classical drama since the Vivian Beaumont at Lincoln Center in 1965. Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Pl.

• Greenpoint – 6:30 p.m. – Free Concert with Rachel Platten and The Wild Feathers. Brooklyn Steel, 319 Frost St.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Headphones: Check out this list of the best headphones of 2017.

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October 17th, 2017 at 12:41 pm

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Morning Buzz: Early morning fire injures 14, Trump campaign subpoenaed over sex assault allegations

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Monday, October 16

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 62 degrees.

Top Stories
• A massive bomb attack killed at least 276 people and injured at least 300 in Somalia’s capital.

• The Trump campaign has been subpoenaed over sexual assault allegationsfrom a former contestant on The Apprentice.

• After facing criticism last week, Saturday Night Live finally addressed the Harvey Weinstein sex-abuse allegations and they didn’t hold back.

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Brooklyn News
• A stolen car plowed into 2 vehicles on the Belt Parkway, injuring eight people early Sunday morning.

• A three-alarm fire broke out early Monday morning in a Borough Park apartment building, injuring 14 people, one critically.

• Thousands hit the Coney Island boardwalk to fundraise for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Sunday.

Politics
• Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for regulations on e-cigarettes as data shows one in five high school students have used them.

• Hillary Clinton believes Trump’s language will set off a “nuclear arms race” over North Korea.

Entertainment
• Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner and DNCE frontman Joe Jonas are engaged after nearly a year of dating.

Weekend Box Office
• Happy Death Day: $26.5 million
• Blade Runner 2049: $15.1 million
• The Foreigner: $12.82 million
• It: $6.05 million
• The Mountain Between Us: $5.65 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1958 Chevrolet introduces the El Camino

• In 1977 rock singer John Mayer is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Opinion
• The Post looks at why Mayor Bill de Blasio’s re-election campaign donations are “drying up.”

• A Times columnist shares advice on how to fight the new Trumpcare.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick Daily has the seven art shows in Bushwick that you need to check out right now.

• The Greenpointers holiday market is on Dec. 10 and they are currently looking for vendors.

Trending in New York
• #MondayMotivation
• #CODWWII
• #WFD2017
• Harvey Weinstein’s $250,000
• #MeToo

Scoreboard
• The Yankees are down 0-2 in the ALCS against the Astros. The two teams will play Game 3 tonight at 8:08 p.m.

• The Giants (1-5) have finally won a game this season, beating out the Broncos 23-10 in a stunner.

• The Jets (3-3) fell to the Patriots, 24-17, after a controversial call.

• The Islanders (2-3-1) lost to the LA Kings, 3-2.

• Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Big Apple Music Awards  Sun Oct 22nd 7pm  Not only do performers flock to the Big Apple Music Awards in the hopes of receiving one of these coveted awards, but some of these world-class entertainers even take the stage to perform. $65-$505  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn
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Real Estate
• Some of the most affordable homes in Crown Heights are now for sale.

• For Sale – 1058 Remsen Avenue, Canarsie – Semi-detached Colonial 2 family w/ garage.  3 BRs over 3 BRs, huge LR/DR, EIK w/ SS appliances, full finished basement.  Asking $759,999  Carollo Realty & Management  718-747-7747

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – Legal 3 family home – 4 stories plus full basement.  1st & 2nd flr duplex features 3 large BRs, large yard w/ sunny exposure, quiet tree lined block, close to subway.  Asking $2,190,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Prospect Lefferts Gardens - A seven-bedroom, four-bathroom, 3,024-square-foot house for $1,075,000 at 319 Winthrop StZillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Two men and a woman are wanted for two cases of robbery on Sunday. The first incident occurred at 3:30 a.m., on a northbound D train near the 36th Street subway station, when the group punched a 19-year-old man and stole his headphones. The next incident occurred at 4 a.m. on a northbound D train near the 9th Avenue subway station. The group robbed a 24-year-old woman of her Samsung phone.

Events
• Brooklyn Bridge Park – 11 a.m. – Greenpeace joins environmental justice advocates to announce the delivery of sustainable aid for Puerto Rico’s recovery. Pier 6

• Sunset Park – 11:30 a.m. – The New York University Tandon School of Engineering celebrates the launch of the Veterans Future Lab. Veterans Future Lab, 87 35th St.

• Park Slope – 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. – The Tug by Erin Gleason. This exhibition brings together a collection of artworks by artist Erin Gleason that critically challenge our relationship to measured space and time versus our lived experience of it. Five Myles, 588 St. John’s Pl.

• Downtown Brooklyn – 5:30 p.m. – Open House Polonsky Shakespeare Center. Join for a 30-minute guided tour and get a unique view of New York City’s first theatre built expressly for classical drama since the Vivian Beaumont at Lincoln Center in 1965. Theatre for a New Audience at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Pl.

• Greenpoint – 6:30 p.m. – Free Concert with Rachel Platten and The Wild Feathers. Brooklyn Steel, 319 Frost St.

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October 16th, 2017 at 8:05 am

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Resorts World Casino NYC

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Friday, October 13

Top Stories 
• President Trump threatened to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal unless Congress improves it.

• Protestors gathered outside the Manhattan DA’s office in response to the handling of a case involving Harvey Weinstein in 2015.

Brooklyn News
• A passenger was found dead in a car fire on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway after the driver crashed and fled.

• A police lieutenant was suspended for failing to appear at the hospital after two cops in his command were shot.

• Police are searching for a man who attacked and robbed a womanat a Brooklyn subway station.

Subway Status 
• Good Service on all lines as of 4:00 p.m.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Weekend Service Changes

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 westbound between 58th St and START ROUTE I-495 Exit- Queens Midtown Tunnel 2nd Avenue East 36th St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and 39th St.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 20 – Junction Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Pkwy and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between 20th Ave and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza.

• Accident on Belt System – Cross Island Pkwy northbound ramp to END ROUTE Belt System – Cross Island Pkwy; I-678 Whitestone Expwy right lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
Friday
• The Yankees head to Houston to take on the Astros for Game 1 of the ALDS. First pitch at 8:08 p.m.
• The Rangers (1-3-0) are in Columbus to play the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks host the Washington Wizards in their final preseason game. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
• The Yankees and Astros face off for Game 2 at 4:08 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Devils at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (1-2-1) head to San Jose to take on the Sharks at 10:30 p.m.

Sunday
• The Islanders travel to Los Angeles to take on the Kings at 10:30 p.m.
• The Giants (0-5) hope to get their first win at Denver against the Broncos at 8:30 p.m.
• The Jets (3-2) look to continue their winning streak at home against the Patriots. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

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What’s On TV Tonight

Once Upon a Time (ABC,8PM) – Henry’s Storybrooke family help him search for Cinderella, and Hook encounters an unexpected foe who threatens the group’s success.

Hawaii Five-O (CBS, 9PM) – Five-0 enlists the help of an old friend when the boss of a major crime family is murdered, triggering revenge killings across the island. Meanwhile, McGarrett and Danny begin sorting out particulars in their new restaurant venture.

Jane the Virgin (CW, 9PM) – Jane is reunited with her first love, Adam, and is shocked but happy to see him, but Xo and Alba are less thrilled he is back, as Season 4 begins.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Mindhunter Season 1- An agent in the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit tracks down serial killers.

Hulu: Scrubs Season 6 – J.D. addresses the news that he’s going to be a father.

Amazon Video: Lore Season 1 – This anthology series brings to life Aaron Mahnke’s “Lore” podcast and uncovers the real-life events that spawned our darkest nightmares.

Real Estate

• For Sale -  Bushwick - Two family on 3 levels + basement.  1st & 2nd floors have use of yard.  3rd flr has 4 BRs, needs TLC.  Asking $849,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Rent – Williamsburg – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, full bathroom, hardwood floors, kitchen, huge shared garden, pets welcome. Heat and hot water included. Asking $2,399/month. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

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Ragamuffin Kids on Parade
Sat, Oct 14th 12:30pm

Thousands of youngsters from toddlers to pre-teens in makeshift,rag-tag outfits plus marching bands, vintage autos, pipe and drum corps and Jolly Old St. Nick, riding on a Christmas decorated float. Along third Avenue in Bay Ridge from 76th to 92nd St.

Local Eats of the Day

• Colombia in Park Slope
Located at 376 5th Ave.

Enjoy an order of 3 traditional corn flour empanadas with your choice of beef or cheese for only $7.50.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Manhattan Beach - 7 p.m. – 3hree for Louis: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.
• Prospect Park – 7:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Thriller – Michael Jackson Tribute.  LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Drive.

Saturday
• Various Times & Locations Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.
• Cobble Hill – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – 3rd Annual Health Fair.  NYU Langone Health, 83 Amity St.
• Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Open House & Dog Run Contest.  Msgr. McGolrick Park, Russell St & Driggs Ave.
• Brooklyn Heights – 11 a.m. – Brooklyn Nets host practice in the park. Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2.
• Ditmas Park -  2 to 8 p.m. – Willkommen to Oktoberfest!  Sycamore Bar, 1108 Cortelyou Rd.

Sunday
• Various Times & Locations – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.
• Cobble Hill – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – 3rd Annual Health Fair.  NYU Langone Health, 83 Amity St.
• Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Free Outdoor Screening: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Internet Speed: You can check your internet speed by running a speed test. Click here to learn how.

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October 13th, 2017 at 4:36 pm

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Morning Buzz: Cops shoot Brooklyn man brandishing BB gun, Teen gunned down in possible gang dispute

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Friday, October 13

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 65 degrees. Saturday will be cloudy with showers in the evening. High of 72. Sunday will bring rain with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump signed an executive order allowing for cheaper plans and plans to cut federal subsides for low-income people, effectively weakening Obamacare.

• Women’s groups plan to rally outside the Manhattan DA’s office. He let Harvey Weinstein off the hook after receiving thousands of dollars in donations from his lawyer.

• New York City is expanding its 3-K program to six more schools by the 2020 school year.

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Open House @ Msgr. McGolrick Park   Sat Oct 14th  11am-3pm A fun-filled day for all ages featuring live music, flower planting, crafts, storytime readings, a “family dog” contest at the new Dog Run and other activities. Enter your furry companion to win: Highest Jump, Fastest Fetch, Waggiest Tail and more!  Msgr. McGolrick Park, Russell St & Driggs Ave, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• Police officers shot a Brooklyn man brandishing a BB gun in East Flatbush.

• A teen was fatally gunned down in a possible gang dispute outside Gowanus Houses.

• An armed gang chased a Cypress Hills man out of a pizzeria and shot him in the street, leaving him in critical condition.

Politics
• De Blasio blamed the debate organizers for allowing an audience of partisansto shout down the mayoral candidates.

• Governor Cuomo reversed himself and promised to donate all campaign contributions from Harvey Weinstein.

Entertainment
• Actress Rose McGowan’s Twitter account was temporarily suspended after she tweeted out a private phone number.

• TV host Andy Cohen will replace Kathy Griffin on CNN’s New Year’s Eve celebration.

Buzzing Back

• Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?

• In 1947 rock vocalist Sammy Hagar is born in Monterey California

Opinion
• The Daily News praises the Trump administration for withdrawing from UNESCO for undermining Israel.

• The Post says children are caught in the crossfire of the mayor’s vendettaagainst charter schools.

In the Blogs
• Mayor de Blasio is having a town hall meeting in Downtown Brooklyn next week.

• Have some Chipotle in the name of Brooklyn Public Library next Wednesday.

Trending in New York
• #FlyEaglesFly
#FlyTheW
#HTGAWM
Oliver Stone
#WomenBoycottTwitter

Scoreboard
• The Eagles (5-1) topped the Panthers (4-2) 28-23 on Thursday Night Football.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees head to Houston to take on the Astros for Game 1 of the ALDS. First pitch at 8:08 p.m.
• The Rangers (1-3-0) are in Columbus to play the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks host the Washington Wizards in their final preseason game. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Yankees and Astros face off for Game 2 at 4:08 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Devils at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (1-2-1) head to San Jose to take on the Sharks at 10:30 p.m.
Sunday
• The Islanders travel to Los Angeles to take on the Kings at 10:30 p.m.
• The Giants (0-5) hope to get their first win at Denver against the Broncos at8:30 p.m.
• The Jets (3-2) look to continue their winning streak at home against the Patriots. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Open House New York: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument  Sat Oct 14th 11am-3pm  Step inside this historic monument and learn about Fort Greene Park history, the Revolutionary War, and the stories of those who perished.  Fort Greene Park, Myrtle Ave & Washington Park, Fort Greene
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Real Estate
• Barclays and Citigroup are providing a $110 million loan for CIM Group to buy a 38-story office tower in Downtown Brooklyn.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 15th 1-3pm  243 Devoe Street, Williamsburg – Renovated 6 family home in pristine condition!  3 story, 6 unit building features 12 BRs, 6 bath total. 4,125 s/f of living space!  Large yard & basement.  Asking $2,649,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 15th 2-4pm  146 N8th Street, Williamsburg – All vacant on title.  3 family w/ additional air rights.  1 block to Bedford L train.  Asking $2.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411 

• Sold – Brownsville – A six-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,920-square-foot house at 661 Osborn Street for $630,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Greenpoint’s new restaurant BarGlory specializes in food originating from areas on the Silk Road.

• A pop-up diner in Williamsburg fuses the cuirasses of Korea, Thailand and Texas.

Restaurant ABC’s – Dyker Heights
Grade A – Mezcals, 1474 86th St. – Live roaches.
Grade B – Maria Pizzeria, 7101 Fort Hamilton Parkway – Food not cooled by approved method, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – New Garden, 7120 13th Ave. – Evidence of mice.

Events
Various Times & LocationsBrooklyn Horror Film Festival. 

Fort Greene3 p.m. – Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo, 100 Suits for 100 Men host pop-up shop to dress men for success. 331 Myrtle Ave.

Manhattan Beach - 7 p.m. – 3hree for Louis: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

Prospect Park7:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Thriller – Michael Jackson Tribute.  LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Drive

Saturday
• Various Times & Locations - Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. 
Cobble Hill10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – 3rd Annual Health Fair.  NYU Langone Health, 83 Amity Street
Greenpoint11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Open House & Dog Run Contest.  Msgr. McGolrick Park, Russell St & Driggs Ave
• Brooklyn Heights11 a.m. – Brooklyn Nets host practice in the park. Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2.
Ditmas Park 2 to 8 p.m. – Willkommen to Oktoberfest!  Sycamore Bar, 1108 Cortelyou Road
Sunday
• Various Times & LocationsBrooklyn Horror Film Festival. 
• Cobble Hill10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – 3rd Annual Health Fair.  NYU Langone Health, 83 Amity Street
Fort Greene8 p.m. – Free Outdoor Screening: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton Street.

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October 13th, 2017 at 4:23 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

Afternoon Buzz: Trump threatens to pull Puerto Rico aid, Police search for suspects behind Bed-Stuy home invasion

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Thursday, October 12

Top Stories 
• Trump faced backlash after he warned that FEMA and the militarycannot remain in Puerto Rico “forever” in a series of tweets.

• Federal investigators arrested 33 alleged gang members for turning a Bronx housing project into a drug distribution hub.

Brooklyn News
• Police are still searching for four men behind a Bed-Stuy home invasion that left an elderly man dead.

• A 19-year-old man was fatally shot outside the Gowanus Houses in Brooklyn.

• A Brooklyn bicyclist who was run over by a truck and survived said he’s “done with the city”.

Subway Status 

• Some northbound R trains are stopping along the Q line 57 St-7Av to Lexington Av/63 St and then along the F line to 36 St-QNS.

• Some northbound N and W trains are stopping along the Q line from 57 St-7 Av to 96 St and end. Expect delays in F, N, Q, R and W train service.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 lower level eastbound from Exit 17E – I-278 to Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Morgan Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound from 69th Rd; Ramp to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on Belt System – Southern Pkwy eastbound from I-678- Van Wyck Expwy;Ramp to Springfield Blvd.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Yankees are moving on! The Bronx Bombers overcame a 2-0 series deficit, topping the Indians, 5-2, to advance in the MLB playoffs.

• The Islanders (1-2-1) fell to the Anaheim Ducks, 3-2.

• The Nets fell to the 76ers, 133-114, in the last preseason game of the year.

• The Rangers (1-3) are in Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks are taking on the Wizards in a pre-season matchup at 7:30 p.m.

• The Eagles and the Panthers are facing-off in Thursday Night Football on NBC at 8:25 p.m.

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 
Oct 12th – 15th   

This year will be a four-day festival and we are extending our event to Williamsburg, Bushwick, Downtown Brooklyn and Crown Heights.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Arrow (CW, 8PM) – Oliver deals with the fallout of the explosion on the island, as Season 6 begins.

• The Orville (FOX, 9PM) – After the Orville crew defeats a Krill attack on a brand-new colony, the Union sends Ed and Gordon on a dangerous undercover mission to infiltrate a Krill ship and obtain a copy of the Krill bible.

• Chicago Fire (NBC, 10PM) – Lt. Casey gets off on the wrong foot with Sam Mullins, a temporary chief who is filling in for Boden at House 51 for the morning.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: That 70s’ Show Season 4 – Eric and Donna break up and Kitty decides to redecorate the basement.

• Hulu: Parks and Recreation Season 5 –  Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat turned City Councilwoman, tries to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.

• Amazon Video: Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 3 – Larry and Jeff’s investment in a restaurant leads to laughs when it comes to settling on a chef. Meanwhile, Larry gets into his usual assortment of problems.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Park Slope – Condo features 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, living room, dining room, balcony, and 24-hour doorman. Asking $849,000. Carollo Realty & Mgmnt Inc.  718-366-6636

• For Rent – Williamsburg – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, hardwood floors. Asking $2,000/month.
Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Danne Thai
Located at 433 DeKalb Ave.

Enjoy an order of their Pad Thaimade with rice noodle, egg, scallion, bean curd, bean sprout and crushed peanut for $9.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Red Hook – 6 p.m. – 76th Precinct/Sector C Neighborhood Safety Meeting. Brooklyn Library, 7 Wolcott St.

To send us a local event for the Newsticker, click here.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Facebook Security: You can check if your Facebook account has been hacked and increase your security to ensure your account is safe. Click here to learn how.

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Written by BKTicker

October 12th, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Posted in Uncategorized