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Friday, April 21

• Showers in the morning and cloudy in the afternoon. High of 59. Partly cloudy on Saturday with a high of 64. Morning showers on Sunday and a high of 54.

Top Stories
• ISIS claimed responsibility for a shooting in Paris that left one police officer dead and two cops injured.

• U.S. authorities are preparing charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

• House Republicans are reviving their Obamacare repeal effort by proposing a new compromise bill.

Squirrel Nut Zippers & Ozomatli Fri Apr 21st 8pm Both groups feel this is an important time in the American Story to embrace, remember and celebrate the wealth of cultural diversity that exists in the United States. $40 Brooklyn Steel, 319 Frost Street, East Williamsburg

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Brooklyn News
• Two teens were charged with the gang assault of a 16-year-old boy in a Coney Island brawl.

• A lawsuit claims a Brooklyn charter school deleted video of older students sexually assaulting a girl on a bus.

• A lawyer was sentenced to three years behind bars for pilfering the estate of a dead judge.

• Republican mayoral candidate Paul Massey declared that he’s de Blasio’s main competition.

• The Working Families Party endorsed four candidates for City Council.

• Kris Jenner slammed Caitlyn Jenner’s new memoir, adding that everything it “all made up.”

• Soul singer Cuba Gooding, Sr. has died of a possible overdose. He was 72.

Buzzing Back

• In 1973 “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree” tops the U.S. pop charts and creates a cultural phenomenon.

• In 1926 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is born in London, England

• The Daily News pays tribute and bids farewell to firefighter William Tolley.

• The Post slams de Blasio for not following through on his promise to produce a list of donors who didn’t get favors.

In the Blogs
• Councilman Stephen Levin is announcing the winners of participatory budgeting on Monday.

• Brooklyn Brewery is throwing a craft beer, music and food party this weekend.

Trending in New York
• LeBron James
• Paul George
• #EarthDaySongs
• #TheBlacklist
• Rangers Win

• The Mets (8-8) fell to the Phillies, 6-4.

• The Rangers topped the Canadiens in overtime, 3-2. They take a 3-2 lead in the series.

Weekend Sports Schedule
• The Mets start a three-game series with the Nats at Citi Field. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to Pittsburgh for a three-game set at 7:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ take on Washington for a 4:05 p.m. matchup.
• The Yankees face the Pirates at 4:05 p.m.
• The Rangers play Game 6 in their first round series against the Canadiens.
• The Mets wrap up their series with the Nationals at 8:08 p.m.
• The Bombers finish their series in Pittsburgh with a 1:35 p.m. matinee.

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2017 Dreamland Roller Disco Fri Apr 21st 7:30-10:30pm Party Like It’s 1999: A Prince TributeDress to Impress: 80’s Disco & Theme-Inspired Attire Highly Encouraged!! $18  LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Drive, Prospect Park 

Real Estate
• Eliot Spitzer’s real estate firm is building a 857-unit rental complex on the Williamsburg waterfront.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Apr 22nd & Sun Apr 23rd  1-3pm  386 Woodward Avenue, Ridgewood.   Semi detached 2 family brick, 2.5 car garage & private driveway.  6 rooms w/ 3 bedrooms over 5 rooms w/ 2 bedrooms.  Full finished basement, separate hot water heaters, yard.  Asking $1.188M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411  

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sun Apr 23rd  1-2:30pm  656 Knickerbocker Avenue, Bushwick.  Three family brick home w/ 6 bedrooms, 6 bath total.  Renovated kitchen w/ granite counter tops, high ceilings, Juliette balconies. Finished basement.  Asking $1,275,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Bensonhurst – A five-bedroom, five-bathroom, 2,156-square-foot house at 7203 19th Avenue for $1.385M. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Birds of a Feather, a new Sichuan spot in Williamsburg, is bringing the fire.

• Try the 13 different poutines on the menu at The Gentry in Greenpoint.

Restaurant ABC’s – Homecrest
Grade A – Cindy Restaurant Luncheonette, 1806 McDonald Ave. – Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade B – Coney Island Taste, 2580 Coney Island Ave. – Live roaches, filth flies, food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade C – Angelitos de la Noche, 263 Kings Highway – Filth flies.

• Gravesend – 9:50 a.m. – Project Sunshine teen volunteers assemble arts packages for hospitalized children. PS 721, 64 Avenue X.

• Downtown – Noon – Public Advocate Letitia James delivers remarks at District 13 Grandparents Celebration. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

 Fort Greene – 5:30 p.m. – LIU Brooklyn hosts second annual Relay For Life. Dekalb Ave. and Flatbush Ave.

• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Brewery MASH presents BEER MANSION.  The Monto & The Well, 272 Meserole Street

• Prospect Park - 7:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: A Prince Tribute.  LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Drive

• East Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Squirrel Nut Zippers & Ozomatli.  Brooklyn Steel, 319 Frost Street

• Greenpoint – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – NAG’s Lead in Garden Soil Outreach Project: Free Soil Testing Workshop.  Greenpoint Reform Church, 136 Milton Street
• Greenpoint - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NYC Hot Sauce Expo.  Brooklyn Expo, 79 Franklin Street
• Williamsburg – 11 a.m. – Timbalooloo Duo Workshop.  National Sawdust, 80 N. 6th Street
• Prospect Park – Noon – Celebrate Earth Day!  Audubon Center, Prospect Park
• Greenpoint – Greencycle Swap: Spring Cleaning.  Greenpoint Library, 107 Norman Avenue
• Greenwood Heights – 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. – Over There! World War 1 Trolly Tour.  Greenwood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
• Williamsburg – Noon to 4 p.m. – Prom Dress Drive.  Williamsburg Prep HS, 257 N. 6th Street
• Greenwood Heights – 3:30 p.m. – Dead Distillers Trolley Tour.  Greenwood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Brewery MASH presents Beer Mansion.  The Monto & The Well, 272 Meserole Street
• Midwood – 8 p.m. – Patti Austin: Ella Now & Then.  Walt Whitman Theatre @ Brooklyn College, Avenue H @ Campus Road
• Greenpoint - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NYC Hot Sauce Expo.  Brooklyn Expo, 79 Franklin Street
• Prospect Park – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Flower Arranging for the Senses.  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Avenue
 Williamsburg - Noon to 4 p.m. – Prom Dress Drive 2017.  Williamsburg Prep HS, 257 No. 6th Street
• Williamsburg - 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Brewery MASH presents Beer Mansion.  The Monto & The Well, 272 Merserole Street

Written by BKTicker

April 21st, 2017 at 4:23 pm

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