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Friday, April 21

Top Stories 
• The U.S. Justice Department is threatening to withhold grant money from sanctuary cities unless they prove compliance with the law.

• Subway service was restored after a power outage caused major delays during the morning rush.

Brooklyn News
• Three additional suspects were arrested for attacking a teen in Coney Island.

• A tractor-trailer burst into flames after a crash on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

• A dentist was indicted for hiring four unlicensed men to perform procedures on Medicaid patients.

Subway Status 
•  4, 5, and 6 train service has resumed with delays after an earlier incident at 77 St.

• Some 34 St-Hudson Yards bound 7 trains terminate at Queensboro Plaza Due to signal problems at Grand Central-42 St.

• Due to a Con Ed loss of power at 7 Av, B, D,  and E trains are bypassing the station in both directions.

Weekend Service Changes

• Planned Subway Service Changes for Saturday.

• Planned Subway Service Changes for Sunday.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on Belt System – Shore Parkway westbound between Exit – Gowanus Expressway and Exit 11A – Flatbush Ave North.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 18 – Fort Hamilton Parkway and Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave.

• Vehicle fire on I-278 westbound approaching Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave left and center lanes blocked.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Van Dam St and START ROUTE I-495 Exit- Queens Midtown Tunnel 2nd Ave East 36th St.

•Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 17E – I-278 and Exit 32 – Little Neck Parkway.

•Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway  and Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway westbound between Exit 7 – LaGuardia Airport  and START ROUTE Grand Central Parkway; I-278; Exit – 29th St.

• Delays on I-678 southbound I-495 Long Island Expressway to Linden Blvd/

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

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

Sports
Friday
• 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.
Saturday
• 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.
Sunday
• 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.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Rosewood (FOX, 8 p.m.) – The death of a school teacher pulls Rosewood and Villa into the world of human trafficking, while a surprising insight into Slade’s past draws them closer than ever before.

• Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives (FOOD, 9 p.m.) – This trip, Guy Fieri visits an all-female lineup that is rocking the house in Houston and Orlando.

• Emergency 24/7 – A man is found unconscious and suffering from seizures; a patient has an irregular heartbeat; a woman faces life-changing complications after an unexplained fall.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Bill Nye Saves the World Season 1 – Billy Nye brings experts and famous guests to his lab for a talk show exploring scientific issues that affect our lives.

• Hulu: Brooklyn NIne-Nine Season 2 – Returning for its second season, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is not really about the job. It’s about the men and women behind the badge.

• Amazon Video: Bosch Season 3 – Angered by the truths behind his mother’s murder, LAPD detective Harry Bosch struggles to find integrity in an imperfect justice system.

Real Estate

• 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

• 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

Local Eats of the Day

Joe’s Pizza 
Located at 216 Bedford Ave.

Enjoy their classic plain cheese pizza or their fresh mozerella pie.

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

Local Events 
 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 St.
• 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 St.

Saturday
• 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 St.
• Greenpoint 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NYC Hot Sauce Expo.  Brooklyn Expo, 79 Franklin St.
• 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 Ave.
• Greenwood Heights – 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. – Over There! World War 1 Trolly Tour.  Greenwood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
• Williamsburg – Noon to 4 p.m. – Prom Dress Drive.  Williamsburg Prep HS, 257 N. 6th St.
• Greenwood Heights – 3:30 p.m. – Dead Distillers Trolley Tour.  Greenwood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Brewery MASH presents Beer Mansion.  The Monto & The Well, 272 Meserole St.
• Midwood – 8 p.m. – Patti Austin: Ella Now & Then.  Walt Whitman Theatre @ Brooklyn College, Avenue H @ Campus Rd.

Sunday
• Greenpoint - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NYC Hot Sauce Expo.  Brooklyn Expo, 79 Franklin St.
• Prospect Park – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Flower Arranging for the Senses.  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave.
 Williamsburg Noon to 4 p.m. – Prom Dress Drive 2017.  Williamsburg Prep HS, 257 No. 6th St.
• Williamsburg 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Brewery MASH presents Beer Mansion.  The Monto & The Well, 272 Merserole St.

Tech Tip of the Day 

• Tab Restore: If you accidently close a tab, you can restore it by pressing CTRL + Shift + T (PC) or CMD + Shift + T (Mac).
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Written by BKTicker

April 21st, 2017 at 4:32 pm

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