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Friday, October 6

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 80 degrees. Saturday will be partly cloudy and 79 degrees, while Sunday will be cloudy with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• The White House and NRA announced support for regulating bump stocksthat were used by the Las Vegas shooter, who also scouted attack locations in Boston and Chicago.

• Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed women for decades, forcing him to take a leave of absence. The mogul will sue the New York Times for $50 million over their bombshell report.

• Governor Cuomo has convened a panel to end gridlock on city streets and bring more money to the MTA.

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Brooklyn News
• A student was found stabbed in the torso just outside Erasmus Hall’s campusin Flatbush.

• A man is facing life behind bars for fatally stabbing an apparent lover he met over a hook-up app in Fort Greene.

• A Bed-Stuy toddler who was suffering from a fever died after his parents found him unresponsive.

Politics
• The latest Quinnipiac Poll shows de Blasio crushing Nicole Malliotakis, who is still struggling with name recognition.

• An anti-abortion congressman has resigned after he urged his mistress to get an abortion.

Entertainment
• This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include Bon Jovi, LL Cool J, Radiohead and Nina Simone.

• Still angry at Michael Strahan, Kelly Ripa demanded that her co-host Ryan Seacrest cancel his appearance on “Good Morning America.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1961 Kennedy urges Americans to build bomb shelters

• In 1963 actress Elisabeth Shue was born in Wilmington, Delaware

Opinion
• The Daily News says banning bump stocks should only be the beginning of common sense gun regulations.

• The Post says campus free speech is on its deathbed after an ACLU speaker was shouted down.

In the Blogs
• Town Square is hosting its 10th annual SchoolFest on October 21st.

• Check out some events in Brooklyn that commemorate the 5th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.

Trending in New York
• Bucs
• #WWExIGN
• #ALDS2017
• #ProjectRunway
• Tony Romo

Scoreboard
• The Yankees were blanked in Game 1 of the ALDS against the Indians, 4-0.

• The Rangers (0-1) dropped the first game of their season to the Avalanche, 4-2.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees face the Indians in Cleveland for Game 2 of the ALDS. First pitch is at 5:08 p.m.
• The Islanders start their season in Columbus against the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Rangers head to Toronto to face the Maple Leafs. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders welcome the Buffalo Sabres to Barclays Center at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Yankees take on the Indians for Game 3 at 7:38 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Montreal Canadiens at MSG at 7 p.m.
• The Giants (0-4) look to win their first game of the season against the San Diego Chargers. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (2-2) look to build off their win against the Browns in Cleveland at 1 p.m.

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Dead Distillers Trolley Tour  Sat Oct 7th  3-6 pm  Green-Wood is teaming up with our friends at Kings County Distillery to delve into the storied past of distilling in Brooklyn. $40  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St, Greenwood Heights
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Real Estate
• Developments in Downtown Brooklyn, Cypress Hills and Greenpoint are among the top real estate projects coming to NYC.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 8th 2:30-4:30pm  503 Grandview Avenue, Ridgewood – 4 family home – all vacant on title.   4 rooms, 2 BRs each apt, full finished basement.  Asking $1.349M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Rent – Manhattan Avenue, Williamsburg - 1 BR, 1 bath apt for rent.  Good credit – No Smoking – No Pets.  Asking $2,250/month  Castoria Real Estate  718-388-9830

• Sold – Flatbush – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,379-square-foot house at 768 East 21st Street for $1.499 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Brokelyn provides a guide to the best dim sum spots in Sunset Park.

• Shake Shack is opening up a new Williamsburg location in spring 2018.

Restaurant ABC’s – Mill Basin
Grade A – Katou Fine Restaurant5012 Avenue M – Evidence of mice.
Grade B – Lasiaf Tacos & Lounge2368 Flatbush Ave. – Foot not protected from potential contamination, Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade C – Hunan West6165 Strickland Ave. – Live roaches, No facilities to wash utensils.

Events
• Brooklyn Heights – 9:15 a.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina speaks at 56th annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference. New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St.

• East New York – 9:30 a.m. – Councilman Rafael Espinal, Local Development Corporation of East New York, 8th grade students tour East New York IBZ. Trey Whitfield School, 17 Hinsdale St.

• Dumbo – 5 p.m. – Oktoberfest! Archway in Dumbo, Water St. btwn Adams St & Anchorage Pl.

• Greenwood Heights – 5:30 p.m. – Twilight Tour. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

• Prospect Park 7:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: ’90s Club Kids. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Saturday
• Flatbush – 10 a.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams, activists address neighborhood concerns about development. 1519 New York Ave.
• Dumbo – 1 p.m. – Oktoberfest!  Archway in  Dumbo, Water  St btwn Adams St & Anchorage Pl.
• Greenwood Heights – 3 to 6 p.m. – Dead Distillers Trolley Tour. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
• Flatbush 8 p.m. – Blackstreet featuring Teddy Riles & Dave Hollister.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
Sunday
• Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Free Screening: Scarface.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

Written by BKTicker

October 6th, 2017 at 9:30 am

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