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Tuesday, October 10

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Las Vegas gunman fired at a security guard before opening fire on the crowd, police revealed Sunday. Police also confirmed there was no second shooter.

• Wildfires in California wine country have left ten dead and thousands displaced. 

• ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks over tweets regarding National Anthem protests.

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s  The End of Alzheimer’s Starts With You! Choose your walk and register today at www.alz.org/NYC. This year’s Nov 4th walk will be at Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Blvd, Manhattan Beach.
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Brooklyn News
• A drunken L train straphanger was doused in soup after allegedly shouting racial slurs.

• A Brooklyn man in prison for a 1991 murder is being given a chance to prove his innocence. 

 Police say a Brooklyn gunman shot a man after an argument then crashed his car trying to flee.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo promised NYC’s Christopher Columbus statue won’t be removed while he’s in office. 

• The first mayoral debate of the general election is taking place tonight.

Entertainment
• Harvey Weinstein reportedly sent a letter to Hollywood executives begging for them to defend him.

• Did Chip and Joanna Gaines end Fixer Upper over their HGTV contract? 

Buzzing Back
• In 2004 Superman Christopher Reeve dies at age 52

• In 1954 lead singer for Van Halen David Lee Roth is born in Bloomington, Indiana

Opinion
• Lena Dunham writes in the NY Times about the Hollywood culture that keeps women from speaking up. 

• It’s time to rescue New York City’s library branches, Scott Sherman writes in the NY Daily News.

In the Blogs
• Brooklyn ice creamery Ample Hills is making its way to California. 

• A popup dinner in Williamsburg is combining the cuisines of Korea, Thailand and Texas.

Trending in New York
• #TheLastJedi
• #StandWithJemele
• First Lady
• Northern California
• Napa

Scoreboard
• The Yankees topped the Indians, 7-3 to even the ALDS at 2-2. They play the winner-take-all rubber match in Cleveland tomorrow night at 8:08 p.m.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) fell to the Blues in a shootout, 3-2.

• The Rangers (1-2-0) are taking on the Blues at home. Puck drop is 7 p.m.

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Imagine Dragons  Mon Oct 23rd  7:30pm  This multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band will bring its electrifying live show with the Evolve Tour along with Grouplove and K.Flay. Tickets start at $39.50.  Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Downtown.
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Real Estate
• Go inside the new Williamsburg condo development made entirely from shipping containers. 

• For Sale – 2822 Gerritsen Avenue, Gerritsen Beach – Fully renovated 3 BR, 2.5 bath home, all new SS appliances.  Asking $620,000. Carollo Real Estate  718-747-7747.

• For Rent – Bushwick Avenue and Powers Street, Williamsburg – Newly renovated 1 BR railroad style apt w/ extra large office which can be converted into a BR. SS appliances, dishwasher, Heat/Hot Water included. Asking $2,299/month. Castoria Real Estate.  718-388-9830.

• Sold – Sheepshead Bay – A four-bedroom, four-bathroom home an East 29th Street for $857,000. Zillow.

Technology
• An easy (and maybe not entirely legal) hack will let you add more games to the SNES classic. 

• Digital detoxing is the newest vacation trend. 

Events
• Greenpoint – 9 a.m. – New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts Polish heritage breakfast. Polish & Slavic Center, 177 Kent St.

• Bed-Stuy – 5 p.m. – NYC Votes and Transportation Alternatives host mayoral debate watch party. Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St.

• Manhattan Beach 6 p.m. – “Science of the Living City” presents a three-part lecture series exploring climate change in Jamaica Bay on the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Lighthouse Auditorium, Kingsborough Community College 2001 Oriental Boulevard.

Written by BKTicker

October 10th, 2017 at 4:07 pm

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