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Wednesday, January 10
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow removal. Meters are still in effect.

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 38 degrees.

Top Stories
• A federal judge temporarily blocked President Trump’s decision to end a program shielding undocumented youth from deportation.

• Federal judges ordered North Carolina to redraw its congressional district map because of illegal gerrymandering favoring Republicans.

• New York City now requires all renovated or new public restrooms to have diaper changing stations, including in the men’s room.

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Hummer: A Smashing Pumpkins Tribute  Wed Jan 10th 8pm  Hummer is four New York guys that love the sound of the 90’s Smashing Pumpkins. $5.00  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg
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Brooklyn News
• Brooklyn Assemblywoman Pamela Harris was indicted on federal fraud charges for using money meant for Sandy relief on vacations and lingerie.

• Two people, including a teenager, were shot by a gunman inside a Williamsburg bodega.

• Eight people, including five children, were injured in a Dyker Heights school bus crash, which caused the bus to flip over.

Politics
• Donald Trump said he thinks he can beat Oprah in 2020, but doubts she would run against him.

• Steve Bannon is stepping down from Breitbart after his public break with Trump.

Entertainment
• Marvel legend Stan Lee has been accused of groping and harassing nurses who care for him.

• Hugh Grant is expecting his fifth child with girlfriend Anna Eberstein.

Buzzing Back

• In 2000 AOL-Time Warner is formed.  In 2002, as investors pulled out en masse of many Internet-related stocks, AOL Time Warner reported a quarterly loss of $54 billion, the largest ever for a U.S. company.

• In 1945 British singer Rod Stewart is born in London, England.  In 1971 he had his first #1 hit with this song.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Congress should pass a clean bill to prevent Dreamers from deportation.

• The Post says the coming Supreme Court decision about public sector unions’ agency fees is a boon to New York.

In the Blogs
• Greenpointers has your winter survival guide on what you should be listening to.

• The Sampler, a Bushwick craft beer shop, has opened its doors again.

Trending in New York
• Michigan
• #RHOBH
• #ThisIsUs
• #SJUBB
• #Chopped

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (19-21) host the Chicago Bulls at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (15-25) welcome the Detroit Pistons to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s (10-7) lost a close game to Georgetown, 69-66.

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Block Printing on Tote Bags  Sat Jan 13th 2-4pm  Students will learn basic relief printing techniques, creating their own linoleum block stamp.  Stamps will be used to decorate a canvas tote bag! $65/student includes all materials and one free drink.  Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop, 1118 Cortelyou Road, Ditmas Park
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Real Estate
• A&H Acquisitions and other partners are planning a 38-unit mixed-use project in Flatbush.

• For Sale – Bushwick – Four story 2 family home – all vacant on title.  2 duplex apts w/ 2 BRs each, 1 car garage.  Asking $1.998M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Sale – 151 Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint - Vacant two family brick Townhouse features 6 BRs (3 over 3 – all renovated), 3 bath total.  Corner Location, tons of windows!  Asking $1,399,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Bed-Stuy – A six-bedroom, 1,836-square-foot house at 732 Madison Street for $850,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Target raised its quarterly profit and sales forecasts after a strong holiday boost.

• GoPro’s shares fell after analysts warned that its products are facing increased saturation.

Events
• Downtown – 8:30 a.m. – Buildings Commissioner Rick Chandler speaks at Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s Brooklyn Newsmakers event. NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 6 MetroTech Center.

• Prospect Park - 6 to 9 p.m. – Block Printing. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave.

• Williamsburg 8 p.m. – Hummer: A Smashing Pumpkins Tribute. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

• Crown Heights – 8 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James speaks at Crown Heights Jewish Community Council’s Awards Ceremony. 935 Eastern Parkway.

Written by BKTicker

January 10th, 2018 at 10:34 am

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