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Friday, January 12
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended through Saturday to facilitate trash and recycling collection. Meters are still in effect.

Weather
• Rain all day but warm, with a high of 58 degrees. Expect rain and wind on Saturday morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High of 46. Sunday will be partly cloudy and cold, with temperatures dropping down to 28 degrees.

Top Stories
• Rejecting a bipartisan immigration deal, President Trump questioned why the United States should accept people coming from “sh*thole countries.”

• Two city councilmen were among 18 people arrested for protesting the detention of an immigrant-rights activist facing deportation.

• Mayor de Blasio’s monument commission is opting to keep the Christopher Columbus statue, but will add markers honoring indigenous people.

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What’s Your Goal for 2018?  De-Stress, Disconnect, Work out Anytime…Find your Fit! Open House Jan 13th  10am-4pm.   Greenpoint YMCA, 99 Meserole Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• A teen was slashed with a knife during a fight with another student at Grand Street Campus High School in East Williamsburg.

• A woman was seriously injured after she was struck by an oncoming L train in Williamsburg.

• Two state lawmakers who donated campaign funds to indicted Assemblywoman Pamela Harris said they didn’t know she was under investigation.

Politics
• The New York State Senate won’t probe allegations that Jeff Klein forcibly kissed a former staffer before the victim never filed a complaint.

• Council Speaker Corey Johnson awarded top committee and leadership positions to Democrats who helped him win the post.

Entertainment
• James Franco has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women, four of whom were his students.

• Marvel is now developing a solo “Black Widow” film for Scarlett Johansson.

Buzzing Back

• In 2012 Pres Obama helps Al Green’s sales almost 500 percent by singing ‘Let’s Stay Together’ at Apollo Theater.  The YouTube Vid went Viral almost immediately.

• In 1954 radio personality and “Radio’s Bad Boy” Howard Stern is born in Queens, New York.  In 1993, he released his first book loosely based on his life.

Opinion
• The Daily News says despite all the talk about the mayor’s statue commission, their report landed with just a thud.

• The Post wants Congress to know the president’s tweets are really meant for his followers, not them.

In the Blogs
• Take your kids to story time and crafts every Sunday in January at the Park Church Co-op.

• These Brooklyn officials will host a panel discussion on the importance of women in government.

Trending in New York
• Don Lemon
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Scoreboard
• LIU Brooklyn (7-11) topped Fairleigh Dickinson, 90-85.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (6-11) routed Central Connecticut State, 77-60.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks (19-22) are in Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves at 8 p.m.
• The Nets (15-26) travel to Atlanta to play the Hawks at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Rangers (22-15-5) host the Islanders (21-18-4) at MSG. Puck drops at 1 p.m.
• The Nets visit the Washington Wizards for a 7 p.m. matchup.
• St. John’s (10-7) takes on Villanova, the best team in the country, at MSG. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn faces Wagner at home starting at 4:30 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn hosts Sacred Heart at 4 p.m.
Sunday
• The Rangers head to Pittsburgh to face the Penguins at 7:30 p.m.
• The Knicks welcome the New Orleans Pelicans to New York. Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m.

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90’s Hip-Hop R&B Sing-Along  Fri Jan 12th  9:30pm We’ll be spinning the best music videos of the decade with all the lyrics right up on the screen so everyone can sing, rap and dance along together.  $10  Union Hall, 702 Union Street, Park Slope
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Real Estate
• Breaking Ground is planning a 126-unit residential supportive housing buildingin Brownsville.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Jan 14th 11am-1pm  146 N8th Street, Williamsburg  Ideal user/investor.  All vacant on title.  3 family home w/ additional air rights.  1 block to Bedford L train.  Asking $2.499M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Jan 14th 1:30-3pm  47 Viola Drive, Glen Cove Luxurious one family home features 4 BRs, 2.5 bath, 2 LRs, 2 fireplaces.  Garage, huge backyard, finished basement, in-ground heated pool.  Asking $1,049,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Bath Beach – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot house at 307 Bay 8th Street for $920,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Find Brooklyn’s best bagels at Bagel Hole in Park Slope and Tasty Bagels in Bensonhurst.

• Check out these Brooklyn restaurants that are essential to surviving this winter.

Restaurant ABC’s – Gerritsen Beach
Grade A – Pizza Nosh, 2807 Nostrand Ave. – Evidence of rats.
Grade B – Ginza Sushi, 2809 Ocean Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Sanitized equipment improperly used.
Grade C – Memo Shish Kebab, 1821 Kings Highway – Filth flies, Facility not vermin proof.

Events
• Bed-Stuy10 a.m. to noon – Hunger Free America volunteers kick off Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger. 2010 Fulton St.

Dyker Heights10 a.m. – Congressman Dan Donovan meets with Brooklyn Veterans Roundtable. 1305 86th St.

Williamsburg7 p.m. – 2018 FERUS Festival.  National Sawdust, 80 No 6th St

Park Slope9:30 p.m. – 90’s Hip-Hop R&B Sing-Along.  Union Hall, 702 Union Street

Saturday
Greenpoint - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Greenpoint YMCA Open House. 99 Meserole Street
• Crown Heights10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Hunger Free America volunteers conduct community outreach on SNAP and NYSOH. 808 Nostrand Ave.
Williamsburg11:15 a.m. – Screening of “Selma“.  (brunch menu available) Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.
Ditmas Park - 2 to 4 p.m. – Block Printing on Tote Bags.  Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Road
• Williamsburg7 p.m. – 2018 FERUS Festival.  National Sawdust, 80 No 6th St
Williamsburg9:15 p.m. – “Cruel Intentions” Drink-Along.  Videology, 308 Bedford AVenue
Sunday
• Williamsburg11:15 a.m. – Screening of “Selma“.  (brunch menu available) Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.
Williamsburg11:30 a.m. – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of Bob Marley featuring David Langlois & The Brooklyners.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
• Williamsburg7 p.m. – 2018 FERUS Festival.  National Sawdust, 80 No 6th St

Written by BKTicker

January 12th, 2018 at 1:32 pm

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