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Monday, February 12

Top Stories 
• President Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget proposal that would include cuts to domestic programs and increase military spending.

• Donald Trump Jr.’s wife was taken to a Manhattan hospital after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder.

“Mozart in the Jungle” Season 4 Release Party
Tues Feb 13th 7:30pm
The festive evening will showcase live music commissioned by the Golden-Globe award-winning Amazon Original Series as well as colorful commentary from show runner Will Graham.  $35  National Sawdust, 80 N6th St, Williamsburg.

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Brooklyn News
• City health officials confirmed a 5-year-old girl in Brooklyn died from the flu.

• Police are searching for a group of men wanted in connection to a string of robberies and assaults in Brighton Beach.

• The FDNY is investigating a fire that tore through the top floor of a Crown Heights apartment building.

Subway Status 
• Some Main St bound 7 trains are running express from 74 St-Broadway to Mets-Willets Point because of crane activity on street level at Junction Blvd.

• E, F, M and R trains are running with delays in both directions because of track maintenance at Grand Av-Newtown.

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

Traffic 
• Accident on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound ramp from Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy left lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between Queens Blvd; NY 25 and Exit5 – 101st Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

• Accident on I-278 westbound at Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave left lane blocked.

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

Sports
• The Knicks (23-34) fell to the Indiana Pacers, 121-113.

• The Nets (19-38) face the Los Angeles Clippers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (27-24-5) beat the Winnipeg Jets, 3-1.

• The Islanders (27-24-6) lost to the Calgary Flames, 3-2.

What’s On TV Tonight

DC’s Legend of Tomorrow(CW, 8PM) – After Sara’s encounter with Mallus, the Legends are paid a visit by John Constantine, a demonologist detective.

The Alienist (TNT, 9PM) – Kreizler and Sara discuss the capacity to kill. Moore goes on a date. Byrnes and Capt. Connor keep an eye on a potential suspect.

Olympics 2018 Prime Time: Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Speed Skating (NBC, 8PM) – U.S. snowboarders Chloe Kim and Shaun White drop into the halfpipe. Also: men’s Alpine skiing; and women’s speedskating

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Ocean’s Thirteen- Danny Ocean rounds up the boys for a third heist, after casino owner Willy Bank double-crosses one of the original eleven, Reuben Tishkoff.

Hulu: Broad City Season 3 – Join Abbi, Ilana and a lineup of special guests as they find true love , get high on life, and show New York City how it’s done.

Amazon Video: A Fish Called Wanda – In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to double cross each other for the loot.

Real Estate

• For Sale – 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

• For Sale - Greenpoint – Newly renovated two family brick delivered vacant! 4 BRs, 3 bath total. 1st flr has access to backyard & pool. Finished basement w/ sep entrance, laundry room. New lighting, electric & plumbing.  Asking $2,299,000. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Bonnie’s Grill
Located at 278 5th Ave.

Enjoy an order of 10 Buffalo Chicken Wings served with celery, carrots and blue cheese dressing for $11.

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

Local Events 
• Downtown Brooklyn – 6:30 p.m. – Cheryl Wills: A Family Story of Slavery and Freedom. Join BHS for this talk and book signing. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

• Ditmas Park – 8 p.m. – Aquarius Party.  Sycamore bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Smartphones: Are you thinking about selling your phone? Click here to learn how to clear all your information before you sell it.

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Written by BKTicker

February 13th, 2018 at 1:22 pm

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