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Monday, March 12

Top Stories 
• Stormy Daniels offered to return a $130,000 payment she was given in order to break her silence about her alleged affair with President Trump.

• President Trump backtracked on a proposal to raise the age limit for buying assault rifles despite earlier pledges he made after the Florida school shooting.

• Police believe two package explosions that killed a teen and wounded two women in Texas are connected to another fatal bombing that occurred this month.

Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled
Fri Mar 16th  7:30pm
Grammy®-nominated, multi-platinum singer and songwriter Demi Lovato with special guest multi-platinum, hip-hop icon DJ Khaled.  Tickets start at $79.95.  Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave, Downtown.

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Brooklyn News
• Several floors in the Brooklyn Supreme Court were blocked off after an envelope containing a suspicious white powder was found.

• A 50-year-old man was fatally struck while crossing the street in a hit-and-run in Williamsburg.

• A Brooklyn photography exhibit is showcasing images with unique angles of New York City.

Subway Status 
• Northbound 4 and 5 trains are running local from Franklin Av to Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr because of NYPD activity at Crown Hts-Utica Av.Expect delays in 2, 3, 4 and 5 train service.

• 7 Express trains make local stops in both directions at 33, 40, 46, 52, 69 and 74 Sts

• Northbound A trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 34 St-Penn Station.

• Some southbound R trains are stopping along the Q line from Canal St to DeKalb Av.

• Some southbound W trains are stopping along the R line from Whitehall St-South Ferry and end at Court St.

• Some southbound W trains are stopping along the R line from Whitehall St-South Ferry to DeKalb Av then via the D line and end at 9 Av.

• W trains are running with delays in both directions. Expect delays in D, N, Q, R and W train service.

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

Weekend Service Changes

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and 39th St.

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

• Vehicle fire on I-278 eastbound at Exit 33 – Mcguinness Blvd; Humboldt St right and center lanes blocked.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Accident on I-278 westbound approaching Exit 27 – Atlantic Averight lane blocked.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Knicks take on the Bucks in Milwaukee. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.
Saturday
• The Rangers travel to Florida to take on the Panthers at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Islanders visit the Calgary Flames for a 7 p.m. matchup.
• The Knicks host the Toronto Raptors at the Garden for a 1 p.m. matinee.
• The Nets welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Once Upon a Time (ABC, 8PM) – On the day of Tiana’s coronation, a confrontation with Dr. Facilier compels her to take a trip through the Bayou, where a surprising encounter changes her life and the hunt for an alligator takes a dark turn.

• Marvel’s Agents of SH.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 9PM) – Coulson finally reveals the mysterious deal he made with Ghost Rider, which will impact everyone on the S.H.I.E.L.D. team. The series’ 100th episode.

• Hawaii Five-O (CBS, 9PM) – Adam’s mission to take down organized crime on the Island goes sideways when deadly chlorine gas he was using to bait a big fish falls into the wrong hands. Also, Adam begins to doubt Jessie’s allegiance.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Love Season 3 – After a long, complicated, and somewhat messy journey, Gus and Mickey enter this season of Love in a place we’ve never seen them before: a fully committed relationship.

• Hulu: Power Rangers – A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.

• Amazon Video: Sneaky Pete Season 2 – Marius sees an opportunity when he is seized by two mercenaries searching for Pete’s mother Maggie and the eleven million dollars she stole from their employer.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Williamsburg – Apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 bath, extra room, large kitchen/living room combination, hardwood floors, and two separate entrances. Asking $2,100/month. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Park Slope – One bedroom In elevator pre-war building. Features living room/dining room comb, large closet with storage above, brand new kitchen, hardwood floors, pet friendly, bicycle storage, laundry In basement, and small common garden! Asking $639.000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

Local Eats of the Day

• Champs
Located at 197 Meserole St.

Enjoy their Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich made with grilled seitan, sauteed bell peppers, onions, mushrooms with melted cheese on a hero and served with side salad for $12.99.

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

Local Events 
• Park Slope – 6 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer, Council Speaker Corey Johnson and others will deliver remarks at New York City Kids March for Safe Streets. Prospect Park West and 9th St.

• Brownsville – 7 p.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Comptroller Scott Stringer will deliver remarks at East Brooklyn Congregations-Metro IAF Affordable Housing Assembly. Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, 680 Mother Gaston Blvd.

• Ditmas Park – 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. – Pisces Party.  Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Video Games: Do you want to play retro video games? Click here to learn how.

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Written by BKTicker

March 12th, 2018 at 6:10 pm

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