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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.

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

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

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

• Accident on I-278 eastbound at Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge left lane blocked.

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

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What’s On TV Tonight

• DC’s Legends of Tomorrow(CW, 8PM) – When the Legends learn that a mysterious tragedy destroyed Memphis in 1954, thus eradicating the birthplace of rock and roll, they embark on their most important mission—to save music.

• The Alienist (TNT, 9PM) – Kreizler and Moore travel to Washington, D.C. Sara goes rogue in pursuit of the truth. Lucius tells Marcus a secret. Byrnes and Connor tighten their grip on the investigation.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – When the team treats a patient who has to decide between a dangerous surgery that could change his life or remain the same, he asks Dr. Shaun Murphy what he would if he had that same choice.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Nailed It Season 1- Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re- creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It’s part reality contest, part hot mess.

• Hulu: Timeless Season 1 – An unlikely trio travel through time in order to battle unknown criminals and protect history as we know it.

• Amazon Video: The Tunnel Season 1 – When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck  and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries.

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 6:18 pm

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