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Tuesday, March 13

Weather
• Here comes another nor’easter! The snow will taper off in the afternoon, it will be cloudy and windy for the rest of the day. High of 42.

Top Stories
• The helicopter pilot believes loose gear may have hit a lever that cut off the engine, causing the deadly East River crash.

• A Republican House intelligence committee report concluded that there was no collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia.

• The Metropolitan Opera has fired conductor James Levine after sexual assault allegations.

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Party Crashers  Sun Mar 18th  3:30-7pm  From the producers of Brooklyn’s best wedding fair – Party Crashers brings together the city’s best bands for your event or wedding in one marathon showcase. $10  The Bell House, 149 7th Avenue,  Park Slope
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Brooklyn News
• Nearly 500 residents marched for safer streets after the deadly car crash inPark Slope killed two kids.

• Police gunned down a hit-and-run driver who killed a Brooklyn pedestrian amid a rage-filled crime spree.

• Nearly 20 suspects who sued over being locked up in dirty jail cells in Brooklyn won a settlement of $151,000.

Politics
• Amid their current feud over the state of public housing, Cuomo toured a dilapidated development while de Blasio was out of town.

• Former gubernatorial candidate Brian Kolb endorsed GOP contender Marc Molinaro for the Republican nomination.

Entertainment
• Here are the dates and locations for Beyonce and Jay Z’s “On the Run II” tour.

Actor Michael Cera sparked rumors of his marriage after he was spotted with a gold band on his ring finger.

Buzzing Back

• In 2007 Coffee house Starbucks announced the launch of its own music label.  The music debuted with a nonstop dose of this song by Paul McCartney.

• In 1972, rapper Common is born in South Side, Illinois.  In 2011, he took on an acting role in this made for TV AMC series.

Opinion
• Errol Louis writes in the Daily News that Dreamers are trapped and held hostage by Trump’s squalid proposal.

• The Post says while de Blasio and Cuomo feud in public, NYCHA residents are left in the cold and the mold.

In the Blogs
• On the 130th anniversary of the Great Blizzard of 1888, Geoff Cobb examineshow the snowstorm affected Greenpoint.

• Here are nine things that Twitter users have posted about Bushwick in the last week.

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Scoreboard
• The Rangers (31-32-7) topped the Carolina Hurricanes, 6-3.

• The Knicks (24-43) host the Dallas Mavericks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (21-46) will take on the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.

• LIU Brooklyn will face Radford in the NCAA Tournament First Four game in Dayton, Ohio. Tip-off is at 6:40 p.m.

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Claddagh  Fri Mar 16th 8pm  A sparkling multi-media show that fuses The Prodigal’s iconic music with world-champion Irish and tap dancers.  $30-$37  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd, Manhattan Beach
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Real Estate
• Here are the top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to Brooklyn and Queens.

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – 4 family Brownstone in Historic Bed-Stuy.  Great income producing property.  2 BRs each apt.  Call for income & expenses.  Asking $1.5M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Rent – Ainslie Street @ Union Street, Williamsburg – Flexible 2 BR, 1 bath, LR, EIK w/ double oven, hardwood flrs, high ceilings.  Asking $2,799/month  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Williamsburg – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 650-square-foo condo at 238 Ainslie Street for $790,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple is reportedly working on new noise-canceling and water-resistant AirPods.

• Elon Musk wants his spaceship company SpaceX to offer trips to Mars by mid 2019.

Events
Williamsburg - Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

Written by BKTicker

March 13th, 2018 at 1:11 pm

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