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Morning Buzz: Lawsuit claims man froze to death in Crown Heights apartment, Earthquake kills at least 12 in Haiti

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Monday, October 8
Alternate Side Parking rules are suspended today for Columbus Day. Parking meters will be in effect.

• Cloudy with a high of 68 degrees.

Top Stories
• Twenty people celebrating a birthday were all killed in an upstate limousine crash.

• A monster earthquake hit Haiti, killing at least 12 people, and injuring at least 188 others.

• Look what you made her do! After keeping mum on politics throughout her entire career, Taylor Swift broke her silence to endorse two Tennessee Democrats.

Modest Mouse  Tues Oct 9th  8pm The indie rock gold standard: One of the few bands capable of achieving massive popularity without sacrificing their longtime fans.  $49-$65   Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

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Brooklyn News
• A gruesome Halloween display of a “hanging body” was taken down after the community protested outside of the Brownsville home.

• There’s an Orthodox rabbi who makes a city salary of nearly $100,000 by serving as a “yeshiva liaison” for school buses.

• A new lawsuit claims heat issues caused a man to freeze to death in his Crown Heights apartment.

• Joe Crowley said a disconnect with millennial voters is what cost him his seat in Congress.

• According to Kellyanne Conway, America can see “our husbands, our sons, our cousins, our co-workers, our brothers” in newly-confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

• Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is saying goodbye to the Jersey Shore and saying hello to the slammer after being sentenced to eight months in prison for tax evasion.

Weekend Box Office
• Venom (2018): $80 million
• A Star is Born (2018): $41.3 million
• Smallfoot: $14.9 million
• Night School (2018): $12.3 million
• The House With A Clock In Its Walls: $7.3 million

Buzzing Back

• In  1977 Billy Joel‘s breakthrough album, “The Stranger“, would crack the Top 10 on the Billboard chart. The LP contained four US Top 30 singles, including this one.

• In 1985 pop singer Bruno Mars is born in Honolulu, HI.  In 2012 this album hit #1 on the US Billboard charts

• The Times argued that a federal appeals court should release records of a grand jury that held no one responsible for the brutal murders of two African-American couples in 1946.

• Following the Kavanaugh confirmation, the Post said the left has gone completely unhinged.

In the Blogs
• Neighborhood cops and local children bonded over a game of flag football in East New York.

• Catalina Kulczar spoke about her life and career as a photographer with Greenpointers.

Trending in New York
• Thanksgiving
• Jamal Khashoggi
• Schoharie
• #ColumbusDay
• Shingo

• The Giants (1-4) lost a heartbreaker to the Carolina Panthers, losing 31-30.

• The Jets (2-3) beat the Denver Broncos, 34-16.

• The Yankees are looking to take the lead against the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS tonight. The game starts at 7:40 p.m.

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Bonus Brunch Mon Oct 8th Join us from 10:30-3:00pm and bring the whole family!  Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop, 1118 Cortelyou Road, Ditmas Park

Real Estate
• A new zoning amendment proposal is seeking development of a new residential property in a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood.

• For Sale - 2106 Rene Court, Ridgewood - Two family brick on 3 levels.  1st flr has 4 BRs, 2 bath duplex, LR, full SS kitchen, tons of closets.  2nd flr has 3 BRs, 1 bath, LR, full SS kitchen. Finished basement, nice yard, front patio.  Asking $950,000  Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Sharon Street, Williamsburg – 2 BR boxed, 1 bath, bright rooms w/ large windows, closet space, hardwood floors.  Asking $2,799/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• Sold – Williamsburg – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,252-sq.-ft. three-family home at 451 Keap St. for $1,930,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• 13-year-old Paris Trimmier has been reported missing. She was last seen around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday inside of 1625 Dean Street. She’s described as black, 5’2″ tall, 115 lbs, brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a black shirt and beige pants.

• 39-year-old motorcyclist Angel Perez was killed after a vehicle collision at Broadway and Union Street. He was killed after he collided into the passenger side of a grey Honda. An investigation is ongoing by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.

• Ditmas Park – 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Bonus Brunch.  Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Road

• Ditmas Park - 8 p.m. – Star Sign Party – LIBRA.   Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Road

• Williamsburg – 9:15 p.m. – Screening of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”.  Videology, 308 Bedford Avenue

Written by BKTicker

October 8th, 2018 at 1:51 pm

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