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Morning Buzz: A Brooklyn man’s home was broken into and his wife was sexually assaulted by the robber, Hurricane Michael is anticipated in Florida.

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Tuesday, October 9

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 78.

Top Stories
 Hurricane Michael is expected to hit ground tomorrow and cause major destruction to Florida’s Gulf Coast.

 Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh for the “pain and suffering” Kavanaugh’s sexual assault allegations caused him and his family.

• The driver behind the wheel of the limo that crashed upstate and resulted in 20 people dead reportedly had a history of prior drug busts.

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Florence + The Machine  Tues Oct 9th  7pm Bringing their new High As Hope tour to Brooklyn.Tickets start at $69.50   Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown
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Brooklyn News
• After a man’s home was broken into in Brooklyn, he was slashed and his wife was sexually assaulted.

• The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will begin on Thursday and will feature independent and short horror films.

• A gunman shot a young Brooklyn mom in Bushwick and her ex-boyfriend turned himself in as the culprit.

Politics
 President Trump believes that Chicago should use the NYPD’s controversial method of ‘Stop and Frisk’ to reduce gun violence.

 Bill and Hilary Clinton are going on tour together to headline in a series of events together across the country.

Entertainment
 Trump says he likes Taylor Swift about 25% less now that she has publicly endorsed two Democrats in Tennessee.

 Former first daughter Barbara Bush had a secret wedding to screenwriter Craig Coyne.

Buzzing Back

• In 1985, on what would have been John Lennon’s 45th birthday, Yoko Ono dedicates a 2.5 acre section in NY’s Central Park called Strawberry Fields.

• In 1952 reality star Sharon Osbourne is born in London, England. In 1982, she married this rock star and revived his career by creating this Summerfest.

Opinion
• The Daily News thinks that the New York State property tax is blatantly unfair.

 The New York Times contemplated the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist that is missing, and thinks that if he was abducted Saudi Arabia needs to be held responsible.

In the Blogs
• Greenpoint’s town square 15th Annual Halloween parade is coming on October 28th!

• City Councilman Justin Brannan announced he secured funding to create a 3rd Ave Business Improvement District.

Trending in New York
• #madebygoogle
• Drew Brees
• Brock Holt
• Kavanaugh Impeachment
• #BetterCallSaul

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (1-2)  lost to the Red Sox 16-1 in the third game of the Division Series.They will play each other again today at 8:07 pm.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Secret Screening  Sun Oct 14th 11:30am  A mystery film, presented by the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg
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Real Estate
• Investors are searching for smart opportunities for real estate in these times of climate change.

• OPEN HOUSE – Tues Oct 9th 2-3pm  115A India Street, Greenpoint - 3 story, 2 family Townhouse – 1st flr has open layout w/ 1 BR, 1 bath, access to back yard – can be used as a duplex w/ basement.  2nd & 3rd flrs each have 3 BRS, 1.5 bath.  Full basement w/ laundry room.  Asking $1,949,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188 

• For Rent – 234 Skillman Avenue, Unit 3C, Williamsburg – 2 BR apt w/ great amenities.  SS appliances including dishwasher & microwave.  Laundry facilities, screening room, billiards, fully loaded gym, communal lounge on site.  Rooftop deck w/ incredible views.  Asking $3,200/month  Pepe Real Estate 718-388-8600

• Sold – Greenpoint – A one bedroom, one bathroom, 5,000 square foot apartment at 98 Greenpoint Ave for $4,350,000. Zillow.

Technology
 Facebook’s new speakers which include a camera that can follow users around the room and a microphone that can enhance voices, are creeping users out.

• The creator of Fortnite just bought anti cheating software.

Events
• Downtown – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Prostate Cancer Symposium. Brooklyn BBorough Hall. 209 Joralemon Street.

• Downtown – 7 p.m. – Florence + The Machine.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue

• Bedford Stuyvesant – 7 p.m. – 81st Precinct Community Council Meeting. Bed-Stuy Multi Service Center. 1958 Fulton Street.

• Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Modest Mouse.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

Written by BKTicker

October 9th, 2018 at 12:54 pm

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