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Wednesday, October 10

• Cloudy early, but partial clearing in the afternoon. High of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump supporters in Iowa chanted “Lock Her Up,” not at Hillary Clinton, but instead at California Senator Dianne Feinstein.

• Hurricane Michael has strengthened to Category 3 as it roars toward the Gulf Coast.

• The X makes it official! New York City residents can select now select a third gender option on their birth certificate.

“Everything’s Trash But It’s Okay” – A Night with Phoebe Robinson  Sun Oct 14th 8pm  A new, hilarious and timely essay collection on gender, race, dating. $25 The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Park Slope.

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Brooklyn News
• Two cops rushed a baby to the hospital after he stopped breathing at a Bed-Stuy subway station.

• A bogus school shooting threat shared on Instagram sparked chaos at a Dyker Heights school.

• The suspects behind a home invasion and sexual assault at a retired NYPD lieutenant’s Marine Park home have been charged with attempted murder.

• Nikki Haley will resign as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and has no plans to run in 2020.

• Carlos Danger is back! Anthony Weiner will be released from federal prison early for good conduct.

• Here’s your first look at Ruby Rose in her fierce Batwoman costume for the CW.

• James Gunn will take on the “Suicide Squad” sequel for Warner Bros.

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, The Rose, starring Bette Midler as a self-destructive 1960s rock star premiered in LA.

• In 1973, TV show host Mario Lopez is born in San Diego, CA. During the 1980s, he portrayed A.C. Slater on this TV show.

• The Times says Nikki Haley will be missed for her ability to navigate Trump and represent the United States.

• Errol Louis writes in the Daily News that the RFK Human Rights group is taking an important step in its bail reform effort.

In the Blogs
• The Greenpoint YMCA is hosting its third annual Spirit of Community Service Awards in December.

• The Parks Department has issued a warning about raccoons with distemper in Prospect Park.

Trending in New York
• Astros

• The Yankees season is over. The Bombers fell to the Red Sox, 4-3, concluding the American League Division Series.

• Joel Sherman writes in the Post that the questions are just beginning for the Yankees.

• All the initial hype around Knicks rookie Kevin Knox has stopped abruptly.

• The Giants have officially waived first-found bust Ereck Flowers.

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Discotechnique: Dead Sexy  Fri Oct 12th  10pm Looks to die for, music to live for. A night of disco beaconing the legends of the past. $30. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick.

Real Estate
• As part of Pacific Park, this site near the Barclays Center will become a 810-unit rental tower.

• For Sale - 37 Apollo Street, Greenpoint – Newly renovated 2 family home – delivered vacant. 1st flr has open flr plan, 1 BR, 1 bath w/ access to backyard & pool. 2nd flr has 2 BRs, 1 bath, kitchen w/ SS appliances including dishwasher, washer/dryer. Asking $2,229,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Bushwick Avenue, Bushwick – Gut renovated apt has 3 huge BRs, lots of windows, SS appliances including dishwasher. Asking $2,850/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• Sold – East New York – A six-bedroom, six-bathroom, 1,200-square-foot house at 304 Hendrix Street for $824,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Google has unveiled its new Pixel smartphone, a Google Home smart speaker and its first tablet computer.

• The state of Nevada sued Tesla over unpaid taxes for its workers.

• Navy Yard – 8:30 a.m. – Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, Borough President Eric Adams visit STEAM Center and make announcement. Building 77.

Park Slope – 6:30 p.m. – Brooklyn Community Board 6 meeting. John Jay Educational Campus, 237 7th Ave.

Williamsburg – 7 p.m. – 90th Precinct Community Council meeting. 30 Montrose Ave.

Sheepshead Bay – 7:30 p.m. – 61st Precinct Community Council meeting. 2533 Coney Island Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 10th, 2018 at 3:12 pm

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