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Morning Buzz: Brooklyn ‘spiritual healer’ accused of rape, At least one dead as Michael makes landfall

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Thursday, October 11

• Thunderstorms likely throughout the day with a high of 76.

Top Stories
• At least one person is dead after Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm.

• The sex assault case against Harvey Weinstein could be falling apart after prosecutors found a note from an accuser suggesting the sex was consensual.

• Under a Trump rule change, 75,000 legal immigrants in New York City could have to decide between social services and permanent residency.

Nicki Minaj & Future  Thurs Oct 11th  7:30pm Tickets start at $57. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue

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Brooklyn News
• A judge overturned the conviction and four-year sentence of a Hasidic watchmen for his role in the group attack on a gay black man in Williamsburg.

• A self-proclaimed spiritual healer is accused of knocking women out with an alcohol-tasting substance and raping them in his East Flatbush home.

• A drug boss serving a 20-year sentence in an Oklahoma federal prison, used a cell phone to flood Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan with coke and heroin.

• Cop-killer Herman Bell voted in the gubernatorial election after Governor Cuomo signed an executive order restoring voting rights to 25,000 parolees.

• State Senator Marty Golden claimed he had never heard of the Child Victims Act to loud boos at a rowdy debate in Dyker Heights.

• Second Hand News: Lindsey Buckingham is finally speaking out on his ouster from Fleetwood Mac. “This is not he way you end something like this.”

• A new food festival, Eeeeeatscon, debuted at Forest Hills Stadium this past weekend.

Buzzing Back

• In 1984, Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan becomes the first American woman to walk in space.

• In 1992, rapper Cardi B. is born in the Bronx. She gained fame as a cast member on this TV reality series.

• A Post columnist argues the Small Business Jobs Survival Act, which includes rent controls on commercial spaces, will kill the city’s economy.

• Local musician and blockchain company Macroscope owner shares his thoughts on last week’s Mondo NYC music and tech conference in Brooklyn.

In the Blogs
• Brooklyn Based dives into a couple of guidebooks that will help you get off the beaten path in the borough.

• Another stop-work order has been issued at a construction site on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens after work undermines building next door.

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• Stevie Nicks
• Misty
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• The Giants (1-4) look to get their season back on track when they host the Eagles at MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

• The Rangers (0-3) will be looking for their first win of the season when they host the Sharks at MSG at 7 p.m.

• WFAN on-air personality John Jastremski writes in the Greenpoint Star that if the Giants want to salvage their season, they need to win tonight.

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Open House NY: Prison Ship Martyrs Monument  Sat Oct 13th 11am-3pmA tribute to the 11,000 people who died on British prison ships during the Revolutionary War. Fort Greene Park, Myrtle Ave. & Washington Park

Real Estate
• An LLC linked to Two Trees Management has purchased a Greenpoint petroleum facility for $62 million.

• For Rent – Lorimer Street, Williamsburg – 2 BR, 1 bath, closets in both BRs, wood floors. Each room as a window – even the bath. Heat & hot water included. $2,550/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• For Rent – Ridgewood – 3 BR apt features LR, EIK, 1 full bath, one small office. Plenty of closet space, hardwood floors, heat & hot water included. $2,000/month. ID# 1327923. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

• Sold – Four bedroom, three-bath, 3,250-square-foot one-family home at 2370 Bergen Avenue in Bergen Beach for $1.2 million.

Style & Fashion
• Ralph Lauren takes streetwear to the ski slopes for your winter wardrobe.

• Here’s the best looks to steal from the runways of London‘s Spring Fashion Show.

• Downtown – 10:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams demonstrates new device to humanely subdue emotionally disturbed persons. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Clinton Hill - 11 a.m. – Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo leads Story Time. Brooklyn Library, 380 Washington Ave.

• Clinton Hill - 6 to 9 p.m. – Local Love: An Evening to Benefit ICL Tillary Street Women’s Shelter. Jill Lindsey, 370 Myrtle Ave.

• Williamsburg – 7 to 10 p.m. – NAG Gala Fundraiser. BIBA, 110 Kent Ave.

• Downtown – 7:30 p.m. – Nicki Minaj & Future. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Williamsburg – 7:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Neighbors Allied for Good Growth annual gala. Biba, 110 Kent Ave.

• Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Spiritualized. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 11th, 2018 at 1:44 pm

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