Brooklyn Newsticker

Top news items from Brooklyn every morning.

Afternoon Buzz: US added 250,000 jobs in October, Ex-con arrested for killing gang member inside deli

without comments

Friday, November 2

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• The three congregations attacked at the Pittsburgh synagogue will gather for a joint service on Saturday.

• Wages surged as the United States added a robust 250,000 jobs in October.

• Hate-filled, anti-Semitic graffiti was found scrawled inside a Brooklyn synagogue before a political event.

 

IN BROOKLYN
• An ex-con was arrested for killing a gang member assassination-style inside a Crown Heights deli.

• The number of measles cases in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods jumped to 17.

• A gunman shot a livery van driver in Ditmas Park, but she is expected to survive.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound B and Q trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Prospect Park.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

 

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound from Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York) to Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expressway Exit (New York)

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expressway Exit (New York) to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge (New York)

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Knicks (2-6) are in Dallas to face the Mavericks at 8:30 p.m.
• The Nets (3-5) host the Houston Rockets at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
• The Islanders go head to head with the New Jersey Devils at home. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

Sunday
• The Jets (3-5) head to Miami to play divisional rival Dolphins. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
• The Knicks fly to Washington to take on the Wizards at 6 p.m.
• The Nets welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to the Barclays Center. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Buffalo Sabres at MSG at 7 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Alec Baldwin was arrested for punching a man over a parking spot in Greenwich Village.

• Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are nearing a divorce settlement.

• Alfonso Ribeiro and his wife Angela are expecting their third child.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Blindspot (NBC, 8PM) – A tattoo puts the team in danger when a deadly disease is released inside the FBI.

• Hawaii Five-0 (CBS,9PM) – McGarrett crosses the line and is arrested while investigating the death of his former SEAL buddy, who died on an aircraft carrier, and the only survivor is a baby.

• Blue Bloods (CBS,10PM) – Eddie and her new partner, Maya, clash with Jamie on the job when they fail to intervene in a public dispute at a convenience store.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: House of Cards Season 6 – With Frank out of the picture, Claire Underwood steps fully into her own as the first woman president, but faces formidable threats to her legacy.

• HULU: 28 Days Later – Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

• AMAZON PRIME: Homecoming Season 1 – Heidi works at Homecoming, a facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life. Years later she has started a new life, Heidi realizes there’s a whole other story behind the one she’s been telling herself.

TECHNOLOGY
• Snapchat is displaying polling locations in its Snap Map on Election Day.

• Spotify’s stock dropped as the subscriber growth forecast was cut.

• Uber plants to put its self-driving cars back on the road again.

#TRENDINGNY
• #HappyHalloween

• #WWECrownJewel

• Alec Baldwin

• #BlizzCon2018

• Diablo

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Williamsburg – 2 Bedroom apartment features living room, dining room, EiK, and 1 full bathroom. Hardwood flooring throughout. Heat and water included. Lots of natural sunlight and closet space. Pet friendly. Close to all shops and transportation. Asking $2,600/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

• For Sale – Williamsburg – 2 Bedroom apartment features a living room, dining room, kitchen w/ ss appliances, closets, and 2 full baths. Central heat and a/c. Hardwood flooring throughout. Five-minute walk to the Flushing Avenue J, M, and Z train. Asking $2,299/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

LOCAL EVENTS
• Greenwood Heights - 7 to 8:30 p.m. – Making An Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
• Greenpoint – 7:30 p.m. – Wine Riot. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
• Greenpoint – 8 p.m. – Halloween Never Ends: A Spooky Brooklyn Drag Showcase. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.
• Williamsburg – Midnight – Head (1968) A psychedelic bit of fun fluff starring The Monkees. Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.

Saturday
• Prospect Park – 10 a.m. to Noon – Kitchen Botany for the Apartment Gardner.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave.
• Greenpoint – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Daffodil Planting Fall 2018.  Register here. Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Ave.
• Greenpoint - 2:30 to 5 p.m. OR 7:30 to 10 p.m. – Wine Riot.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
• Greenpoint - 6 to 10 p.m. – Tidal Toast.  Broadway Stages, 520 Kingsland Ave.
• Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Tenacious D.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
• Manhattan Beach – 8 p.m. – Oh What A Night!  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

Sunday
• Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Tenacious D. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Brooklyn?

Check out our website and follow us for more news updates.

Written by BKTicker

November 2nd, 2018 at 4:58 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply