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Tuesday, November 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Election Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Rain possible throughout the day with a high of 67 degrees

Top Stories
• Prior to Election Day, Democrats held a small lead in congressional races. Here’s a guide to voting today.

• An uninhabited island off the northern coast of Japan has completely disappeared.

• Accused mail bomber Cesar Sayoc will appear at a court hearing in Manhattan today.

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Cidermaker’s Dinner  Wed Nov 7th 7pm   A three course prix fixe dinner with cider pairings and a welcome cider cocktail.  Reserve your spot today by emailing r[email protected]  The Farm on Adderley, 1108 Cortelyou Road, Ditmas Park
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Brooklyn News
• Two teens have been arrested for drawing swastikas and racist graffiti on homes in Brooklyn Heights.

• There are security concerns over the ‘El Chapo’ trial in Brooklyn.

• A Williamsburg cafe owner shuttered his restaurant after he was accused of being a white supremacist.

Politics
• City Council members gathered in front of the African Burial Ground Monument to decry racist graffiti found there last week.

• Trump sought out a controversial ad on immigration rather than his campaign’s idea to air an ad focusing on the strength of the economy.

Entertainment
• The Spice Girls, minus Posh, are heading on a stadium tour.

• Idris Elba has been named the Sexiest Man Alive.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 Cher scored her first solo US number one hit with this song.

• In 1948 rock singer Glenn Frey is born in Detroit, MI.  He was the singer/songwriter for this band, which was formed in 1971

Opinion
• The Daily News said Democrats should vote simply because Republicans don’t want them to.

• How should you vote on the NYC Ballot Proposals? The Queens Ledger has some suggestions.

In the Blogs
• An off-duty NYPD officer drove in the wrong direction and hit a parked carnear the Greenpoint/Williamsburg border.

• L-Pocalypse: The L train will still run in Brooklyn but it won’t be crossing overto Manhattan.

Trending in New York
• #ElectionDay2018
• #IVoted
• #BeAVoter
• Idris Elba
• Charlie Puth

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (3-8) fell to the Chicago Bulls, 116-115, in overtime.

• The Islanders (8-4-2) lost to the Montreal Canadiens, 4-3.

• The Rangers (6-7-1) face the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (4-6) face the Phoenix Suns tonight at 9 p.m.

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Stray and Feral Cats in NYC: A TNR Workshop  Sat Nov 10th 11am-2:30pm Learn how to keep feral/stray cats happy and healthy while meeting others in your area who are interested in the very same thing.  $10  Prospect Heights Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights
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Real Estate
• The 495-foot-tall, 500,000 square foot Class-A office tower at One Willoughby Square is starting to rise.

• For Rent – Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint – Newly renovated 2 BR, 2 bath RR apt w/ 2 entrances & backyard.  Lots of storage space, kitchen w/ SS appliances, dishwasher & washer/dryer. No pets. Heat/hot water included.  Asking $3,299/month. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Lorimer Street, Williamsburg – 2 BR, 1 bath apt has closets in both BRs, sparkling wood floors, each room has a window – even the bathroom!  Heat/hot water included.  Asking $2,550/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• Sold – Dyker Heights – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,344-square-foot house at 985 78th Street for $980,000. Zillow

Technology
• Amazon has decided to open two headquarters in two different cities and one of the new locations might be Long Island City.

• Twitter deleted more than 10,000 accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting on Election Day.

Events
• Brooklyn – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.

• Clinton Hill – 9 a.m. – Democratic state attorney general nominee Letitia James casts her vote. P.S. 11, 419 Waverly Ave.

• Park Slope – 9:15 a.m. – Mayor De Blasio holds media availability. Park Slope Library, 431 Sixth Ave.

• Gowanus – 8 p.m. – City Councilman Brad Lander and Assemblyman Robert Carroll sponsor an election night watch party with local grassroots groups, elected officials and national organizing groups. The Bell House, 149 Seventh St.

• Downtown Brooklyn - 8 p.m. –  Letitia James hosts Election Night Watch Party. Milk River, 960 Atlantic Ave.

Written by BKTicker

November 6th, 2018 at 3:12 pm

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