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Wednesday, November 7
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Diwali. Meters are in effect.

• Mostly sunny and pleasant with a high of 61 degrees.

Top Stories
• Democrats regained the majority in the House, while Republicans picked up seats in the Senate.

• New York City voters approved all three ballot proposals to reform the City Charter.

• Elected officials are calling for an overhaul of the Board of Elections after widespread problems at polling sites.

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party Wed Nov 7th– 11th Join Mickey and his friends for a brand-new adventure. See here for dates & times. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Downtown.

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Brooklyn News
• The driver who fatally struck two Park Slope children has been found dead in an apparent suicide.

• Parents were outraged after receiving short notice about a meeting to discuss the SHSAT reforms.

• Brooklyn now has a Museum of Pizza, located on the same street as the William Vale Hotel.

• Andrew Cuomo cruised to reelection as governor, while Tish James makes history as the first black attorney general.

• State Senate Democrats claim the majority once again, giving the party full control in Albany.

• Billboard has named Ariana Grande as its 2018 Woman of the Year.

• Universal Pictures is working on reboots for “Shrek” and “Puss in Boots. 

Buzzing Back

• In 2011, Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson, ending a complicated six-week trial.

• In 1943, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was born in Alberta, Canada. She wrote many 1960s ballads such as this song and this one.

• The Times has a to-do list for Albany Democrats to accomplish, including election reform, codifying Roe v. Wade and congestion pricing.

• The Post says wooing Amazon to Long Island City will likely come with hidden costs.

In the Blogs
• Sign up to have brunch with Santa at Greenpoint Beer & Ale.

• Check out this pie fundraiser for PS 32 in Gowanus this Saturday.

Trending in New York
• Texas
• Kansas
• Chris Collins
• Senate
• Dems

• The Nets (5-6) beat the Phoenix Suns, 104-82.

• The Knicks (3-8) face the Hawks in Atlanta at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (7-7-1) topped the Montreal Canadiens, 5-3.

• Giants backup QB Kyle Lauletta won’t face suspension, but he won’t replaceEli Manning either.

• Ken Davidoff writes in the Post that the Yankees resigning Brett Gardner and CC Sabathia is a great start.

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Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam Wed Nov 7th 7-9pm A musical home for folks interested in playing tunes overall and increasing their own musical skills. $5. Old Stone House, 336 3rd St., Park Slope.

Real Estate
• Check out the 10 biggest real estate projects coming to New York City, all in the outer boroughs.

• For Sale – 1718 Hendrickson Street, Marine Park – One family brick in excellent condition features 3 BRs, 2 bath, LR, DR, EIK.  Full finished basement w/ full bath.  Driveway, yard & 1 car garage.  Asking $759,000. CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• For Rent – Sharon Street, Williamsburg - 2 BR boxed apt, bright room w/ large windows, 1 bath, plenty of closet space, hardwood floors.  Asking $2,799/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• Sold – Borough Park – A six-bedroom, four-bathroom, 3,288-square-foot house at 5221 12th Avenue for $1.325 million. Zillow.

Business News
• Amazon isn’t afraid of New York City’s high taxes if it chooses LIC for its second headquarters.

• The European Union approved Disney’s $71.3 billion offer to buy 21st Century Fox’s assets.

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

• Ditmas Park – Cidermaker’s Dinner. The Farm on Adderley, 1108 Cortelyou Rd.

• East Flatbush – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Mobile Legal Help Center. 4517 Avenue D.

• Downtown – 11 a.m. – In wake of widespread voting problems, Borough President Eric Adams demands reforms to Board of Elections. 345 Adams St.

• Greenpoint – 2 p.m. – NYC Parks hosts official ribbon-cutting for McGolrick Park. Nassau Ave. and Russell St.

• Greenpoint – 6 to 8 p.m. – Friends of Lentol Gardens hosts overview of community garden program. McCarren Park Play Center, 776 Lorimer St.

• East Flatbush – 6:30 p.m. – Chancellor Richard Carranza attends District 18’s Community Education Council town hall. IS 285, 5909 Beverley Rd.

• Downtown – 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party. Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Greenpoint - 7 p.m. – 94th Precinct Community Council Meeting. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 155 Milton St.

• Park Slope – 7 to 9 p.m. – Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam. Old Stone House, 336 3rd St.

Written by BKTicker

November 7th, 2018 at 12:36 pm

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