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Wednesday, November 7

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• After months of criticism from the president, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned at Trump’s request.

• The woman who fatally struck two children on a Brooklyn crosswalk back in March committed suicide and left behind a note saying she couldn’t “do this anymore.”

• A series of history-making votes marked major wins for women and LGBT candidates on Election Day.

 

IN BROOKLYN
• The teens who threw a metal pole through a Williamsburg synagogue may have been linked to at least seven other hate crimes.

• Broken scanners plagued Brooklyn voters as hundreds were left on long lines for several hours on Election Day.

• El Chappo just really, really wants a hug from his wife.

SUBWAY STATUS
• C are running with delays because of signal problems at Utica Av.

• Downtown B,Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn

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

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound just past Atlantic Avenue due to a disabled vehicle. The right lane is blocked.

•  Delays on I-278 eastbound between Park Avenue and Lee Avenue due to construction.

• Delays on Shore Parkway in both directions from Ridge Boulevard to Bay Ridge Avenue due to construction.

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

SCOREBOARD
• 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’treplace Eli Manning either.

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

• Fallen “Boomer and Carton” co-host Craig Carton has been found guilty of fraud and faces 45 years in prison.

ENTERTAINMENT
• People are blaming Beyonce for Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke’s loss.

• Netflix is planning on conquering family entertainment.

• Ariana Grande continues to mourn her ex Mac Miller, tweeting out that“he’s supposed to be here.”

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – When Betty confronts Alice about Gryphons and Gargoyles, Alice has no choice but to come clean about how she, along with a young Fred, FP, Hermoine, Hiram, Sierra, Penelope and Tom played the game in the early ’90s—and how a shocking mystery has been plaguing them all ever since.

• SEAL Team (CBS, 9PM) – Bravo Team partners with the Mexican Marines to hunt the head of one of the most powerful and lethal drug cartels in Mexico.

• All American (CW, 9PM) – Spencer becomes seduced by the Beverly Hills good life during a three-game winning streak. Meanwhile, Coop is also being seduced by a new way of life—gang life—and everything it offers her.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Sixteen Candles – A girl’s “sweet” sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

• HULU: From Russia with Love – James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.

• AMAZON PRIME: Kick-Ass – Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

TECHNOLOGY
• Samsung shared a glimpse of its new dual-screen folding phone prototype.

• Learn how to download watchOS 5 to your Apple Watch.

• Ford is buying the electric scooter startup Spin.

#TRENDINGNY
• #ElectionDay

• #WednesdayWisdom

• Dez Bryant

• Scott Walker

• Dennis Hof

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Duplex Penthouse Apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, walk-in closet, and washer dryer on second level large windows with spectacular views from both floors. Close to McCarren Park, and 1.5 blocks to the L’ Train. Asking $925,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Semi-detached 1 family home w/ garden oasis. 1st Fl: 2 Br/ 1 Bath. Living Room w/ Yard access can be used as a Duplex with Basement. 2nd Fl: 2 Br/ 1 Bath, Eat-in-Kitchen & Office Space. Backyard. Only 2 min to the Graham L train. Asking $1,599,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• 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.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

November 8th, 2018 at 4:11 pm

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