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Thursday, November 8

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 56.

Top Stories
• First it was rumors that Amazon might be coming to LIC, now there is news that Google is planning a major expansion in NYC.

• City officials can’t promise a smoother voting experience in 2020, when the presidential race is sure to mean another huge turnout at the polls.

• A gunman opened fire at a California bar hosting an event for college students, leaving multiple people dead.

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The Other Art Fair  Thurs Nov 8th– Sun Nov 11th  6pm A festival for discovering mind-blowing work by emerging artists. Free! Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• A man was shot and killed inside a Target at City Point shopping center in Brooklyn.

• A Brooklyn cabinet maker donor to the mayor allegedly used his connections to City Hall to try and get a relative out of jail.

• A woman threw an impromptu birthday party on the J train in Bushwick after her dinner reservations fell through.

Politics
• State Senator Simcha Felder’s hold over Albany as a swing vote for Republicans is over after the Democrats won eight seats.

• The White House accused a CNN reporter of “placing his hand on a young woman” and then barred him from the grounds.

Entertainment
• Reps for Lindsay Lohan posted messages on Facebook trying to find brands that would want her endorsement.

• Former WFAN radio host Craig Carton was found guilty on all the fraud charges against him. He faces up to 45 years in prison.

Buzzing Back

• In 1994, Salvatore “Sonny” Bono was elected to Congress. You may remember him from this 1960 husband & wife duo.

• In 1966, the chef “we love to hate” Gordon Ramsay was born in Johnstone, Scotland. He became notorious for his belittling demeanor on this ITV series .

Opinion
• A Post columnist writes that the new jobs an Amazon HQ in the city would create will never replace all the retail jobs lost to the online retailer.

• The Greenpoint Star argues that trailblazing congresswoman Shirley Chisholm deserves a Congressional Gold Medal.

In the Blogs
• Four restaurants in the Bushwick area made Michelin’s Bib Gourmand list, which highlights affordable restaurants with high-quality food.

• There will be a public hearing tonight to discuss plans to build an elementary school across the street from a contaminated site in Greenpoint.

Trending in New York
• Thousand Oaks
• Southern California
• Ventura County
• #Borderline
• Tyson Chandler

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (4-8) topped the Hawks, 112-107.

• The Islanders (8-4-2) are in Tampa Bay for a 7:30 p.m. matchup with the Lightning.

• Carolina and Pittsburgh meet in a Thursday Night Football tilt. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

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Spin Doctors  Thurs Nov 8th 8pm  The Spin Doctors gave you the soundtrack to the best nights of the ’90s.  $17-$20  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg.
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Real Estate
• Interest rates are rising, but should home sellers be worried? Jacques Ambron of Halstead Real Estate weighs in.

• For Sale - Bed-Stuy - Co-op offers 3 BRs, 1 bath. $330,000  Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – Williamsburg – 1 family Colonial with 2BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ additional parking for 2 cars. Gas heat, convenient location near all. $1,200,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Five-bedroom, two-bath 1,052-square-foot two-family home at 637 East 3rd Street in Kensington for $1.1 million.

Style & Fashion
• Even the models feel insecure at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

• Alice + Olivia has a new Keith Haring fashion line, but is it a fitting tribute to his socially conscious work?

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

• Park Slope – 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. – Students decorate Thanksgiving meal bags for God’s Love We Deliver. PS 107, 1301 8th Ave.

• Greenwood Heights – 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – NY Uncubed Job Fair. Industry City, Building 1, 274 36th St.

• Downtown - 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Greenpoint - 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Greenwood Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Altered States: Mediums, Mambos and Michael Jackson. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

• Park Slope – 6 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. – Paper Marbling Basics. Brooklyn Brainery, 1110 8th Ave.

• Greenpoint – 7:30 p.m. – Public hearing on proposed school near Superfund site. Dupont Senior Center, 80 Dupont St.

• Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Spin Doctors. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

Written by BKTicker

November 8th, 2018 at 4:12 pm

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