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Thursday, November 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• 12 people have been killed by a gunman at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

• Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has been hospitalized for fractured ribs after falling.

• President Trump is considering former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

IN BROOKLYN
• One person is dead and four people are in custody after a shooting at a Target in Downtown Brooklyn.

• The driver responsible for a car accident that killed two children in Park Slope has reportedly committed suicide.

• Authorities are investigating an assault that happened in front of 1314 Avenue J in Midwood.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound B trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Newkirk Plaza.

• 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
• Fire department activity on Jewel Street northbound between Nassau Avenue (Kings) and Norman Avenue (Kings) all lanes closed until further notice

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 27 – Atlantic Avenue (New York) and Centre Street; Gowanus Expressway (New York)

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 60th Street (New York) and Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street; Cadman Plaza West (New York)

•  Accident investigation on Belt System – Shore Parkway eastbound at Exit 14 – Pennsylvania Avenue (New York) left and center lanes closed

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

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.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley has revealed that her niece was one of the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting.

• Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon anime shows are coming to Netflix.

• Bryan Cranston has confirmed that a ‘Breaking Bad’ movie is in the works.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Big Bang Theory (CW, 8PM) – Sheldon tries to bond with Amy’s father, but when Wolowitz lures Mr. Fowler away with magic tricks, Sheldon has no choice but to bond with Mrs. Fowler. Also: Koothrappali and Anu try to get physical for the first time.

• Legacies (CW, 9PM) – Hope, Lizzie, Josie and MG are forced to participate in a community service project in the Mystic Falls town square as punishment for breaking the rules.

• The Voice (NBC, 9PM) – The journey of the Top 24 from the blind auditions to the live playoffs.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Close Encounters of the Third Kind – Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.

• HULU: Pleasantville – Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom, where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

• AMAZON PRIME: Mr. Bean’s Holiday – Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.

TECHNOLOGY
• Samsung has given users a first glimpse of its foldable phone.

• Check out this review of Facebook’s new portal device.

• Facebook messenger will soon let you unsend‘ messages.

#TRENDINGNY
• Thousand Oaks

• #GunControlNow

• #NationalSTEMDay

• #CampFire

• #ThursdayThoughts

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Greenwood Heights – Sunny & bright duplex features livingroom, dining room, eat in kitchen, 3 Queen sized bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms. hardwood flooring throughout. Central heat + Ac. Pet Friendly. Shared access to the roof deck. Laundry in the building. Close to all shops & transportation. Asking $3,650/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

• For Rent – Williamsburg – 2 Bedroom apartment features living room w/ balcony, dining room, kitchen, & 1 full bathroom. Hardwood flooringthroughout . Central AC+ heat. Pet friendly. Lots of windows & closet space. Close to all shops & transportation. Just 1 block from J, M OR G Train. Asking $2,550/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

LOCAL EVENTS
• 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.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

November 8th, 2018 at 4:19 pm

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