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Friday, November 30

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 41 degrees. Expect rain on Saturday afternoon and evening with a high of 45. Thunderstorms and a high of 60 degrees on Sunday.

Top Stories
• Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about a deal he tried to broker with Russia for Trump. Meanwhile, the Trump Organization reportedly considered giving a penthouse to Putin.

• Citi Bike will triple its fleet and double its service area over the next five years in New York City.

• A federal judge approved a narrow plan to deal with toxic mold in NYCHA developments.

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Paint Night: Starry Moonlit Trees Fri Nov 30th 7pm No experience required! Just follow along while the social painting instructor guides you step-by-step. All materials included. $65. Aviator Sports & Events Center, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Floyd Bennet Field
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Brooklyn News
• An off-duty police precinct commander pulled a woman from a burning car on the Belt Parkway.

• A boy wearing Hasidic clothes was beaten in an apparent unprovoked attack in Williamsburg.

• A Brownsville anti-violence group is employing a “Cure Violence” model to prevent shootings.

Politics
• Comptroller Scott Stringer blasted City Hall’s affordable housing plan for not doing enough for lowest income New Yorkers.

• The City Council put the Sanitation Department on the hot seat for its poor response to the recent snowstorm.

Entertainment
• Tony Award-winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen” is being turned into a movie.

• Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are set to be married this weekend.

Buzzing Back

• In 1996, Tiny Tim, who reached #17 in the US in 1968 with this song, suffered a heart attack on stage and later died. He was 63.

• In 1929, Dick Clark was born in Mount Vernon. He won five Emmy Awards and introduced rock n’ roll to the American public.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Michael Cohen’s truth tears down Donald Trump’s liesabout Russia.

• The Post says the city should just move Fearless Girl and leave the Charging Bull alone.

In the Blogs
• Here’s how commuters at Greenpoint Av can get around during construction.

• Bushwick Daily has your guide to getting your CBD fix in north Brooklyn.

Trending in New York
• Laura Loomer
• Saints
• Warriors
• Randy Gregory
• Amari Cooper

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (13-11-2) were blanked by the Ottawa Senators, 3-0.

• The Islanders (12-9-3) fell to the Boston Bruins in a shootout, 2-1.

• LIU Brooklyn (4-3) narrowly edged Albany, 80-77.

• The Dallas Cowboys shocked the New Orleans Saints, 13-10.

• Here is the good, the bad and ugly of the apparent deal to send Robinson Cano to the Mets.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Nets (8-14) welcome the Memphis Grizzlies to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks (7-16) host the Milwaukee Bucks at 5 p.m.
• The Nets head to Washington to face the Wizards at 7 p.m.
• The Rangers take on the Canadiens in Montreal at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders play the Columbus Blue Jackets at Barclays Center. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• St. John’s (6-0) goes to Georgia Tech to play the Yellow Jackets at noon.
Sunday
• The Rangers host the Winnipeg Jets at MSG at 6 p.m.
• The Giants (3-8) play host to the Chicago Bears at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (3-8) visit the Tennessee Titans at 4:05 p.m.

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Handel’s Messiah  Sat Dec 1st 5:30pm Complete Part 1 & excerpts of Parts II & III by The Brooklyn Contemporary Chorus. $25 Donation. Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Ave. & South Oxford St., Fort Greene.
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Real Estate
• Lightstone Group landed a $210 million for its Gowanus rental development at 365 Bond Street.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Dec 2nd 12:30-2pm  383 Livermore Avenue, Staten Island – I family home on 3 levels.  Charming & spacious Queen Anne style home in desirable neighborhood.  4 BRs, 2 bath, EIK, LR, FDR, tranquil backyard, front porch, deck.  Asking $624,888  Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy - 6th floor Penthouse condo features LR, dining area, kitchen, 1 BR, full bath, wood floors throughout. Pet friendly, laundry room in basement plus washer/dryer hook-ups in unit. Low maintenance of $380 covers all but electric.  Asking $585,000. CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• Sold – Coney Island – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 925-square-foot co-op at 448 Neptune Avenue for $429,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Go ahead and splurge at these Brooklyn restaurants, where the prices are not too bad.

• Miss Dong Burger in Sunset Park is becoming a neighborhood favorite.

Restaurant ABC’s – Ocean Parkway
Grade A – Mama Lucia, 1701 Foster Ave. – Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade B – Pak Lahori Chilli, 1026 Coney Island Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food not cooled by approved method.
Grade C – Pescada New York, 1776 Ocean Ave. – Live roaches, Food contact surface improperly constructed, Food not protected from potential contamination.

Events
• Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 9 a.m. – First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen make announcement about She Built NYC. Ocean Ave. and Parkside Ave.

• Marine Park  - 7 p.m. – Paint Night: Starry Moonlit Trees. Aviator Sports Center, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Floyd Bennet Field.

 Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Cirque Dreams Holiday. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Saturday
• Prospect Heights – 10 a.m. or 11:15 a.m. – Make Your Own Evergreen Wreath.  Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue
• East Flatbush – 10 a.m. – Reimagining Politics Event. Flatbush Gardens Community Center, 1404 Brooklyn Ave.
• Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Holiday Oddities Flea Market.  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue
• Williamsburg – 11:30 a.m. – Brunch Movie: Home Alone.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Avenue
• Williamsburg – 11:45 a.m. – Brunch Movie: ELF.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Avenue
• Flatbush – 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Cirque Dreams Holiday.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
• Bushwick - 2 to 7 p.m. – Awkward Family Holiday Pet Photo Shoot & Fundraiser.  Precious Metal Bar, 143 Troutman Street
• Greenpoint – 2:30 p.m. – Citizen Pruner Event. McGolrick Park, Russell St. and Nassau Ave.
• Fort Greene – 5:30 p.m. – Handel’s Messiah.  Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Avenue & So. Oxford Street
• Downtown – 8 p.m. – Michelle Obama “Becoming” Book Tour.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue
Sunday
• Greenpoint – 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., or 1:30 p.m. – Town Square’s Santa Brunch.  Greenpoint Beer and Ale, 7 N 15th Street
• Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Holiday Oddities Flea Market.  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue
• Williamsburg – 11:30 a.m. – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of the Talking Heads for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
• Flatbush – 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Cirque Dreams Holiday.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
• Manhattan Beach – 3 p.m. – Hanukkah Lights Up the World.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

Written by BKTicker

November 30th, 2018 at 1:59 pm

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