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Afternoon Buzz: Tsunami warning cancelled after 7.0 earthquake in Alaska, Shirley Chisholm monument to be built in Prospect Park

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Friday, November 30

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A tsunami warning for coastal areas of Alaska was canceled after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake occurred.

• A federal judge set a tentative sentencing date for Paul Manafort after the former campaign chairman was accused of lying to the FBI in violation of his plea deal.

• A security breach inside the Marriott hotel compromised the information of as many as 500 million guests.

IN BROOKLYN
• A monument in honor of Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman to serve in Congress is set to be erected in Prospect Park.

• The NYPD is asking the public’s help identifying a hospitalized woman who was receiving medical treatment at Brookdale Hospital.

• Sugar and Spice, a festive holiday pop-up museum, will bring an interactive world of Christmas-themed sights, sounds and smells toWilliamsburg this weekend.

SUBWAY STATUS
• SIR trains are running with delays in both directions because of slippery rails and track maintenance between Pleasant Plains and Eltingville.

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

TRAFFIC
• Delays on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge both levels westbound (Kings/Richmond) all lanes.

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York) to 39th Street (New York).

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 30 – Flushing Avenue (New York) to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York).

•  Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit – 38th Street; Sunset Park Industrial Park (New York) to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge (New York).

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

SCOREBOARD
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.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Jay-Z criticized Kanye West’s support of President Trump on Meek Mill’s new album ‘Championships’.

• Kris Kardashian made a cameo in Ariana Grande’s music video for her song, “Thank U, Next”.

• Megan Fox confirmed that she dated Shia LaBeouf while filming ‘Transformers’.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• MacGyver (CBS, 8PM) – A vial containing a deadly virus is stolen from the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, and MacGvyer and team race to recover it before the thief unleashes a global pandemic.

• Hawaii Five-0 (CBS,9PM) – A renowned urban vigilante is killed after making another citizen’s arrest, and Five-0 delves into the world of super heroes and comic books to find the killer. Also, Adam finally gets closer to finding out who killed his sister.

• Blue Bloods (CBS,10PM) – A video surfaces of cops being harassed by a group of people at a housing complex, which leads Frank to order a raid to round up anyone with an outstanding warrant, against Garrett’s advice.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: F is for Family  – The misadventures of a family in the 1970s.

• HULU: GoldenEye – James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow Agent formerly believed to be dead.

• AMAZON PRIME: Inside Jokes Season 1 – follows unknown stand-up comics vying to make it into the world-famous Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal.

TECHNOLOGY
• It has been reported that Google Hangouts for consumers will be shutting down sometime in 2020.

• The Pokémon Go Twitter account has posted a teaser suggesting that player versus player battles may be coming soon.

• Apple Music will be available for use on Amazon Echo speakers starting December 17th.

#TRENDINGNY
• #NothingBreaksLikeAHeart

• Anchorage

• #FridayFeeling

• #FlashbackFriday

• #WorldAIDSDay

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Property features 3,300 sf of Living Space: 7 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms. 1st Fl: 2Br, Living Room, Eat-in-Kitchen & full Bathroom. 2nd Fl: 3Br, Living Room, Eat-in-Kitchen & full Bathroom. 3rd Fl: 2Br (including tremendous Master Bedroom), Dining Room,  Eat-in-Kitchen & full Bathroom. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Park Slope – Located In Prewar Building Fully Renovated 2 Bedroom, 1 Full Bath Condo Features Sun Drenched Rooms Thruout, Raised Ceilings, Updated Kitchen W/Washer/Dryer Combo, Dishwasher, New Hardwood Floors, Generous Closet Storage, Ceiling Fan, Fire Escape, Storage Lockers And Bike Room, Street Parking, Pet Friendly, And More! 1 Block To Express Train, Shopping, Restaurants And More! Asking $779,000. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

LOCAL EVENTS
• 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 Ave.
• 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 Ave.
• Williamsburg – 11:30 a.m. – Brunch Movie: Home Alone.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.
• Williamsburg – 11:45 a.m. – Brunch Movie: ELF.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.
• Flatbush – 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Cirque Dreams Holiday.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
• Bushwick - 2 to 7 p.m. – Awkward Family Holiday Pet Photo Shoot & Fundraiser.  Precious Metal Bar, 143 Troutman St.
• 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 St.
• Downtown – 8 p.m. – Michelle Obama “Becoming” Book Tour.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.
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 St.
• Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Holiday Oddities Flea Market.  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.
• 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 Ave.
• Manhattan Beach – 3 p.m. – Hanukkah Lights Up the World.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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Written by BKTicker

November 30th, 2018 at 4:05 pm

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