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Wednesday, December 5

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 39 degrees.

Top Stories
• Special counsel Robert Mueller is not seeking jail time for former national security adviser Michael Flynn due to his “substantial assistance” with several ongoing investigations.

• A missing Florida woman’s body was identified in Costa Rica and a 32-year-old local man was arrested for her murder.

• The federal government will pause today to honor former President George H.W. Bush.

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The American Coffeehouse  Wed Dec 5th 8:30-10pm   On our world tour, we will sample different coffeehouse experiences throughout history and delve into the US’s love affair with coffee shops.  $11  Park Slope Brainery, 1110 8th Avenue, Park Slope
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Brooklyn News
• A man with a history of violence was arrested in connection to an attack on a Hasidic man in Williamsburg.

• Two men were shot on Tuesday afternoon in Bedford-Stuyvesant. A 21-year-old died as a result of his injuries.

• A missing Rochester teen was found in Brooklyn with a 41-year-old man.

Politics
• Amazon has hired a powerhouse consulting firm that has close ties to Governor Cuomo and top Democrats.

• Will Joe Biden run for President? He won’t decide until early 2019.

Entertainment
• Comedian Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Oscars.

• Actress Priyanka Chopra and singer Nick Jonas shared a few snaps from their elaborate wedding.

Buzzing Back

• In 1933 the 21stAmendment to the US Constitution is ratified bringing an end to the prohibition of alcohol.

• In 1901 entrepreneur Walt Disney is born in Chicago, IL.  In 1923, he founded the Walt Disney Company and in 1928 debuted this iconic character.

Opinion
• The Washington Post is standing by Google employees that are against Project Dragonfly, the company’s development of a censored search engine for the Chinese market.

• The Post argues that the Landmarks Preservation Commission should leave the Strand alone.

In the Blogs
• Williamsburg and Bushwick are Lyft’s most-visited neighborhoods in the city.

• Bushwick Daily’s Poems of the Month were written by Sam Jablon.

Trending in New York
• Flynn
• Tom Wilson
• Saoirse Ronan
• Cardi
• Philip Bosco

Scoreboard
• The Nets (8-17) face the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (13-10-3) fell to the Winnipeg Jets, 3-1.

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3rd Annual Christmas in Coney Winter Wonderwheel Spectacular  Sat Dec 8th  9pm   A night of aerial, burlesque, circus & musical merriment.  $15 Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Ave, Coney Island
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Real Estate
• Downtown Brooklyn’s once-sleepy office market is now seeing a digital renaissance with new construction and changing demographics.

• For Sale – 243 Devoe Street, Williamsburg – 6 family building in good condition offer 4,125 s/t of living space. 12 BRs, 6 bath total.  Large yard.  $2,219,000. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Rent – Sharon Street, Williamsburg – A Cooper Park beauty!  2 boxed BRs, 1 bath, bright rooms w/ large windows, closet space, hardwood floors.  $2,799/month. Castoria Real Estate 718-388-9830

• Sold – Flatbush – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 310 Lenox Rd. for $350,000. Zillow

Business News
• Bitcoin prices have plummeted nearly 70% so far this year.

• David Levy, president of media giant Turner, said content is still king but the TV industry needs to evolve.

Events

• Flatbush – 12 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Brooklyn Lifelong Learning Program. Brooklyn College, 2705 Campus Rd.

• Crown Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza attends town hall meeting of District 17’s Community Education Council. PS 138, 760 Prospect Pl.

• Park Slope – 7 to 9 p.m. – Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam.  Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street

• Park Slope - 8:30 to 10 p.m. – The American Coffeehouse.  Brainery, 1110 8th Avenue

• Flatbush - 8 p.m. – 2 Dope Queens.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

Written by BKTicker

December 5th, 2018 at 1:07 pm

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