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Thursday, December 6

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 43.

Top Stories
• Two bystanders were injured when cops opened fire on a man in the Bronx they suspected of being a drug dealer.

• Seventeen women are suing Columbia University, alleging they were sexually assaulted by a gynecologist affiliated with the school.

• A school in Massachusetts is in damage control after a video of two students engaged in a sex act in the hallway went viral.

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Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Party  Thurs Dec 6th 6-8pm Enjoy live musical performances, refreshments and complimentary small bites. St. Cyril of Turov Belarusian Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue, Boerum Hill.
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Brooklyn News
• A grand jury indicted a Brooklyn for stabbing a translator during a child welfare visit about his grandchildren.

• A man went berserk on a Bushwick deli owner because he didn’t want to waitfor his sandwich.

• The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation will replace the problem-plagued Squibb Bridge rather than opt for a band-aid fix.

Politics
• “Love You Brother”: Released emails show just how close the mayor was to the donor he now calls a “liar and a felon.”

• Public advocate candidate Nomiki Konst is adamant she will never accept money from the real estate industry.

Entertainment
• Black Seed Bagels is opening if first location in Brooklyn on Court Street.

• Natalie Portman doubled down on her apology to Jessica Simpson about an old photo of her in a bikini declaring she was still a virgin.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, John Lennon tells a local DJ living in NY is that people leave you alone. Two days later he was shot and killed by a fan.

• In 1995, rapper A Boogie wit da Hoodie is born in the Bronx. His real name is Artist Dubose.

Opinion
• A contributor to USA Today argues that people who says the way to stop gun violence is more “good guys” with guns aren’t talking about black people.

• The Daily News praises the impending expansion of Citi Bike.

In the Blogs
• Greenpointers takes a closer look at historic Guernsey Street.

• Nomadic fitness group Pop Gym is bringing an inclusive workout to the Bushwick area this weekend.

Trending in New York
• #AdCouncilDinner
• Yemen
• #Survivor
 LeBron
• #spotifywrapped

Scoreboard
• The Nets (8-18) fell to the Thunder, 114-112.

• St. John’s (8-0) topped Mount St. Mary’s, 85-71.

• The Knicks (8-17) are in Boston to take on the Celtics. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• The Islanders (13-10-3) are in Pittsburgh for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Penguins.

• Jacksonville and Tennessee are the NFL’s Thursday Night game. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

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Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker  Sat Dec 8th  2pm & 7pm  Featuring world class Russian artists, larger than life nesting dolls and much more. Tickets Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn.
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Real Estate
• Kushner Companies will pay five tenants at a Hicks Street property $100K for overcharging them and illegally deregulating their units.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 8th 1-3pm. 30-32 Linden Street, Ridgewood – Two story building, 5 BRs, 2.5 baths, finished basement, new boiler. Roof is 5 years old.  $1,150,000  Pirillo Realty Inc. (718) 418-9500

• For Sale – Williamsburg – One family brick Colonial features 2 BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage with parking for two additional cars in private driveway. Close to all. $1,120,000. O’Kane Realty (718) 779-1111

• Sold – Two-bedroom, three-bath, 2,690-square-foot condo at 190 Green Street in Greenpoint for $2.6 million.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s a look at the holiday windows gracing some of New York City’s most well-known retail spots.

• The globetrotting DJ Cassidy shares his stylish packing list for his jetsetting lifestyle.

Events
• DoBro - 8:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams launches “Stop the Bleed” active shooter training program. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Williamsburg – 10 a.m. – Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza attends College Application Pep Rally. Brooklyn Prep, 257 N. 6th St.

• Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Grand Public Menorah Lighting. SUNY Downstate Campus, 430 Clarkson Ave.

• Boerum Hill – 6 to 8 p.m. – Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Party.  St. Cyril of Turov Belarusian Church, 401 Atlantic Avenue

• Park Slope – 7 p.m. – Park Slope Civic Council Holiday Party and Meeting. Old Stone House, 5th Ave. & 4th St.

Written by BKTicker

December 6th, 2018 at 10:18 am

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