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Tuesday, January 8

Weather
• High of 47 degrees with rain showers.

Top Stories
• Trump to visit the nation’s southern border on Thursday to promote his wall plan as the government shutdown approaches record-breaking length.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo told the Daily News that the L train debacle shows it’s time to “blow up” the MTA.

• Four NYPD officers in a “love rectangle” had their guns stripped over fearsthey might kill each other.

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The Magical World of Kimchi  Thurs Jan 10th 6-9pm The basic science behind kimchi, why it’s good for you and how to make it!  Pre-Reg Required.  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave,
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Brooklyn News
• A man has been accused of attacking his mother with an axe, leaving her in critical condition.

• Inmates at a detention center in Brooklyn ate like kings over the holidays, while officers were forced to work without pay.

• Lawyers argue man imprisoned for shooting a cop in Brooklyn over 27 years ago should be released.

Politics
• As the government shutdown enters day 17, Americans are feeling the effectsof what may become the longest government shutdown in history.

• Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed Supreme Court arguments for the first time in over 25 years following her surgery.

Entertainment
• R. Kelly responds to the controversial docu-series alleging him of sexual assault by launching “Surviving Lies” website to “expose” his accusers.

• First photos of Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine being bars have been released as his girlfriend visits him in prison.

Buzzing Back

• In 1935, Elvis Aaron Presley is born East Tupelo, Mississippi. A twin brother, Jesse Garon Presley, is stillborn.

• In 1985, the US Postal Service issues a stamp marking what would have been Elvis Presley’s 50th birthday.

Opinion
• The Post questions how the Golden Globes managed to be so boring this year.

• The Times says we should be able to take Facebook to court for ongoing privacy violations against its users.

In the Blogs
•  A fundraising campaign has kicked off for the family of the deliveryman who died in a tragic accident on New Year’s Day.

• ‘Imposter Scams’, such as scammers requesting gift cards to be purchased and then read the info over the phone, are on the rise among seniors.

Trending in New York
• Bama
• Trevor Lawrence
• #NationalChampionship
• Nick Saban
• Colton

Scoreboard
• The Brooklyn Nets (20-22) fell to the Boston Celtics, 116-95.

• Clemson crushed Alabama, 44-16, in the college football title game to win its third national championship.

• The Rangers (17-17-7) will battle Golden Knights tonight at 10 p.m.

• The Islanders (23-13-4) will face off against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (10-30) will take the court against Golden State Warriors (26-14) tonight at 10:30 p.m.

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Wontons & Dumplings  Fri Jan 11th  5-7pm or 7:30-9:30pm  Join us as we learn the basics of wrapping Chinese dumplings and wontons.  $54  Prospect Heights Brainery. 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights.
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Real Estate
• Brooklynites are continuing to feel frustrated, confused and relieved at the same time in reaction to the L train shutdown cancelation.

• For Rent – Meserole Street, Williamsburg – Brand new 3 BR, 3 bath apt in awesome location – close to all. Pets allowed. $3,692/month. Blue Egg Realty (718) 717-8783

• For Rent – 635 4th Avenue #1205, South Slope – Brand new, full service bldg w/ doorman. 1 BR, 1 bath, central a/c, laundry in bldg, video intercom, playground, common courtyard. $2,900. Nooklyn Real Estate 347-765-4683

• Sold – Bedford-Stuyvesant – A 8-bedroom, 4-bathroom, 3,760 square-foot brownstone at 786 Greene Ave. sold for $1.12 million. Zillow.

Technology
• GE has made The Kitchen Hub, a 27-inch smart display that streams Netflix and Spotify, to replace your traditional exhaust vent above your stove.

• Experts say these 11 pieces of technology, including the conventional light switch, could be obsolete in just a few decades.

Events
• Bay Ridge - 5 p.m. – Speaker Corey Johnson hosts transit survey with Councilman Justin Brennan. 77th Street Station.

• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

• Brooklyn Heights – 6 p.m. – Economic Development and Employment Committee Meeting. St. Francis College, Room 3402, 180 Remsen St.

• Clinton Hill – 7 p.m. – Attorney General Letitia James hosts meet-and-greet reception. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 279 Lafayette Ave.

• Williamsburg - 7 p.m. – Brooklyn Youth Chorus – AMPLIFY. National Sawdust, 80 N. 6th St.

• Boerum Hill - 8 p.m. – Big Apple Babes Auditions. 3 Lafayette Ave. between Nostrand and Bedford Avenues

• Williamsburg - 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. – Tuff Tuesday Reggae Night. Bembe, 81 South 6th St.

Written by BKTicker

January 8th, 2019 at 11:48 am

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