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Tuesday, January 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump hasn’t made a final decision about whether to declare a national emergency to get his border wall.

• A bankruptcy judge is giving Sears Chairman Eddie Lampert another chance to buy the department store chain out of bankruptcy.

• Mayor de Blasio announced that the city is rolling out a program to provide health care to all New York City residents, including undocumented immigrants.

IN BROOKLYN
•  A man in Coney Island is facing multiple charges after police say heattacked his mother with an axe.

• The Bushwick community is rallying after a man randomly punched a child and teen heading to school.

• A Georgia mother and her two kids have been missing since last month and could be in Brooklyn.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Hudson Yards-bound 7 trains run at a slower speed between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av and Grand Central-42 St

• Northbound D trains are delayed and will skip the 25 Av stop while the NYPD responds to reports of an unruly customer at 25 Av.

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

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Metropolitan Avenue; Williamsburg Bridge (New York) to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York)

• Delays on I-278 westbound from Wythe Avenue (New York) to Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street; Cadman Plaza West (New York)

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

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.

ENTERTAINMENT
• “Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club” will premiere tonight at 8 p.m. on MTV.

• Lin-Manuel Miranda and three of his Hamilton collaborators have taken over a theatre book shop in New York.

• The line up for Bonnaroo 2019 has been announced.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• NCIS (CBS, 8PM) – Secretary of Defense Wynn Crawford shuts down Gibbs’ murder investigation and demands that Special Agents McGee and Torres be arrested for their actions in the case.

• New Amsterdam (NBC,10PM) – As Max fights for his life, New Amsterdam is in full swing with a pertinent heart surgery that is not covered by insurance and potential nurses walk out.

• The Rookie (ABC,10PM) – Officer Bradford’s wife, Isabel, is found shot but alive and he vows to track down the man responsible. Meanwhile, Officer Nolan must protect his home and the truth after a home invasion attack.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Mummy – At an archaeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra, an American serving in the French Foreign Legion accidentally awakens a mummy who begins to wreck havoc as he searches for the reincarnation of his long-lost love.

• HULU: Beetlejuice – The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.

• AMAZON PRIME: Breaking Big Season 1 – Why have some of the world’s most influential people been able to make it big? Explore how some of today’s artists, innovators, athletes and political leaders made their careers.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google is taking its translation prowess a step further with anew Interpreter Mode for the Assistant in smart displays.

• Razer will now let users control their PC gaming rig’s lightingeffects using Alexa.

• Anker announced its own in-car Google Assistant speaker, the Roav Bolt.

#TRENDINGNY
Trevor Lawrence

• Clemson

• #TheBachelor

• #NationalChampionship

• Bama

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Greenpoint – Semi-detached building, Currently set up as 4 apartments. Each apartment is 2 Br, 1 Bath. Full Basement, Small Backyard, Building needs TLC. Property is vacant and will be delivered vacant. Excellent Location, 1 block to McCarren Park. Asking $1,900,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Great Investment Property For Someone Looking To Rent Out Ground Floor Commercial To A Store Or Restaurant. Currently Owner Occupied! All 5 Residential Units Above Are Free Market With Room To Grow. Located At The Corner Of Williamsburg’s Most Active Retail Corridors, This Property Provides Excellent Value For Brooklyn’s Next Entrepreneur. Amazing Pro-Forma Income Of $308, 000 a Year!. Asking $5,300,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

LOCAL 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 Aves.

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

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

January 9th, 2019 at 1:13 pm

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