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Thursday, January 10

• Mostly sunny, but windy. A high of 39 degrees, but it will fell much colder.

Top Stories
• Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he would lobby Albany to pass a “vacancy tax” on landlords with empty storefronts.

• The man beaten by NYPD officers in Washington Heights bragged about suing the city before the violent clash.

• Two women in the UK have caught a gonorrhea superbug, sparking fears of a worldwide epidemic.

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Brooklyn News
• The teens who harassed and attacked an 11-year-old girl in Sheepshead Bay demanded sexual favors from her before the incident.

• The man who walked away from a fiery crash on the BQE and hailed a cab while his passenger burned to death was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison.

• Sears may be on its way out nationwide, but it still has a plenty of fans who shop at the landmarked store in Flatbush.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo made a risque #MeToo joke to reporters on a historic day for women in Albany.

• New Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins pitched a permanent property tax cap as part of her 2019 legislative agenda.

• Nearly 100,000 people tuned in to watch Stormy Daniels fold laundry in her underwear while the president spoke on national TV.

• Just on day after it was announced Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos was splitting from his wife, it was revealed he has been carrying on with their neighbor.

Buzzing Back

• In 2016David Bowie passes away after an 18-month battle with cancer at the age of 69.

• In 1945, rock singer Rod Stewart is born in London. Before achieving fame, he worked as a newspaper delivery boy and a gravedigger.

• The USA Today says TSA workers, who actually provide meaningful security for the country, are the ones losing out in border wall standoff.

• The Post says it has an easy answer as to why the 181st Street station is full of used needles: a nonprofit distributes them right outside the entrance.

In the Blogs
• What is behind the mysterious closing of Smith Street Italian restaurant Pane E Vino?

• Unique Greenpoint boutique In God We Trust will close this Saturday.

Trending in New York
• Kuzma
• #TheMaskedSinger
• Pistons
• Adam Gase
• Markus Howard

• The Nets (21-22) topped the Hawks, 116-100.

• The Rangers (17-18-7) host crosstown rivals the Islanders (23-14-4) at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Jets hired Adam Gase to be their next head coach, and fans aren’t happy about it.

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MulchFest Chipping Day  Sat Jan 12th & Sun Jan 13th 10am-2pm Watch your tree get chipped, and get a free bag of mulch to take home with you. Click here for a location near you!

Real Estate
• North Brooklyn renters saved $6.4 million thanks to all of the L train shutdownhype.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 12th 12-3pm 60-67 70th Avenue, Ridgewood - 2 family Townhouse has 6 rooms over 6 rooms over 4 rooms w/ full basement. Delivered vacant. $1,289,000. CB Kueber Realty (718) 628-0100

• For Sale – 483 Humboldt Street, Greenpoint – Two family home on 4 levels. 5 BRs, 4 bath, 2 full kitchens, access to yard.  Attic can be family room, office or BR. $1,850,000. Capri Jet Realty (718) 388-2188

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 903-square-foot apartment at 759 41st Street in Sunset Park for $475,000.

Style & Fashion
• If Fellini had Instagram, his posts might look a lot like the models wearing Jeremy Scott’s new collection for Moschino.

• Giants fans are salivating over having Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence as their next quarterback, but the fashion world is gaga over his luxurious mane.

• Marine Park – 2 p.m. – Wake for Firefighter Steven Pollard. Marine Park Funeral Home, 3024 Quentin Rd.

• Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 6 to 9 p.m. – The Magical World of Kimchi. Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave.

• Park Slope – 7 p.m. – NPR’s “Ask Me Another” with VIP guest Terry Crews. The Bell House, 149 7th St.

• Park Slope - 7 p.m. – Park Slope Civic Council General Meeting. Old Stone House, 5th Ave. & 3rd St.

Written by BKTicker

January 10th, 2019 at 1:34 pm

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