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Monday, February 4

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 46 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Justice Department will probe a Brooklyn jail that lost heat and electricity, which prompted numerous protests.

• Virginia’s governor has resisted calls to resign and denied that he’s in the racist photos in his yearbook page.

• The Super Bowl halftime show received poor reviews from critics and on social media.

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A History of Royal Scotland  Mon Feb 4th 6:30-8pm Learn the story of Scotland’s monarchs and their colorful and often bloody role in shaping Scotland and Britain. $10. Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave., Prospect Heights.
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Brooklyn News
• A man was found dead in his Brighton Beach building in what was suspected to be a family argument turned fatal.

• A Brooklyn bicyclist has died one week after she was struck by an SUV in Gravesend.

• Former Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes was remembered as a stand-up prosecutor at his funeral.

Politics
• The White House claimed Trump’s tan isn’t fake, and attributed his coloring to “good genes.”

• A longtime spokesperson for Chuck Schumer was forced out after he had inappropriate sexual encounters with young staffers.

Entertainment
• Rapper 21 Savage was arrested by ICE, which claimed he’s from the UK and overstayed his visa.

Weekend Box Office
• Glass: $9.5 million
• The Upside: $8.8 million
• Miss Bala: $6.7 million
• Aquaman: $4.7 million
• Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: $4.4 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1983, Karen Carpenter died of anorexia.

• In 1902, inventor Charles Lindbergh was born in Detroit. In 1932, his son was kidnapped and murdered in what was considered the crime of the century.

Opinion
• The Times says it’s time to end the war in Afghanistan and bring back the troops.

• The Post says de Blasio’s SHSAT reform would discriminate against one minority group in favor of others.

In the Blogs
• Goodyoga in Greenpoint is relocating, but just 500 feet over to a new studio.

• Here’s how the Petland Discounts closure will affect stores in Brooklyn.

Trending in New York
• #SuperBowl
• Adam Levine
• Gronk
• #EatLikeAndy
• Andy Warhol

Scoreboard
• The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII, 13-3, for their sixth overall title. Julian Edelman took home MVP honors.

• The Knicks (10-42) fell to the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-84.

• The Nets (28-26) host the Milwaukee Bucks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (22-22-7) welcome the Los Angeles Kings to MSG at 7 p.m.

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Toni Braxton  Thurs Feb 7th 7pm  Toni Braxton will bring her “As Long As I Live” tour with special guests SWV ahead of Valentine’s Day. Tickets. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn.
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Real Estate
• The fabrication lab Collab is moving its offices from SoHo to Bushwick.

• For Sale – Williamsburg - 3 floors of open layout luxury living w/ 12 rooms, 5 BRs, 3 full bath, terrace & bar enclosed patio with hot tub and fireplace!  Asking $2,800,000. Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – 3 BR, 1 bath co-op.  Asking $425,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411 

• Sold – East New York – An eight-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,700-square-foot house at 304 Bradford Street for $880,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday morning, 42-year-old basketball coach Todd Myles was arrested in the confines of the 81st Precinct. He was charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal use of a firearm.

Events
• Midwood – 11 a.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams attends neighborhood senior center reopening. 2164 Ralph Ave.

• Prospect Heights - 6:30 to 8 p.m. – A History of Royal Scotland. Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Written by BKTicker

February 4th, 2019 at 12:38 pm

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