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Thursday, February 7

• Cloudy with a high of 45 degrees.

Top Stories
• Cindy McCain, the wife of the late John McCain, reported a case of human trafficking at an airport because she saw a child and adult of different ethnicities

• A top DEA agent who hunted El Chapo says Sean Penn should be in jail for interviewing the drug kingpin just as the feds were closing in on him.

• The Commonwealth of Virginia has been thrown into a state of chaos over recent blackface and sexual assault scandals.

Lessons on Love and Heartbreak from 80s and 90s Television  Thurs Feb 7th 8:30-10pm The dynamics that existed in 80s and 90s television’s most epic breakups and love stories. $10  Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights.

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Brooklyn News
• The students at a Brooklyn prep school are not happy with the mayor over tweets he sent regarding a blackface scandal at the school.

• The mayor’s controversial waterfront streetcar connecting Queens and Brooklyn took a step forward yesterday with the hiring of a new consultant.

• Police are investigating after four people were shot, one killed, in Bedford-Stuyvesant last night.

• The candidates in last night’s public advocate debate spent much of their two hours criticizing the deal to bring Amazon to Queens.

• Meanwhile, Councilman Jumaane Williams was attacked for his controversial view on marriage equality and abortion at last night public advocate’s debate.

• The Post says Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon have been silent on the issues in Virignia because of their own uncomfortable past with blackface.

• Former “Fixer Upper” star Joanna Gaines has just penned her first children’s book.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964, The Beatles arrive in New York.

• In 1965, comedian Chris Rock is born in Andrews, South Carolina. He created and narrated this TV series, which was based on his youth.

• A columnist for the Greenpoint Star mourns the loss of neighborhood mainstay Enid’s.

• A business owner on Long Island explains in the Queens Ledger how congestion pricing will help his lighting business.

In the Blogs
• The CBD free-for-all is over for cafes and bars, as the city has started cracking down on the sale of infused products.

• Greenpointers takes a closer look at GP81, the neighborhood’s rock-climbingMecca.

Trending in New York
• Kevin Durant
• #TheMaskedSinger
 Harrison Barnes
• Kim Petras
• #WasMyFirstMistake

• The Nets (29-27) edged the Nuggets, 135-130.

• The Rangers (23-22-8) topped the Bruins, 4-3.

• The Islanders (30-16-6) are in New Jersey to take on the Devils. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• His short-term future is up in the air, but in the long term the Knicks are high on Anthony Davis’ list.

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The Swindler of Brooklyn Heights  Thurs Feb 7th 6:30pm  The Family History of the Greatest Con Man of the Gilded Age, Ferdinand Ward. $5 Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St, DUMBO

Real Estate
• A real estate expert explains the easiest ways to leave real estate to you children when you pass away.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Feb 10th 2:30-4pm. 285 Autumn Avenue, Cypress Hills – Two family has a 3 BR, 2 bath rental over a 1 BR, 1.5 bath duplex. New electrical, heating, plumbing. $925,000. Sotheby’s Real Estate 800-942-5335 

• For Rent – Lefferts Avenue, Crown Heights – Brand new 3 BR, 2 bath apt that has a private elevator entrance 3 balconies, hardwood floors, central a/c & heat, laundry in bldg. $3,345/month. Blue Egg Realty  347-464-9484

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 1,100-quare-foot apartment at 440 Neptune Avenue in Coney Island for $485,000.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s the best pop-ups and parties for New York Fashion Week 2019.

• And Page Six Style goes back to the 2000’s to see Fashion Week looked like almost 20 years ago.

• Crown Heights - Noon – Tenants protest sale of their building and rent hikes. 560-570 Lefferts Blvd.

DUMBO - 6:30 p.m. – The Swindler of Brooklyn Heights.  Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

• Flatbush – 7 p.m. – Toni Braxton performs. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

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

• Prospect Heights – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Lessons on Love and Heartbreak from 80s and 90s television.  Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Written by BKTicker

February 7th, 2019 at 12:51 pm

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