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Monday, February 11

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 38 degrees.

Top Stories
• Talks on border security have not progressed through the weekend, raising concerns a deal won’t come together.

• A possible impeachment could further upend state government in Virginia.

• Despite calls for resignation, Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. won’t apologize for his anti-gay comments about the City Council.

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Black-Owned Businesses: A History of Enterprise and Community in Brooklyn Mon Feb 11th 6:30pm Explore the rich history and social impact of businesses owned by and serving black communities in Brooklyn. $5. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Dumbo.
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Brooklyn News
• A woman was critically injured after jumping in front of an A train in Bed-Stuy.

• A stranger slashed a woman inside a Greenpoint apartment.

• Brooklyn unveiled “Muhammad Ali Jinnah Way” in honor of the Pakistan’s founder.

Politics
• Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is the latest Democrat to join the 2020 presidential race.

• The local chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America are backing Tiffany Caban for Queens DA.

Entertainment
• Here are the winners of last night’s 2019 Grammys.

Weekend Box Office
• The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part: $34 million
• What Men Want: $19 million
• Cold Pursuit: $10.8 million
• The Upside: $7 million
• Glass: $6 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2012, superstar Whitney Houston died at age 48.

• In 1962, singer Sheryl Crow was born in Kennett, MO. Her 2008 album “Detours” was inspired by her breakup with this athlete and her battle with breast cancer.

Opinion
• The Daily News says there are still many questions about Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal.

• The Post says the city should want to have Amazon here with the right deal.

In the Blogs
• Brooklyn Film Camera in Bushwick is opening a film lab this spring.

• Brooklyn Tech is mourning the sudden death of its assistant principal.

Trending in New York
• Motown
• Cardi
• Lady Gaga
• Chloe
• Halle

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-45) head to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (29-28) takes on the Raptors in Toronto at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (24-23-8) defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-1.

• The Islanders (33-16-6) topped the Minnesota Wild, 2-1.

• The Alliance of American Football debuted with strong ratings over the weekend.

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Trevor Noah presents “Born A Crime” Tues Feb 12th 8pm Trevor Noah celebrates the paperback release of his memoir “Born A Crime” with interviewer Chris Jackson of One World. $40. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
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Real Estate
• Level One Holdings is planning its biggest project yet in Boerum Hill.

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – Beautiful Penthouse Condo features L/R, dining area, kitchen, 1 BR, full bath.  Wood floors, pet friendly, laundry room in basement plus washer/dryer hook-ups in unit. Maintenance of $380.40 a month covers all by electricity.  Asking $529,000. CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• For Rent – Newel Street, Greenpoint - Renovated 1 BR, 1 bath apt w/ elevator & laundry in building.  Hardwood floors, spacious LR, SS appliances, central a/c.  Asking $2,900/mo. Blue Egg Realty 347-464-9484

• Sold – Canarsie – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,260-square-foot house at 1358 East 92nd Street for $600,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, off-duty police officer Jeffrey Stewart, 41, was arrested within the 75th Precinct. He was charged with strangulation.

Events
• Downtown – 8:30 a.m. – Decision on case of hit and run DJ Paul Jinx to be issued. Kings County Criminal Courthouse, 120 Schermerhorn St.

• Fort Greene – 6 p.m. – Community Board 2 Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting. Brooklyn Hospital, 121 DeKalb Ave.

• Dumbo - 6:30 p.m. – Black-Owned Businesses: A History of Enterprise and Community in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

• Ditmas Park – 9 p.m. – AQUARIUS – Star Sign Party. Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1108 Cortelyou Rd.

Written by BKTicker

February 11th, 2019 at 1:36 pm

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