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Monday, April 8

Weather
• Cloudy and warm with a high of 75 degrees.

Top Stories
• Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen resigned amid turmoil at the southern border.

• A Nebraska man was charged with assault after he tackled wrestling legend Bret Hart during a ceremony at the Barclays Center.

Baylor held off Notre Dame in a thriller to win the women’s college basketball national championship.

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“Brooklyn Beerlesque” The Love Show Mon Apr 8th 7:30pm A new show combining beer, balle, and burlesque into a heady brew that satisfies all your senses. $30-$35. Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11th St., Williamsburg.
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Brooklyn News
• Police are looking for a driver who was caught on video speeding down a street and striking a 14-year-old girl in Borough Park.

• Four people were injured, one seriously, after three cars collided in Prospect Heights.

• Cops are searching for a man who broke into and robbed six different cell phone stores in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Politics
• Mayor de Blasio visited another early primary state, Nevada, as he mulls a presidential run.

Developers are donating money to Queens DA candidate Melinda Katzdespite her vows on construction crackdowns.

Entertainment
• Here is the full list of winner’s from this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards.

Weekend Box Office
• Shazam!: $53 million
Pet Sematary (2019): $25 million
Dumbo (2019): $18 million
Us: $13.8 million
Captain Marvel: $12.6 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1994, Kurt Cobain was found dead of an apparent suicide.

• In 1960, actor John Schneider was born in Mount Kisco, NY. He starred on this 1979 show.

Opinion
• The Times says while Kirstjen Nielsen enforced cruelty at the border, her replacement could be worse.

• Harry Siegel writes in the Daily News that congestion pricing could be a big step toward making New York a walkable city.

In the Blogs
• Try these all-natural body and wellness remedies made in Bushwick.

• Indulge yourself at Park Slope’s Taste of Fifth festival later this week.

Trending in New York
• #ACMAwards
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#KillingEve

Scoreboard
• The Mets (6-3) fell to the Washington Nationals, 12-9.

• The Yankees (5-4) routed the Baltimore Orioles, 15-3. They head to Houston to begin a three-game series with the Astros at 7:10 p.m.

• The Knicks (16-64) knocked off the Washington Wizards, 113-110.

• The Nets (41-40) topped the Indiana Pacers, 108-96.

• Virginia and Texas Tech will face off in the NCAA National Championship Game. Tip-off is at 9:20 p.m. on CBS.

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NYC Hot Sauce Expo Sat Apr 13th & Sun Apr 14th 10am-6pm Sample more than 50 artisanal craft hot sauces from around the world. $10-$100. Brooklyn Expo, 79 Franklin St., Greenpoint.
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Real Estate
• These are the 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC, including sites in LIC and Greenpoint.

• For Sale – 190 Linden Street, Bushwick – Two family townhome across from Hecksher Park offers 5 BRs, 2 bath, lots of closet space, bonus 2 BR garden apt w/ kitchenette and separate entrance, private driveway. $1,198,000 CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100  

• For Sale – 1009 Lorimer Street, Greenpoint – Two family home on 4 levels – 1st unit is a 2BR, 1.5 bath duplex; 2nd unit is a 3 BR, 1 bath duplex.  $2,299,000 Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – East New York – A four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,876-square-foot house at 196 Essex Street for $635,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday morning, four people entered a Dominos at 3901 Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park by forcing open a side door. They removed approximately $25 and fled.

• On early Saturday morning, inside the Lucky Internet Cafe in Sunset Park, two men approached a 29-year-old male employee, sprayed a chemical substance and handcuffed him. The suspects then removed $600 in cash from the register and $500 from the victim’s wallet before fleeing.

Events
Williamsburg – 7:30 p.m. – “Brooklyn Beerlesque” The Love Show. Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11th St.

Ditmas Park – 9 p.m. – Star Sign Party – ARIES. Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.

Written by BKTicker

April 8th, 2019 at 10:22 am

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