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Tuesday, April 9

• Cloudy with a high of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• Thirteen parents, including actress Felicity Huffman, pled guilty in the college admissions scandal as prosecutors are pushing for prison time.

• Israel is voting for a new Prime Minister today, after Benjamin Netanyahu led the country for ten interrupted years.

• Confusion reigns in the emerging CBD edibles business after NYC health inspectors seized thousands of dollars worth of products despite being told by NYS officials that it was legal.

From Napster to Netflix: A History of Media from 1999 to Today  Tues Apr 9th 6:30pm  Since the launch of Napster, there has been a massive transformation in media. This class charts the waves of change over the past two decades.  $12 Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights

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Brooklyn News
• The mayor defended a $173 million real estate deal with two slumlords that involved a high-ranking member of the Brooklyn Democratic party

• A Brooklyn school is changing its name over its connections to slavery.

• A man is in critical condition after being shot at a McDonald’s drive-thru in Brooklyn.

• The White House is stepping up their attackson Democrats as the release of the full Mueller report gets closer.

• The constant flow of migrants at the southern border and more led to 12 days of turmoil that ended with the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

• Seymour Cassel, an Oscar-nominated actorwho appeared in three Wes Anderson movies, has died at the age of 84.

• Actress Allison Mack of ‘Smallville’pled guilty for recruiting woman to “sex cult” Nxivm.

Buzzing Back

• In 2005 Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles wed in a civil ceremony.

• In 1926 entrepreneur Hugh Hefner is born in Chicago, IL.  In 1953, he founded Playboy Enterprises.

• The Times says Kirstjen Nielsen will be remembered for the forced separationof thousands of migrant families but her replacement may be a lot worse.

• The Post says black Americans may save Democrats from the lunatic left as they have helped elect the last 3 Democrat presidents.

In the Blogs
• Prospect-Lefferts Gardens is becoming Brooklyn’s Jazz corridor as venues haven been offering live music and more since 2014 and the momentum has yet to stop.

• As Easter approaches, the Agnellini Pasquale, lams made for marzipan, are making their annual appearance at the Monteleone Pastry Shop.

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• #Fox35
• One Shining Moment 
• #TuesdayMotivation
• #TuesdayThoughts

• The Yankees (5-5) lost to the Houston Astros, 4-3. The teams play again tonight in Houston at 8:10 p.m.

• The Mets (6-3) host the Minnesota Twins tonight at 7:10.

• The Knicks (16-64) are in Chicago to take on the Bulls.

• The Rangers (32-36-14) topped the Penguins in overtime, 4-3.

• Virginia took home the NCAA Title with a 85-77 win over Texas Tech.

• Chris Mullin will reportedly step down as head coach at St. John’s.

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Beastie Boys Story  Wed Apr 10th 8pm  Beastie Boys Mike D & Ad-Rock return to tell the group’s story, all directed by Spike Jonze.  Tickets  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

Real Estate
• The top 10 Brooklyn real-estate listings this month include Brooklyn Heights co-op at $549,000 and a Park Slope brownstone at $5.285 million.

• For Sale – 135 Maspeth Avenue, Williamsburg – One family brick Colonial has 2 BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ parking for additional 2 cars, private driveway, front porch w/ view of park, private backyard. $1,075,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale - 214 Frost Street, Williamsburg – Completely renovated home with 3 floors of open layout including terrace, outside enclosed patio w/ hot tub & fireplace.  5 BRs, 3 bath total. $2,495,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold – Bath Beach – A 7-bedroom, 3-bathrooom, 3,032-square-foot two-family home located at 70 Bay 46 St. sold for $1.179 million. Zillow.

• The UK has released a detailed proposal to crack down on the tech industry, including companies like Google and Facebook, citing the spread of terrorist content online.

• A man has duped the Touch ID feature on the Samsung Galaxy S10 by using a 3D print of his own finger to unlock the device.

Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting.  Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie Street

Coney Island – 6 to 8:30 p.m. – Employment Workshop for Job Seekers (summer help). Carey Gardens Community Center, 2315 Surf Avenue @ W24th Street

Prospect Heights – 6:30 p.m. – From Napster to Netflix: A History of Media from 1999 to Today. Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue

Written by BKTicker

April 9th, 2019 at 9:04 am

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