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Friday, May 10

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms with a high of 68 degrees. Mostly cloudy on Saturday with showers at night. High of 65. Expect showers on Sunday and a high of just 52 degrees.

Top Stories
• The U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods goes into effect today, but China has vowed retaliation.

• Jeff Bezos has unveiled his “Blue Moon,” which he hopes to land by 2024.

• A judge ruled that police officer Daniel Pantaleo must face an administrative trial for his role in the death of Eric Garner.

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“ABCirque and Play” Sun May 12th 4pm Watch NYC’s finest circus troupe, ABCirque, juggle, flip, and fly high with aerial acrobatics! Stick around afterwards, kids: you get to SEE IT then TRY IT! Tickets. The Muse, 350 Moffet St., Bushwick.
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Brooklyn News
• The feds have arrested the suspect in a drive-by stray bullet shooting of a pregnant teen two years ago in Brownsville.

• A Canarsie mom whose 6-year-old son died when she crashed her car claimed she lost control because her brakes were not working.

• A 9 Trey Bloods gangster rolling with Tekashi69’s crew pled guilty to firing a gun inside the Barclays Center.

Politics
• Trump will nominate former Boeing exec Patrick Shanahan to be the next Defense Secretary.

• Mayor de Blasio is planning a rally outside Trump Tower to promote NYC’s own Green New Deal.

Entertainment
• She said yes! Hilary Duff and longtime flame Matthew Koma are now engaged.

• Cardi B confessed that she got liposuction after giving birth.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964 Dusty Springfield made her TV debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, singing this song.

• In 1978, actor Kenan Thompson was born in Atlanta. In 2003, he became part of this TV family.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the MTA needs to produce labor savings now.

• The Times says Mayor de Blasio needs to keep his promise on building senior housing.

In the Blogs
• Here are the winning projects for participatory budgeting in north Brooklyn‘s council districts this year.

Tour 13 different houses of worship in Brooklyn during the “Sacred Sites Open House.”

Trending in New York
• Game 7
James Comey
Soobin
#TXTinNYC
#DearMeTenYearsAgo

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (22-15) topped the Seattle Mariners, 3-1.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (17-20) host the Miami Marlins at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to Tampa to begin a three-game series with the Rays at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets welcome the Marlins to Citi Field for a 7:10 p.m. matchup.
• The Bronx Bombers are in Tampa to face the Rays. First pitch is at 6:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets conclude their home stand against the Miami Marlins. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their three-game set with the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:10 p.m.

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Lift Off: A Waterfront Kite Festival Sat May 11th 12-3pm Watch your kite soar above the Manhattan skyline and explore the science of flight. Pier 5 Sports Fields, Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St., Downtown.
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Real Estate
• Co-living startup Common has inked a deal for its second location in Williamsburg.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat May 11th 1-3pm & Sun May 12th 3-5pm  1009 Lorimer Street, Greenpoint - Two family home on 4 levels.  1st unit features a 2 BR/1.5 bath apt, 2nd flr is a 3 BR/1 bath duplex.  Close to park & transportation.  $2.060M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

For Sale – 117 Kingsland Avenue – Unit 3B, Williamsburg - Enormous lofty 1 BR + office duplex w/ vaulted ceilings, SS appliances, washer/dryer in unit, common roof terrace, low maintenance.  $659,888. Pepe Real Estate 718-388-8600

• Sold – East Flatbush – A seven-bedroom, five-bathroom, 2,240-square-foot house at 250 East 93rd Street for $845,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• The old-fashioned restaurant Biyou is bringing some cajun soul to Bed-Stuy.

Hometown Bar-B-Que, the city’s top barbecue spot, is opening a second Brooklyn location.

Restaurant ABC’s – Flatbush
Grade A – Kreyol Flavor, 1738 Flatbush Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade B – Picky Eaters Restaurant, 1456 Flatbush Ave. – Food worker does not wash hands thoroughly after using toilet, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Prive, 1460 Flatbush Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice, Hand-washing facility not near food prep area, Personal cleanliness inadequate.

Events
• Sunset Park – 11:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams shares remarks, participates in cooking demo at new food pantry. Family Support Center, 6025 Sixth Ave.

Fort Greene – Noon to 3 p.m. – 5th annual Mother’s Day Luncheon. Shirley Chisholm State Office Building, 55 Hanson Pl.

Downtown – 6 to 8 p.m. – State senators hold youth and community speak out on equity, diversity and admissions. NYU Tandon, 5 MetroTech Center.

• Brooklyn Heights – 7 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams performs onstage in “Antigone in Ferguson.” St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St.

Fort Greene – 7:30 p.m. – Pepperland. Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave.

Prospect Park - 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: 90s Hip Hop. LeFrak Center @ Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Downtown – 8 p.m. – Mother’s Day Good Music Festival. Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

Flatbush - 8 p.m. – GRiZ – Ride Waves Tour. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Manhattan Beach – 8 p.m. – I Got The Job! Songs from My Musical Past. Celebrating the onstage life of Lucy Arnaz. On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

Saturday
Greenwood Heights – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Magic and Mediums.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street.
• Bed-Stuy – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Destination Bed Stuy: Art, Health & Wellness Symposium. BKLYN Commons, 7 Marcus Garvey Blvd.
Brooklyn Heights – Noon to 3 p.m. – Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Kite Festival to launch 2019 season. Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
East Williamsburg - Noon to 2:30 p.m. – Brooklyn Farm-to-Plate: A Rice Experience.  Ag Tech X co Lab, 40 Bushwick Avenue
Downtown - Noon to 3 p.m. – Lift Off: A Waterfront Kite Festival.  Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman Street
Greenpoint – Noon to 4 p.m. – Free Public Paddle.  North Brooklyn Boat Club, 51 Ash Street
Downtown – 1 p.m. – Pride of Brooklyn: Homebrewing Competition & Expo.  Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett Street
Greenwood Heights – 2 to 5 p.m. – Dead Distillers Tour. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
Flatbush - 6 p.m. – Kapuson Pinoy Studio 7 “Musikalye Sa Brooklyn”.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
• Fort Greene – 7:30 p.m. – Pepperland.  Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Avenue
Sunday
Williamsburg – Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of The Beatle for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 2:30 p.m. – Frida Kahlo: Plant Inspiration Tour.  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Avenue
Bushwick – 4 p.m. – “ABCirque and Play”.  The Muse, 350 Moffet Street
Gowanus – 5 p.m. – This Wont’ Hurt: A Benefit for the Brooklyn Free Clinic.  The Bell House, 149 7th Street.

Written by BKTicker

May 10th, 2019 at 9:21 am

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