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Tuesday, May 14

• Cloudy with a high of 52 degrees.

Top Stories
• Saudi Arabia says oil infrastructure sites have been attacking, at least one with a drone, amid tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

• U.S. officials have listed over $300 billion more of Chinese goods that will possibly face higher tariffs.

• Activists who have been protesting at the Venezuela Embassy in Washington for over a month have been served an eviction notice.

Nerd Nite  Tues May 14th 6:45pm Speed Dating Edition! 21+ $10-$20  Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett St, Downtown

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Brooklyn News
• Three of five suspects in a vicious beating of a man were arrested yesterday.

• Police are searching for a man who stole mausoleum items from a Cypress Hills cemetery.

• Nine candidates are on the ballot in a special election to fill the Brooklyn City Council seat vacated by Public Advocate Jumaane Williams.

• With Joe Biden’s recent presidential announcement, many say its campaign reset season for those candidates in danger of falling behind in the race.

• Governor Steve Bullock of Montanahas announced that he is running for President.

Issa Rae and Hasan Minhaj are two of the winners at last night’s 23rd annual Webby Awards.

• Real Housewives of New York star Bethenny Frankel claimed the hit Bravo show doesn’t always accurately portray reality in a custody battle in Manhattan court yesterday.

Buzzing Back

• In 1998. legendary singer Frank Sinatra dies at the age of 82.

• In 1944, George Lucas is born in Modesto, California. Known for this science fiction franchise, he first received acclaim for this 1973 “coming of age” movie.

• The Post says Harvard scarified a dean over absurd protests over him agreeing to be the lawyer for Harvey Weinstein.

• The Times says that as Baltimore faces a murder crisis, plain clothes cops are also bad guys with guns.

In the Blogs
• Bay Ridge residents celebrated the opening of beloved coffee chain Cocoa Grinder’s newest location on Fourth Ave. and 95th St.

• From The Blue Chicken’s chicken nuggets to Crackd’s egg sandwich, here are the best bites being offered at this year’s Smorgasburg.

Trending in New York
• #TheBachelorette 
• Hannah
• John Paul Jones
• Luke 
• Matt Donald 

• The Mets (19-20) will take the field against the Washington Nationals tonight at 7:05.

• The Yankees (24-16) game against the Baltimore Orioles was postponed. They’ll try again tonight at 6:35 p.m.

• The NBA Draft Lottery is tonight, and Knicks fans are hoping for a bit of good news.

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BAM Gala 2019  Wed May 15th 6:30pm  Join us for BAM’s annual Gala and celebrate with the artists, patrons and supporters of BAM.  Click here for tickets.  Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint

Real Estate
• Brooklyn’s luxury market saw a total of 15 signed contracts totaling $46.2 million last week.

• For Sale – 8789 17th Avenue, Bath Beach – Three family home – each floor has kitchen, LR, 3 BRs, 1.5 bath.  Finished basement.  3 boilers, 3 water tanks.  Near subway, park  & shopping. $1.980M.  Crifasi Real Estate. 718-782-4411

• For Rent – 147 Vanderbilt Ave, #1F, Clinton Hill - 4 BR, 2 bath duplex w/ private yard. Washer/dryer in unit, central air, exposed brick, shared roof deck. $4,950/month. Blue Egg Realty 240-716-9442

• Sold – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 598-square-foot condo home at 1143 Lafayette Ave. sold for $549,000.

• Facebook may soon agree to 20 years of oversight of its privacy policies to the US government.

• Walmart now offers next day shipping through their website, similar to Amazon Prime.

East Flatbush - 7:30 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams joins Monique Chandler-Waterman as she votes in today’s special election. TOP Civic Center, 1098 Utica Ave.

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

Downtown – 6:45 p.m. – Nerd Nite – Speed Dating Edition! Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett St.

Gowanus – 8 p.m. – Bobcat Goldthwait & Dana Gould Comedy Show. The Bell House, 149 7th St.

Bushwick – 8 p.m. – Company XIV: Queen of Hearts. Theatre XIV, 383 Troutman St.

• East Flatbush – 9 p.m. – Williams and Chandler-Waterman hosts Election Night watch party. Tropical Paradise, 1367 Utica Ave.

Written by BKTicker

May 14th, 2019 at 9:07 am

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