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Monday, June 3

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Virginia Beach gunman who attacked his colleagues at a government office building resigned hours before the shooting.

• Boeing says some of its 737 planes may have faulty parts on their wings.

• The federal monitor reported that the city’s new housing chief may have misled the public about NYCHA’s lead-paint scandal.

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Twenty One Pilots Tues June 4th 7pm Bringing their BANDITO TOUR to Brooklyn! Tickets. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Downtown.
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Brooklyn News
• The MTA will cut free shuttle buses for the L train project due to low ridership.

• A Brighton Beach man who fell asleep on his stoop was robbed of $3,000 in bling, along with a vest and his wallet.

Two new rides debuted at Luna Park over the weekend.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo announced a trip to Israel “in solidarity” with Jewish peopleamid a rise in anti-Semitic attacks.

• Insiders say Christine Quinn is considering another run for mayor in 2021.

Entertainment
• After Meghan Markle criticized Donald Trump as divisive and misogynistic, the president called her “nasty.”

Weekend Box Office
• Godzilla: King of the Monsters: $49 million
Aladdin (2019): $42 million
Rocketman: $25 million
Ma (2019): $18 million
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum: $11 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1965, an American walked in space.

• In 1967, Anderson Cooper is born in NYC. He is the son of this famous designer.

Opinion
• The Daily News says while strengthening rent regulations is easy, overhauling the property tax system is hard.

• The Post says Chancellor Carranza should be fixing special education instead of playing race games.

In the Blogs
• With Greenpoint Open Studios approaching, historian Geoff Cobb revisits one of the great “open studios” from the past.

• The third annual PLG Arts Event is scheduled for June 15.

Trending in New York
• Iguodala
Jared Kushner
Clint Frazier
#90DayFiance
Boogie

Scoreboard
• The Mets (28-31) fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-1.

• The Yankees (38-20) dropped the last game of the series to the Red Sox, 8-5.

• The Golden State Warriors topped the Toronto Raptors, 109-104, to even the NBA Finals 1-1.

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BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival REVEL After-Party Tues June 4th 9:30pm Join us for our after party featuring a DJ, dancing and open bar. Tickets. Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th St. & Prospect Park West.
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a 23-story office building at 141 Willoughby Street in Downtown Brooklyn.

• For Sale – 135 Maspeth Avenue, Williamsburg - One family brick Colonial offers 2 BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage plus additional pkg for 2 cars, private backyard.  Close to all.  $980,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Putnam Avenue, Bushwick - 3 BR, 1 bath apt for rent features modern kitchen w/ SS appliances, hardwood floors, laundry in unit, balcony.  $2,875/month. Blue Egg Realty. 347-464-9484

• Sold – Brighton Beach – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,250-square-foot condo at 155 Oceana Drive for $900,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious person at 468 Chauncey Street in Bushwick. Police found 29-year-old Malik Russell with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Events
• Downtown – 9:30 a.m. – Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie delivers keynote address at Baruch College’s 2019 commencement ceremony. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

Written by BKTicker

June 3rd, 2019 at 8:45 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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