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Morning Buzz: Police search for possible body in Brooklyn backyard, Holzauer ends impressive ‘Jeopardy’ run

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Tuesday, June 4
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Idul-Fitr (Eid Al-Fitr).
Parking meters will be in effect.

• Partly cloudy with a high of 73 degrees.

Top Stories
• After facing thunderstorms and crowding issues, attendees at the Governors Ball felt “scared for their lives” during the third day of the festival.

• The American couple found dead in the Dominican Republic both died from respiratory failure and pulmonary edema.

• James Holzauer ended his “Jeopardy” run and took home $2,464,216 in 33 games.

2019 Opening Night Concert: Patti LaBelle  Tues June 4th  8pm  Patti will help us kick off the 2019 season of the BRIC Celebrates Brooklyn! Festival with an epic free concert!  Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West, Prospect Heights

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Brooklyn News
• The MTA will combine the two “Willamsburg Link” buses into one route because of low ridership.

• A one-year-old and a three-year-old have been reunited with their mom after the sitter, their grandfather’s girlfriend, refused to give them back for hours.

• Police searched for a possible body in the backyard of a Bushwick building.

• Governor Cuomo is backing Queens Borough President Melinda Katz in the Queens District Attorney race and is holding a fundraiser for her on June 10.

• A federal judge denied a request to stop Trump from transferring funds to construct his wall.

• The stars dazzled during the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum of Art on Monday night.

 Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire.

Buzzing Back

• In 1966 Janis Joplin joins Big Brother & The Holding Company.

• In 1975 movie actor Russell Brand is born in Grays, England.  In 2010, he married this singer.

• The Post finds it insulting that Tom Brady would want to trademark the nickname “Tom Terrific.”

• The Washington Post suggests that social networks intervene as China starts to repress its citizens more and more.

In the Blogs
• Nearly 300 artists will open their studio doors for the annual Greenpoint Open Studios event.

• The bacon and beer festival returns to Bushwick this Saturday.

Trending in New York
• Eid Mubarak
• Luke P
• #GenXPickupLines
• #stlblues
• #CFDAAwards

• The Mets (28-31) face the San Francisco Giants tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (38-20) take on the Blue Jays at 7:07 p.m.

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Gala After Party 2019  Tues June 4th 9-11:30pm  Celebrate spring in the Garden with a dance party under the stars. Enjoy a night of dancing, drinks and dessert.  Tickets  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Avenue, Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Real Estate
• The Department of City Planning has proposed a series of zoning amendments and land-use actions known as the Bushwick Neighborhood Plan.

• For Sale - 432 Lexington Avenue, Bed-Stuy – Two family brick w/ 3 units & garage in prime location.  5 BRs, 2 bath total.  Hardwood floors, SS appliances, wahser/dryer hook up in each unit.  $1.8M  Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Martense Street, Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 2 BR, 1 bath apt offers a large LR, heated bath floors, private terrace, laundry in building, cats only.  $2,399/month. Blue Egg Realty. 347-464-9484

• Sold – Manhattan Beach – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,896-square-foot home at 149 Exeter St. for $1.9 million. Zillow

• Take a look at how the new Mac Pro erased a design problem that took six years to be fixed.

• Start saying goodbye to iTunes.

Bushwick – 2 p.m. – Mayor de Blasio and City Police Commissioner James O’Neill hold a media availability on crime statistics. Patrol Borough Brooklyn North, 179 Wilson Ave., first floor

Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. – Spring Gala 2019.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Avenue

• Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 6:30 p.m. – Stringer hosts Caribbean-American Heritage Celebration. Kings County Hospital, 451 Clarkson Ave, T-Building 2nd Floor Auditorium

Downtown – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Food for the Soul. Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – The Science of Falling in Love.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Downtown – 7 p.m. – Twenty One Pilots.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Bikini Kill.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Prospect Heights – 8 p.m. – First lady Charlene McCray delivers remarks at the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. 2019 Opening Night Concert: Patti LaBelle.  Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West

Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 9 to 11:30 p.m. – Gala After Party 2019.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Avenue

Prospect Heights - 9:30 p.m. – BRIC Celebrates Brooklyn: Festival REVEL After-Party.  Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West

Written by BKTicker

June 4th, 2019 at 8:45 am

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