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Wednesday, June 5
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Idul-Fitr (Eid Al-Fitr).
Parking meters will be in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 84 degrees.

Top Stories
• The US Catholic Church spent more than $300 million in abuse-related costsbetween 2017 and 2018.

• Authorities in Florida have found the remains of a missing 20-year-old Long Island woman and is investigating her death as a homicide.

• The former school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is now facing 11 charges in connection with the shooting.

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Coheed and Cambria Mastodon  Fri June 7th 5:30pm Performing “Crack the Skye” with special guests Every Time I Die. Tickets  Ford Amphitheatre, 3052 West 21st Street, Coney Island
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Brooklyn News
• Police are searching for four suspects after a man was shot near Franklin Avenue over the weekend.

• A mom and her seven-year-old daughter have vanished from a Bushwick shelter.

• Remains found in a Brooklyn backyard are most likely not human, contrary to what was initially believed after a neighbor reported the grave.

Politics
• Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got behind the bar at a Jackson Heights restaurant to promote legislation that would increase the federal minimum wage for tipped workers.

• While Trump joins world leaders to mark D-Day, the president’s trip to the UK has led to many protests around London.

Entertainment
• Miley Cyrus and Billie Eilish will perform at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Festivalin September.

Soleil Moon Frye will be in the sequel series to “Punky Brewster,” which is currently in the works.

Buzzing Back

• In 1968 Senator Robert F. Kennedy is shot in Los Angeles.

• In 1956 saxophonist Kenny G is born in Seattle, WA.  On Valentine’s Day 2019 he played for this singers wife.

Opinion
• The Times argues that Trump’s administration is making life easier for business owners and harder for workers.

• USA Today paid tribute to some of the heroes of mass shootings that occurred within the last two months.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick native Otto Ruano has opened a coffee shop in the neighborhoodwith the mission of brewing the perfect cup.

• Transmitter Park will host a live jazz series for the month of June.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (28-32) lost to the San Francisco Giants in extra innings, 9-3.

• The Yankees (38-21) fell to the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-3.

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2019 NYC Bacon and Beer Classic  Sat June 8th 12-10pm   The ultimate summer kickoff party celebrating the best things in life: bacon and beer! For more information, please visit www.baconandbeerclassic.com.  The Brooklyn Mirage,  140 Stewart Avenue,  Bushwick
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 35 Kingston Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant.

• For Sale – 313 MacDonough Street, Bed-Stuy – Four story multi-family Brownstone Townhouse offers 5 BRs, 3 full bath, 1 half-bath on 20.5 x 100 lot.  $1.950M. Crifasi Real Estate. 718-782-4411 

• For Sale – 326 Leonard Street, Williamsburg - Semi detached two family home – perfect for condo alternative.  4 BRs, 2 bath total.  Semi finished basement has washer/dryer.  Security system in place, above ground pool w/ deck.  $1.999M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Brighton Beach – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1250-square-foot condo at 155 Oceana Dr. For $900,000. Zillow

Business News
• As tariff threats loom between the US and China, there’s new fury after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made comments regarding Tiananmen Square.

• This year’s list of America’s richest self-made women is quite expansive.

Events• Downtown – 10:30 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer meets with Child Care Providers and Discusses Landmark “NYC Under 3” Proposal. Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, 191 Joralemon Street, Fourth Floor

Downtown - 3 p.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will honor Brooklyn’s latest “Heroes of the Month.” Brooklyn Borough Hall, Rotunda, 209 Joralemon St.

Downtown – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Covering El Chapo.  Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – An Introduction to Sichuan Cuisine.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Park Slope – 7 to 9 p.m. – Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam. Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street

Park Slope – 7:30 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: Office Space.  Parklife, 636 Degraw St.

Industry City – 8 p.m. – City Farm presents: Lion Babe.  Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.

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

Written by BKTicker

June 5th, 2019 at 9:13 am

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