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Thursday, June 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Idul-Fitr. Meters are in effect.

• Scattered thunderstorms giving way to mostly cloudy skies. High of 83.

Top Stories
• The officer on duty has been charged with 11 felony counts for failing to actduring a deadly school shooting in Parkland.

• Dozens of ice cream trucks were seized by the city over a multi-million dollar ticket-fixing scam.

• Heads of state and WWII vets are gathered on Omaha Beach this morning to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Sunset 20  Thurs June 6th 6-9pm  Support free cultural & educational programming while enjoying food, drinks, music, games and dancing.   Tickets  Harbor View Lawn, Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman Street

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Brooklyn News
• Cops are looking for a man who threatened to harm a Bensonhurst bodega worker’s child after she refused to break a $100 bill.

• TLC-licensed drivers and bicyclists got together to smooth things over during a ride through Williamsburg.

• A Brooklyn-bred Navy cook recalls storming the beach at Normandy on D-Dayunarmed.

• President Donald Trump may have found the one red line Republicans won’t let him cross: tariffs on Mexico.

• A bill granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants has advanced in the state Assembly.

• “Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner taught Conan O’Brien a drinking game that seemed like just an excuse to slap the late-night host.

• DJ Khaled threw a major temper tantrum after his new album debuted at number two on the charts.

Buzzing Back

• In 1993, the stage version of The Who’s rock opera Tommy wins five trophies at the annual Tony Awards.

• In 1947, actor Robert Englund is born in Glendale, California. You may remember him as Freddy Kruger in this horror movie series.

• The Daily News praises Albany for a ban on declawing cats, and then wonders why lawmakers can’t solve issues facing humans.

• An op-ed writer in the Greenpoint Star argues if you are worried about voter suppression, you should look no further than the Board of Elections.

In the Blogs
• The city will give a presentation tonight on its plan to demolish the oil tanks in the future Bushwick Inlet Park in North Brooklyn.

• PS 377 in Bushwick is getting a new student-designed playground with an estimated price tag of $1.5 million.

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Special Report

• The Mets blanked the Giants, 7-0. The Mets (29-32) wrap up their series with the Giants in a 12:10 matinee.

• The Yankees (38-22) fell to the Blue Jays, 11-7. Toronto and New York play the last of three in Canada tonight at 7:07 p.m.

• Steph Curry scored 47, but the Raptors topped the Warriors, 123-109, to take a 2-1 lead in teh NBA Finals. Game four is tomorrow night at 9 p.m. in Oakland.

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35th New York Salsa Festival  Sat June 8th 8pm  Featuring Willie Colon, Victor Manuelle, Jerry Rivera, India, and more!  Tickets  Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown

Real Estate
• A real estate expert warns in the Brooklyn Downtown Star to be wary of services that promises low brokerage fees.

• For Sale – 176 Skillman Avenue, Williamsburg – Six family home features (6) 1 BR apts, partially finished basement, generous private yard, close to all.  $2.4M. Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• For Sale – 1039 E. 19th Street, Midwood – Large Victorian style home on 40×100 lot  offers 6 BRs, 2.5 bath.  Three floors plus full finished basement, 6 car parking.  $1,900,999. Crifasi Real Estate. 718-782-4411

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 720-square-foot apartment at 2942 West 5th Street in Coney Island for $305,000.

Style & Fashion
• Adam Lambert does everything like a rock star, including shopping for clothes and accessories, as the Post learned.

• Vogue calls FKA Twig’s Park Avenue Armory show a “baroque fashion fantasy.”

Starrett City – Noon – Congressman Hakeem Jeffries hosts D-Day Anniversary ceremony. Vandalia Senior Center, 47 Vandalia Ave.

Downtown – 6 to 9 p.m. – Sunset 20.  Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St.

Coney Island – 6:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer speaks at Touro College Commencement. Ford Amphitheater, 3052 West 21st St.

Written by BKTicker

June 6th, 2019 at 8:43 am

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