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Monday, June 17

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with showers in the evening. High of 78.

Top Stories
• Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit, set by the nuclear deal, in 10 days.

• Hong Kong protesters continued massive demonstrations against the government’s extradition bill.

• An emotionally disturbed man attacked an MTA worker at a Harlem subwaystation.

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Welcome to The Weird: Illustrated Lecture and Book Signing Mon June 17th 6:30-8pm Dr. Erik Davis, author of the new book High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies, will deepen our sense of what it means to live in weird times. $10. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
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Brooklyn News
• A Pennsylvania man with a grudge against a Midwood rabbi was charged with attempted murder and arson.

Two firefighters were injured battling a three-alarm fire in Coney Island.

• Cops arrested a creep for groping two young girls who were waiting to get on a roller coaster in Coney Island.

Politics
• Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez believes pressure to impeach Trump is mounting with growing evidence.

• The State Senate is hashing out legislation to legalize marijuana and is prepared to introduce the bill soon.

Entertainment
• Tiffany Haddish canceled her Atlanta performance over the state’s abortion law.

Weekend Box Office
• Men in Black International: $28.5 million
The Secret Life of Pets 2: $23.8 million
Aladdin (2019): $16.7 million
Dark Phoenix: $9 million
Rocketman: $8.8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1994, O.J. Simpson was arrested after flight from justice.

• In 1943, singer Barry Manilow was born in Brooklyn. In his early days, he played piano for this singer.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Port Authority should scrap the LaGuardia AirTrain, and extend the N train instead.

• The Post urges moderate Democrats to revoke the progressive green light bill in Albany.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick Nightly is your new guide to the party capital of New York City.

• Rooftop Films’ summer series runs from now through August 25.

Trending in New York
• #EuphoriaHBO
Bill Cosby
#AskTomAndJake
Skrillex
Mulvaney

Scoreboard
• The Mets (34-37) fell to the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-3. They head to Atlanta for a three-game series with the Braves at 7:20 p.m.

• The Yankees (43-27) topped the Chicago White Sox, 10-3. They return home for a three-game set with the Tampa Bay Rays. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

• Noah Syndergaard has been placed on the IL for a strained right hamstring.

• The Yankees traded for slugger Edwin Encarnacion, and made room for himby demoting Clint Frazier to AAA.

Gary Woodland held off Brooks Koepka to win the U.S. Open.

• The U.S. Women’s National Team topped Chile, 3-0, including two goals from Carli Lloyd.

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Prospect Park Soiree  Sat June 22nd  5-10pm Wear your most festive attire, prepare a delicious feast, bring your favorite bottle of wine, and dine and dance under the stars in one of Prospect Park’s most scenic locations, the Peninsula. $45. Enter at Prospect Park Southwest & Vanderbilt St.
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Real Estate
• Benchmark Real Estate Group is looking to sell a Brooklyn Heights luxury rental building for $70 million.

• For Sale – 341 Herzl Street, Brownsville – Two family brick has 9 BRs, 5 bath total.  Balcony on 3rd flr, tenant pays their own heat & electric.  Can be delivered vacant.  $850,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Williamsburg – Renovated 2 BR apt features LR, DR, EIK w/ dishwasher, 2 bath.  Washer/dryer unit included.  Water included.  Ample parking.  $2,299/mo. Carollo Rentals  917-780-6142

• Sold – Crown Heights – A six-bedroom, six-bathroom, 3,476-square-foot townhouse at 825 Prospect Place for $1.75 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday morning, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious woman inside 54 Bristol Street in Brownsville. Cops found 5-year-old Amayalee Pationi, who was transported to Brookdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death and an investigation is ongoing.

Events
• Crown Heights – 1:30 p.m. – 7th grade student will be recognized for placing first in SIFMA Foundation’s InvestWrite national essay competition. Parkside Preparatory Academy, 655 Parkside Ave.

Fort Greene – 6 p.m. – Community Board 2 Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting. 121 DeKalb Ave.

Fort Greene – 6 p.m. – New York City Commission on Gender Equality hosts Brooklyn Gender Equality Summit. BRIC, 647 Fulton St.

Greenwood Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Welcome to the Weird: Illustrated Lecture & Book Signing.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

Written by BKTicker

June 17th, 2019 at 8:59 am

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