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Friday, June 28

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 91 degrees. Partly cloudy on Saturday, with thunderstorms expected in the afternoon. High of 94 degrees. Expect some relief on Sunday, as temperatures go down to 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Supreme Court blocked the citizenship question on the 2020 Census, but also allowed partisan gerrymandering to continue in separate rulings.

• The House passed $4.6 billion in aid for migrants at the border, enraging the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

• Mayor de Blasio apologized for using this Che Guevara quote during a union rally in Miami.

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Morbid Anatomy Summer Garden Party Fri June 28th 7-9pm Enjoy music and complimentary refreshments. Green-Wood Cemetery – Fort Hamilton Gatehouse, Fort Hamilton Pkwy & Micieli Pl., Greenwood Heights.
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Brooklyn News
• Former Brooklyn Councilman Lew Fidler died from complications of bleeding in the brain and heart disease, the medical examiner determined.

• A creep sexually assaulted an off-duty traffic cop on the L train while she was on her way to her daughter’s graduation.

• The Health Department is expanding its overdose prevention campaign to Brooklyn.

Politics
• Democrats sparred over health care and immigration on the second night of debates, but the most pointed moment was when Kamala Harris criticized Joe Biden on race.

• Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty to a laundry list of fraud charges, but prosecutors say he confessed to those same crimes last year.

Entertainment
• Kim Kardashian is doubling down on her decision to name her shapewear line “Kimono.

• Sitcom “One Day at a Time,” which was canceled on Netflix, has been revivedfor a fourth season on Pop TV.

Buzzing Back

• In 1969, the Stonewall Riots began in NYC.

• In 197,1 entrepreneur Elon Musk was born in Pretoria, South Africa. He was the inspiration for this classic comic book character.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Census should strike the citizenship question, and Wilbur Ross should go as well.

• The Times says de Blasio’s tough talk on police reform in the Democratic debate rings hollow.

In the Blogs
• Here’s a rundown of where to party in Bushwick to celebrate Pride weekend.

• The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is launching Movement Mondays at The Plaza at 300 Ashland.

Trending in New York
• #DemDebate2
Biden
Kamala Harris
#ComeToBrazil
New Zealand

Scoreboard
• The Mets (37-45) fell to the Phillies, 6-3.

• Yankees star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will be out through July with a knee injury.

• In more positive news, Gary Sanchez and DJ LeMahieu will start for the AL in the All-Star Game.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets host the Atlanta Braves at 7:10 p.m.
• The U.S. Women’s National Team will take on host country France in the quarterfinal at 3 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets face the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. First pitch is at 4:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (52-28) take on the Boston Red Sox in London at 1:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their three-game series with the Braves at 7:08 p.m.
• The Yankees conclude their brief visit to London against the Red Sox at 10:10 a.m.

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Dreamland Roller Disco  Fri June 28th 7:30-10:30pm Pop divas of the 80s vs 90s. LeFrak Center @ Lakeside, 171 East Dr., Prospect Park.
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Real Estate
• New details have emerged for this 942-foot, 79-story Downtown Brooklyn tower.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun June 30th 11am-2pm. 190 Linden Street, Bushwick – Two family Townhouse across from Hecksher Park.  5 BRs, 2 bath on 1,683 s/f lot also has a 2BR garden apt w/ kitchenette and separate entrance.  $1.198M. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sun June 30th 3-4:30pm. 117 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg - Semi detached 8 family home – 24 BRs, 8 bath total.  All apts are in good shape.  Oasis-like backyard.  $3.199M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Georgetown – A seven-bedroom, four-bathroom, 3,886-square-foot house at 1205 East 66th Street for $945,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater has your list of where to eat and drink in Dumbo this summer.

• Take a look inside Turk’s Inn, a Bushwick recreation of the Wisconsin Supper Club.

Restaurant ABC’s – Midwood
Grade A – Las Banderas, 1641 McDonald Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade B – Masake, 1704 Avenue M – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Filth flies.
Grade C – Glatt Coney Kosher Chinese Restaurant, 1558 Coney Island Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of eats, Food not protected from potential contamination, Food contact surface not properly washed, Sanitized equipment improperly stored.

Events
• Crown Heights – 10 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams attends unveiling of plaque commemorating former Congressman Major Owens. 1250 St. Johns Pl.

Bay Ridge – 10:30 a.m. – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection educates businesses without issuing violations. 68th St. and 5th Ave.

Brooklyn Heights – 1 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon’s senior resource fair. St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St.

Brooklyn Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Unplugged: Brooklyn Americana Music w/ Greg Schatz. Pier 3 Lawn, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Greenwood Heights - 7 to 9 p.m. – Morbid Anatomy Summer Garden Party. Green-Wood Cemetery-Fort Hamilton Gatehouse, Fort Hamilton Pkwy & Micieli Pl.

Prospect Heights – 7:30 p.m. – BRIC Celebrates Brooklyn! Festival w/ Celso Pina, Dos Santos, Riobamba. Prospect Park Bandshell @ 9th St.

Prospect Park – 7:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Pop Divas of the 80s vs 90s. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Industry City - 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents Summer Series w/ Screaming Females. Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.

Downtown - 8 p.m. – Masters of Ceremony. Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

•  Coney Island – 9:30 p.m. – Friday Nights Fireworks! Boardwalk btwn West 10th & West 15th streets.

Saturday
Clinton Hill – 10:30 a.m. – Kids Concert & Sing-Along.  Myrtle Ave Plaza, Myrtle Ave & Steuben St.
Carroll Gardens – 11 a.m. – Brooklyn’s 114th Annual Independence Day Parade.  Court Street from Bergen St to Luguer St.
Clinton Hill - 1 to 4 p.m. – Arts & Crafts for Kids. Myrtle Ave Plaza, Myrtle Ave & Steuben St.
• Industry City - 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents Summer Series w/ Crew Love NY.  Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Coney Island – 4 p.m. – Brooklyn cyclone’s Kids’ Opening Weekend.  MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave.
• Prospect Heights – 7 p.m. – BRIC Celebrates Brooklyn! Festival w/ Celso Pina, Dos Santos, Riobamba. Prospect Park Bandshell @ 9th St.

Sunday
Williamsburg – Noon – rock & Roll Playhouse: Katrina’s Funk Revue for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
Prospect Heights – Noon to 2 p.m. – Fermented Condiments.  Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.
• Industry City - 2 p.m. – CityFarm presents Summer Series w/ Everyday People.  Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
• Coney Island – 4 p.m. – Brooklyn cyclone’s Kids’ Opening Weekend.  MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave.
Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie Screening: Tyson.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

Written by BKTicker

June 28th, 2019 at 8:57 am

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