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Morning Buzz: Jeffrey Epstein’s victims speak out after indictment; Woman fatally stabbed in Brownsville subway station

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Tuesday, July 9

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 86 degrees.

Top Stories
• Victims are beginning to speak out as billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has been indicted on sex trafficking charges.

• An Arizona man says he cut a teen’s throat because he felt threatened by the rap music the teen was listening to.

• Police say an Alabama woman attempted to shoot someone in a road rage accident but accidentally shot her husband instead.

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Trombonist Craig Harris  Tues July 9th 7pm  Join world-renowned Harlem based composer and trombonist Craig Harris for an intimate solo performance.   Free w/ garden admission.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
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Brooklyn News
• A woman was fatally stabbed in a Brownsville subway station.

• A man stabbed a woman’s hand after attempting to flirt with her at Whole Foods.

• A driver attempting to rush a critically wounded friend to the ER crashed into another car just blocks from the hospital.

Politics
• A whistleblower says the Trump administration pressured himto reverse an environment decision regarding a development in the desert.

• 23 US governors have joined California in opposingTrump’s decision to relax vehicle milage standards.

Entertainment
• Rumors are swirling that Harvey Weinsteinwants to be his own layer.

• Keke Palmer slams her former mentor R. Kellyamid ongoing rumors on Watch What Happens Live on Sunday.

Buzzing Back

• In 1962 Bob Dylan records “Blowin’ in the Wind” which many people mistakenly thought was a protest song.

• In 1956 movie actor Tom Hanks is born in Concord, CA.  He gained notoriety for his TV role in this 1980’s sitcom.

Opinion
• The Post says that after the DOT wasted $12 million to build welcome centers and rest areas, that whenever Governor Cuomo demands action, millions are wasted.

• The Times says that after Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest, those who protected him for so long now also need to be held accountable.

In the Blogs
• Piper Theatre is set to premier a haunting original play, The Lincoln Dress, with three intimate performances at The Old Stone House.

• The Total Greenpoint Immersion is back with Brooklyn Brewery this Saturday with stops along the tour at bars like Black Rabbit.

Trending in New York
• #MyAgeInFiveWords
• Trisha 
• #disneylandfight 
• jaxson hayes 
• BTSxAZ

Scoreboard
• The Mets (40-50) fell to the Phillies last night, 3 to 8.

• The Yankees (57-31) lost against the Tampa Bay Rays, 1 to 2.

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A Night at Niblo’s Garden  Fri July 12th & Sat July 13th 7-9pm  Begin the evening with a “bring your own” picnic then be dazzled by 19th century showmanship celebrating one of NYC’s largest and most elaborate theaters of its time.  $40 Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St, Greenwood Heights
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Real Estate
• Here are the most popular real estate listings in Brooklyn, from a co-op in Sunset Park to a renovated townhouse in Bed-Stuy.

• For Sale - 8 Herbert Street, Greenpoint – Semi detached one family features open concept living LR & DR, EIK, 1/2 bath on 1st flr, 2nd flr features 2 BRs, 1 full bath.  Property need renovation.  $1.049. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Rent – 263 Clifton Place, #4L, Clinton Hill – 3 BR duplex features hardwood floors, laundry in unit, SS appliances, great closet space, shared rooftop deck.  $3,650/month. Blue Egg Realty. 347-464-9484

• Sold – Clinton Hill – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,066-square-foot apartment located at 65 S Oxford St sold for $1.29 million. Zillow. 

Technology
• Many Android apps can track your location even if you do not give the app permission to do so, but Android Q may have a solution.

• Back in 2017, two British researchers stopped a global cyberattack wile preventing another outbreak from happening.

Events
Downtown – 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Constituent Assistance Center Walk-In – Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting.  Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie Street

Crown Heights - 6 p.m. – Wingate Concert Series Brooklyn 2019. Wingate Field, 600 Kingston Ave.

Bed-Stuy - 7 p.m. – 81st Precinct Community Council Meeting. Bed-Stuy Multiservice Center, 1958 Fulton Street.

Sunset Park - 7:30 p.m. – 72nd Precinct Community Council Meeting. 4520 4th Ave.

Written by BKTicker

July 9th, 2019 at 9:11 am

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