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Wednesday, July 10

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 90 degrees.

Top Stories
• A 12-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was struck by a subway train in Manhattan.

• The family of an 18-month-old who fell from a cruise ship is blaming Royal Caribbean for the accident.

• A woman has delivered the first baby in the US born from the transplanted uterus of a dead donor.

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Fleetwood Mac vs ABBA Dance Party  Sat July 13th  10pm-3am  A full night dedicated to Fleetwood Mac and ABBA hits.  $10  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• Dramatic bodycam footage shows the moments after a FBI agent was shotwhile on an undercover stakeout.

• A creep followed a 32-year-old woman into her apartment building in Bushwick and attempted to rape her.

• Authorities have charged 21 alleged gang members in connection with a number of crimes including two Brooklyn murders and three non-fatal shootings.

Politics
• Some Democrats feel like the presidential race shouldn’t be “decided by billionaires” after billionaire Tom Steyer announced his 2020 campaign.

• West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin wants to block federal funding for the 2026 World Cup until USWNT receives equal pay.

Entertainment
• Lady Gaga’s Haus Labs beauty line will launch in September.

• The HBO Max streaming service will include the exclusive streaming of all episodes of “Friends” starting in 2020.

Buzzing Back

• In 1963 Martha and The Vandellas release this song, which would reach #4 on the Billboard charts by August.

• In 1951 TV actress Phyllis Smith is born in St. Louis, MO.  She gained fame for her role of Phyllis Lapin-Vance on this TV comedy.

Opinion
• The Post explores how Ross Perot foreshadowed the Trump campaign.

• The Daily News examines how Jeffrey Epstein managed to get away with the alleged sexual exploitation of children for years.

In the Blogs
• Popular group Chvrches will perform a free show at Pioneers Work in Brooklyn following a show at Radio City Music Hall.

• There’s a list of Bushwick thrift shops that have fashionable deals under $10.

Trending in New York
• Rip Torn
• #KyoongLight
• Kim Darroch
• The Larry Sanders Show
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Scoreboard
• The American League defeated the National League in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game, winning 4-3.

• The USWNT’s World Cup victory parade is set for 9:30 a.m. in Manhattan.

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Greatest Day Ever Music Festival & Carnival  Sat July 13th & Sun July 14th 3pm  Carnage, Pusha T, Jungle, Cashmere Cat, BAS, Party Favor, Lolo Zouai, Livoo Da Eighty Kid and more.  Tickets  Ford Amphitheatre, 3052 West 21st Street, Coney Island
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Real Estate
• New renderings reveal the architecture of the 27-condo building at 2155 Caton Avenue in Flatbush.

• For Sale –  216 Kane Street, Cobble Hill – Four story Brownstone, garden level entrance opens to living area & open kitchen, which leads to garden/patio. Two wood burning fireplaces, powder room.  3rd & 4th floors feature 4 BRs, two updated full baths, washer/dryer. $3.550M. Halstead Real Estate. 718-878-1747

• For Rent – 2nd Place, Carroll Gardens – 1 BR, 1 bath brownstone, renovated w/ historic details and top notch luxury.  Laundry in unit, exposed brick, Smart audio system, SS appliances, Video intercom, central a/c & heat.  $2,990/month. Blue Egg Realty. 347-464-9484

• Sold – Brownsville – A five-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,760-square-foot two-family townhouse at 922 Mother Gaston Blvd. for $685,000. Zillow

Business News
• US Customs seized a ship owned by JPMorgan after authorities found $1 billion worth of drugs on it.

• Mastercard is trying to put cash out of business.

Events
Bushwick – 10 a.m.  Assemblywoman Maritza Davila, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development and local tenants hold a press conference to urge for a court-appointed administrator after years of building abandonment. 299 Troutman St.

Park Slope - 7:30 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: When Harry Met Sally.  Parklife, 636 Degraw Street

Written by BKTicker

July 10th, 2019 at 8:57 am

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