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Friday, July 12

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms in the morning. High of 87. Sunny on Saturday and Sunday with a high of 90 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump will back away from adding the citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

• The ACLU and other advocacy groups sued the Trump administration to put the brakes on the scheduled ICE raids.

• R. Kelly was arrested by NYPD in Chicago on federal sex crimes charges.

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Unplugged  Fri July 12th 6-8pm Degraw Sound w/ Common Jack / Kevin Daniel. Pier 3 Lawn, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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Brooklyn News
• Police found human legs on the rocks off Coney Island, then discovered the rest of the body stuck underwater.

• A career copper cable thief was busted near a scrapyard in Boerum Hill.

• A driver was busted on the Gowanus for driving in the carpool lane with a dummy “passenger.

Politics
• Bill de Blasio criticized Joe Biden for voting in favor of NAFTA in the 1990s.

• New York City’s ticker-tape parade for the U.S. women’s soccer championscost taxpayers $1.3 million.

Entertainment
• Heidi Klum and musician Tom Kaulitz secretly got married in late February.

• A new “Flintstones” series is in the works from Warner Bros. Animation.

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, disco is dealt a death blow by fans of the Chicago White Sox.

• In 1978, actress Michelle Rodriguez is born in San Antonio. She is best known for her role in this 2001 movie.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the House should pass the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill unanimously.

• The Post says what makes the immigration raids so crazy is that they’re no longer a surprise.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick Daily has your roundup of best diverse and intersectional parties in and around Bushwick.

• Here’s your chance to attend the fourth annual Stickball Hall of Fame Game at MCU Park.

Trending in New York
• Vine
#FridayFeeling
#FridayMotivation
Grayson Allen
R. Kelly

Scoreboard
• Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will face off again at Wimbledon, while Serena Williams will take on Simona Halep in the final.

• Marcus Morris signed a one-year, $15 million deal to join the Knicks.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (40-50) head to Miami for a three-game series with the Marlins. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (57-31) host the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets face the Marlins in Miami at 6:10 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers welcome the Blue Jays to Yankee Stadium at 1:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets finish their Miami road trip with a 1:10 p.m. matinee.
• The Yankees wrap up their three-game series with the Blue Jays at 1:05 p.m.

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Rock & Roll Playhouse Sun July 14th 12pm The Music of The Beatles for Kids. $12. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg.
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Real Estate
• More Brooklyn and Queens renters are opting to renew their leases, according to a new Douglas Elliman report.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 13th 2-4pm. 21 Conselyea Street, Williamsburg – Renovated 2 family – 1st flr is a 1 BR/1 bath apt w/ LR/DR combo, EIK.  2nd flr is a 3 BR/1 bath apt w/ LR, EIK w/ SS appliances,.  Basement has two entrances w/ BR/LR space, 1.5 bath.  $2.099M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sun July 14th 2-4pm. 8 Herbert Street, Greenpoint - Semi detached one family home on 2 levels offers open concept layout w/ LR/DR area, EIK, 1/2 bath.  2nd flr has 2 BRs, 1 bath.  Unfinished attic & basement, backyard.  Needs gut Reno.  $979,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – East New York – An eight-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,800-square-foot house at 285 Shepherd Avenue for $782,500. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater lists the hottest restaurants in Brooklyn for July 2019.

Salite, the sandwich shop masterpiece, is back in Williamsburg after shutting down in 2017.

Restaurant ABC’s – Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Grade A – De Hot Pot, 1127 Washington Ave. – Live roaches.
Grade B – Balboa Restaurant, 1655 Bedford Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade C – Subway, 1010 Nostrand Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor, Hand-washing facility not near food prep area, Food not protected from potential contamination.

Events
Brooklyn Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Unplugged: Degraw Sound. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 3 Lawn.

Brooklyn Heights – 7 p.m – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams performs onstage for closing weekend for “Antigone in Ferguson.” St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St.

Greenwood Heights - 7 to 9 p.m. – A Night At Niblo’s Garden. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

Prospect Park - 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Saturday Night Fever. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Prospect Heights – 7 p.m. – BRIC Celebrates Brooklyn! Latin American Music Conference with Gaby Morena. Prospect Park Bandshell, Prospect Park West & 9th St.

Greenpoint - 8 p.m. – SummerStarz 2019: “The Incredibles 2.” Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Ave. & East River waterfront

Coney Island - 9:30 p.m. – Coney Island Friday Night Fireworks. Coney Island Boardwalk btwn W10th & W15th streets.

Saturday
Clinton Hill – 10:30 a.m. – Kids Concert & Sing-Along.  Myrtle Ave Plaza, Myrtle Ave & Steuben St.
Greenwood Heights – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Femme Fatales.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
Fort Greene – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -Walt Whitman Walking Tour of Fort Greene Park.  Fort Greene Visitor Center, Willoughby Ave & Washington Park
Greenpoint - Noon to 6 p.m. – The Total Greenpoint Immersion.  The Brew Inn, 924 Manhattan Ave.
Coney Island – 1 to 3 p.m. – Coney Island Walking Tour.  Grimaldi’s, 1215 Surf Ave
Clinton Hill – 1 to 4 p.m. – Arts & Crafts for Kids.  Myrtle Ave Plaza, Myrtle Ave & Steuben St.
• Brooklyn Heights – 2 p.m – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams performs onstage for closing weekend for “Antigone in Ferguson.” St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St.
Coney Island – 3 p.m. – Greatest Day Ever Music Festival & Carnival.  Ford Amphitheater, 3052 W 21st St.
Greenwood Heights – 7 to 9 p.m. – A Night at Niblo’s Garden.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
Prospect Heights - 7:30 p.m. – BRIC Celebrates Brooklyn! Salif Kita & Courtnee Roze. Prospect Park Bandshell, Prospect Park West & 9th St.
Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave
Manhattan Beach - 8 p.m. – Fantine & The French Horn.  Lighthouse Bandshell, 2001 Oriental Blvd.
Greenpoint - 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. – Fleetwood Mac vs ABBA Dance Party.  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

Sunday
Fort Greene – 10 a.m. – Music in the Grove Concert for Kids.  Fort Greene Park, 85 Oxford St.
Williamsburg – Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of The Beatles for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave
Industry City – 3 p.m. – CityFarm presents Summer Series: Kid Koala’s Vinyl Vaudeville.  Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Coney Island - 3 p.m. – Greatest Day Ever Music Festival & Carnival.  Ford Amphitheater, 3052 W 21st St.
Flatbush - 3 p.m. – Bring It Live! The Dance Battle Tour.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
Fort Greene - 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: Liar, Liar. Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

Written by BKTicker

July 12th, 2019 at 8:56 am

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