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Thursday, August 1

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 89.

Top Stories
• Here’s the unofficial winners and losers of last night’s Democratic presidential debate, at which the mayor was grilled over the Eric Garner case.

• Osama bin Laden’s son and heir to his terror network as been confirmed dead. The U.S. played a role in his assassination.

• Accused sex abuser Jeffrey Epstein had a plan to turn a New Mexico ranch into an elaborate baby-making factory.

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Almost Famous  Thurs Aug 1st 8pm  Sundown Free! Backlot at Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center, 650 Fulton St., Fort Greene
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Brooklyn News
• Over 200 firefighters battled a large blaze overnight in a warehouse on Monitor Street in Greenpoint.

• Dashcam footage shows the moment a Brooklyn woman gives birth in the backseat of a cab.

• A former jail lieutenant was sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing inmates at a Brooklyn federal detention center

Politics
• Councilman Antonio Reynoso took to the streets to inform residents about their rights when they are approached or stopped by police officers.

• Assemblyman Ron Kim released a report detailing the issue most important to constituents in his northeast Queens district.

Entertainment
• What’s wrong with Bahston? Patriots QB Tom Brady and model wife Gisele Bundchen are shopping for homes in the NYC ‘burbs.

• The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for Flushing Night Out 2019 later this month, an event showcasing the unique neighborhood.

Buzzing Back

• In 1973, this movie premiered in Los Angeles and was a surprise hit, costing $700,000 to make and grossing over $200 million at the box office.

• In 1979, movie actor Jason Momoa is born in Honolulu. He became known to audiences for his role in this HBO series hit.

Opinion
• A columnist for the Post writes that Google’s celeb-obsessed search for climate change is a hypocritical joke.

• The Daily News argues that barring some major revelation, the dad whose two infants died in the backseat of his car should be set free.

In the Blogs
• Greenpoint’s first makgeolli – or Korean rice wine – brewery and tasting room will open soon in a warehouse on DuPont Street.

• A former Nets player has opened an apothecary in Bushwick geared for athletes.

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Scoreboard
• The Yankees topped the Diamondbacks, 7-5. New York (68-39) is off before starting a three-game home stand with the Red Sox.

• The Mets (52-55) winning streak is at six after downing the White Sox, 4-2. The team wraps up its series in Chicago with a 2:10 p.m. matinee.

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Summer Movies Under the Stars: Brave  Thurs Aug 1st 7-10pm  A Scottish girl determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Long Meadow North, Prospect Park
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Real Estate
• A real estate expert breaks down how new rent regulations will affect landlords in the Greenpoint Star.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Aug 4th 2:30-4pm. 73 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Two family brick Townhouse w/ 2 parking spaces, finished basement. 6 BRs, 3 bath total. Perfect condo alternative. $1.3M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• For Sale – 1299 E51st Street, Mill Basin – Two family home on 32×100 lot features 5 BRs, 3 full bath,  pvt driveway/garage, side entrance, many new upgrades. Delivered vacant on title. $879,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – One-bedroom, 1.5-bath, 1,161-square-foot apartment at 1 Main Streetin DUMBO for $1.4 million.

Style & Fashion
• Scarier than a shark sighting? A fashion writer for the Post says that families who dress in matching swimsuits should be banned from the beach.

• Jumpin’ Jack Flash! Bergdorf Goodman added an exclusive Rolling Stones pop-up store. It will be open until August 13.

Events
Cypress Hills - Noon – Speaker Corey Johnson delivers “Growing Food Equity in NYC” address. PS/IS 89, 265 Warwick St.

DUMBO – 5:30 p.m. – Live at the Archway: Yunior Terry & Son De Altura. Water St. & Anchorage Pl.

Downtown – 6 to 10 p.m. – Movies With a View: Crooklyn. Pier 1, Harbor View Lawn, Brooklyn Bridge Park

Prospect Park – 7 to 10 p.m. – Summer Movies Under the Stars: Brave. Long Meadow North, Prospect Park

Fort Greene – 8 to 11 p.m. – Movies on Myrtle: The Parent Trap. Fort Greene Park, 85 Oxford St.

Written by BKTicker

August 1st, 2019 at 8:25 am

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