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Friday, August 2

• Partly cloudy with a high of 85 degrees. Scattered thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon. High of 84. Mostly sunny on Sunday and a high of 89 degrees.

Top Stories
• China has threatened countermeasures if Trump hikes tariffs, escalating the trade war.

• Robert F. Kennedy’s 22-year-old granddaughter died of a suspected overdoseat the Kennedy compound.

• Legendary wrestler Harley Race has died at the age of 76.

Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond Sat Aug 3rd 8pm Bringing their “Summer Lovin’” to the Bowl. $15 Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg.

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Brooklyn News
• A car crashed into a pedestrian in East Flatbush this morning.

• Cops have identified the suspect in the stray bullet shooting of a 13-year-old in Bed-Stuy.

• A disturbed man jumped into the Prospect Park lake and was rescued by NYPD divers.

• At a reelection rally in Cincinnati, Trump scaled back attacks on the four congresswomen but continued to target Elijah Cummings.

• De Blasio’s presidential campaign continues to be clouded by the death of Eric Garner.

• “13 Reasons Why” has been renewed for a fourth and final season at Netflix.

• A “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” series is in the works at the mobile streaming platform Quibi.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975, the Eagles enjoy the second of their five Billboard #1 hits with this song, as the album of the same name led the Hit 200 albums chart.

• In 1977, actor Edward Furlong is born in Glendale, CA. He starred as rebellious 10-year-old John Connor in this movie.

• USA Today says Democrats should be fighting to save Obamacare, not Medicare For All.

• The Post says all facts point to the NYPD not firing Daniel Pantaleo.

In the Blogs
• Try delicious food from these seven minority-owned businesses in Bushwick.

• The 90th Precinct is hosting National Night Out at the Brooklyn Arbor School.

Trending in New York
• #PitbullOnGMA

• The Mets (53-55) blanked the Chicago White Sox, 4-0.

• Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil is coming out of retirement to join the Jets for $8.4 million.

• Despite a suspension and an injury, the Giants’ Golden Tate and Sterling Shepard are practicing.

• Knicks rookie RJ Barrett withdrew from the FIBA World Cup due to a mild calf strain.

Weekend Sports Schedule
• The Mets head to Pittsburgh for a three-game series with the Pirates. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
• The Yankees (68-39) begin a crucial four-game home series against the Red Sox at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets take on the Pirates at PNC Park starting at 7:05 p.m.
• The Yankees host the Red Sox in a doubleheader, first at 1:05 p.m. and again at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets finish their road trip in Pittsburgh with a 1:35 p.m. matinee.
• The Yankees complete their home stand against the Red Sox. First pitch is at 7:08 p.m.

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SummerStarz 2019 Fri Aug 2nd 8pm “Mamma Mia!”  Free! Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Ave. & East River Waterfront.

Real Estate
• EDC has hired Cushman & Wakefield to market a large swath of space in the Brooklyn Army Terminal.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Aug 3rd 3-4:30pm 137 Beadel Street, Greenpoint – Two family brick located near McCarren Park offers 5 BRs, 2 bath, full basement w/ 1/2 bath.  $1.285M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Aug 3rd 1-3pm 21 Conselyea Street, Williamsburg – Renovated two family home offers 4 BRs, 3.5 bath, LR, DR, EIK w/ SS appliances, newly installed hardwood floors.  $2.019M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Sheepshead Bay – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,040-square-foot house at 2019 Coyle Street for $830,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater names the hottest restaurants in Brooklyn for August 2019.

• Williamsburg’s new Ceremonia Bakeshop is serving up coffee and baked goods from a charming space.

Restaurant ABC’s – East New York
Grade A – Maya Fusion Cafe, 1337 Bushwick Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade B – Yolanda Restaurant, 188 Jamaica Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of rats, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – He Cherokee Deli Restaurant, 1626 Broadway – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice, Filth flies, Food not protected from potential contamination.

  Brooklyn Heights – 6 to 8 p.m. – Degraw Sound w/ Sophie Colette/ 8090. Pier 3 Lawn, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Coney Island - 6:30 p.m. – Lost 80s Live. Ford Amphitheater, 3052 W21st St.

Fort Greene – 7 to 9 p.m. – Hip to Hip Theatre’s “Richard III.”  For ages 4-12. Fort Greene Park, 85 Oxford St.

Prospect Park - 7:30-10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Spice Girls in Xanadu. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Greenpoint – 8 p.m. – SummerStarz 2019: “Mamma Mia!.” Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Ave. & East River Waterfront

Industry City – 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents: RJD2. Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.

Coney Island - 9:30 p.m. – Friday Night Fireworks. W10th to W15th Street Boardwalk.

Greenpoint – 7 to 8:30 p.m. – Gather Around the Campfire.  McCarren Park, Driggs Avenue and Lorimer Street
• Industry City - 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents: Steve Gunn & Hand Habits.   Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th Street
Williamsburg – Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
Fort Greene – 11 a.m. – Music. in the Grove Concert for Kids.  Fort Greene Park, 85 Oxford Street
Williamsburg – Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of Dave Matthews for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie Screening: Never Been Kissed.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton Street.

Written by BKTicker

August 2nd, 2019 at 9:44 am

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