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Tuesday, August 6

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 82 degrees.

Top Stories
• North Korea is funding missiles tests through cyberattacks, according to a new report by the UN.

• Venezuela and Uruguay have issued travel warnings against the US as a result of the two mass shootings over the weekend.

• Authorities continue to determine a motive in the two mass shootings that have resulted in the death of 31 people.

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Annual Night Out Against Crime  Tues Aug 6th  Annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships . Find your park here.
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Brooklyn News
• Attorney General Tish James expressed their anger over the lack of gun control at Grand Army Plaza last night.

• The NYPD is still searching for the masked suspects in a quadruple shooting over the weekend.

• A stolen vehicle with a one-year-old boy in it was found with the child safe by a neighbor in Crown Heights.

Politics
• The Justice Department is considering making mass shootings a capital crime.

• President Donald Trump has frozen all of the Venezuelan government’s assets as tensions rise with Nicolás Maduro.

Entertainment
• R. Kelly has been hit with more sex crime charges in the state of Minnesota.

Kim Kardashian has launched a new makeup collection that pays tribute to 90’s “it” girls.

Buzzing Back

• In 1945, an American bomber drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima.

• In 1911, actress Lucille Ball is born in Jamestown, New York. From 1933 to 1989, she appeared in over 80 films.

Opinion
• The Post says that Trump’s speech is a good start, but this country has a long way to go when it comes to gun reform.

• The Times says not to trust anyone online as it remains a swamp of hate that can lead to violence.

In the Blogs
• Two beer festivals, Beers Without Beards and Tap + Cork Brooklyn Beer & Wine Festival, are heading to the borough next weekend.

• From a groovy dance class to a drop-in improv class, here is a list of cheap things to do in Brooklyn this week.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (57-56) swept a double-header against the Marlins yesterday. The teams meet again today at 7:10 p.m. in  Flushing.

• The Yankees (73-39) topped the Orioles, 9-6. They play again tonight in Baltimore at 7:05 p.m.

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Seasonal Skies: Summer Stars and Planets Tues Aug 6 7:30-9:30pm Learn to identify the bright stars, planets and constellations. $31 Enroll here. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
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Real Estate
• From a brick row house in a Bay Ridge to a compact co-op in Park Slope, here are Brooklyn’s most popular real estate listings this week.

• For Sale –  176 Skillman Avenue, Williamsburg – Six family home offers 6 1BR apts – 8 BRs, 6 bath total.  Full partially finished basement, generous pvt yard.  $2.4M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Bed-Stuy – Duplex apt features LR/DR, EIK, 2 BRs, 1 full bath.  Hardwood floors throughout, access to backyard, ample street pkg. Heat/gas/electric included.  $2,400/month Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Homecrest – A 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 578-square-foot apartment located at 2016 E 15th St. sold for $410,000. Zillow. 

Technology
• Apple launches their Apple Card to select users today.

• From Capital One to Facebook, here are all of the major data breaches so far.

Events
Brooklyn – Various Times/Locations. National Night Out Against Crime.  Find your park here. 

Williamsburg - 10 a.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Shema Kolainu Legislative Breakfast. Williamsburg Hotel, 96 Wythe Ave.

• Marine Park – 11 a.m – Borough President Eric Adams and Young Airmans Association announce program to teach inner-city youth to become pilots. Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave.

• Brighton Beach – 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Brighton Beach Networking Event. Total Body Works Medical, 360 Neptune Ave., 6th Floor.

• Fort Greene – 4 p.m. – Stringer speaks at 88th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime. Fort Greene Park, DeKalb Ave. & Washington Park

• Bed-Stuy – 4:45 p.m. – Stringer speaks at 79th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime. Restoration Plaza, Fulton St. & New York Ave.

• Crown Heights – 5:15 p.m. – Stringer speaks at 77th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime. Brower Park, Park Place & Kingston Ave.

Downtown – 6 to 8 p.m. – Brooklyn Borough Board Meeting. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Prospect Park South – 6:45 p.m. – Stringer speaks at 70th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime. Parade Grounds, Argyle Rd. & Caton Ave.

Prospect Park – 7:30 p.m. – Mac DeMarco Benefit Concert with Special Gusts for BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Prospect Park Bandshell.

• Bay Ridge – 7:30 p.m. – Stringer speaks at 68th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime. Shore Rd. & 79th St.

Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Ambush Comedy Show. Two Boots Pizza, 558 Driggs Ave.

Written by BKTicker

August 6th, 2019 at 8:45 am

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