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Tuesday, August 13

Weather
• A chance of scattered thunderstorms with a high of 79 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Canadian men who were on the run across Canada for days and are suspected of killing three committed suicide.

• Kashmir is still on lockdown under Indian control for the ninth day. It is expected to continue until India’s independence day.

• The feds may be targeting Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell in their widening investigation into sex trafficking.

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Preserving Summer: Pressed Flowers  Tues Aug 13th 6:30-8:30 pm Learn how to press flowers and use them to create a simple framed botanical print.  $35  Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights
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Brooklyn News
• A man was stabbed in the back during an attempted robbery in a Canarsie pharmacy.

• A man is wanted for stealing a necklace and bracelet from a woman at a Nevins Street subway station.

• Cops are trying to charge the sports car-driving teen that crashed and killed a cyclist, but the state’s laws make a criminal case difficult.

Politics
• President Trump is expected to start promoting turning natural gas into plastics at a stop in Pennsylvania.

• Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has left the campaign trail for two weeks in order to partake in active duty training.

Entertainment
• Chris Cuomo, the governor’s little bro, was caught on video flying into a rageafter a man calls him “Fredo.”

Because someone might care…viral sensation “Bagel Boss Guy” will fight Lenny Dykstra in Atlantic City in September.

Buzzing Back

• In 1995, Yankee legend Mickey Mantle dies of liver cancer at the age of 63.

• In 1899, director Alfred Hitchcock is born in London. Known for his brief cameos, he made an appearance in every one of his 50-plus films.

Opinion
• The Post says that Jeffrey Epstein’s case shows how if you’re rich and powerful, you can get help every step of the way, even if you are a sexual predator.

• The Times says not to expect an honest answer from Putin’s government on what happened at Russia’s missile test site.

In the Blogs
• A Brooklyn author is writing custom-made poetry for Park Slope residents then performing it on the spot.

• Sheepshead Bay’s waterfront restaurant il Fornetto is getting ready to celebrate 20 years of operation.

Trending in New York
• Fredo
#AskCHUNGHA
• #TuesdayhThoughts
#LeftHandersDay
#100MostHandsomeFaces2019
• #TheOAisReal

Scoreboard
• The Mets (61-57) will take the field against the Braves in Atlanta tonight at 7:20 p.m.

• The Yankees (79-41) topped Orioles, 11-8. The teams meet again in the Bronx at 7:05 p.m.

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am  Thurs Aug 15th 7-9pm  Honor the life and work of legendary storyteller and Nobel prize–winner Toni Morrison with a screening of Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am.  Event is Free – please RSVP.  Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Prospect Heights
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Real Estate
• According to new reports, real estate prices in Sheepshead Bay are suffering.

• For Sale – 60 N3rd St, Williamsburg – Prime retail/residential development opportunity in prime location.  Three family home w/ 4 levels of living space.  $3.499M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• For Rent – 496 Central Ave, Unit #2, Bushwick – Sunlit 2BR apt w/ hardwood floors, high ceilings, 2 BRs, 1 bath, washer/dryer in unit, open concept LR, modern kitchen w/ SS appliances.  No pets.  $2,450/month. Nooklyn Rentals. 661-313-2772

• Sold – Bensonhurst – A four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom, 1,224-square-foot brick home located at 1564 64th St. sold for $995,000. Zillow. 

Technology
• The Equifax data breach payout will most likely result in each person getting 25 cents rather than $125.

• Facebook is working on a dark mode version of its Android app.

Events
• Sunset Park – 11 a.m. – Brooklyn Grange opens city largest rooftop farm. 850 3rd Ave.

• Downtown – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Live Financially Clean presentation. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Preserving Summer: Pressed Flowers.  Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Bed-Stuy – 7 p.m. – 81st Precinct Community Council Meeting. Bed-Stuy Multi-Service Center, 1958 Fulton St.

Sunset Park – 7:30 p.m. – 72nd Precinct Community Council Meeting. 4520 4th Ave.

Written by BKTicker

August 13th, 2019 at 9:05 am

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