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Tuesday, September 3

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• Hurricane Dorian has stalled over the Bahamas but still threatens the US.

• At least 25 people are dead and nine still missing after a 75-foot commercial diving boat caught fire in California.

• The rain didn’t dampen spirits at the West Indian American Day Parade.

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Myth and Mystery in “Harry Potter”  Thurs Sept 5th  8:30-10pm Learn the history behind the creatures, potions and spells from Harry Potter when we dive into manuscripts and paintings ranging over 2,000 years.  $10   Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights
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Brooklyn News
• In a Brooklyn backyard, a masked gunman opened fire on police.

• A subway rider was attacked by a masturbating man who then urinated on herwhile the J train was crossing the Williamsburg Bridge.

• A bicycle-riding burglary suspect was fatally struck by an SUV driver who may have been one of his victims.

Politics
• As Hurricane Doriane threatens the US, Trump made time for some golf.

• Lawmakers and environmental advocates will sound off on Controller Thomas DiNapoli’s refusal to divest the state pension fund from fossil fuel companies.

Entertainment
• Spanish pop star Joana Sainz García died after an exploding firework struck her during a concert.

• The summer box office has slipped by two percent despite big Disney films.

Buzzing Back

• In 1966 Donovan had his only #1 hit with this song.  It featured this musician who would later become the future guitarist for Led Zeppelin.

• In 1965 TV actor Charlie Sheen is born in NYC.  After being fired from this show, he was replaced by this actor.

Opinion
• The Daily News discussed how this will be the last Labor Day that farmworkers will be denied basic workplace protections.

• The Post argued why the country should praise Melania Trump.

In the Blogs
• East Williamsburg’s Moore Street Market will receive $2.7 million for renovations.

• The annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair returns this weekend.

Trending in New York
• Bayley
• #BachelorInParadise
• South Africans
• Good Tuesday
• Tony Allen

Scoreboard
• The Mets (70-67) defeated the Washington Nationals, 7-3. They play tonight at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (90-49) were blown out by the Texas Rangers, 7-0. The play again at 6:35 p.m.

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12th Annual Coney Island Beard and Moustache Competition  Sat Sept 7th 6pm Registration – 8pm Show.   The strangest and most extravagant beards and moustaches descend upon Coney Island to see whose facial hair reigns supreme! $25  Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Avenue, Coney Island
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential building at 1800 Ocean Avenue in Midwood.

• For Sale – 3851 Lyme Avenue, Coney Island - Two family detached home in premier Oceanfront Private Gated Community features 7 BRs, 3 bath, 2 kitchens, full basement – all in move in condition.  Front & rear porches, large backyard.  $899,000. Fillmore Real Estate. 917-804-5166

• For Sale – 370 Ocean Pkwy, #12J, Kensington – 1,250 s/f 2 BR, 2 bath apt w/ separate dining/office space (convertible to a 3rd BR), large enclosed balcony.  Galley kitchen has SS appliances, granite counter tops. Apt come w/ parking spot.  $759,000. Homes.com. 646-835-0599

• Sold – Midwood – A six-bedroom, four-bathroom, 3,300-square-foot multi-family property at 1634 Coney Island Ave. for $1,730,000. Zillow

Technology
• Facebook may remove ‘like’ counts.

• China may have used a recent massive iPhone hack to target Uighur Muslims.

Events
Downtown Brooklyn – 11 a.m. – MTA officials and labor leaders will join together to commend LIRR train crew members who recovered $9,000 in cash and ensured its return it to an LIRR customer. LIRR Atlantic Terminal, Corner of Flatbush Avenue & Hanson Place

Sunset Park – 2 p.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams conducts neighborhood walkthrough in Sunset Park. Brooklyn Chinese-American Association, 871 50th St.

Downtown Brooklyn – 5:30 p.m. – Adams holds a community meeting on placard abuse and related issues. Brooklyn Borough Hall, community room, 209 Joralemon St.

Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 6 to 8 p.m. – Herbal Remedy Making: Syrups and Vinegars.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave.

Written by BKTicker

September 3rd, 2019 at 9:20 am

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