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Friday, September 6

Weather
• Showers in the morning and evening. High of 70. Mostly sunny all weekend with a high of 79 degrees on Saturday and 76 on Sunday.

Top Stories
• The hurricane death toll in the Bahamas rose to 30, and thousands of people are still unaccounted for.

• New York City will close its beaches today and tomorrow as Hurricane Dorian approaches.

• Governor Cuomo called on the MTA to impose a lifetime ban on serial subway sex offenders.

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North Brooklyn Boat Club Fundraiser Sat Sept 7th 8pm Celebrate the end of summer with your community boat club with all the best things: good neighbors, good food, good music, indoors & out! Tickets. Rubulad, 389 Melrose Pl., Bushwick.
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Brooklyn News
• A 33-year-old man was fatally shot in the head outside his East Flatbush home in a drive-by shooting.

• A 40-year-old parolee just released from prison in July was also fatally shot in the face in East New York.

• Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams wants the city to expand use of a new rat-killing mechanism.

Politics
• In his visit to NYC, Pete Buttigieg explained why he has gained more tractionthan Bill de Blasio.

• Bronx Councilman Andy King is accused of retaliating against staff after the City Council charged him with harassment.

Entertainment
• Nicki Minaj announced she’s retiring from music to “have my family.”

• Country singer Kylie Rae Harris died in a car crash at age 30.

Buzzing Back

• In 1997, Princess Diana was laid to rest. An estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe watched the funeral.

• In 1971, singer Dolores O’Riordan is born in Limerick, Ireland. She was known as the lead singer for this band, until her unexpected death in 2018.

Opinion
• USA Today says unregulated vaping is spawning new teenage nicotine addicts, and adult vapers are dying.

• The Post says school is back in session, but de Blasio is keeping his summer fun going for another month.

In the Blogs
• A new mural in Bushwick reminds viewers to “seize the day.”

• Bklyner rounds up the 9/11 remembrance events happening in Brooklyn.

Trending in New York
• The Bears
#PRISMinNYC
Rodgers
Bianca Andreescu
#ITChapterTwo

Scoreboard
• Football is back! The Green Bay Packers topped the Chicago Bears on Thursday Night Football, 10-3.

Serena Williams heads back to the US Open finals after defeating Elina Svitolina in straight sets.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (71-68) host the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (92-49) head to Boston to face the Red Sox. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets welcome the Phillies to Citi Field. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers take on the Red Sox at Fenway Park at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets cap off their home series against the Phillies at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees play the third of their four-game series in Beantown at 8:08 p.m.
• The Giants (0-0) hit the road to Dallas to play the Cowboys at 4:25 p.m.
• The Jets (0-0) host the Buffalo Bills. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

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Madonna: “Madame X Tour” Sept 17th thru Oct 12th Madonna kicks off a series of rare and special performances celebrating the release of her new Album “Madame X.” Tickets. Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Avenue @ Ashland Pl., Fort Greene.
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Real Estate
• Eater maps some of the new condos for sale in Brooklyn and Queens this fall.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 8th 1:30-3pm. 21 Conselyea Street, Williamsburg – Renovated two family home – 1st flr is a 1 BR/1 bath apt w/ LR/DR combo, EIK.  2nd flr s a 3BR/1 bath apt w/ LR, EIK w/ SS appliances.  Basement has 2 entrances, BR/LR space, 1.5 bath.  $1.949M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 8th 3-4:30pm. 73 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Two family brick home w/ parking. 6BRs, 4 bath total. Finished basement offers additional living space. Beautiful backyard with deck.  Close to transportation. $1.3M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577 

• Sold – Fort Hamilton – A seven-bedroom, five-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot house at 9452 Ridge Boulevard for $1.4 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater lists the hottest restaurants in Brooklyn for September 2019.

• The team behind the popular Upside Pizza has opened a new pizzeria in Downtown Brooklyn.

Restaurant ABC’s – Fort Hamilton
Grade A – Sababa Lounge, 1412 86th St. – Filth flies.
Grade B – Las Chelitas, 7312 13th Ave. – Food from unapproved or unknown source, Live roaches, Filth flies.
Grade Pending – Rubens Pizzeria-El Pollo Peruvian Cuisine, 1533 70th St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food worker doesn’t use proper utensils, Evidence of mice, Filth flies.

Events
Coney Island – 5:30 p.m. – UB40 performs.  Ford Amphitheater, 3052 W21st St.

Greenpoint – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Eighth Grade.  McCarren Park, Driggs Ave & Lorimer St.

Greenpoint – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Movie: Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants.  McGolrick Park, 110 Russell St.

Saturday
Fort Greene – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Artisan Market.  DeKalb Ave btwn Washington Park & So. Oxford
Prospect Heights – 9:30 to 11 a.m. – What Women Need to Know About Investing.  Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.
Greenpoint - Noon to 7 p.m. – Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
• Coney Island – Noon to 4 p.m. – 2nd Annual Coney Island Back to School Community Fair. Mermaid Ave. between West 25th and West 29th streets.
Prospect Park – 1 p.m. – NYC Wine & Food Experience.  LeFrak Center Lakeside
Coney Island – 6 p.m. – 12th Annual Coney Island Beard and Mustache Competition.  Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Avenue
Flatbush – 8 p.m. – The Raconteurs perform.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
Bushwick - 8 p.m. – North Brooklyn Boat Club Fundraiser.  Rubulad, 389 Melrose Place
Gowanus – 10 p.m. – Party Likes It’s 1999: Last Summer Dance Edition.  The Bell House, 149 7th Street

Sunday
• Greenpoint – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
Williamsburg – Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: Reggae for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: Fifth Element.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton Street.

Written by BKTicker

September 6th, 2019 at 8:55 am

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