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Friday, September 6

• 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.

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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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
Bianca Andreescu

• 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
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.

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.

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.

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

• 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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