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Tuesday, September 10

Weather
Partly cloudy with a high of 77 degrees.

Top Stories
• New York State announced aggressive action to protect residents from harmful and addictive vaping products following a rise in associated illnesses.

• A video of toddler “besties” running towards and hugging each other in New York City has gone viral.

• Hundreds of Bahamians attempting to flee the devastated islands were told to leave an evacuation ship heading to the United States over visa demands.

••••••••••••Malcolm Gladwell presents: “Talking to Strangers”  Tues Sept 10th 8pm  Join the author for in an interactive discussion of his latest book.  Tickets   Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn
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Brooklyn News
• Damaged cables on the subway disturbed rush hour commutes for thousandsof Brooklynites on the L train last night.

• A cellphone video showing a NYPD lieutenant using force on Brooklyn man during an arrest in Brownsville sparks a lawsuit.

• A judge ruled that a lawsuit against a Crown Heights development that could cast damaging shadows on the Brooklyn Botanic Garden can move forward.

Politics
• A National Weather Service director praised the Birmingham staff who contradicted President Donald Trump over his Alabama Dorian Tweet.

• Nancy Pelosi warned there will be “hell to pay” if the Senate does not pass a universal background check bill.

Entertainment
• David Lee Roth announced a 2020 Las Vegas residency.

• Disneyland was hit with a $3 million lawsuit over a Space Mountain injury.

Buzzing Back

• In 1962, this song by Bobby “Boris” Pickett was banned by the BBC. They eventually relented and the song reached #3 in 1973.

• In 1974, movie actor Ryan Phillippe is born in New Castle, Deleware. In 1998, he starred in this film about a famous NYC nightclub.

Opinion
• A former employee of NOAA argues in the Washington Post that  weather reporting should never be political.

• Despite numerous “wacky ideas,” a writer for the New York Post says there have been no practical hurricane solutions offered.

In the Blogs
• Alternate Side Parking regulations will be in effect in Old Astoria starting on Monday, September 16. Here’s where it will take effect.

• Right in time for the start of back to school season, Community District Education Council 30 in Long Island City will be meeting on Tuesday, September 17.

Trending in New York
• #fix2k20
• Jets
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• Lamar Jackson

Scoreboard
• The Mets (73-70) kicked off a series against the Diamondbacks with a 3-1win. New York plays Arizona again tonight at 7:10 p.m. in Flushing.

• The Yankees (95-50) wrapped up a four-game run in Boston by beating the Red Sox, 5-0. The Bombers are in Detroit tonight . First pitch at 6:40 p.m.

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Chris Brown  Sat Sept 14th 7pm With special guests Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, Joyner Lucas and Yella Belly.  Tickets  Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown
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Real Estate
• Commercial Observer aegues that Governor Cuomo turned his back on NYC real estate after signing new rent laws earlier in the summer.

• For Sale – 1299 E. 51st Street, Mill Basin – Huge 2 family home on a 32×100 lot features 5 BRs, 3 bath total. EIKs, pvt driveway, garage, extra side entrance, many new upgrades.  Close to all. $799,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Bushwick – 3 BR, 1 full bath apt features LR, EIK, lots of natural sunlight, plenty of closet space.  Ample street parking. Heat and gas included.  ID # 1356739. $2,500/month. Carollo Rentals. 917-780-6142

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 750-square-foot apartment at 373 Avenue Sin Gravesend for $229,944.

Technology
• 9to5Mac explained how to trade in or recycle your old iPhone in preparationfor the iPhone 11.

• Amazon employees are planning to walk out in protest of climate change.

Events
Downtown – 9:30 a.m. – 9/11 Remembrance Service. RSVP  Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Park Slope – 12 p.m. – City Council members announce charges against fast food chain, Flatbush Ave. & Park Pl.

East New York – 4:30 p.m. – Elected officials tour NYCHA Houses where officer were doused with water. 1400 East New York Ave.

Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting.  Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

Coney Island – 7 p.m. – Annual Candlelight Ceremony. MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Malcolm Gladwell presents “Talking to Strangers”.  Kings Theater, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Written by BKTicker

September 10th, 2019 at 8:57 am

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