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Friday, September 27

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 76. Partly cloudy on Saturday and a high of 80. Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• The whistleblower, identified as a CIA officer, alleged in a complaint that the White House tried to “lock down” Ukraine call records.

• The Port Authority approved fare and toll hikes on bridges, tunnels and trainsto fund infrastructure improvements.

• The city comptroller’s audit found that 12,000 kids tested positive for lead poisoning across 10,000 buildings.

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Chili Pepper Festival Sat Sept 28th 11am-7pm An all-day celebration of things hot and spicy. Evening performance by New Orleans musicians. Tickets. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
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Brooklyn News
• A police car rushing to the site of a possible shooting crashed into a livery car at a Fort Greene intersection.

• Police are looking for two teens who knocked fur hats off the heads of two Hasidic men in Williamsburg.

• A federal probe found that authorities left inmates at a Brooklyn detention center without heat as temperatures dipped.

Politics
• Trump called the whistleblower “maybe a spy” and accused their sources of treason.

• Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending the voter registration deadline for the 2020 primaries.

Entertainment
• Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will headline the Super Bowl 2020 halftime show.

• Fresh off winning an Emmy for her role in “Killing Eve,” Jodie Comer is in talksto join the cast of “The Last Duel.”

Buzzing Back

• In 2018, Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin passed away on the way to the hospital in Tampa, Florida, at the age of 76.

• In 1972, actress Gwyneth Paltrow is born in Los Angeles. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in this 1998 film.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Donald Trump’s impeachment just got serious and more likely.

• The Post says Cuomo’s war on pipelines has truly perverse effects.

In the Blogs
• The Bushwick Film Festival is kicking off on October 2 with over 100 films across eight different venues.

• Bklyner has a rundown of the latest restaurant and store openings and closings in the borough.

Trending in New York
• #HTGAWM
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#SVU21
#CancelNYT
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (83-76) fell to the Miami Marlins, 4-2.

• The Rangers topped the Philadelphia Flyers in a shootout, 2-1.

• The Philadelphia Eagles (2-2) beat the Green Bay Packers (3-1) in a close one, 34-27.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets host the Atlanta Braves for the last series of the season at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (102-57) head to Texas for a final series with the Rangers. First pitch is at 8:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets take on the Braves at Citi Field at 7:15 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers take on the Rangers in Texas at 8:05 p.m.
• The Islanders host the Rangers for a preseason game at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets cap off their season at home against the Atlanta Braves. First pitch is at 3:10 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their regular season on the road in Texas at 3:05 p.m.
• The Giants (1-2) hope to continue the magic at home against the Washington Redskins at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (0-3) get an early season bye.

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Fall Feast Sun Sept 29th 1-4pm Join us for a day of fun games and activities celebrating the local, seasonal harvest. $3 suggested donation. Lefferts Historic House, 452 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Park.
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Real Estate
• A new report by the city comptroller found that retail vacancies have doubled in NYC since 2007.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 29th 1-2:30pm  285A Kingsland Ave, Greenpoint – Charming 3 family brick w/open layout concept layout.  Each unit has 1 BR / 1 bath, office space, EIKs.  Pvt backyard w/ storage shed, unfinished basement w/ separate entrance.  $1.875M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 29th 2:30-4pm. 73 Menahan Street,Bushwick - Renovated & fireproof 2 family hoe w/ parking for 2 cars.  6 BRs, 4 bath total.  Finished basement w/ BR, kitchen and bath exits into backyard w/ deck.  $1.298M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Coney Island – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 960-square-foot condo at 601 Surf Avenue for $600,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• North Brooklyn is your go-to area for some of the best vegan restaurants the city has to offer.

• If you want an essential wine bar in Brooklyn, check out Coast and Valley in Greenpoint, The Four Horsemen in Williamsburg or Red Hook Winery.

Restaurant ABC’s – Bed-Stuy
Grade A – Pattie Hut, 516 Nostrand Ave. – Food contact surface not properly washed, Wiping cloths soiled.
Grade B – Treehouse, 417 Marcus Garvey Blvd. – Food food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Chun Vegetarian, 582 Nostrand Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food not cooled by approved method, Contaminated food prep area, Wiping cloths soiled.

Events
Dumbo – 4 to 9 p.m. – Dumbo Drop charity event. Washington and Water streets.

Prospect Park – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Madonna vs. Lady Gaga. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Paulina Rubio: Deseo Tour. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Sunset Park – 8 p.m. -CityFarm presents Guided by Voices. Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.

Williamsburg - 7:30 p.m.- The New York Burlesque Festival’s Premier Party. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

• Park Slope – 8 p.m. – Park Slope Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree. Old StoneHouse, 336 Third Ave.

Saturday
Wiliamsburg – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – 7th Annual Touch a Truck Brooklyn Story Voyager.  Ericsson Playground, Manhattan Ave btwn Bayard & Leonard Streets
Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Chili Pepper Festival.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave.
Bay Ridge – 12:30 p.m. – 53rd Annual Children’s Ragamuffin Parade.  Third Ave from 76th to 92nd Streets.
Industry City - 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents Antibalas.  Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Litte Caribbean Movie Night.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
Sunday
Williamsburg - Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
Industry City – Brooklyn Reserve: Oktoberfest.  Industry Cty Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Prospect Park – 1 to 4 p.m. – Fall Feast.  Lefferts Historic House, 452 Flatbush Ave.
Fort Greene - 8 p.m.- Outdoor Movie: Paid in Full.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.
Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Litte Caribbean Movie Night.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Written by BKTicker

September 27th, 2019 at 8:55 am

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