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Monday, September 30
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Rosh Hashanah. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen was shot dead by his own gun while attempting an arrest in the Bronx.

• Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy and will close 178 stores in the United States.

• Hundreds participated in the annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Walk and Run in honor of a fallen 9/11 hero.

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Brooklyn News
• Cuomo announced that L train construction is three months ahead of schedule and will wrap up in April.

• A teacher’s aide is accused of sexually abusing a child in a Bed-Stuy special needs school.

• A Brooklyn woman who ran an unlicensed day care in Crown Heights was arrested for molesting two children.

Politics
• Joe Biden’s campaign is urging TV networks to stop booking Rudy Giuliani.

• Chuck Schumer wants to Trump to pass gun legislation despite ongoing impeachment talks.

Entertainment
• Sony and Marvel have worked out a solution to allow Spider-Man to stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Weekend Box Office
• Abominable: $20 million
Downton Abbey: $14 million
Hustlers: $11 million
It: Chapter Two: $10.4 million
Ad Astra: $10.1 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1987, John Lennon receives a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where fans still gather on the anniversary of his death.

• In 2003, actress Bella Ramsey is born in England. She made her professional debut playing Lyanna on the HBO fantasy series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Trump administration is slashing the refugee cap to unconscionably low levels.

• The Post says 2020 Democrats, even Joe Biden, are racing to the far left.

In the Blogs
• A Bushwick chef released “Made in Mexico,” a cookbook celebrating his hometown.

• Now that the Momofuku Milk Bar in Carroll Gardens has left, what should take its place?

Trending in New York
• Cowboys
#JesusIsKing
#SuccessionHBO
Civil War
#90DayFiance

Scoreboard
• The Mets (86-76) finished their season with a 7-6 walk-off win over the Atlanta Braves. Pete Alonso notched the rookie record with 53 home runs in a season.

• The Yankees (103-59) complete their regular season with a loss against the Texas Rangers, 6-1.

• The Giants (2-2) clobbered the rival Washington Redskins, 24-3.

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Real Estate
• See the views offered at the top of 11 Hoyt Street a 57-story skyscraper nearing completion in Downtown Brooklyn.

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• Sold – East New York – A six-bedroom, five-bathroom, 3,000-square-foot house at 633 Crescent Street for $879,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Thursday afternoon, in front of 5 MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn, an unidentified man shot a 27-year-old victim in the left buttocks. The suspect left on foot. The victim sought medical attention via private means and then reported the incident to police.

Events
• Bushwick – 6:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams attends “Bridging the Gap,” a unification celebration honoring humanitarian labor. 116 Suydam St.

Williamsburg – 8:30 p.m. – Free Rooftop Movies: Zombieland. Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave.

Written by BKTicker

September 30th, 2019 at 9:10 am

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