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Tuesday, Oct 1

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• House Democrats have subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani for documents related to Ukrainian interactions.

• A second person is under arrest after nearly $300,000 went missing from JFK airport last week.

• Police are searching for a driver that injured an NYPD officer in Staten Island  after fleeing during a traffic stop with the officer’s hand caught in the window.

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Oktoberfest: Beers, Brats & Brass Tues Oct 1st 5-9pm  An evening of oompah-ing festivities.  Food & beer pre-order tickets guarantee enough food to go around.  Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N11th St, Williamsburg
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Brooklyn News
• Safe street advocates joined outside City Hall yesterday to call on the City Council to pass a package of bills to reduce traffic fatalities throughout the city.

• Rocky Robinson, founder of Bed-Stuy volunteer ambulance corps, has died at the age of at 79.

• A Brooklyn detective who worked investigating sex crimes was charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old.

Politics
• Republican senator Jeff Flake told the GOP that President Trump ‘does not deserve reelection’ and encourages fellow senators to reject him.

• President Trump pushes the idea that successful impeachment would cause a Civil War-like fracture in the US.

Entertainment
• Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are wedding bound, heading to South Carolina for a full wedding after a year of being legally married.

• ‘Clueless’ star Stacey Dash has been arrested for domestic violence after attacking her new husband, claiming self-defense.

Buzzing Back

• In 2017 the Las Vegas shooting occurred, killing 58 people and injuring more than 800.

• In 1935 actress Julie Andrews is born in Surrey, England.  She gained fame for her musical roles in this movie as well as this movie.

Opinion
From the left: a former ICE chief melts down.

From the right: how Mexicans see the US and Trump.

In the Blogs
• At just 24 years old, Anthony Sciarratta is an old soul, writing a 1970s love story despite his young age.

Meet Margot Karp, the 99-year-old Holocaust survivor.

Trending in New York
• #911onFOX
• Allen
• #PowerTV
• #90DayFiance
• Cowboys

Scoreboard
• The New York sport scene was quiet, but in Pittsburg, Monday Night Football was underway with the Steelers getting their first win of the season as they played the Cincinnati Bengals. Final score, 27-3.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Goth Symposium: An Afternoon of Illustrated Lectures  Sat Oct 5th 1-7pm  An afternoon of illustrated talks on topics that consider the Goth in society, culture, art and music.  Tickets  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave, Greenpoint
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Real Estate
• A duo shared their story with Curbed, where they designed a home around the East River – along with 200 plants.

• For Sale – 29 Tiffany Place, #3G, Cobble Hill – 3 BR, 2 bath 1,530 s/f condo features classic industrial design elements.  Wood paneled ceilings, original wood beams w/ iron & steel detail, oversized windows.  $1.725M. Homes.com. 212-652-8788

• For Rent – 100 Dupont St, #3H, Greenpoint – Apt in converted loft building features 3 BRs, 2 bath, remote controlled heat/ac, dishwasher, shared roof deck w/panoramic views.  $4,200/month. Nooklyn.com. 646-883-2617

• Sold – Flatbush – Great development site, a two family home on a 4,000 square foot lot at 1463 New York Avenue. Crifasi Realty.

Technology
• Leak reveals Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7, 15-inch Surface Laptop, and ARM-powered Surface.

• Worldwide boss of PlayStation’s Game Studios, Shawm Layden, departs Sony.

Events
Coney Island – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (beginner).  Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Coney Island - 11 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (intermediate). Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Williamsburg -5 to 9 pm. – Oktoberfest: Beers, Brats & Brass.  Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N.11th St.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Hillary and Chelsea Clinton: The Gutsy Women Tour.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 1st, 2019 at 9:10 am

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