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Monday, October 7

Weather
• Cloudy early with showers in the afternoon. High of 78.

Top Stories
• With Turkey set to invade Syria, the U.S. will remove all of its forces from the immediate area.

• A second whistleblower has come forward with information about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

• The man who bludgeoned four homeless men to death in Chinatown has confessed to the crime.

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Bethel Music presents Victory Tour Sat Oct 12th 7pm Our prayer for this gathering is that as we worship, God’s presence will bring about greater breakthrough in your family, your health, and your city. $30-$70  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn.
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Brooklyn News
• A body was found floating off a beach near Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn.

• A driver who fatally struck a 10-year-old boy in Kensington never applied for a license.

• Parishioners packed a Brooklyn church to honor Mother Cabrini after the city passed over her for a statue.

Politics
• Mayor de Blasio’s presidential bid may have hurt his job prospects after he leaves City Hall.

• Democratic Socialists of America in NYC has formally endorsed four candidates to challenge state lawmakers.

Entertainment
• AMC has renewed “The Walking Dead” for an eleventh season.

Weekend Box Office
• Joker (2019): $93.5 million
Abominable: $12 million
Downtown Abbey: $8 million
Hustlers: $6.3 million
It: Chapter Two: $5.3 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1971, Michael Jackson’s first solo single was released by Motown Records.

• In 1951, singer John Mellancamp is born in Seymour, IN. He is best known for this #1 hit song.

Opinion
• The Times says with two years left in his mayoralty, Bill de Blasio still has a lot left to accomplish.

• The Post says the Chinatown homeless murders prove ThriveNYC is a failure.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick band Monograms share their debut LP “Living Wire.”

• Bklyner rounds up the outdoor events coming to the borough this fall.

Trending in New York
• #HIAC
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Kurds
#SuccessionHBO
#MrRobot

Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-3) fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 28-10.

• The Jets (0-4) were crushed by the Philadelphia Eagles, 31-6.

• The Islanders (1-1-0) topped the Winnipeg Jets, 4-1.

• The Yankees head to Minnesota to face the Twins for Game 3 of the ALDS at 8:40 p.m. Luis Severino will start.

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Brooklyn Wine Fest  Sat Oct 12th 1-4:30pm or 6-9:30pm Your all-access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world. Enjoy wine samplings paired with live entertainment, food & interactive games. Tickets. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St., Greenpoint.
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Real Estate
• These are eight notable projects designed by Latino architects.

• For Sale – 176 Skillman Avenue, Williamsburg – Six family Colonial style home features 8 BRs, 6 bath – all 6 units vacant on title.  Terrific location – close to all!  $2.4M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Palmetto Street, Bushwick – Renovated 3 BR, 1.5 bath apt has hardwood floors throughout, skylight, SS appliances, roof deck, laundry in building.  $3,750/month. Blue Egg Realty.  347-464-9484

• Sold – Crown Heights –  A seven-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,200-square-foot house at 1325 Park Place for $1.04 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday morning at 6th Avenue and 40th Street in Sunset Park, an unidentified man entered a home through an unlocked door. Once inside, the man touched the private area of a 25-year-old woman who was asleep in the bedroom. The woman awakened, causing the man to flee. The victim was not injured but was evaluated by EMS at the scene.

Events
• Crown Heights – 10 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams, New York Academy of Medicine unveil findings from seniors survey. St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Pl.

Clinton Hill – 11 a.m. – Transit advocates award first-annual “Cozy Awards” to B54. Myrtle Avenue and Vanderbilt Ave.

Bushwick – 7 p.m. – Dan Savages HUMP! Film Festival. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 7th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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