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Thursday, Oct 10

Weather
• Windy with a chance of showers developing in the afternoon. High of just 60.

Top Stories
• A new poll by Fox News shows that a majority of voters not only want President Donald Trump impeached, but removed from office.

• The gunman in the German synagogue shooting live-streamed the murders on Twitch.

• Brooke Nevils called Matt Lauer’s response to her allegation of rape a “case study in victim shaming.”

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Brooklyn News
• A man lit a backpack on fire on the steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center on Yom Kippur.

• Bicyclists say the long-awaited protected lane on 4th Avenue didn’t take long to turn into a parking lot for police vehicle.

• In a dis to the mayor for his snub of a a statue of Mother Cabrini, the Diocese of Brooklyn will run a float dedicated to the saint in the Columbus Day Parade.

Politics
• A Queens lawmaker accused the head of First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC of dodging questions about the killing of four homeless men.

• There’s not shortage of challengers – on both sides of the aisle – already lining up to unseat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year.

Entertainment
• The second iteration of Eeeeeatscon, a food-and-drink festival hosted by The Infatuation, returned to Forest Hills Stadium.

• After rolling on Bloods gang members, Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine thinks he’ll be out of jail as early as 2020 and is putting his next album together.

Buzzing Back

• In 2004, Superman star Christopher Reeve dies at age 52.

• In 1973, actor and TV host Mario Lopez is born in San Diego. He initially gained fame on this TV show.

Opinion
• After troubling incidents capped by a chaotic hearing on a Glendale shelter, a Greenpoint Star columnist writes we need to stop terrorizing the homeless.

• A professor from NYIT writes in the Brooklyn Downtown Star that 5G will revolutionize our lives, but also unleash never-before-seen security threats.

In the Blogs
• Brooklyn-based artist KAWS attended the opening for his new large-scale sculpture in front of a new development on the India Street waterfront.

A popular Vietnamese/Thai noodle bar destroyed in last December’s devastating Queens Boulevard fire will reopen this weekend – in Williamsburg.

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Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-3) and Patriots (5-0) meet on Thursday Night Football in Foxborough at 8:20 p.m. New England is a 16.5-point favorite.

• The NLCS series is set, as St. Louis crushed the Braves, 13-1, and the Nationals beat the Dodgers, 7-3. First pitch is tomorrow at 8:08 p.m.

• WFAN host and Queens Ledger columnist John Jastremski says the Mets have to hire a manager with a winning pedigree.

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Real Estate
• Plan have been filed to replace a three-story building on Meeker Avenue in Greenpoint with a six-story, 33-unit building.

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OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 13th 2:30-4pm 73 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Two-family w/ parking for 2 cars offers 6 BRs, 4 bath total.  Finished basement w/ kitchen & bath, backyard. $1.225M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath 1.037-square-foot duplex condo at 335 Warren Street in Boerum Hill for $984,730.

Style & Fashion
• Getting hitched soon? Bridal gowns and activities for engaged couples will be part of the fun at the Inaugural Wedding Weekend that begins on Saturday.

• Vogue has the scoop on where you can buy 21 classic leather jackets that will last you a lifetime.

Events
Brooklyn Heights - 9:30 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams tours and discusses new boiler room. Cadman Towers Community Center, 101 Clark St.

Fort Greene – 11 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga. South Oxford Park, S. Oxford St & Atlantic Ave.

• Sunset Park – 11 a.m. – LiveOnNY hosts Annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day. NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn, 150 55th St.

• Greenpoint – 12:30 p.m. – Parks Department and USDA announce eradication of Asian Longhorned Beetle. McCarren Park, Driggs Ave. & Lorimer St.

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

Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 6 to 8 p.m. – New Wave Floral: Sustainable Flower Arranging. Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave.

Greenwood Heights – 6 to 9 p.m. – Pergolesi: Stabat Mater. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

Williamsburg - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars – Shocktoberfest: Fear(s) of the Dark. Bushwick Inlet Pop-Up Park, 50 Kent St.

Written by BKTicker

October 10th, 2019 at 9:07 am

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