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Friday, October 11

Weather
• Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. High of 59. Partly cloudy all weekend with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize.

• Democrats have subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry for documents in the impeachment inquiry.

• A City Council committee voted to prevent new jails from being built on Rikers Island after the current complex closes in 2026.

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“Get To The Point 5K Run” Sun Oct 13th Join the 400+ participants in this year’s 26th Annual Run. All proceeds help support the St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy. Visit www.greenpoint5k.com to register today!
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Brooklyn News
• The MTA will remove asbestos-laced cloth from the vent system at the East New York bus depot.

• A man was gunned down after an argument inside a Prospect Lefferts Gardens bodega.

• A lawyer died in a freak accident after trying to slide down the third-floor bannister inside the Brooklyn Museum.

Politics
• Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera will also challenge Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the primary.

• Longtime Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey won’t seek reelection in 2020.

Entertainment
• Drew Barrymore will headline and executive produce a syndicated daytime talk show for CBS.

• Jenna Dewan’s newest gig is hosting “Flirty Dancing,” a new dancing-dating show on Fox.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971, this song by John Lennon, considered one of the most influential songs of the 20th century, is released.

• In 1946, rock singer Daryl Hall is born in Pottstown, PA. In 2007, he started “Live from Daryl’s House” a free monthly web show, which features a diverse mix of veteran’s in the music industry.

Opinion
• USA Today says China’s business bullying is reaching new heights with the NBA tweet controversy.

• The Post wonders whether de Blasio and Carranza will put their ideology on charter schools ahead of children’s dreams.

In the Blogs
• BAM’s new artistic director previewed his first New Wave Festival.

• Here are seven spots to watch the Democratic presidential debate in and around Bushwick.

Trending in New York
• #ElCamino
#LightsUp
#DayoftheGirl
#FridayThoughts
#ComingOutDay

Scoreboard
• The Houston Astros topped the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-1, to advance to the ALCS to face the Yankees.

• The Giants (2-4) fell to the New England Patriots, 35-14.

• Elena Delle Donne led the Washington Mystics to their first WNBA title.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Islanders (1-2-0) face the Carolina Hurricanes on the road at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Yankees head to Houston to face the Astros for Game 1 at 8:08 p.m.
• The Rangers (2-0-0) host the Edmonton Oilers at 1 p.m.
• The Islanders welcome the Florida Panthers to Nassau Coliseum at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Yankees take on the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. First pitch is at 8:08 p.m.
• The Jets (0-4) seek their first win at home against the Dallas Cowboys at 4:25 p.m.

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Hot In Here: 2000’s Dance Party Sat Oct 12th 11:30pm Playing your favorite millennium hits. $10-$15. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg.
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Real Estate
• Douglas Elliman’s third quarter sales report found Brooklyn sales prices dropped, but co-ops saw a price jump.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 13th 12-1:30pm. 117 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg- Semi detached 8 family home has 24 BRs, 8 bath total.  All apts are in good shape.  Oasis-like backyard.  $3.099M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 12th 2-4pm. 285A Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint - Charming 3 family brick w/ open layout concept.  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 

• Sold – Bensonhurst – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,585-square-foot house at 6614 Cameron Court for $815,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Gothamist says the fried stuff olives and sandwiches at Cremini’s in Carroll Gardens are good, but a little pricey.

• Some of Brooklyn’s hottest lunch spots include Win Son Bakery in East Williamsburg and Hometown Bar-B-Que in Industry City.

Restaurant ABC’s – Carroll Gardens
Grade A – La Slowteria, 548 Court St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees.
Grade B – Fort Defiance, 365 Van Brunt St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade Pending – Brooklyn Crab, 24 Reed St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food not cooled by approved method, Food worker doesn’t use proper utensil, Cross-contamination, Filth flies, Food not protected from potential contamination.

Events
• Downtown – 2:15 p.m. – Borough President Eric Adams speaks at We Make a Difference – 1st annual Recovery Honorary Banquet. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Prospect Heights - 5 to 7 p.m. OR 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.- Wontons & Dumplings. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

• Flatlands – 6 to 8:30 p.m. – Councilwoman Farah Louis, elected officials host community resource fair to empower survivors of domestic violence. 1894 Flatbush Ave.

• Sunset Park – 6:30 p.m. – Borough President Adams co-hosts community town hall with Make the Road New York. PS 1, 309 47th St.

Manhattan Beach – 7 p.m. – Veronica Swift Trio. On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

Downtown – 7:30 p.m. – Bon Iver. Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

Prospect Park – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: 90s Hip Hop. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Saturday
Park Slope – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kings County Fiber Festival.  Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Ave.
Greenpoint –  1 to 4:30 p.m. OR 6 to 9:30 p.m. – Brooklyn Wine Fest.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
Greenwood Heights – 3 p.m. – Secrets in Stone.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
Flatbush - 7 pm. – Bethel Music presents Victory Tour. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
Coney Island - 9 p.m. – Circo Draconum presents Dracos Inferno.  Sideshows by the Seashore, 1208 Surf Ave.
Williamsburg – 11:30 p.m. – Hot in Here: 2000’s Dance Party.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

Sunday
•.Bed-Stuy - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Fall Harvest Flea Market.  Patchen Community Square, 142 Ptchen Ave.
Greenpoint – 10:30 a.m. – “Get To The Point” 5K run to support St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, 189 Driggs Ave.
Williamsburg - Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of Queen for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
Coney Island - 4 p.m. – Bindlestiff Cavalcade of Youth.  Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave.
Fort Greene - 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movies: Sister Act. Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

Written by BKTicker

October 11th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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