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Friday, October 11

• 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.

“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 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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

• 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
• The Islanders (1-2-0) face the Carolina Hurricanes on the road at 7:30 p.m.
• 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.
• 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.

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.

• 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.

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.

•.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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