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Friday, October 25

• Mostly cloudy with a high of 65 degrees. Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a high of 63. Expect rain on Sunday and a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Department of Justice has now shifted its review of the Russia probe into a criminal inquiry.

• The Houston Astros fired their assistant general manager over an outburst to female reporters.

• Governor Cuomo has pledged $750,000 to erect a statue of Mother Cabrini in New York City.

Wet Haunt American Summer Halloween Party Fri Oct 25th 10:30pm A spooky dance party celebrating things that go bunk in the night. Spiked drink specials, costume contest and 100 lbs of candy! Tickets. Littlefield, 635 Sackett St., Boerum Hill.

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Brooklyn News
• An elderly man jumped to his death from a Midwood apartment building.

• A group of good Samaritans jumped onto the subway tracks at a Sunset Park station to rescue a man who passed out.

• Police are looking for a man who walked into a Planet Fitness in Bushwick and threw bleach at an employee.

• Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan is the latest Democratic to drop out from the presidential race.

• Mayor de Blasio has joined a growing chorus of calls for Bronx Councilman Andy King to resign.

• Diddy is legally changing his name again to Sean “Love” Combs.

Adam Devine and Chloe Bridges are now engaged.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, Australian rock band AC/DC earn their first Top 40 with this song.

• In 1944, singer Jon Anderson is born in England. Since 1968, he had been the front man and lead singer for this rock group until their breakup in 1981.

• The Daily News points out the hypocrisy in Lindsey Graham leading the charge against Trump’s impeachment inquiry.

• The Post says thanks to Cuomo, the New York State Thruway faces an unexpectedly large bill for repairs.

In the Blogs
• Enjoy the first-ever Halloween Fest at 50 Kent at Bushwick Inlet Park on Saturday.

• Bklyner has a roundup of all of the restaurant openings and closings in the borough.

Trending in New York
• #JesusIsKing

• The Rangers (3-4-1) routed the Buffalo Sabres, 6-2.

• The Islanders (6-3-0) topped the Arizona Coyotes, 4-2.

• The Minnesota Vikings (6-2) defeated the Washington Redskins (1-7) on Thursday Night Football, 19-9.

• Here’s an update on Yankees injuries and how it will affect the 2020 season.

• Former Yankees manager Joe Girardi was hired by the Phillies, leaving Mets fans questioning the decision.

Weekend Sports Schedule
• The Nets (0-1) host the Knicks (0-1) at Barclays Center. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
• The Islanders travel to Ottawa to play the Senators. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m.
• The Washington Nationals look to take Game 3 of the World Series at home against the Houston Astros at 8:07 p.m.
• The Knicks welcome the Boston Celtics to the Garden at 7:30 p.m.
• The Washington Nationals host the Houston Astros for Game 4 of the World Series. First pitch is at 8:07 p.m.
• The Giants (2-5) face the Detroit Lions on the road at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (1-5) take on the Jaguars in Jacksonville at 1 p.m.
• The Nets head to Memphis to face the Grizzlies at 6 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Boston Bruins at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7 p.m.
• If necessary, the Washington Nationals will play the Houston Astros at home for Game 5 of the World Series at 8:07 p.m.

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Park Slope Costume Contest and Mini Parade Sun Oct 27th 2-5pm Be sure to dress to impress for the costume contest followed by a mini parade. Old Stone House, 336 3rd St., Park Slope

Real Estate
• See the detailed floor plans for a new four-story residential building in Bushwick.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 27th 2:30-4pm. 73 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Renovated and fireproof two family home w/ pkg for 2 cars.  6 BRs, 4 bath total. Finished basement w/ BR, kitchen, bath exits to backyard w/ deck.  $1.225M. Capri Jet Realty.  718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 26th 2:30-4pm. 21 Conselyea Street, Williamsburg – Renovated two family – 1st flr is a 1 BR/1 bath apt, LR/DR combo, EIK.  2nd flr is a 3 BR/ 1 bath apt, LR, EIK w/ SS appliances.  Basement has 2 sentences, BR/LR space, 1.5 bath.  $1.849M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Bensonhurst – A seven-bedroom, 7.5 bathroom, 3,237-square-foot house at 1730 78th Street for $1.75 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• New neighborhood spot Claudia’s is bringing Guatemalan food to BushwickAvenue.

• A new Philly Pretzel Factory has opened in Park Slope, featuring pretzel dogs, cheesecake and melt.

Restaurant ABC’s – Brooklyn Heights
Grade A – Lassen & Hennigs, 114 Montague St. – Food not protected from potential contamination, Wiping cloths soiled.
Grade B – Joya, 215 Court St. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Cross-contamination, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade C – Wanisa Kitchen, 142 Smith St. – Evidence of mice, Live roaches.

• Bay Ridge – 2:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams visits Beit El-Maqdis Islamic Center, speaks about combatting Islamophobia. 6206 6th Ave.

• Downtown – 6 p.m. – Brooklyn elected officials host joint celebration of Haitian and Dominican heritage. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Downtown – 7:30 p.m. – Concert: Harvest of Musical Memories. Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 64 Schermerhorn St.

Bushwick – 8 p.m. – Queen of Hearts: Alice in Wonderland. Theatre XIV, 383 Troutman St.

Williamsburg – 8 .m. – Tower of Power. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

Greenwood Heights - 8 to 11:30 p.m. – Nightfall. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

Greenpoint - 10 p.m. – Halloween Massacre – Three Floor Halloween Party! Brooklyn Bazar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

Boerum Hill – 10:30 p.m.  Wet Haunt America Summer Halloween Party.  Littlefield, 635 Sackett St.

Bushwick – 11 p.m. – Halloween Ball After Party: Valley of the Dolls. Elsewhere, 599 Johnson Ave.

Coney Island – 11 a.m.  10th Annual Coney Island Children’s Halloween Parade.  MCU Park, 1904 Surf Ave.
East Flatbush – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – 7th Annual Halloween Harvest.  Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, 58-16 Clarendon Rd.
• Carroll Gardens – 11:45a.m. – Children’s Halloween Celebration!  WW1 Memorial, President Street, Carroll Park
• Industry City – Noon – Brooklyn Reserve: Oktoberfest.  Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Prospect Park – Noon to 3 p.m. – Halloween in Prospect Park. Nethermead Meadow, Prospect Park
Coney Island – 1 to 3 p.m. – Coney Island Walking Tour.  Meet @ Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, 1215 Surf Ave.
Downtown – 2 to 5 p.m. – BKLYN Boo!  Albee Square
Bushwick – 4 to 6 p.m. – Brooklyn Beer Walking Tour.  31 Belvidere St.
Bushwick – 6 to 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars – Shocktoberfest: Beetlejuice.  Bushwick Inlet Park, 50 Kent St.
•.Downtown – 7 p.m. – A Night with Composer Igor Krutoi.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.
Greenpoint – 7 to 11 p.m. – 4th Annual Halloween Cover Show.  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.
Bushwick - 8 p.m. – Queen of Hearts: Alice in Wonderland.  Theatre XIV, 383 Troutman St.
Wiliamsburg – 8 p.m. – Tower of Power.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
Greenwood Heights - 8 to 11:30 p.m. – Nightfall.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
Ditmas Park - 10 p.m. – Halloween Costume Party.  Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.

Greenpoint – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 14th Annual StarChefs Congress.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
Downtown - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Court Street Spectacular!  Atlantic Ave to Joralemon St.
Greenpoint - 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – 2019 Greenpoint Children’s Halloween Parade, Spooktacular Party & Zombie Nerf War.  Polish Slavic Center, 176 Java St.
Williamsburg - Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of Phish for Kids.  Brooklyn owl, 61 Wythe Ave.
• Manhattan Beach – 2 p.m. – Peter Pan.  OnStage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.
Park Slope - 2 to 5 p.m. – Park Slope Costume Contest and Mini Parade.  Old Stone House, 336 3rd St.
• Bushwick - 8 p.m. – Queen of Hearts: Alice in Wonderland.  Theatre XIV, 383 Troutman St.
Fort Greene - 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: Hocus Pocus.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

Written by BKTicker

October 25th, 2019 at 9:37 am

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