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Monday, October 28

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 64 degrees.

Top Stories
• An American raid in Syria culminated in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

• California Congresswoman Katie Hill announced her resignation amid an investigation into allegations of relationships with her staff members.

• John Conyers, the longest-serving black congressman, has died at 90 years old.

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WYLD THINGS: Halloween Parade Afterparty Thurs Oct 31st 9pm – 4am Join House of Yes and Kostume Kult for a Village Halloween Parade Afterparty! Tickets. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick.
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Brooklyn News
• A man pushed a woman onto the subway tracks in Crown Heights, but she pulled herself up afterward.

• A multi-car pileup near the Atlantic Avenue exit of the BQE left six people hospitalized.

• Thousands of superfans persisted through the rain for the opening of Wegmans in Brooklyn.

Politics
• Trump was met with boos and chants of “lock him up” during Game 5 of the World Series in Washington D.C.

• In text messages to his colleagues, Bronx Councilman Andy King called his ethics inquiry a “campaign to lynch” him.

Entertainment
• Ben Affleck was seen stumbling outside of a Halloween party, bringing up questions of his sobriety.

Weekend Box Office
• Joker: $18.9 million
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: $18.5 million
The Addams Family: $11.7 million
Zombieland: Double Tap: $11.6 billion
Countdown: $9 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1978, glam rocker Nick Gilder had the #1 song in the US with this tune.

• In 1955, Bill Gates is born in Seattle. In high school, he hacked into the school’s computer system to make sure there were more girls than boys in his class.

Opinion
• USA Today says the death of ISIS leader Bakr al-Baghdadi is a triumph for mankind.

• The Daily News says de Blasio’s new plan isn’t enough to solve the city’s serious problem with mentally ill people.

In the Blogs
• Brooklyn Public Library hosted an extended teach-in on the 400th anniversary of slavery in America.

If you haven’t celebrated Halloween yet, Bushwick Daily lists some parties still happening this week.

Trending in New York
• #LockHimUp
#ThankYouWoojin
#MondayMotivation
Barron
#veteransforimpeachment

Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-6) fell to the Detroit Lions, 31-26.

• The Jets (1-6) were thrashed by the Jacksonville Jaguars, 29-15.

• The Knicks (0-3) host the Chicago Bulls at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (1-2) lost in a buzzer-beater to the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime, 134-133.

• The Rangers (3-5-1) fell short against the Boston Bruins, 7-4.

• The Islanders (8-3-0) topped the Philadelphia Flyers, 5-3.

• The Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals, 7-1, to go up 3-2 in the World Series. Game 6 is Tuesday night in Houston at 8:07 p.m.

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Dumbo-Weeeeen! Thurs Oct 31st  4:30-8pm Meet at Brooklyn Roasting Company, 25 Jay St and March to the Arch – followed by crafts, costume contests, live music and candy! Live at the Archway, Dumbo.
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Real Estate
• CW Realty is buying a massive Williamsburg assemblage for $39 million.

• For Sale – 176 Skillman Avenue, Williamsburg – Six family home features six 1BR, 1 bath pets – all in good shape.  Partially finished basement, generous private yard.  Convenient to all.  $2.4M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Rent - 81 Clifton Place #1H, Clinton Hill – Apt for rent in a converted knitting factory w/ high wood ceilings and original detail. Kitchen equipped w/new appliances, 1 BR (convertible to 2BRs), laundry in building.  $3,450/month. Blue Egg Realty. 347-464-9484

• Sold – Bensonhurst – An eight-bedroom, 4.5 bathroom, 2,308-square-foot house at 2223 63rd Street for $1.41 million. Zillow.

Events
Greenpoint - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 14th Annual StarChefs Congress. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Downtown – 2 p.m. – Borough President Eric Adams calls for modified assignment and increased NYPD de-escalation training after Jay Street-MetroTech station incident. Jay St. and Willoughby St.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Herbal Immune Boosters for Winter Health. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 28th, 2019 at 9:20 am

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