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Tuesday, October 29

Weather
• Scattered showers with a high of 62 degrees.

Top Stories
• White House national security official Lt. Col Alexander Vindman will testifyabout Trump’s call to the Ukraine.

• Firefighters in northern California struggle to contain a more than 74,300-acre fire.

• The EU grants the UK another Brexit extension, this time until Jan. 31.

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Candy: From Early History to Halloween  Tues Oct 29th 6:30-7:45pm  A brief world history of candy with samples!  $15   Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights
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Brooklyn News
• They NYPD officer seen punching two teens in a subway brawl was transferred to a different command.

• Beloved suburban grocer Wegmans opened its first NYC location at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Nets season ticket holders claim the team took their seats away for reselling unused tickets.

Politics
• Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is strongly considering jumping into the race for his old Senate seat in Alabama

• Trump’s former deputy national security adviser Charles Kupperman defied a subpoena to appear before House impeachment investigators.

Entertainment
• Tom Hanks presented his costar Geena Davis with an Honorary Oscar at this year’s Governors Awards.

• Jennifer Aniston talks to E! News about her role behind the scenes of Apple TV+’s The Morning Show.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971, Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle while trying to swerve to avoid a tractor-trailer.

• In 1971, actress Winona Ryder is born in Winona, Minnesota. She had her breakthrough role playing Lydia Deetz in this 1988 film.

Opinion
• The Guardian outlines its view on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death and the impact of this on the Islamic State.

• Slate discusses what evangelical Christians think of Kanye West’s new album.

In the Blogs
• Greenpoint residents are frustrated with overcrowding in elementary schools.

• Bushwick has a new burger joint to try out on Troutman Street.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (1-3) beat the Chicago Bulls 105 to 98, grabbing their first win of the season.

• The Rangers (3-5-1) host the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7:30 p.m.

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Outdoor Cinema & Trivia: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown  Tues Oct 29th 9pm  Join us post trivia for a viewing of this 1966 animated classic to get into the Halloween spirit!  Parklife,  636 Degraw St, Park Slope
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Real Estate
• Developers were granted approval to install a giant ‘Welcome” sign in Brooklyn Heights.

• For Sale – 115 Cambridge Place, Clinton Hill. – 4,410 s/f home comprised of 5 stories and 3 large apts offer 6 BRs, 6 bath, high ceilings, gorgeous kitchens and loads of light.  $3.250M. Homes.com.  212-652-8788

• For Rent - 1326 Ocean Ave #3A, Flatbush – 2 BR, 1 bath apt w/modern finishes throughout. Designer kitchen, floor to ceiling windows, spacious layout, central air.  Pets upon approval.  $2,650/month. Nooklyn.com  631-560-2163

• Sold – Mill Basin- A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,200-square-foot home at 4119 Avenue V for $455,000.

Technology
• Apple released its new iOS 13.2 and iPadOS 13.2, which includes interesting new features.

• Watchdogs from a project called the Open Observatory of Network Interference track secret online censorship around the world.

Events
Crown Heights - 10 a.m. – City to announce new IDNYC program benefits. Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave.

• Greenpoint – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 14th Annual StarChef Congress. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Fort Greene – 11 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams visits with seniors. Grace Agard Harewood Senior Center, 966 Fulton St.

• DoBro – 11 a.m. – Housing Works employees stage walkout and hold rally. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• DoBro – 4:30 p.m. – Adams hosts Know Your Rights Town Hall for Youth: What to Do When Interacting With Police. Borough hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• DoBro – 6:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams honors Haitian Times on 20th anniversary. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Bushwick – 6:30 p.m. – Adams hosts town hall on public charge and immigrant issues. Make the Road, 301 Grove St.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. – Candy: From Early History to Halloween. Brooklyn Brainey, 190 Underhill Ave.

Park Slope – 7p.m. – I Like What I Know with Victoria Price, daughter of Vincent Price. Nitehawk Cinema, 188 Prospect Park West

Prospect Heights – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Food of the Dead: A Culinary History of FuneralFood. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Park Slope - 9 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema & Trivia: It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Parklife, 636 Degraw St.

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Written by BKTicker

October 29th, 2019 at 9:23 am

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