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Wednesday, October 30

Weather
• Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High of 65 degrees.

Top Stories
• A national security official testified in Congress that details were omitted in the transcript of Trump’s call with Ukraine.

• The NCAA Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness.

• LaGuardia Airport unveiled its new $3.9 billion concourse, Delta Airline’s Terminal C, to much fanfare.

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Music Video Time Machine presents Throwback Halloween Dance Party Thurs Oct 31st 10pm Enjoy dance music videos from all your favorite 80s and 90s artists all night. THRILLER screening @ midnight. 21+. Free! The Bell House, 149 7th St., Gowanus.
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Brooklyn News
• The family of the Brooklyn teen who was slugged by a police officer at Jay Street-MetroTech is planning to sue.

• A crook was caught on video holding up a Crown Heights deli, but couldn’t figure out how to open the register.

Peter Luger’s owners responded critically to the brutal zero-star review from the New York Times.

Politics
• All politics is local! Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is endorsing Jumaane Williams in the public advocate’s race.

• The City Council will vote on a series of bills today that would redesign city streets, ban foie gras, change commercial waste zones and more.

Entertainment
• A 10-episode “Game of Thrones” prequel, “House of the Dragon,” has been ordered at HBO.

• Speaking of GOT, creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are no longer writingfor the next planned “Star Wars” trilogy.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964, Roy Orbison is awarded his ninth Gold record for this song.

• In 1970, actress Nia Long is born in Brooklyn. Her role in this 1991 iconic film led to many other opportunities.

Opinion
• Elizabeth Holtzman writes in the Daily News that Trump’s Ukraine affair is every bit as bad as Nixon’s Watergate.

• Nicole Gelinas says in the Post says the City Council should nix de Blasio’s latest horse-carriage nonsense.

In the Blogs
• For one night only, acclaimed pianist Paul Bisaccia will perform in Greenpoint.

• Celebrate Halloween with spooky films and free cider this Thursday in Bushwick.

Trending in New York
• Game 7
#ShanexJeffree
#FINISHTHEFIGHT
#HouseOfTheDragon
RIP Pops

Scoreboard
• The Washington Nationals beat the Houston Astros, 7-2 to tie the World Series at 3-3. Game 7 begins at 8:07 p.m. in Houston.

• The Rangers (4-5-1) topped the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-1.

• The Knicks (1-3) head to Orlando to face the Magic at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (1-2) host the Indiana Pacers at 7:30 p.m.

• The Jets did not trade Jamal Adams, but the safety is livid because he feels Gang Green went behind his back.

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The Occasionalists Present: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Thurs Oct 31st 8pm Come early and sign up to sing your favorite Rocky Horror song with the band. Costume contest at intermission with big prizes! Tickets. Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett St., Gowanus.
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Real Estate
• The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development wants to get back into the residential mortgage lending game.

• For Sale – 2009 East 15th Street, Sheepshead Bay – Semi-detached multi family home offers 4 BRs, 3 bath.  Renovations include modern kitchens, SS appliances, tile baths, in unit washer/dryer.  Configured with two 2BR, 1 bath pats. full finished basement w/separate entrance.  $939,000 Homes.com  929-223-6517 

• For Rent – 589 Hicks Street #4A, Carroll Gardens – 3 BR, 2 bath apt has sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline, washer/dryer in unit, central a/c, hardwood floors.  Kitchen has stone counter tops, SS appliances, roof access.  All pets allowed.  $4,500/month. Nooklyn.com. 203-479-9122

• Sold – Flatbush – A two-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,150-square-foot condo at 79 East 28th Street for $800,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Juul’s new CEO announced that its finance and marketing heads will step down as part of a leadership overhaul.

• Ford has recalled 300,000 North American vehicles over safety concerns.

Events
• Downtown – 6 p.m. – Borough President Eric Adams holds Meet the Judges educational event. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Sleater-Kinny perform. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 30th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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