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Thursday, October 31

Weather
• Up to an inch of rain likely and turning windy in the afternoon. High of 68.

Top Stories
• A top foreign policy advisor resigns less than 24 hours before he was set to testify in the House’s impeachment inquiry.

• The City Council approved legislation that would drastically overhaul how commercial waste is collected in the city.

• A new audit by the state comptroller reveals the Department of Buildings isn’t doing enough to make sure city elevators are safe.

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Queen of Hearts: Mad Masquerades  Thurs Oct 31st – Sat Nov 2nd 8pm  Lose your head at this Halloween extravaganza, sure to give you plenty of tricks and treats. Tickets Theatre XIV, 383 Troutman St, Bushwick
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Brooklyn News
• Several people were left sick and vomiting after they were served rotten chicken salad inside a Fort Greene homeless shelter.

• A Gravesend man is one of the last big pigeon racers left in New York City.

• Borough Park’s all-women Hasidic EMT crews are asking for an ambulance license, angering the all-men crews upset they exist in the first place.

Politics
• An appellate court is poised to potentially do what Congress couldn’t: obliterate Obamacare.

• A Brooklyn state senator is pushing legislation that would give prisoners the right to vote.

Entertainment
• Prince’s new memoir, The Beautiful Ones, isn’t really Prince’s memoir.

• A Williamsburg cupcake shop that was once crowned the best in the city has picked up another accolade.

Buzzing Back

• In 1963, Ed Sullivan witnesses Beatlemania firsthand, paving the way for the British Invasion.

• In 1967, rapper Vanilla Ice is born in Dallas. In 2019, he began hosting this HGTV show.

Opinion
• A columnist for the New York Post writes that the best thing President Donald Trump can do is just apologize for the Ukraine scandal.

• A columnist for the Greenpoint Star argues that millennials have received bad rap, and is encouraged about he future after her interactions with “Zoomers.”

In the Blogs
• Selena Gomez was spotted partying at dive bar Alphaville in Bushwick, there to support a friend’s boyfriend’s band.

• The first commercial space in the Domino Sugar development has hit the market.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (1-4) fell to the Orlando Magic, 95-83.

• The Nets (1-3) lost to the Pacers, 118-108.

• The Washington Nationals won their first World Series, topping the Astros, 6-2.

• San Francisco (7-0) and Arizona (3-4-1) meet on Thursday Night Football at 8:20 p.m. The 49ers are ten-point road favorites.

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Saved By The 90’s with The Bayside Tigers: Halloween Throwdown!Thurs Oct 31st 11:30pm  From Third Eye Blind to the Spice Girls and everything in between!  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave, Williamsburg
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Real Estate
• A lot in one of Brooklyn priciest neighborhoods has remained stubbornly vacant since 1998.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Nov 2nd 12-1:30pm – 245A Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint - 3 family w/ open layout. Each unit has 1 BR, 1 bath. Backyard, unfinished basement. $1.875M. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 3rd 12-1:30pm. 117 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg – Semi-detached 8 family he offers 24 BRS, 8 bath, oasis-like backyard, full basement. $2.999M. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,011-square-foot apartment at 11 Terrace Place in Windsor Terrace for $899,000.

Style & Fashion
• Play it cool while it gets cool: here’s nine coat-and-sneaker combos that will have you looking your best in the chilly weather.

• Get into aromatherapy with these luxurious scented candles that go beyond green apple and pumpkin spice.

Events
Canarsie - 10 a.m. – Met Council opens 40th kosher food pantry. HES, 9502 Seaview Ave.

• Greenpoint – Noon to 6 p.m. – Halloween Trick or Treat. Greenpoint YMCA, 99 Meserole Ave.

Bed-Stuy - 4 to 8 p.m. – 2nd Annual Patchen Square Halloween Party. 142 Patchen Ave.

DUMBO – 4:30 to 8 p.m. – DUMBO-Weeeen! Brooklyn Roasting Company, 25 Jay St.

Park Slope – Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in Halloween Parade. 7th Ave. & 14th St.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Jonsi & Alex Somers perform. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Boerum Hill – 8 p.m. – The Occasionalists Present The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett St.

Park Slope - 8 to 10 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: Evil Dead II. Parklife, 636 Degraw St.

Ditmas Park – 9 p.m. – Halloween Costume Party. Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.

Bushwick – 9 p.m. to  a.m. – WYLD THINGS: Halloween Village Parade After Party.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Gowanus - 10 p.m. – Music Video Time Machines presents Throwback Halloween Dance Party.  The Bell House, 149 7th St.

Wiliamsburg – 11:30 p.m.- Saved By The 90’s with The Bayside Tigers: Halloween Throwdown!  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 31st, 2019 at 9:19 am

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