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Monday, November 4

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 55 degrees.

Top Stories
• The whistleblower who sparked the impeachment inquiry is willing to answerwritten questions from House Republicans.

• McDonald’s CEO was pushed out of the company after engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee.

Two Kenyan runners won the NYC Marathon, which had more than 52,000 participants.

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The American Coffeehouse Mon Nov 4th 6:30-8pm Explore the origins of coffee and coffee houses as a shared communal space. $12. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave., Prospect Heights.
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Brooklyn News
• A 27-year-old motorcyclist was fatally struck and dragged by a minivan in Bed-Stuy.

• A man fatally stabbed his cousin after a family dispute turned bloody inside a Flatbush apartment.

• An 87-year-old biker was killed crossing Ocean Parkway, becoming the 26th cyclist to die this year on city streets.

Politics
• Politico takes a deep dive into the collapse of Beto O’Rourke, who dropped out of the 2020 race over the weekend.

• Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is actively campaigning to be the next chair of the House Oversight Committee.

Entertainment
• A sequel to “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is set to be released for spring 2022.

Weekend Box Office
• Terminator: Dark Fate: $29 million
Joker: $13.9 million
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil: $12.1 million
Harriet: $12 million
The Addams Family: $8.4 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2008, Barack Obama is elected as America’s first black president.

• In 1961, actor Ralph Macchio is born in Long Island. He became best known for his role as Johnny in this movie and Daniel in this movie.

Opinion
• The Post says Obama’s latest warnings about “woke” culture applies all across the political spectrum.

• Constance Malcolm and Gwen Carr, mothers of two people killed by police, write in the Daily News that voters should pass Question 2 on the ballot.

In the Blogs
• North Brooklyn has the city’s largest share of creative industry workers, according to a new report.

• A new speakeasy and artistic collective has launched in Bushwick.

Trending in New York
• Ravens
#RHOA
#TheAffair
#ONEUSinNY
#90DayFiance

Scoreboard
• The Jets (1-7) lost to the Miami Dolphins, 26-18.

• The Giants (2-6) host the Dallas Cowboys for Monday Night Football at 8:15 p.m.

• The Knicks (1-6) fell to the Sacramento Kings, 113-92.

• The Nets (2-4) host the New Orleans Pelicans at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (5-5-1) welcome the Ottawa Senators to MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Real Estate
• AWH Partners is planning to build a 120-key Hilton hotel in Downtown Brooklyn.

• For Sale - 205 Clinton Street, Cobble Hill - Spacious 5,625 s/f Brownstone has 4 stories plus full size attic, 6 BRs, 4 bath.  This Townhome is full of character w/ floor to ceiling mirrors, pocket doors w/ stained glass, 25 x 45 s/f private backyard.  $4.250M. Homes.com (718) 309-4054

• For Rent – Ocean Hill – Spacious 3 BR apt features LR, EIK w/ dishwasher, 1.5 bath.  Hardwood flooring throughout, water is included.  $2,800/month. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747. ID # 1357807

• Sold – Flatlands – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 3,200-square-foot house at 2237 Schenectady Avenue for $605,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday afternoon, an 18-year-old woman was aboard a southbound N train when an unidentified suspect entered at 59th Street and sat across from her. He proceeded to touch himself inappropriately over his clothing while staring at her. The man then exited the train at the Bay Parkway train station.

Events
• Downtown – 11 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams joins RWDSU to demand justice for Housing Works employees at rally. 57 Willoughby St.

Downtown – 4 p.m. – Pubic Advocate Williams joins advocates for march and rally for police accountability. Jay St. and Willoughby St.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – The American Coffeehouse. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

• Fort Greene – 7 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at Fort Greene Association Open Meeting. Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, 85 South Oxford St.

Written by BKTicker

November 4th, 2019 at 10:30 am

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