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Thursday, November 7

• Rain developing later in the day with a high of 58.

Top Stories
• An investor with a stake in MSG is urging owner James Dolan to sell off his shares in the Knicks and Rangers to increase the value of the teams.

• Police in Nassau County executed the largest fentanyl bust in the department’s history.

• The woman who jumped into the lion exhibit at the Bronx Zoo was arrested near the Barclays Center yesterday evening.

The Other Art Fair  Thurs Nov 7th – Sun Nov 10th  Showcasing works from over 130 talented independent artists.  Tickets   Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint

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Brooklyn News
• Officers and civilians in Fort Greene are learning to communicate better through improv theater.

•  Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez released a list of NYPD offices his office claims have credibility problems.

• Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakais, whose aide was busted in a mafia-linked scheme, will hold a congressional fundraiser hosted by an ex-mob wife.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio has logged 1,200 hours of work from his SUV, meaning that his greenhouse gas emissions rose 6,000% since 2014.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump for leaving New York, saying his new Florida home won’t protect him from state prosecutors.

• Whitney Houston’s best friend breaks her silence on their love affair in her new memoir.

• The city’s last practicing taxidermist keeps the dying art alive and well in a new shop on Metropolitan Avenue.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, the “King of Cool” Steve McQueen dies.

• In 1996, pop singer Lorde is born in Auckland, New Zealand. This 2012 songwas nominated for three Grammy Awards.

• A columnist for Slate says with the release of the impeachment transcripts, Republicans are left to choose between Trump and Democracy.

• The Greenpoint Star writes that the new police commissioner must continue to rebuild the public’s trust.

In the Blogs
• A Bushwick nonprofit is offering free wellness checks.

• A new non-toxic nail “saloon” has opened its doors in Greenpoint.

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• The Knicks (1-7) fell to the Pistons, 122-102.

• The Rangers (6-6-1) topped the Red Wings, 5-1

• St. John’s (1-0) got the new basketball season off on a good foot with a 109-79 win over Mercer.

• The Islanders (11-3-0) host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Brooklyn. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Raiders (4-4) and Chargers (4-5) meet in Thursday Night Football at 8:20 p.m. The Chargers are one-point favorites.

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Community Baking Day  Sun Nov 10th 12-4:30pm Join your neighbors at the outdoor wood-fired oven, bring anything you want. Click here for more information. Old Stone House & Washington Park, 336 Third Ave., Park Slope

Real Estate
• An elegant 19th-century brownstone in Park Slope has hit the market for a cool $4 million.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 10th By Appt 12:30-2pm – 137 Beadel Street, Greenpoint - Two family on 3 levels. 1st unit is 2 BR/1 bath apt. 2nd unit has 3 BRs/1 bath. Full basement w/ 1/2 bath. $1.1M. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 10th By Appt 12-1:30pm – 21 Conselyea Street Williamsburg – 2 family: 1st flr is a 1 BR/1 bath, 2nd Flr is a 3 BR/1 bath. Basement has BR space, 1.5 bath. $1.848M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – One-bath, 607-square-foot studio apartment at 515 East 7th Street in Kensington for $270,000.

Style & Fashion
• Take a virtual tour of Nordstrom’s new NYC flagship megastore.

• A new player in the wadrobe rental game allows you to swap clothes at the dry cleaners via app.

Sunset Park - 9 a.m. – Students host Veterans Day ceremony. Our Lady of Perpetual Hope, 5902 6th Ave.

Crown Heights - 10 a.m. – Kickoff to “Read for the Record” with Nigel Barker. Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza

Cypress Hills – 10 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams announces capital investment in STEAM education. PS 158, 400 Ashford St.

Dyker Heights – 11:15 a.m. – Congressman Max Rose makes announcement regarding mail security. Post Office, 8320 13th Ave.

• Greenpoint - 6 to 10 p.m. – The Other Art Fair. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Crown Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Congresswoman Yvette Clarke hots impeachment town hall. Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza

Flatbush – 7 p.m. – King Diamond performs. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Prospect Heights – 7 to 9 p.m. – Gut Health. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Bushwick – 10 p.m.  Dirty Thursday: 90s Night. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Written by BKTicker

November 7th, 2019 at 10:46 am

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