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Monday, November 11
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Veteran’s Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy and warmer with a high of 59 degrees.

Top Stories
• Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned in the wake of disputed election results and violent protests.

• Broadway actress Laurel Griggs died at the age of 13 due to complicationsfrom an asthma attack.

• Military veterans and their spouses will no longer have to pay to apply to SUNY and CUNY schools.

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Veteran’s Day in Prospect Park Mon Nov 11th 12-4pm Join Prospect Park Alliance for family friendly programming on Veteran’s Day. Various locations in Prospect Park.
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Brooklyn News
• A Flatland gunman fatally shot his ex-girlfriend and wounded her new boyfriend before killing himself.

• A 16-year-old was shot in the abdomen in Crown Heights.

• A Crown Heights mother issued a plea for help to find her missing 13-year-oldson.

Politics
• A new poll found that Michael Bloomberg would have little support among Democratic voters.

• In her new book, Nikki Haley wrote that two of Trump’s top aides tried to recruit her to undermine him to “save the country.”

Entertainment
• Here’s the complete list of winners from the 2019 People’s Choice Awards.

Weekend Box Office
• Midway: $17.5 million
• Doctor Sleep: $14 million
Playing with Fire: $12.8 million
Last Christmas: $11.6 million
Terminator: Dark Fate: $10.8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2018, Neil Young’s house, who he shares with his wife, was destroyed by the Woolsey fire that raged north of Los Angeles in southern California.

• In 1962, actress Demi Moore is born in Roswell, NM. Her performance in this movie earned her Golden Globe nomination.

Opinion
• USA Today says the U.S. military is losing in the war against suicides.

• Daniel Squadron writes in the Daily News that Democrats must fight to take back state legislatures in 2020.

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

• Bklyner has your roundup of the latest business openings and expansions.

Trending in New York
• Cowboys
Mills
#PCAs
#90DayFiance
#RHOA

Scoreboard
• The Jets (2-7) topped the Giants (2-8), 34-27.

• The Rangers (7-6-2) fell to the Florida Panthers in a shootout, 6-5.

• The Knicks (2-8) were blown out by the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-87.

• The Nets (4-5) lost badly to the Phoenix Suns, 138-112.

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Pain Relief with Plant Medicine Mon Nov 11th 6:30-8pm Plants are rich in anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds that can be a great ally when you are suffering from this silent malaise. $22. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave., Prospect Heights.
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Real Estate
• Hello Living has picked up a $34.5 million loan to refinance its building in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.

• For Sale - 275 Dahlgren Place, Dyker Heights – One family brick offers 3 BRS, 2 bath, hardwood floors, renovated kitchen w/ granite counter tops, formal living room, dining room w/ sliding doors leading to outside deck and spacious backyard.  Upstairs bath has a jacuzzi tub. $988,000. Homes.com. 718-690-3900 

• For Rent – 785 Dekalb Ave #4F, Bed-Stuy – 2 BR, 1 bath apt has massive living space, tons of closets, high end appliances, in-unit washer/dryer. Roof access, common courtyard, bike storage, video intercom. Pets upon approval.  $2,900/month. Nooklyn.com. 

• Sold – Ocean Hill – A four-bedroom, five-bathroom, 1,600-square-foot townhouse at 30 Pleasant Place for $805,000. Zillow.

Events
• Boerum Hill – 9:30 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams speaks at annual Making the Impossible Possible Youth Summit. 30 3rd Ave.

Flatlands – 11 a.m. – Public Advocate Williams attends Midwood Senior Center Veterans Day Celebration. 2161 Ralph Ave.

Carroll Gardens – 11 a.m. – Veterans Day Observance. Carroll Park, President St. and Smith St.

Cypress Hills – Noon – Street vendors, advocates and elected officials demand end to plans to hire new MTA police and law enforcement action against vendors. Broadway Junction station, Truxton St. and Irma Lozada Way.

Various Locations - Noon to 4 p.m. – Veteran’s Day in Prospect Park.

Prospect Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Pain Relief with Plant Medicine. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Written by BKTicker

November 11th, 2019 at 9:24 am

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