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Wednesday, November 20

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 47 degrees.

Top Stories
• New York Attorney General Letitia James is suing JUUL over its marketing tactics aimed at teens.

• After months of pressure, Governor Cuomo will release $60 million in state spending on 2020 Census outreach.

• Subway workers are threatening a holiday slowdown as the MTA contract talksheat up.

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Holiday Lighting Party: Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit! Thurs Nov 21st 5-6pm We’re kicking off the holiday season – Brooklyn style! Join us for special guest performances and the countdown to holiday lights ON. Albee Sq.
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Brooklyn News
• A burglar was caught on video prying open a safe at a taxi medallion broker’s office in Midwood.

• Police released an image of the masked man who vandalized more than 50 parked cars in Bay Ridge.

• Prosecutors say they have more than enough evidence to convict a suspect in the murder of a Brooklyn pizzeria owner.

Politics
• House Democrats are tapping Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney to be the first female Oversight Committee chair.

• Disgraced ex-pol Hiram Monserrate is taking steps to run for office again, this time against Assemblyman Jeff Aubry.

Entertainment
• Emilia Clarke opened up about her “terrifying” nude scenes on “Game of Thrones” and the pressure she felt to please fans.

• Netflix has ordered a follow-up series for the History show “Vikings” set 100 years after the end of the original show.

Buzzing Back

• In 1967, a 19-year-old Arlo Guthrie releases this album, which would lead the 60’s generation into social consciousness and activism.

• In 1971, actor and comedian Joel McHale is born in Rome. He is best known as the host of this pop culture show.

Opinion
• USA Today says Trump’s Ukraine scandal is not just another partisan debate, but an abuse of power.

• Seth Barron predicts in the Post that Bloomberg will soon apologize for everything else he did right as mayor.

In the Blogs
• Donate canned food to north Brooklyn’s holiday food drive until December 18.

• These Brooklyn neighborhoods complain the most about dog poop, according to a new study.

Trending in New York
• #SuperMinNYC
Melo
#ThisIsUs
#WWEBackstage
#HistoryWillRememberTrump

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (15-3-1) topped the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime, 5-4.

• The Knicks (4-10) visit the Philadelphia 76ers at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (5-8) host the Charlotte Hornets in Brooklyn. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (8-8-2) welcome the Washington Capitals to MSG at 8 p.m.

• Carmelo Anthony, who officially signed with the Portland Trail Blazers, will wear No. 00.

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The Park Slope Chamber Players – Album Release Concert Sun Nov 24th 4-5:30pm Celebrating the release of their new album, bringing you classical and contemporary music. Tickets. Old Stone House, 336 Third Ave.
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Real Estate
• The city will turn 14 more cluster sites into affordable housing, providing homes for 200 homeless families.

• For Sale – 1013 Hart Street, Bushwick – Charming two family brick w/ backyard.  1st floor is a 1 BR + office. 2nd flr is a 2 BR w/ office. EIKs, LRs,FDRs.  $899,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• For Sale – 1019 8th Avenue #2, Park Slope – Large 5 room condo has 1 BR (convertible to 2-3 BRs) 1 bath, master suite, new kitchen & bath.  Convenient location, near all.  $1.125M. Homes.com. 718-309-4054

• Sold – Canarsie – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,800-square-foot house at 559 East 83rd Street for $680,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Netflix stock is holding steady in the wake of the Disney+ launch.

• Google is entering the gaming industry with the launch of the cloud-based streaming service Stadia.

Events
Greenpoint – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Small Business Expo. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Mill Basin – 12:15 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams joins Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway event. Kings Plaza Shopping Center, 5100 Kings Plaza.

Williamsburg – 1 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio signs legislation establishing commercial waste zones. El Puente, 211 South 4th St.

Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – “Where It All Began” A Duane Allman Tribute. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – FKA Twig performs. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Written by BKTicker

November 20th, 2019 at 9:28 am

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