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Monday, November 25

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 51 degrees.

Top Stories
• Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy Secretary over his handling of a SEAL discipline case.

• Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade may be in jeopardy due to strong windsexpected on Thursday.

• A Reddit user threatened to bomb Times Square, sparking an investigation by local, state and federal authorities.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical Sun Dec 1st 1pm & 4:30pm TV classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, comes to life this holiday season. TicketsKings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
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Brooklyn News
• A massive water main break in Sunset Park sent water cascading down sidewalks.

• Cyclists in Brooklyn are calling for the city to install more protected bike lanes.

• A boardwalk shop owner is fighting to “save Coney Island’s soul.

Politics
• Michael Bloomberg has officially jumped into the Democratic field for president.

• Joe Biden supporters say he’s struggling in Iowa because of a lack of enthusiasm and a spotty campaign operation.

Entertainment
• Taylor Swift was named “Artist of the Decade” at the American Music Awards. Here’s the full list of winners.

Weekend Box Office
• Frozen II: $127 million
Ford v Ferrari: $16 million
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: $13.5 million
21 Bridges: $9.3 million
Midway: $4.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1965, Harrods department store in London closed their doors to the public so The Beatles could do their Christmas shopping.

• In 1986, actress Katie Cassidy is born in Los Angeles. She is the daughter of this famous “Partridge” son.

Opinion
• The Times says Trump’s type of bribery scheme is what the founders warned usabout.

• The Post says de Blasio’s claims of school “success” is the result of lowering standards.

In the Blogs
• Bklyner is raising $10,000 for a central Brooklyn food pantry.

• A red Cadillac with Florida license plates and Trump stickers exploded in Carroll Gardens.

Trending in New York
• #AMAs
#SurvivorSeries
#WatchmenHBO
#Married2Men
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Scoreboard
• The Nets (8-8) topped the Knicks (4-13) at MSG, 103-101. The Nets head to Cleveland to take on the Cavaliers at 7 p.m.

• The Giants (2-9) lost to the Chicago Bears, 19-14.

• The Jets (4-7) crushed the Oakland Raiders, 34-3.

• The Rangers (10-9-2) host the Minnesota Wild at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (16-3-2) visit the Anaheim Ducks at 10 p.m.

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Sycamore Coat Drive Ongoing until Dec 1st Please consider donating your new or gently used coats for fellow NYers in need. Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd., Ditmas Park.
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Real Estate
• Avery Hall Investment’s $29.75 million deal in Gowanus tops the list of mid-market investment sales this week.

• For Sale – 9985 Shore Road #14E, Bay Ridge - 2 BR, 2 bath co-op features extra loft space, abundance of closets, front & rear terrace (5th Floor), pet friendly.  $599,000. Homes.com. 646-698-8323

• For Rent - Bushwick – 3 BR, 2.5 bath duplex apt for rent features LR, DR, EIK w/ SS appliances & microwave, huge backyard, walk-in closets, hardwood flooring. Close to shops & transportation.  $3,800/month. ID # 1359997. Carollo Rentals. 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Georgetown – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,068-square-foot condo at 1119 East 73rd Street for $445,000. Zillow.

Events
• Bed-Stuy – 2:30 p.m. – Advocates release report showing demand at soup kitchens and food pantries. Neighbors Together, 2094 Fulton St.

Written by BKTicker

November 25th, 2019 at 10:01 am

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