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Tuesday, November 26

• Sunny with a high of 58 degrees.

Top Stories
• Governor Cuomo and National Grid announced an agreement that will restore gas service to customers.

• The correction officers accused of slacking off the night Jeffrey Epstein died will face a two week trial starting in April.

• Workers at Amazon’s Staten Island packing facility held a rally over high injury rates on the job.

Historic New York: Fort Greene  Sat Nov 30th 1-2:30pm Learn why Fort Greene holds a significant place in American history. Fort Greene Park Visitor Center, Myrtle Ave btwn Washington Park & St. Edward’s Street, Fort Greene

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Brooklyn News
• A group of people set up a Thanksgiving table on the L train and served platesto their fellow commuters.

• A motorcyclist is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in East New York.

• Residents of a Brooklyn homeless shelter plan to sue the city after they claim they were served expired food.

• The Supreme Court rejected Adnan Syed’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the podcast “Serial.’

• The impeachment inquiry report will be sent to the judiciary committee for review in early December- and other updates.

• For its 20th anniversary, Zappos is offering an exclusive collection of holiday sweater-themed UGGs.

• Fox Sports already sold out of available commercial time for the upcoming Super Bowl LIV.

Buzzing Back

• In 1941 FDR establishes modern Thanksgiving holiday.

• In 1975 music producer DJ Khaled is born in New Orleans, LA.  In 2012, he received a Grammy nomination for this song.

• Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday coming up this week, the Times discusses all things ‘emotional eating.’

• The Daily News published an editorial on NY’s Public Campaign Finance Commission.

In the Blogs
• A mural celebrating the life of late gaming YouTuber Etika was unveiled in Bushwick.

• Brokelyn’s compiled a list of the 10 best cheap things to do this Thanksgiving week.

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• The Rangers (11-9-2) beat the Minnesota Wild. 3-2.

• The Islanders (16-4-2) were blown away by the Anaheim Ducks, 3-0.

• The Nets (9-8) just beat out the Cleveland Cavaliers, 108-106.

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Post Turkey Day Tour  Fri Nov 29th 1-3pm  Enjoy a walking tour of Green-Wood or send your out-of-town guests on the tour; you can stay home and enjoy some quiet time!  $15  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St, Greenwood Heights

Real Estate
• Rents in NYC rose at the fastest pace in four years, and in Brooklyn the pace is faster than in any other party of the city.

• For Sale – 360 Furman Street #609, Brooklyn Bridge Park – Stunning 890 s/f condo in full service building with open views has LR, custom chef’s kitchen, 13′ ceilings, washer/dryer in unit, home office space (can be used a BR), solid oak floors.  $1.125M. 718-309-4054 

• For Rent – Bushwick – 3 BR apt features LR, EIK, 1 bath.  Heat, water & gas included.  Ample street parking, close to transit. ID # 1356739  $2,400/month.  Carollo Rentals. 718-366-6636  

• Sold – Marine Park – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 900 square-foot apartment at 2265 Gerritsen Ave for $249,000. Zillow.

• World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee released a bill of rights and obligations to be followed on the internet.

• Uber was denied license renewal in London once again due to safety risks posed to passengers.

Weeksville - 11:35 a.m. – governor Andrew Cuomo distributes turkeys. New Prospect Plaza Community Center, 1831 Sterling Pl.

• Prospect Heights – 5:30 to 7 p.m. OR 8 to 9:30 p.m. – Pies from Scratch: Apple Galette.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue

• Crown Heights – 6 p.m. – NYC Census 2020 organizers host workshop about upcoming census. Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza

Cobble Hill – 7:30 p.m. Cobble Hill Association Fall Meeting. Christ Church Cobble Hill, 326 Clinton St.

Written by BKTicker

November 26th, 2019 at 9:14 am

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