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Wednesday, November 27

Weather
• Cloudy in the morning and showers in the afternoon. High of 56 degrees.

Top Stories
• The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled its first impeachment hearing, and invited Trump to attend in person.

• A winter storm cutting across the country is causing travel delays and headaches ahead of Thanksgiving.

• The New York City Council voted to ban flavored e-cigarettes and approved new regulations on parking placards.

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Kings Cares: Thanksgiving Luncheon 2019 Thurs Nov 28th 12-2pm Join us for our 3rd annual Thanksgiving Luncheon Free Feast in the Kings Theatre Courtyard. Free – Register here. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
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Brooklyn News
• A Kingsborough Community College student was sexually assaulted in the library bathroom.

• A Brooklyn man who ambushed and repeatedly shot a college student gets 20 years to life in prison.

• Residents in a Gravesend building are without heat heading into Thanksgiving.

Politics
• Mayor Pete Buttigieg has leapfrogged Senator Elizabeth Warren in the latestDemocratic primary poll.

• City Council Speaker Corey Johnson scolded Mayor de Blasio for his commentson Mike Bloomberg.

Entertainment
• A revival of “The Proud Family” is reportedly coming to Disney+ in 2020.

• Elizabeth Banks will direct and star in the Universal horror movie “Invisible Woman.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1989, Stevie Wonder joins Paul McCartney on stage in Los Angeles to debut their 1982 duet.

• In 1942, Jimi Hendrix is born in Seattle. He joined the Army in 1959, but was honorably discharged in 1961 after an injury exempted him from duty.

Opinion
• The Wall Street Journal says if Bloomberg LP can’t cover both parties equally, they shouldn’t cover the election at all.

• The Post says cynical insiders exploited the state’s campaign reformcommission.

In the Blogs
• North Brooklyn’s rents are rising the fastest in the city, according to a Streeteasy report.

• A Brooklyn band and real life couple just dropped their new EP, “Little Hits.”

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (4-13) head to Toronto to face the Raptors at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (9-8) visit the Boston Celtics for a 7 p.m. matchup.

• The Rangers (11-9-2) host the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (16-4-2) travel to Los Angeles to play the Kings. Puck drops at 10 p.m.

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Start Making Sense Sat Nov 30th 8pm A Talking Heads Tribute. $15. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg.
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Real Estate
• New York City has seen a decline in eviction proceedings since the passage of New York’s rent laws.

• For Sale – 87 Suydam Street, Bushwick – Six family home on 3 levels, each unit is a 2 BR/ 1 bath.  Fully finished basement.  $1.6M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• For Rent – Williamsburg – 2 BR, 1 bath apt for rent features LR/DR, EIK w/ SS appliances, hardwood flooring, access tobakyard.  Heat & water included.  $2,780/month. ID # 1361344. Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Flatlands – A six-bedroom, five-bathroom, 4,400-square-foot house at 1387 East 56th Street for $880,000. Zillow.

Business News
• SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan has resigned, marking the end of a tumultuous year.

• AC Moore is going out of business and will close 145 of its arts-and-crafts stores.

Events
• Bushwick – 9:30 a.m. – Bushwick tenants without heat or hot water rally on eve of Thanksgiving. 321 Harman St.

Bushwick – 11 a.m. – Community members, elected officials distribute cooked turkeys at 6th annual Turkey Fried Mission event. 66 Whipple St.

Written by BKTicker

November 27th, 2019 at 9:20 am

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