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Thursday, January 2

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 54.

Top Stories
• The Bronx man accused of trying to snatch a girl off a subway train say he is getting a bad rap thanks to a misleading video that went viral.

• The mother of the man accused in the Monsey stabbings says her son was a “Shabbos goy” while growing up in Crown Heights.

• Don Larsen, the only person to throw a perfect game in the World Series, passed away. And former NBA commissioner David Stern died at the age of 77.

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ZOSO – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, Kiss the Sky – Jimi Hendrix Tribute  Thurs Jan 2nd 8pm  Celebrating 50 years of Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix. $15  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg••••••••••••
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Brooklyn News
• Two women attacked a Jewish man after he tried to film an anti-Semitic tirade in the Broadway Triangle section of Williamsburg.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo spent New Year’s Day in Williamsburg in a show of solidarity to the borough’s Jewish community.

• Thousands flocked to Coney Island for the annual Polar Bear Plunge.

Politics
• The Department of Education official charged with trying to solicit sex with an underage boy had an incomplete background check.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped Domino’s over news that the chain sold pies to revelers trapped in Times Square for $30 each.

Entertainment
• Ricki Lake shared a New Year’s Day photo of year with a buzzed hairdo, admitting that she has been struggling with hair loss.

• Post Malone showed off his huge new face tattoo just moments before performing New Year’s Eve in Times Square.

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, Sid Vicious went on trial for stabbing his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, but before it was finished he died of a heroin overdose.

• In 1971, George Harrison became the first Beatles to have a solo number-one record in the U.S. when this album when to the top of the Billboard charts.

Opinion
• The Daily News lays out what de Blasio needs to accomplish during his last two years as mayor of New York City.

• Slate says forget those New Year’s resolution, 2020 is the year to embrace your vices.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick Daily has a rundown of the 12 most interesting articles published on the site in 2019.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-24) topped the Trailblazers, 117-93.

• The Nets (16-16) are in Dallas to take on the Mavericks. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (24-10-3) host the Devils at Nassau Coliseum. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (19-15-4) head to Edmonton for a 9 p.m. meeting with the Oilers.

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Vendor Call – Love Grows in Brooklyn Valentine’s Day Market  Looking for crafters, food purveyors, jewelry makers for our upcoming market. Apply to be a vendor  Deadline is Jan 6. Greenpoint Loft, 67 West Street, Greenpoint
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Real Estate
• Suffering under a bad mortgage? A local real estate expert outlines your optionsfor getting out from under it.

• For Sale – 88 Wyckoff Avenue #1L, Bushwick – Private, ground floor reverse duplex Condo, corner property, near all.  1 BR, 3 bath, front patio, spacious LR & DR, wood burning fireplace.  $1.248M. Homes.com.  833-252-8033

• For Rent – 987 Willoughby Avenue, #4B, Bushwick – 2 BR, 1 bath apt. near subway has EIK w/ SS appliances, central a/c, roof access, elevator.  All pets allowed.  $3,000/month. Nooklyn.com. 347-834-1688

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 750-square-foot apartment at 165 Clinton Avenue in Clinton Hill for $495,000.

Style & Fashion
• These were the best fashion trends and transformations of the 2010s.

• A top stylist in Silicon Valley shares the fashion secrets of tech CEOs and founders.

Events
Williamsburg- 8 p.m. – ZOSO: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience & Kiss the Sky Jimi Hendrix Tribute. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

Written by BKTicker

January 2nd, 2020 at 9:02 am

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