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Monday, January 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Three Kings’ Day.
Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 46 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump doubled down on threats to target Iranian cultural sites. Iran, meanwhile, is abandoning the 2015 nuclear deal.

• Five people were killed and 60 were hospitalized after a tour bus lost control on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

• In a show of support and solidarity, 20,000 New Yorkers marched to protest recent anti-Semitic attacks.

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The Pope DOES Wear a Funny Hat: Symbolism in Medieval and Renaissance ArtMon Jan 6th 8:30-9:45pm Learn the history behind well-known symbols in western Medieval and Renaissance Art. Tickets. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave., Prospect Heights.
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Brooklyn News
• A man on a bicycle screamed “Kill Jews” at a Jewish man in Flatbush.

• A man died trying to a douse a fire in his NYCHA apartment in Gravesend.

• A suspected gang member was indicted on upgraded felony assault charges in the death of a Brooklyn man.

Politics
• The Iraqi parliament is calling for U.S. troops to be ousted after the Soleimani killing.

• New York lawmakers are returning to Albany for a legislative session with big plans and a $6 billion budget hole.

Entertainment
• Here is the full list of winners from this year’s Golden Globes.

Weekend Box Office
• Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker: $33 million
Jumanji: The Next Level: $26 million
Little Women: $13 million
The Grudge: $11.3 million
Frozen II: $11.2 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1973, this song by Carly Simon leads the US hit parade, stirring speculation about whom she was singing about.

• In 1982, actor Eddie Redmayne is born in London. In 2014, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of this man in The Theory of Everything.

Opinion
• Harry Siegel says in the Daily News that politicians have to stop posturing if they want to truly address anti-Semitism.

• Nicole Gelinas writes in the Post that embracing the no-bail law was Cuomo’s first political mistake as governor.

In the Blogs
• Greenpointers has your roundup of openings and closings to start the new year.

• You can nominate neighborhood bests in Brooklyn Heights on this survey.

Trending in New York
• #GoldenGlobes
Tom Hanks
Awkwafina
Chernobyl
Tarantino

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-26) fell to the Los Angeles Clippers, 135-132.

• The Nets (16-18) head to Orlando to face the Magic at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (25-12-3) host the Colorado Avalanche at 7 p.m.

• St. John’s (11-4) lost to Xavier, 75-67.

• NFL Wild Card Round:
Houston Texas top Buffalo Bills in overtime, 22-19
Tennessee Titans beat New England Patriots, 20-13
Minnesota Vikings shock New Orleans Saints in overtime, 26-20
Seattle Seahawks edge Philadelphia Eagles, 17-9

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The Disney Sing-Along Fri Jan 10th 9:30pm Join your fellow Disney fanatics and sing out your emotions to these animated masterpieces. Come dressed as your favorite Disney character for a chance to win some free drinks & Disney inspired prizes. Tickets. Union Hall, 702 Union St., Park Slope.
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Real Estate
• Rabsky Group and Spencer Equity have landed a $70.5 million loan for its development in the Broadway Triangle.

• For Sale – 6 Jardine Place, Ocean Hill - Multi family home features two 3BR, 1 bath units. Basement has been gutted and has great ceiling height and lots of light.  Great location for commuters.  $729,999. Homes.com. 833-252-8033 

• For Rent – Bushwick – Luxury duplex apt features LR, DR, EIK w/ SS appliances & microwave, 2.5 bath, huge backyard, walk-in closets.  Close to shops & transportation. $3,800/mo. ID #1359997. Carollo Rentals  718-747-7747 

• Sold – Brighton Beach – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot co-op at 3145 Brighton 4th Street for $410,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday morning, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious man inside an apartment at 5945 Shore Parkway in Canarsie. Upon arrival, cops found 50-year-old Michael Howard unconscious and unresponsive on his bed. He was pronounced dead. The medical examiner will determine his cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

• On early Sunday morning, inside 1480 Ocean Avenue in Midwood, police were found 28-year-old Tatyana Mihnyonok unconscious and unresponsive lying in the stairwell of the 5th floor landing. She was pronounced dead at the scene. No signs of trauma, no criminality suspected. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

Events
• Canarsie – 11 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro preside over plaque dedication ceremony for Firefighter Steven H. Pollard. Engine 257 & Ladder 170, 1361 Rockaway Pwky.

Prospect Heights – 8:30 to 9:45 p.m. – The Pope DOES Wear a Funny Hat: Symbolism in Medieval and Renaissance Art.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Written by BKTicker

January 6th, 2020 at 9:35 am

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