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Tuesday, January 7

• Cloudy skies with possible light rain and snow. High of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
• Crowds swelled the streets of Tehran to pay respects to slain Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.

• Former national security advisor John Bolton made a surprise statement that he would testify as part of the Senate’s impeachment trial if subpoenaed.

• Governor Cuomo helped save a passenger from a tipped over vehicle on the BQE.

90s Simpson Trivia  Tues Jan 7th 7:30pm  Top-notch trivia focused on the golden age of The Simpsons, the 1990s.  Challenging and fun trivia with raffles and prizes.  Free!  The Gutter, 200N 14th Street, Williamsburg

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Brooklyn News
• A shirtless man who climbed to the top of an 8-story Brooklyn apartment building was rescued by police and firefighters.

• Thousands marched across the Brooklyn Bridge calling for unity in the wake of recent Anti-Semitic attacks.

• Officials revoked the liquor license of a controversial Park Slope bar, but not before a stabbing occurred a few days before the shutdown.

• The Supreme Court ordered a quick response from the White House and states challenging Obamacare to an appeal filed by defenders of the health care law.

• Vox takes you inside the secretive Silicon Valley group that has funded more than $20 million to the Democrats.

• Netflix released promos for Gwyneth Paltrow’s “The Goop Lab” showing the star standing in a large vagina-shaped graphic; critics call the show “irresponsible.”

• A Harvey Weinstein’s trial begins, the Hollywood mogul is charged with four counts of sexual assault in L.A. County.

Buzzing Back

• In 1950 this song was the #1 song on the US pop charts.

• In 2000 TV actor Marcus Scribner is born in Los Angeles, CA.  In 2014, he landed his breakthrough role as the son on this ABC Sitcom.

• The NY Post predicts lawmakers will have to deal with a wave of voter angerafter recent criminal justice reforms.

• Rebecca Bodenheimer from CNN thinks this year’s Golden Globes missed the mark.

In the Blogs
• Bedford + Bowery gives you a list of local art shows going on this week.

• And Brooklyn Based brings you a January calendar of essential cultural eventsgoing on around the borough.

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• The Nets (16-19) fell to the Orlando Magic, 89 to 101.

• The Islanders (26-12-3) beat the Colorado Avalanche, 0 to 1. The team takes on the New Jersey Devils tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Nets host the Oklahoma City Thunder at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (19-18-4) play the Colorado Avalanche at 7:30 p.m.

• The Knicks (10-26) cross the country to take on the L.A. Lakers at 10:30 p.m.

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Spellbound Theatre: “A Book of Hours”  Sun Jan 12th  10am   & 11:30 am  This book leads children though familiar daily events using favorite nursery rhymes and songs to tell the story, as well as surprising treasures, puppets & discoveries!  Tickets  Old Stone House, 336 Third Avenue, Park Slope

Real Estate
• State officials offered Inc. $800 million more in incentives as part of an initial bid to lure the tech giant back to NYC.

• For Sale – 285A Kingsland Avenue, Greenpoint – Charming 3 family brick w/ open concept layout.  Each unit has 1 BR 1 bath, office space EIKS.  Private backyard w/ storage shed, unfinished basement w/ separate entrance.  $1.799M. Capri Jet Realty.  347-450-3577 

• For Sale – 196 Brighton 10th Street, Brighton Beach - One family home has 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, close to beach, transportation & nearby parks.  $599,000. 929-376-5365 

• Sold – Bath Beach – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 650 square-foot apartment at 1553 Independence Ave. for $280,000. Zillow.

• The DnaNudge wristband tells you how you should eat based on your genetics.

• Amazon announced partnerships with Lamborghini and Rivian, as well as other auto-related innovations.

Wiliamsburg - 7:30 p.m. – 90’s Simpson Trivia.  The Gutter Bar, 200 N. 1`4th Street

Written by BKTicker

January 7th, 2020 at 9:19 am

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