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Thursday, January 9

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 35.

Top Stories
• Some business owners on 14th Street say the new busway is hurting their bottom line.

• In his State of the State address yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed local governments pay more for Medicaid to close a budget gap.

• A Mexican asylum-seeker slit his own throat at a border crossing after he was denied entry into the United States.

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Brooklyn News
• Post offices in North Brooklyn will make sweeping changes after an audit revealed stacks of undelivered mail.

• A man accused of stealing tools from a Flatbush construction site was busted after he got greedy and came back for more.

• Armed robbers stole an ATM from Villa Mia Pizza in Gowanus.

Politics
• Jenifer Rajkumar is looking to be the first South Asian in the state elected to office when she challenges Assemblyman Mike Miller in this year’s primary.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo dodged the thorny issue of bail reform during his State of the State address in Albany yesterday.

Entertainment
• This time he survived! Leonard DiCaprio saved a man who fell off a Club Med yacht and was treading water for 11 hours before he was found.

• Ricky Gervais still seems anxious about his stint hosting the Golden Globes if his Twitter account is any indication.

Buzzing Back

• In 2007, Steve Jobs debuts the iPhone.

• In 1982, Kate Middleton is born in Reading, England. In 2012, she was one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Opinion
• Did “fake news” just stop a real war? A columnist for Slate believes that’s exactly what happened.

• The Daily News argues it’s time for nonprofits affiliated with politicians to be completely transparent about who gives them money.

In the Blogs
• A new French-Canadian bistro is opening its doors on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens.

• Two men were caught on a surveillance camera painting swastikas on Acapulco restaurant on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-24) fell to the Jazz in Utah, 128-104

• The Rangers (20-18-4) host the Devils at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Loving the Alien: A Bowie Tribute Dance Party  Fri Jan 10th 10:30pm  DJ Steve will be spinning the hits and deep cuts from The Thin White Duke’s 50-year career. Tickets  Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett Street, Gowanus
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Real Estate
• Rents in Williamsburg are soaring one year after Governor Andrew Cuomo called off the shtudown of the L train.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Jan 12th 2-3:30pm. 68 Grove Street #3L, Williamsburg- 3 BR, 2 bath condo conversion, prewar era finishes with all new modern comforts.  $1.175M.  Corcoran Real Estate 718-422-2524 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Jan 12th 11:30am – 1:00 pm. 182 Concord Street #2A,  Downtown – Luxurious 1 BR, 1 bath condo in elevator building. Corcoran Real Estate 718-923-8078 

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 1,000-square-foot apartment at 3145 Brighton 4th Street in Brighton Beach for $410,000.

Style & Fashion
• A 30-year-old fashion designer is hoping to change the world one pair of underwear at a time.

• Is 2020 the year of the Youtuber? Social media influencer Emma Chamberlin will grace the cover of the February issue of Cosmopolitan.

Events
Sunset Park - 4 p.m. – Garden Train Monthly Meeting. PS 169, 4305 7th Ave.

Flatbush – 4:30 p.m. – Borough President Eric Adams speaks at “I Will Graduate” program observance. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

• Park Slope – 7 p.m. – Park Slope Civic Council Monthly Meeting. Old Stone House, 5th Ave. & 3rd St.

• Park Slope – 9:30 p.m. – Spoons, Toons & Booze: New Year’s After Dark. Nitehawk Cinema, 188 Prospect Park West

Williamsburg – 10 p.m. – Night of 1,000 Bowies. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Gowanus - 10:30 p.m. – Loving the Alien: A Bowie Tribute Dance Party. Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett St.

Written by BKTicker

January 9th, 2020 at 9:34 am

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