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Monday, January 13

• Cloudy with a high of 47 degrees.

Top Stories
• Massive protests broke out in Iran after Tehran admitted to unintentionally shooting down a Ukrainian plane, killing its passengers.

• Tens of thousands of people have evacuated as a small volcano near the Philippine capital violently erupted.

• A judge blocked New York state from enforcing a ban on flavored vaping products.

“Medea” Jan 12th  – Feb 23rd A star-filled production of a bloody Greek tragedy starring Rose Byrne as Medea and Bobby Cannavale as Medea’s straying husband Jason. Tickets. Brooklyn Academy of Music, 651 Fulton St. @ Rockwell Pl., Fort Greene.

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Brooklyn News
• Two men were hurt, one critically, in a stabbing at Dyker Heights Park.

Firefighters rescued an unconscious victim inside a burning building in Sunset Park.

• A U.S. Army member shot up his block with an AR-15 in Dyker Heights, claiming his wife cheated.

• Brooklyn Democratic Party boss Frank Seddio plans to step down this week.

Zephyr Teachout is backing Adem Bunkeddeko in his challenge against Congresswoman Yvette Clarke.

• See the full list of winners from this year’s Critics’ Choice Awards.

Weekend Box Office
1917: $36.5 million
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker: $15 million
Jumanji: The Next Level: $14 million
Like A Boss: $10 million
Just Mercy: $10 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1968, Johnny Cash performs at Folsom Prison.

• In 1977, actor Orlando Bloom is born in Canterbury, England. He is best known for playing Legolas in this movie series and Will Turner in this series.

• Harry Siegel writes in the Daily News that all of Bloomberg’s billions can’t obscure a history of party switches and imperious behavior.

• The Times says New York’s wealthiest PTAs should share with its neediest schools.

In the Blogs
• Bklyner has a rundown of the business openings and closings in the borough.

• After 31 years in the neighborhood, Teresa’s Restaurant has closed for good.

Trending in New York
• Packers
Russell Wilson

• The Knicks (11-29) topped the Miami Heat, 124-121.

• The Nets (18-20) drubbed the Atlanta Hawks, 108-86.

• The Rangers (21-19-4) host the Islander (27-12-4) at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• Clemson takes on LSU for the College Football Playoff national championship. Kick-off is at 8 p.m.

• NFL Divisional Round:
San Francisco 49ers beat Minnesota Vikings, 27-10
Tennessee Titans shock Baltimore Ravens, 28-12
Kansas City Chiefs rout Houston Texans, 51-31
Green Bay Packers edge Seattle Seahawks, 28-23.

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Screen Actors Guild Awards Sun Jan 19th 8pm Honoring the best achievements in film and television performances for the year 2019. Showing live in our bar – no tickets required! Syndicated Bar & Theatre, 40 Bogart St., East Williamsburg.

Real Estate
• The U.S. Marshals Service is relocating its NYC offices to a 40,000-square-foot space at Industry City.

• For Sale – 87 Suydam Street, Bushwick – Six family home on 3 levels – each unit is a 2 BR / 1 bath.  Fully finished basement. $1.4M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• For Sale - 1483 East 22nd Street, Midwood – Beautiful 1,224 s/f single family duplex in move in condition has 4 BRs, 2 bath LR w/fireplace leads into DR. Full size kitchen w/marble countertops, sliding door that leads to read deck sun room. $888,000. 833-252-8033

• Sold – Bay Ridge – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 990-square-foot co-op at 8502 Fort Hamilton Parkway for $371,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday evening, an unidentified man entered a Chase Bank at 20 Flatbush Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn. He approached the teller window and produced a note demanding cash. The teller complied, and the man fled on foot with an undetermined sum of money.

• On early Sunday morning, police responded to a report of an assault in front of 2785 West 15 Street in Coney Island. Cops found 42-year-old James Santiago from the Bronx with numerous stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

• Downtown – 1 p.m. – MTA Long Island Rail Road to unveil lactation pod to accommodate mothers at Atlantic Terminal. Flatbush Ave. and Atlantic Ave.

Written by BKTicker

January 13th, 2020 at 9:31 am

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