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Monday, January 13

Weather
• 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.

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“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.

Politics
• 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.

Entertainment
• 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.

Opinion
• 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
#CriticsChoice
#RHOA
#90DayFiance
Russell Wilson

Scoreboard
• 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.
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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. Homes.com 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.

Events
• 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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