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Thursday, January 16

Weather
• Partly cloudy and windy with a high of 49.

Top Stories
• Police in Suffolk County are set to release “previously undisclosed” evidence in the Gilgo Beach slayings that left eight women dead.

• The man accused in the anti-Semitic attack in Monsey had more than 20 prior run-ins with law enforcement.

• A teenager was slashed with a cane sword in East Harlem in a vicious attack that was caught on video.

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A Drinking Game NYC presents: Legally Blonde  Sat Jan 18th 8pm  Each movie comes with a list of buzzwords and phrases – when you hear one, everybody drinks! 21+ $18 The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Park Slope
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Brooklyn News
• Brooklyn Dem boss exit complicated by legal, financial troubles. Meanwhile, Borough President Eric Adams leads mayoral hopefuls in fundraising.

• A woman was killed in Bensonhurst this morning in a hit-and-run incident involving a private sanitation truck.

• A new lactation pod at Atlantic Terminal gives nursing mothers on the go a private space to feed their child.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio is getting toasted for his latest food snafu after he tweeted his favorite way to enjoy a bagel.

• A former assistant district attorney is running for Queens borough president on a platform opposed to closing Rikers and newly enacted bail reform.

Entertainment
• Gwyneth Paltrow banned photographers from a presentation at the Javits Center this week discussing a new candle that smells like her vagina.

• Slate talks to a different sort of Jeopardy! legend, the woman who finished with the lowest score of all time, -$6,800.

Buzzing Back

• In 1976, this album by Peter Frampton is released and takes just five weeks to go Gold, reaching Platinum in less than three months.

• In 1980, stage actor Lin-Manuel Miranda is born in New York City. In 2015, he created this Broadway musical that was nominated for 16 Tony Awards.

Opinion
• Canada’s biggest newspaper – The Globe and Mail – writes in an editorial that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry aren’t welcome in Canada.

• The Greenpoint Star says it will be a massive failure if a special panel fails to come up with meaningful recommendations to address necessary repairs.

In the Blogs
• A man desecrated a Greenpoint church in the middle of mass on Sunday, pouring juice on the altar and then throwing some of the priest.

• Williamsburg performance venue Villian could be replaced by two mixed-use developments.

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Scoreboard
• The Nets (18-22) fell to the Sixers, 117-106.

• St. John’s (12-6) fell to Providence, 63-58.

• The Knicks (11-30) host the Phoenix Suns. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (28-13-4) host the Rangers (22-19-4) at Nassau Coliseum. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Rock & Roll Playhouse  Sat Jan 18th 12:30 The Music of Madonna for Kids. Free! Industry City, 220 36th St #2A, Sunset Park
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Real Estate
• The impasse over the Bushwick rezoning puts the mayor’s ambitious housing plan at risk.

• 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 Rent – East New York – Updated apt features LR/DR combo, EIK, 3 large BRs w/closet space, 1 full bath.  Hardwood flooring, heat and water included.  $2,400/month. Carollo Rentals 917-780-6142

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 606-square-foot apartment at 420 42nd Street in Sunset Park for $638,000.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s the best backstage photos from the Fall 2020 menswear shows in Paris.

• As if keeping those resolutions wasn’t hard enough, a shocking number of Americans worry about being mocked for their activewear while exercising.

Events
• Manhattan – 10 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams praises new bill to allow technology to crack down on heating-related harassment. City Hall Steps

Written by BKTicker

January 16th, 2020 at 9:12 am

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