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Monday, January 20
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Sunny and cold with a high of 31 degrees.

Top Stories
• A gunman shot and killed two police officers in a quiet neighborhood in Hawaii.

• Hundreds rallied over the weekend for the fourth Women’s March in New York City.

• Prince Harry broke his silence on Megxit, saying he had “no other option” but to step back from his royal duties.

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Census 2020 Fair Tues Jan 21st 4-8pm Did you know that Brooklyn is one of the areas most undercounted by the US Census? Find out how you can help Brooklyn Count 100%! Free – RSVP. LeFrak Center at Lakeside, 171 East Dr., Prospect Park.
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Brooklyn News
• A man was stabbed in the back during a brawl outside a steakhouse in Bensonhurst.

• An elderly man was blinded in one eye after being sucker-punched by a stranger in Crown Heights.

• The MTA is finally fixing double-charges at two Brownsville train stations that are connected.

Politics
• Michael Bloomberg unveiled a multi-billion dollar initiative to provide economic justice for African-Americans.

• The Brooklyn Democratic Party’s incoming leader is vowing to boost the machine’s bad finances.

Entertainment
• Here is the complete list of winners from this year’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

Weekend Box Office
• Bad Boys for Life: $59 million
Dolittle: $22.5 million
1917: $22.1 million
Jumanji: The Next Level: $9 million
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker: $8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, President Carter calls for Olympics to be moved from Moscow.

• In 1952, guitarist Paul Stanley is born in NYC. Since 1973, he has played with this glam-rock group.

Opinion
• In a break with convention, the Times endorses both Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar for the Democratic primary for president.

• The Daily News says de Blasio’s new budget proposal restrains spending, but the payroll keeps growing.

In the Blogs
• The band GosT is coming to the Knitting Factory on February 12.

• Here’s a sneak peak at the new Brooklyn Heights restaurant Cardinal Mkt.

Trending in New York
• #SAGAwards
49ers
#90DayFiance
Rangers
Robert De Niro

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (23-20-4) lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets, 2-1.

• The Islanders (28-15-5) fell to the Carolina Hurricanes in a shootout, 2-1.

• The Knicks (11-32) head to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers at 5 p.m.

• The Nets (18-23) host the Philadelphia 76ers at 3 p.m.

• LIU Brooklyn (9-9) visits Wagner at 4 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (8-9) heads to Mount St. Mary for a 7 p.m. showdown.

• NFL Conference Championships:
Kansas City Chiefs top Tennessee Titans, 35-24
San Francisco 49ers beat Green Bay Packers, 37-20.

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The 34th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, JrMon Jan 20th 10:30am NYC’s largest public celebration welcoming all members of the community while bringing together world-renowned activists, public figures ad civic leaders, musicians and other performers. Free! Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave., Boerum Hill.
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Real Estate
• FBE Limited has purchased five properties in south Brooklyn for $57.5 million.

• For Sale - 5 Banner 3rd Terrace, Brighton Beach – Fully updated and renovated one family Bungalow w/duplex use.  2 BRs, 1 bath, new kitchen, finished basement.  $415,000. Exit Realty 917-945-9155

• For Sale – 2670 Mill Avenue, Bergen Beach - One family semi detached duplex has 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, new kitchen & baths, private driveway, 1 car garage.  $829,000. Bergen Basin Realty  718-763-4110

• Sold – Bay Ridge – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,730-square-foot house at 448 72nd Street for $1.149 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, inside a bodega at 532 Euclid Avenue in East New York, an unidentified man wearing a skull mask entered, approached a store employee, took out a handgun and demanded cash. The employee complied and the suspect left on foot with $500 cash. The store employee was not injured.

• On Sunday afternoon, 44-year-old off-duty police officer Pedro Vallecillo was arrested within the confines of the 66th Precinct. He was charged with assault.

Events
Boerum Hill – 10:30 a.m. – The 34th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave.

Prospect Park - Noon to 4 p.m. – Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Various Venues in the Park.

• Downtown – Noon – Borough President Eric Adams hosts “All Roads Lead to Brooklyn Borough Hall” youth event for MLK Day. 209 Joralemon St.

• Brownsville – 2:45 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams delivers Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech as part of production of Theater of War. 127 Pennsylvania Ave

Written by BKTicker

January 20th, 2020 at 9:14 am

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