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Thursday, January 23

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 45.

Top Stories
• One person was killed and seven more injured in a mass shooting in downtown Seattle.

• China announced a quarantine of Wuhan – a city of 11 million people – to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

• Three U.S. firefighters were killed in a plane crash while battling wildfires in Australia.

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The Good Dog Show: A Dog-Friendly Comedy Show  Thurs Jan 23rd  8-10pm Always wanted to bring your dog to a comedy show? Now you can! $7 DSK’s Haus on Hanson, 99 Hanson Place, Clinton Hill
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Brooklyn News
• Brooklyn’s “Zombieland” bodega, a known hub for synthetic marijuana, has been shut down by the sheriff.

• One of two people killed in a Park Slope fire was an FDNY trainee waiting his chance to become a firefighter.

• Borough President Eric Adams is standing by his “Go back to Iowa, go back to Ohio” comments.

Politics
• A bill that is expected to pass the City Council today would require stores in the city to accept cash as a form of payment.

• Political newcomers Kristina Naplatarski, Jesse Pierce and Samy Nemir-Olivares are running for district leader posts in Brooklyn.

Entertainment
Game of Thrones fans might get something they have been clamoring for - a new ending to the series.

• An accomplished fencer with a track record for training champions has opened his first academy in Queens.

Buzzing Back

• In 1956, rock-and-roll fans under 18 were banned from dancing in public in Cleveland unless accompanied by an adult.

• In 1951, pilot Chesley Sullenberger is born in Denison, Texas. In 2009, he safely landed his plane in the “Miracle on the Hudson.”

Opinion
• A writer for Slate says Republicans have grown bored with their impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

• The Greenpoint Star writes the FAA is doing a disservice by not considering options to a proposed LaGuardia Airport AirTrain.

In the Blogs
• The Gowanus Souvenir Shop on Union Street will close soon as the owner embark on their “next great adventure.”

• Is Williamsburg getting its own version of the Vessel – made out of shipping containers – as part of a new waterfront development.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (12-33) fell to the Lakers, 100-92.

• The Nets (18-24) get their turn against the Lakers tonight in Brooklyn at 8 p.m.

• Giants quarterback Eli Manning has announced that he is retiring from the NFL.

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The Archaeology of Cats and Dogs  Thurs Jan 23rd 6:30pm  Explore the long history of cats and dogs and investigate the origin of some of today’s most popular breeds. $11 Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave, Prospect Heights
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Real Estate
• Here’s what $2,600 per month will get you in neighborhoods across Brooklyn.

• For Sale – 28 Van Buren Street, Bed Stuy – Multi family home – 1st flr is a duplex w/ 2 BRs, bath, laundry room, 2nd flr has 2 BRs, full bath, 3rd flr has 2 BRs, kitchen. Large backyard.$989,000 RE/Max. 718-288-3835 

• For Sale – 1250 Ocean Parkway #6E, Midwood – Top floor condo w/ private balcony features 2 BRs, 2 bath.  Doorman, heated underground garage, laundry, library, courtyard. No Pets. $525,000. Homes.com 833-252-8033

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 990-square-foot apartment at 8502 Fort Hamilton Parkway in Bay Ridge for $371,000.

Style & Fashion
• Missed out on the Vagina Candle? Not to worry, here’s five more Goop-y and Gwyneth Paltrow-approved products to tide you over until the restock.

• Here’s five ways to take a turtleneck from basic to bombshell.

Events
Prospect Heights - 6:30 p.m. – The Archaeology of Cats and Dogs. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Clinton Hill - 8 to 10 p.m. – The Good Dog Show: A Dog-Friendly Comedy Show. DSK’s Haus on Hanson, 99 Hanson Pl.

Prospect Heights – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – The Banana on the Wall: An examination of art and controversy. Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

Williamsburg – 10 p.m. – Dirty Thursday: Queens of Pop. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Park Slope – 10 p.m. – Bad Romance Love Show: Love Actually. Union Hall, 702 Union St.

Written by BKTicker

January 23rd, 2020 at 9:07 am

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