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Tuesday, February 4

Weather
• Showers and overcast skies throughout the day. High of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• Two women were found dead, and a toddler injured, in a shooting at a Texas A&M University-Commerce residence hall

• The FDA approved the first drug to treat life-threatening peanut allergies in children.

• After a night of chaos, Iowa voters are still awaiting caucus results.

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Punderdome: NYC’s Comedy PUN Compuntition! Tues Feb 4th 8pm  A wild & crazy pun competition. Tickets  Littlefield’s, 635 Sackett Street, Gowanus
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Brooklyn News
• An owner and his beloved dog were reunited after the pup was apparently stolen from outside the IKEA in Red Hook.

• A Brooklyn man who was released from Rikers due to the new bail laws was back in jail again on various burglary and robbery charges.

• This local man holds the Guinness World Record for largest pizza boxcollection.

Politics
• Shaun Donovan, who served as President Barack Obama’s housing secretary and budget director, is exploring a 2021 run for New York City mayor.

• The Senate heard closing arguments in the impeachment trial, ahead of Wednesday’s vote.

Entertainment
• A “live capture” of an original performance of “Hamilton” at Richard Rogers Theatre in Manhattan is coming to movie theaters next year.

NBC explains why some Super Bowl commercials fell flat, while others made a big splash.

Buzzing Back

• In 1983 singer Karen Carpenter died of heart irregularities caused by anorexia nervosa, just short of her 33rd birthday.

• In 1913 civil rights leader Rosa Parks is born in Tuskegee, AL. She became known as the “first lady of civil rights” after she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in 1955.

Opinion
• USA Today delves into the world of plant-based “meat” products.

• The Daily News criticizes the governor for shifting costs and the blame when it comes to Medicaid.

In the Blogs
• Wedding Crashers is coming to 501 Union and the Green Building on Wednesday to show you how to make your big day a zero waste affair.

• Red envelopes for the Lunar New Year were sold for $10 to $400 a piece at the DeKalb Market Hall last week.

Trending in New York
• #MayorCheat
• #IACaucus
• Pete
• Shadow
• #worldcancerday2020

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (15-36) topped the Cleveland Cavaliers, 139 to 134.

• The Nets (22-27) beat the Phoenix Suns, 119 to 97

• The Rangers (25-22-4) fell to the Dallas Stars, 3 to 5.

• The Islanders (29-15-6) host the Dallas Stars at 7 p.m.

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Brooklyn Wine Festival: Tastings, Food & Music  Sat Feb 8th  1pm & 6pm sessions  Enjoy wine samples for the entire evening paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games.   $15-$75   Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint
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Real Estate
• For Sale – 3165 Emmons Ave #1L, Sheepshead Bay – Condo w/ 1,200 s/f of indoor space, 1,000 s/f of outdoor space.  3 BRs, 2 bath, open layout LR/DR, live-in super, pet friendly, fitness center, indoor parking.  $955,000 Realtor.com 

• For Rent – East New York - Updated apartment features LR/DR combo, EIK, 3 large BRs w/closet space, 1 full bath, hardwood floors.  Heat and water included.  ID # 1365596. Carollo Rentals. 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Homecrest – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 800 square foot apartment at 1855 E 12th St. for $260,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Vox explains how ads follow you around the internet.

• CNBC walks you through how to stop police from asking for your Amazon Ring video footage.

Events
Williamsburg – 7:30 p.m. – 90s Simpson Trivia.  the Gutter, 200 N. 14th Street

Gowanus - 8 p.m. – Punderdome:  NYC’s Comedy PUN Competition.  Littlefields, 635 Sackett Street

Written by BKTicker

February 4th, 2020 at 9:21 am

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