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Monday, February 10

Weather
• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 47 degrees.

Top Stories
• “Parasite” won four Academy Awards, including the Oscar for Best Picture. It’s the first non-English language film to win in its 92-year history.

• Trump’s annual federal budget will call for a $11.7 billion cut to foreign aid.

• A Bronx gunman burst into a police precinct and shot an NYPD lieutenant just hours after wounding an officer two blocks away.

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North Brooklyn Boat Club Fundraiser: Friends with Benefits Tues Feb 11th 6-10pm Half of all drink revenues will be donated to NBBC, getting ready for another year of community boating! The Diamond, 43 Franklin St.
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Brooklyn News
• A city parks worker was arrested for trying to kill his girlfriend’s ex in Bushwick.

• A food delivery worker was robbed at gunpoint inside an apartment building in Brownsville.

• A Sunset Park man with a cane attacked an 11-year-old boy and stole his phone.

Politics
• The Iowa Democratic Party says Pete Buttigieg got the most delegates after the caucus, and Bernie Sanders came in second.

• The NYPD sergeants union is declaring a “war” on Mayor de Blasio after recent cop shootings.

Entertainment
• Here is the full list of winners from this year’s Academy Awards.

Weekend Box Office
• Birds of Prey: $33 million
Bad Boys for Life: $12 million
1917: $9 million
Dolittle: $6 million
Jumanji: The Next Level: $5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2014, child star Shirley Temple dies at 85. At the age of 6, she won a special Juvenile Academy Award for “her outstanding contribution to screen entertainment.”

• In 1967, actress Laura Dern is born in Los Angeles. She was a main cast member of this 2017 HBO drama.

Opinion
• The Daily News says in the wake of the Bronx shootings of a police officer, anti-cop rhetoric must stop.

• The Post says NYCHA isn’t the only city agency that keeps bungling on leadpaint.

In the Blogs
• Humboldt & Jackson in north Brooklyn is closing its doors this month.

• Brooklyn Technical High School has appointed a new principal.

Trending in New York
• #Oscars
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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (17-37) fell to the Atlanta Hawks in overtime, 140-135.

• The Nets (23-28) head to Indiana to face the Pacers at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (27-23-4) topped the Los Angeles Kings, 4-1.

• The Islanders (31-16-6) visit the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m.

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Countdown to the A-10 Men’s Basketball Championship Tues Feb 11th 6:30-9:30pm St. Bonaventure @ Saint Joseph’s, Fordham @ Davidson and Rhode Island @ Dayton. Brewery tours, food & beverage tastings, door prizes and more. Tickets. Brooklyn Brewery, 79 North 11th St., Williamsburg.
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Real Estate
• The real estate industry is planning to sue state regulators to block a new policy that would end some tenant-paid rental fees.

• For Sale - 72 Cooper Street, Bushwick - Large two family home one block to train! Three stories plus finished basement. Open flr plan LR, FDR, EIK, 3 BRS, working fireplace.  Dave Pastorini. 718-757-5881 

• For Rent – 137 Prospect Avenue #3B, Gowanus – Newly renovated 3 BR, 2 bath apt near all.  Central a/c, common courtyard, roof access, SS appliances. All pets allowed.  $4,100/month.  Nooklyn.com. 718-916-5908

• Sold – Bushwick – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,300-square-foot house at 1483 Jefferson Avenue for $1.175 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, near New Utrecht Avenue and 42nd Street in Borough Park, a 21-year-old man was walking when he was approached by three unknown men who demanded his property. The suspects forcibly removed a cell phone and various electronics from the victim’s pockets, then fled. The victim was not injured. He lost an estimated $660 in estimated value.

• On early Saturday morning, police responded to a 911 call of harassment and a car fire at Court Street and Bay Street in Red Hook. After FDNY extinguished the fire, police found an unidentified man, unconscious, with trauma to the head in the passenger seat. He was pronounced dead. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. An investigation is ongoing.

Events
• Williamsburg – 9:30 a.m. – Councilman Antonio Reynoso, DSNY hand out free reusable bags in advance of bag ban. 330 Graham Ave.

Written by BKTicker

February 10th, 2020 at 9:46 am

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