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Monday, March 23

Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.
Weather
• Rain all day with a high of 44 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Senate voted against advancing a coronavirus stimulus bill as negotiations continue on Capitol Hill.

• The Javits Center will be converted into a 1,000-bed emergency hospital for COVID-19 patients.

• Mayor de Blasio announced stricter guidelines for public gatherings, and promised that cops will enforce the measures.

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Indie Artists Turn to Livestreaming as Coronavirus Crisis Unfolds Artists and venues are coming up with innovative way to keep the lights on. Click here for more information.
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Brooklyn News
• A man was busted for robbing an Asian woman inside a Borough Park train station and telling her to “go back to China.”

• A Tony Award-winning actress who lost an unborn child in a Park Slope crash announced she’s pregnant again.

• A Brooklyn physician and fiddler serenaded neighbors who were stuck in a coronavirus lockdown.

Politics
• Senator Rand Paul tested positive for COVID-19, forcing other Republican lawmakers to quarantine.

• Joe Biden has spoken with Barack Obama about his potential vice presidential picks.

Entertainment
• Celebrities including Dolly Parton remembered Kenny Rogers after he died at the age of 81.

• DJ D-Nice threw a star-studded social distancing dance party on Instagram.
Buzzing Back

• In 1974, Cher enjoys her third solo, US number one hit with this song.

• In 1978, celebrity gossip columnist Perez Hilton is born in Miami. He started one of the most popular celebrity news blogs in history.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the federal government should nationalize glove and mask production and distribution.

• The Post makes the case that New York should freeze all pay hikes for government workers.

In the Blogs
• Town Square has cancelled its April events, including its Spring Egg Hunt.

• Greenpointers gives advice on how to support local restaurants and bars during the crisis.

Trending in New York
• #TheRosieODonnellShow
#90DayFiance
#RHOA
Harvey Weinstein
#TAHLive

Scoreboard
• All NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL and NCAA games are suspended.

• Knicks owner James Dolan and Charles Oakley have been ordered into mediation to solve their legal dispute.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Brooklyn Museum, which is temporary closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, offers a virtual tour through their new “Studio 54: Night Magic” exhibit – a nostalgic look at disco-era glamour, energy and decadence. Click here.
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Real Estate
• Mayor de Blasio questioned allowing luxury condo construction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

• For Sale – 1142 Dekalb Avenue, Bushwick – Solid two family brick well-maintained multi-level home features a main unit duplex w/ LR, DR, open kitchen and bath, 3 BRs.  2nd unit walk-in has 1 BR, LR, open kitchen, full bath.  $1.298M. Homes.com  917-983-9712 

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Six family home features six 1 BR apts, 6 bath, partially finished basement, terrific location!  $2.4M. Eliot Hill Realty. 917-209-5686

• Sold – East New York – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 775-square-foot apartment at 380 Cozine Avenue for $270,000. Zillow.

Events
POSTPONED: Downtown – Belle & Beau of the Ball: Prom Dress & Suit Drive. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

 

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Monday, March 23

Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.
Weather
• Rain all day with a high of 44 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Senate voted against advancing a coronavirus stimulus bill as negotiations continue on Capitol Hill.

• The Javits Center will be converted into a 1,000-bed emergency hospital for COVID-19 patients.

• Mayor de Blasio announced stricter guidelines for public gatherings, and promised that cops will enforce the measures.

••••••••••••
Indie Artists Turn to Livestreaming as Coronavirus Crisis Unfolds Artists and venues are coming up with innovative way to keep the lights on. Click here for more information.
••••••••••••

If you are interested in advertising in the Newsticker, click here.

Brooklyn News
• A man was busted for robbing an Asian woman inside a Borough Park train station and telling her to “go back to China.”

• A Tony Award-winning actress who lost an unborn child in a Park Slope crash announced she’s pregnant again.

• A Brooklyn physician and fiddler serenaded neighbors who were stuck in a coronavirus lockdown.

Politics
• Senator Rand Paul tested positive for COVID-19, forcing other Republican lawmakers to quarantine.

• Joe Biden has spoken with Barack Obama about his potential vice presidential picks.

Entertainment
• Celebrities including Dolly Parton remembered Kenny Rogers after he died at the age of 81.

• DJ D-Nice threw a star-studded social distancing dance party on Instagram.
Buzzing Back

• In 1974, Cher enjoys her third solo, US number one hit with this song.

• In 1978, celebrity gossip columnist Perez Hilton is born in Miami. He started one of the most popular celebrity news blogs in history.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the federal government should nationalize glove and mask production and distribution.

• The Post makes the case that New York should freeze all pay hikes for government workers.

In the Blogs
• Town Square has cancelled its April events, including its Spring Egg Hunt.

• Greenpointers gives advice on how to support local restaurants and bars during the crisis.

Trending in New York
• #TheRosieODonnellShow
#90DayFiance
#RHOA
Harvey Weinstein
#TAHLive

Scoreboard
• All NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL and NCAA games are suspended.

• Knicks owner James Dolan and Charles Oakley have been ordered into mediation to solve their legal dispute.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

••••••••••••
Brooklyn Museum, which is temporary closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, offers a virtual tour through their new “Studio 54: Night Magic” exhibit – a nostalgic look at disco-era glamour, energy and decadence. Click here.
••••••••••••

Real Estate
• Mayor de Blasio questioned allowing luxury condo construction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

• For Sale – 1142 Dekalb Avenue, Bushwick – Solid two family brick well-maintained multi-level home features a main unit duplex w/ LR, DR, open kitchen and bath, 3 BRs.  2nd unit walk-in has 1 BR, LR, open kitchen, full bath.  $1.298M. Homes.com  917-983-9712 

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Six family home features six 1 BR apts, 6 bath, partially finished basement, terrific location!  $2.4M. Eliot Hill Realty. 917-209-5686

• Sold – East New York – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 775-square-foot apartment at 380 Cozine Avenue for $270,000. Zillow.

Events
POSTPONED: Downtown – Belle & Beau of the Ball: Prom Dress & Suit Drive. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

 

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March 23rd, 2020 at 9:15 am

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