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Monday, May 11

Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.
Weather
• Showers with a high of 62 degrees.

Top Stories
• Georgia’s attorney general has requested the Department of Justice to investigate the handling of Ahmaud Arbery’s murder.

• New York City has reported 38 cases of a virus-related syndrome in children, including three deaths.

• COVID-19 has now killed more nearly 20,000 New York City residents.

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Brooklyn News
• A 41-year-old man was found dead in his Brighton Beach apartment with multiple stab wounds to his chest.

A bump led to a beating outside the Carey Gardens Houses in Coney Island.

• Cops arrested a suspected serial groper who molested six women in nearly one hour in Bed-Stuy.

Politics
• Vice President Pence self-isolated after an aide tested positive for COVID-19, but he plans to return to the White House.

Kamala Harris is emerging as an early favorite to be Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick.

Entertainment
• Rock ‘n’ roll legend Little Richard died at the age of 87 from bone cancer.

Betty Wright, a Grammy-winning soul singer, passed away at 66 years old.

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Scavenger Hunt Mondays Mon May 11th 7pm Race around your home collecting random items against other players who are doing the same thing!
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Buzzing Back

• In 1970, the soundtrack L.P. to the original Woodstock festival was released. Click here to hear the songs from the original performers.

• In 1904, Salvador Dali is born in Spain. He worked with Alfred Hitchcock to create a psychoanalytically driven dream sequence for this 1945 film.

Opinion
• The Times says Mayor de Blasio should let his health department do its COVID-19 tracing.

• The Post says restoring New York’s presidential primary is a win for democracy.

In the Blogs
• The Music House is hosting its 4th annual Window Concert next weekend.

• A Brooklyn mutual aid group has grown to 500 volunteers since March.

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• #TheLastDance
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Scoreboard
• Nets star Kevin Durant will not return this season even if NBA action returns.

• The MLB will propose a restart blueprint for the 2020 season to owners today.

• This is how LeBron James and other NBA stars reacted to Episodes 7 and 8 of “The Last Dance.”

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Real Estate
• Here’s who made Mayor de Blasio’s real estate reopening advisory council, and who didn’t.

• For Sale – 243 Devoe Street, Williamsburg – Six family home in good condition  Property features 4,125 s/f of living space.  6 units each a 2 BR, 6 baths, large yard. $2.175M  Capri Jet Realty (917) 225-7584

• Sold – Wingate – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,740-square-foot house at 117 East 46th Street for $600,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday afternoon, in front of 203 34th Street in Sunset Park, a 57-year-old victim was parking his car when an unidentified suspect armed with a kitchen knife opened the driver’s side door and took the driver’s phone. The victim exited the car, and the suspect fled. The victim was not injured by the incident.

Events
• Virtual – 1:30 p.m. – Yaffed hosts press conference on mayoral interference in yeshiva investigation. Participate here.

Virtual - 7 p.m. – Scavenger Hunt Mondays.

 

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Written by BKTicker

May 11th, 2020 at 8:22 am

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