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Monday, May 25

Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Memorial Day.
Meters are not in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 72 degrees.

Top Stories
• The White House has imposed a coronavirus travel ban on Brazil, which is second to the U.S. in confirmed cases.

• Coronavirus hospitalizations and the daily death toll ticked up slightly in New York amid an overall decline.

• New York City has set these Memorial Day rules for the city’s parks and beaches.

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Brooklyn News
• A man was fatally stabbed in the neck and stomach during a fight outside an East New York deli.

• COVID-19 claimed the life of a school safety agent who dedicated more than 30 years to protecting Brooklyn children.

• Police arrested a Bushwick suspect in a brutal sexual assault caught on camera.

Politics
• Black and Latino activists are warning Joe Biden not to choose Amy Klobuchar as his vice president.

• Guardian Angels founder and mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa defied de Blasio’s no-swimming order.

Entertainment
• Zack Snyder revealed his $20 million “Justice League” director’s cut project that will debut in 2021.

• The Pixar short film “Out” features the studio’s first gay main character.

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Rock & Roll Playhouse Ultimate Memorial Day Weekend playlist Bid adieu to spring and say hello to summer with these favorite summertime tunes!
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Buzzing Back

• In 1978, The Who performed a concert filmed for their documentary movie on the band’s history, The Kids Are Alright, which would be Keith Moon’s last performance before his death.

• In 1963, actor Mike Meyers is born in Toronto. He won 4 American Comedy Awards for his performance in this movie franchise.

Opinion
• The Times says the most patriotic thing Americans can do now is meet the challenge posed by the coronavirus pandemic.

• The Daily News details what went wrong that led to the U.S. to have 100,000 COVID-19 deaths.

In the Blogs
• Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A is hosting a virtual town hall on tenants’ rights this week.

• Here’s a rundown of where to buy face masks in north Brooklyn.

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Scoreboard
• Although Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning won “The Match,” Tom Brady sunk a miracle golf shot, followed by ripping his pants.

• Although New York is allowing team training camps to begin, the Jets and Giants are still sidelined.

• Disney World’s complex in Orlando will likely be the landing spot for the NBA’s return to action this summer.

• Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard responded to his landlord’s lawsuit with a message that ended in, “See you in court pal.”

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Real Estate
• A new public plaza under the Brooklyn Bridge is expected to break ground this fall.

• For Rent – 137 Prospect Avenue #4A, Gowanus – 3 BR, 2 bath apt has kitchen w/ SS appliances, hardwood floors, central a/c, laundry in building, outdoor space.  All pets allowed.  $4,500/month  Nooklyn.com

• Sold – East New York – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,320-square-foot house at 131 Norwood Avenue for $575,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday night, police responded to a 911 call for a man shot in front of 656 Bradford Street in New Lots. Cops found 23-year-old Noel Kennedy with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An investigation determined that a 26-year-old man was also shot at the location and was also taken to the hospital. He is listed in stable condition for gunshot wounds to the ads, back and arm. The investigation is ongoing.

Events
• Coney Island – 10 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams, first responders and veterans host guided meditation on Coney Island beach. West 17th St. and Riegelmann Boardwalk.

Downtown – 11:30 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray and DVS Commissioner James Hendon lay wreaths for Memorial Day. 195 Cadman Plaza West.

 

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Written by BKTicker

May 25th, 2020 at 10:07 am

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