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Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.

Wednesday, June 24

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms in the morning and partly cloudy later. High of 90 degrees.

Top Stories
• Results in many of the city’s primary races won’t be announced soon with hundreds of thousands of people casting absentee ballots.

• New alternate side parking rules for the summer allow drivers to move their cars just oncea week.

• New York City beaches are set to officially reopen on July 1.

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Brooklyn News
• Congresswoman Yvette Clarke is leading in the primary race against four male challengers.

• A man in Flatbush threw fireworks at NYPD officers earlier this month but no one was injured.

• Two women rescued an emaciated dog wandering the streets of Brooklyn.

Politics
• AOC cruised to victory in the Democratic primary, and looks set to waltz to second term in Congress.

• Donovan Richards leads all candidates in the race for Queens borough president, while Elizabeth Crowley is in second place.

Entertainment
• Jimmy Kimmel apologized for his use of blackface in “The Man Show” sketches in the 1990s.

• Adult film star Ron Jeremy was charged with raping three women and sexually assaulting another woman.

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Buzzing Back

• In 1967, this song by Procol Harum enters the Billboard chart, and peaks at #5. It was inspired by the chord progression of Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Orchestral Suite in D”.

• In 1979, actress Mindy Kaling is born in Cambridge, MA. From 2012 to 2015, she starred in her own comedy show.

Opinion
• USA Today says face masks work, and should be made mandatory.

• The Post says the DOE should stop chasing ideology and focus on reopening schools this fall.

In the Blogs
• Mike’s Hot Honey is offering free dip cups to help out local pizzerias.

• Here’s a look into the first day of Phase 2 in Brooklyn Heights.

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Scoreboard
• Play ball! The 2020 MLB season is officially a go. The 60-game season will kick off on July 23 or 24.

• The FBI says no crime was found after a noose was discovered in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage.

• Former WFAN host Craig Carton has reportedly been released from prison.

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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for an 11-story mixed-use building on Myrtle Avenue in Bed-Stuy.

• For Sale – 3225 Shore Parkway #2, Sheepshead By – 2 BR/ 2 bath condo w/ garage parking and 2-car driveway. Open living concept, two private balconies.  $625,990. Realtor.com 

• Sold – Flatbush – An eight-bedroom, four-bathroom, 2,842-square-foot house at 2306 Bedford Avenue for $1.124 million. Zillow.

Business News
• GNC has filed for bankruptcy with the goal of selling itself and closing stores.

• Johnson & Johnson lost its bid to overturn its baby powder verdict, but its damages were cut to $2.1 million.

Events
• Virtual – 1 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams performs in “The Oedipus Project” with Theater of War All-Star Cast. Register here.

Written by BKTicker

June 24th, 2020 at 8:44 am

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