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Wednesday, July 22

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 92 degrees.

Top Stories
• Resuming his COVID-19 briefings, Trump warned that virus will “get worse before it gets better.

• A Trump memo stating that undocumented immigrants should not be included in the 2020 Census count is facing legal challenges.

• Mayor de Blasio has no plans to shut down the “Occupy City Hall”encampment.

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Brooklyn News
• The NYPD hosted a family day to connect with the Bed-Stuy community in the aftermath of a deadly shooting.

• First responders responded to the scene of a possible drowning in Coney Island.

• A Brooklyn woman who was struck by a stray bullet says she’s thankful she survived.

Politics
• A Republican congressman from Florida called AOC a misogynistic epithet on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

• The New York Republican Party is launching a public outreach campaign to find candidates for mayor and other elected offices.

Entertainment
• Here are the 20 biggest revelations from Alex Trebek’s new memoir.

• “The Legend of Korra,” the sequel series to “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” is coming to Netflix on August 14.

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Outdoor Cinema: A League of Their Own Wed July 22nd 8:30 pm Time to get out and enjoy cocktails, tacos & movies in the great outdoors (weather permitting). Parklife, 636 Degraw St., Boerum Hill.
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Buzzing Back

• In 1971, thirteen days after lead singer Jim Morrison passed away, The Doors are awarded a Gold album for this album.

• In 1964, actor David Spade is born in Michigan. From 1997 to 2003, he starred on this NBC comedy.

Opinion
• The Post makes the case for why Trump should let New York solve its own crime problem.

• The Times says New York’s state lawmakers should pass key election reforms ahead of the November election.

In the Blogs
• Capital One Bank is closing its Carroll Gardens location on Court Street.

• A Pink Houses native has thrown her hat into the ring for mayor.

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Scoreboard
• Mets ace Jacob deGrom, who is recovering from back tightness, is in line to for his second straight Opening Day start.

• Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka returned to the mound and “feels back to normal” after a concussion scare.

• The NFL and the players association agreed to drop all preseason games.

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Real Estate
• The city has unveiled a landlord-tenant mediation program to avoid evictions.

• For Sale – 18 Buckingham Road, Prospect Park South – Victorian style home on oversized lot w/ porch features 6 BRs, 3 full/3half baths, Chef’s kitchen w/ island & granite countertops, LR, DR, 3 fireplaces. Basement has full bath & laundry area.  $3.290M. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747 

• Sold – Marine Park – A four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,388-square-foot house at 2135 East 33rd Street for $725,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Snap reported better-than-expected second quarter revenue but fell short of estimates for daily active users.

• Best Buy saw its shares rise four percent as sales rebounded amid store re-openings.

Events
• Virtual – 11 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams discusses proposals to combat gun violence. Livestream here.

Virtual - 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. – Summer Zoom Art Class Online. All classes are free, but pre-registration is required.

Boerum Hill - 8:30 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: A League of Their Own. Parklife, 636 Degraw St.

Written by BKTicker

July 22nd, 2020 at 8:39 am

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