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Wednesday, July 29
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 94 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Trump administration won’t take new applications for DACA and will shorten renewal periods to just one year.

• Governor Cuomo now has 34 states and Puerto Rico on New York’s 14-day quarantine coronavirus travel advisory list.

Revel suspended moped rentals in New York City after a second fatality in less than two weeks.

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Brooklyn News
• A repeat robber was caught in Flatbush and charged with sticking up banks for $3,000.

• A 22-year-old man was shot in the shoulder at a memorial for two teens who were shot to death in Cypress Hills.

• NYPD are seeking three men wanted for vandalizing a bagel store in Dyker Heights.

Politics
• Attorney General William Barr defended the Trump administration’s protest crackdowns in a combative House hearing.

• City Council Speaker Corey Johnson denied nixing a $2 million grant in retaliation of a group that protested the city’s budget.

Entertainment
• Here is the complete list of nominations for the 2020 Emmys.

• Actress Lucy Hale will star in a survival thriller movie called “Borrego.”

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Outdoor Cinema: My Big Fat Greek Wedding Wed July 29th 8:30pm 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 1967, The Doors score their first #1 hit with this song.

• In 1974, actor Josh Radnor is born in Ohio. He played a major role on this 2005 Emmy-Award winning TV show.

Opinion
• USA Today says Trump using federal agents as political stage props is anything but law and order.

• The Post says the latest assault on the Seal of New York City is just silly.

In the Blogs
• Here are the best events happening in and around Bushwick this week.

• Cobble Hill Association’s president is stepping down after a two-year term.

Trending in New York
• Joe Kelly
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (3-2) throttled the Red Sox, 8-3. They host Boston tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees will resume action tonight on the road against the Baltimore Orioles. First pitch is at 7:35 p.m.

• The Amazins’ have agreed to a deal with catcher Bruce Maxwell.

• A growing number of NFL players are opting out of the season due to the risks of coronavirus.

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Real Estate
• The City Council is looking at legislation to temporarily repeal the commercial rent tax for businesses for the rest of COVID-19.

• For Sale – 147 Warren Street, Cobble Hill - Legal 4 family, 4 story Colonial w/ basement. Three 2 BR and one 1 BR units.  Great neighborhood, close to shopping, dining & nightlife, close to transportation.  $3.250M. O’Kane Realty. 917-859-9362

• Sold – Coney Island – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,050-square-foot co-op at 2932 West 5th Street for $440,000. Zillow.

Business News
• AMC Theatres and Universal have reached a deal to bring new movies to audiences at home earlier.

Starbucks shares jumped as investors shrugged off the coffee chain’s losses.

Events
• Brownsville – 8:30 a.m. – NYC Census 2020 lit distribution. Sutter Ave. and East 98th St.

Sunset Park – 10 a.m. – NYC Census 2020 lit and PPE distribution and completion assistance. Sunset Park Library, 43rd St. and 5th Ave.

Bed-Stuy – 12:30 p.m. – NYC Census 2020 community canvass, lit distribution and completion assistance. Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St.

Greenpoint – 4:30 p.m. – Union, nonunion construction workers protest to demand contractors pay owed back wages. 45 Commercial St.

Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – NYC Census 2020 “Millennial and Gen Z” community canvass, lit distribution and completion asisstance. Berry St. and Grand St.

Virtual – 7:15 p.m. – “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”.

Boerum Hill – 8:30 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Parklife, 638 Degraw St.

Written by BKTicker

July 29th, 2020 at 8:57 am

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