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Monday, October 12
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Columbus Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Rain all day with a high of 58 degrees.

Top Stories
• New York City officials gave out 62 fines totaling $150,000 for violations of COVID-19 rules.

• Orthodox Jewish activist Heshy Tischler was taken into police custody and charged with inciting a riot and unlawful imprisonment.

• Governor Cuomo will unveil a Mother Cabrini statue in Battery Park City.

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Brooklyn News
• Cops broke up a raucous party filled with fighting in Williamsburg, leading to 10 arrests for assault.

• Protesters supporting Armenia stopped traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge and waved flags.

• Advocates rallied in Brooklyn calling for a pause on the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

Politics
• A new poll showed Joe Biden beating Donald Trump by a double-digit margin.

• Schumer is asking Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to recuse herself on Obamacare and election cases if confirmed.

Entertainment
• Jack White paid tribute to the late Eddie Van Halen in his “Saturday Night Live” performance.

Chrissy Teigen has returned to social media after suffering a pregnancy loss.

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Public Art: Inspired by “What is Left” Running until May 2021 A public art installation bringing a message of resilience and perseverance to the Brooklyn community. Click here for more information. Prospect Park Bandshell, 141 Prospect Park West, Park Slope.
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Buzzing Back

• In 1997, singer John Denver dies in an aircraft accident.

• In 1986, actor Tyler Blackburn is born in Burbank, CA. He is best known for his role as Caleb Rivers in this 2010 popular Freeform drama series, and its spinoff.

Opinion
• Harry Siegel writes in the Daily News that New York City’s mayoral field is hugely underwhelming.

• Tim Wu argues in the Times that New York’s commercial rents are too damn high, making it harder for the city to recover.

In the Blogs
• The nonprofit Churches United for Fair Housing has formed a 501c4 group called CUFFH Action.

• Here is a rundown of some Brooklyn businesses permanently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Scoreboard
• The Giants (0-5) fell in a heartbreaker to the Dallas Cowboys, 37-34.

• The Jets (0-5) were routed by the Arizona Cardinals, 30-10.

• The LA Lakers topped the Miami Heat, 106-93, to win the NBA Finals, 4-2. LeBron James won his fourth championship and his fourth Finals MVP.

• Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic to win his 13th French Open title, tying Roger Federer with 20 Grand Slams.

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Real Estate
• New York’s malls are seeing a slow recovery one month after reopening.

• For Sale – 176 Skillman Avenue, Williamsburg – Six family building in prime location offers 6 BRs, 6 bath, close to schools, shopping  & restaurants. Large yard to entertain or expand. $2M. Eliot Hill Realty.  917-209-5686

• Sold – Flatlands – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,350-square-foot house at 1533 East 53rd Street for $575,000. Zillow.

Events
• Borough Park – 2:30 p.m. – Borough President Eric Adams, Reverend Erick Salgado call for new model of precision COVID-19 enforcement targeting non-compliance. 756 McDonald Ave.

Written by BKTicker

October 12th, 2020 at 9:16 am

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