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Morning Buzz: Four injured in Sunset Park wreck, Escaped prisoner causes Downtown Brooklyn manhunt.

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Tuesday, Oct 8

Weather
• Scattered showers with a high of 67.

Top Stories
• Governor Cuomo says that there will be a greater police presence around synagogues during Yom Kippur starting tonight.

• A federal judge has ruled that President Trump must turn over his tax returns.

• A New York man has been awarded the Nobel Prize for research on how cells harvest oxygen

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“Get To The Point 5K Run”  Sun Oct 13th  Join the 400+ participants in this year’s 26th Annual Run.  All proceeds help support the St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy.   Visit www.greenpoint5k.com to register today!
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Brooklyn News
• Escaped prisoner in Downtown Brooklyn sets off police hunt.

• A crash on Fourth Avenue In Sunset Park sends two people to the hospital.

• When beloved East Coast supermarket chain Wegmans opens in Brooklyn later this month, it’ll bring a lot more than another grocery store to the neighborhood.

Politics
• Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy if it takes ‘off-limits’ actions.

• The Supreme Court session begins without an ill Clarence Thomas.

Entertainment
• Squad representative Ilhan Omar files for divorce from her husband after years of speculations.

• The trailer for the anticipated fourth season of Rick and Morty dropped, with an official release date.

Buzzing Back

• In 1974 After a long dry spell, Dionne Warwicke returned to the US top ten with this song.

• In 1970 movie actor Matt Damon is born in Cambridge, MA.  In 1997, he starred in this movie with the late Robin Williams.

Opinion
From the left, The New York Times – Don’t be fooled. Chief Justice John Roberts is as partisan as they come.

From the right, National Review – The flagrant distortions and subtle lies of the ‘1619 Project.’

In the Blogs
• An annual gala supports the largest park in Queens.

• A mobile market will provide free produce in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• #HIAC
• Jets
• Cowboys
• Gase
• Mahomes

Scoreboard
• The Yankees beat the Twins in Minnesota for Game 3 of the ALDS. Final score 5-1. Game 4 against the Twins will begin tonight at 8 p.m.

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New Wave Floral: Sustainable Flower Arranging  Thurs Oct 10th  6-8pm  Create a dynamic and expressive floral arrangement using locally sourced floral materials.  Pre-Registration Required  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a three-story commercial and manufacturing building at 43-34 37th Street in Sunnyside, Queens.

• For Sale – 104-00 E104th Street, Paerdegat Basin – Corner property on wide lot has hardwood floors modern kitchen, 3 BRs, 2 bath, garage. $659,000. Homes.com. 917-690-2465

• For Rent – Ocean Hill - Spacious 3 BR, 1.5 bath apt for rent features large LR, EIK w/dishwasher, hardwood flooring throughout. Water is included.  Convenient to shops & transportation.  $2,800/mo. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747 

• Sold – Flatbush – Great development site. Two family home on a 4,000 square foot lot. Crifasi Realty 718-782-4411

Technology
• Parents have sued Epic games, saying that ‘Fortnite’ is as addictive as cocaine.

• Intel adds Xeon W-2200 series to its 2019 HEDT lineup.

Events
Coney Island – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (beginner).  Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Coney Island – 11 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (intermediate).  Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Greenwood Heights – 6 to 9 p.m. – Pergolesi: Stabat Mater.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

Bushwick – 7 p.m. – Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Prospect Heights – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Fashionably Strange: A History of Victorian Creepiness.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.

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October 8th, 2019 at 9:19 am

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Morning Buzz: Body found floating near beach, Driver kills 10-year-old on a bike

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Monday, October 7

Weather
• Cloudy early with showers in the afternoon. High of 78.

Top Stories
• With Turkey set to invade Syria, the U.S. will remove all of its forces from the immediate area.

• A second whistleblower has come forward with information about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

• The man who bludgeoned four homeless men to death in Chinatown has confessed to the crime.

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Bethel Music presents Victory Tour Sat Oct 12th 7pm Our prayer for this gathering is that as we worship, God’s presence will bring about greater breakthrough in your family, your health, and your city. $30-$70  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn.
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Brooklyn News
• A body was found floating off a beach near Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn.

• A driver who fatally struck a 10-year-old boy in Kensington never applied for a license.

• Parishioners packed a Brooklyn church to honor Mother Cabrini after the city passed over her for a statue.

Politics
• Mayor de Blasio’s presidential bid may have hurt his job prospects after he leaves City Hall.

• Democratic Socialists of America in NYC has formally endorsed four candidates to challenge state lawmakers.

Entertainment
• AMC has renewed “The Walking Dead” for an eleventh season.

Weekend Box Office
• Joker (2019): $93.5 million
Abominable: $12 million
Downtown Abbey: $8 million
Hustlers: $6.3 million
It: Chapter Two: $5.3 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1971, Michael Jackson’s first solo single was released by Motown Records.

• In 1951, singer John Mellancamp is born in Seymour, IN. He is best known for this #1 hit song.

Opinion
• The Times says with two years left in his mayoralty, Bill de Blasio still has a lot left to accomplish.

• The Post says the Chinatown homeless murders prove ThriveNYC is a failure.

In the Blogs
• Bushwick band Monograms share their debut LP “Living Wire.”

• Bklyner rounds up the outdoor events coming to the borough this fall.

Trending in New York
• #HIAC
Mahomes
Kurds
#SuccessionHBO
#MrRobot

Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-3) fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 28-10.

• The Jets (0-4) were crushed by the Philadelphia Eagles, 31-6.

• The Islanders (1-1-0) topped the Winnipeg Jets, 4-1.

• The Yankees head to Minnesota to face the Twins for Game 3 of the ALDS at 8:40 p.m. Luis Severino will start.

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Brooklyn Wine Fest  Sat Oct 12th 1-4:30pm or 6-9:30pm Your all-access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world. Enjoy wine samplings paired with live entertainment, food & interactive games. Tickets. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St., Greenpoint.
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Real Estate
• These are eight notable projects designed by Latino architects.

• For Sale – 176 Skillman Avenue, Williamsburg – Six family Colonial style home features 8 BRs, 6 bath – all 6 units vacant on title.  Terrific location – close to all!  $2.4M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Palmetto Street, Bushwick – Renovated 3 BR, 1.5 bath apt has hardwood floors throughout, skylight, SS appliances, roof deck, laundry in building.  $3,750/month. Blue Egg Realty.  347-464-9484

• Sold – Crown Heights –  A seven-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,200-square-foot house at 1325 Park Place for $1.04 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday morning at 6th Avenue and 40th Street in Sunset Park, an unidentified man entered a home through an unlocked door. Once inside, the man touched the private area of a 25-year-old woman who was asleep in the bedroom. The woman awakened, causing the man to flee. The victim was not injured but was evaluated by EMS at the scene.

Events
• Crown Heights – 10 a.m. – Borough President Eric Adams, New York Academy of Medicine unveil findings from seniors survey. St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Pl.

Clinton Hill – 11 a.m. – Transit advocates award first-annual “Cozy Awards” to B54. Myrtle Avenue and Vanderbilt Ave.

Bushwick – 7 p.m. – Dan Savages HUMP! Film Festival. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

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October 7th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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Morning Buzz: Wrongfully convicted man freed, Reward for info on Brownsville shooter up to $20K

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Friday, October 4

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 65 degrees. Saturday is also sunny and a high of 60. Cloudy on Sunday with a high of 71 degrees.

Top Stories
• Newly-released emails show diplomats pushed Ukraine’s president to investigate Biden’s family in exchange for a visit from Trump. Meanwhile, Trump called on China to investigate Biden.

“Sports Illustrated” laid off nearly half of its newsroom, sparking a revolt from the sports journalists.

• New York City pre-school teachers will finally get a pay raise to match their Department of Education counterparts.

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Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition Oct 4th – 27 An epic experience for dogs – and the people who love them. Tons of fall fun guaranteed to make your best friend as happy as they make you! Go here for scheduled events.
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Brooklyn News
• A Brooklyn man wrongfully convicted of murder 26 years ago has finally been freed.

• The reward for information on the shooters who unloaded at a Brownsville block party has been upped to $20,000.

• Brooklyn Borough Hall honored local heroes including two MTA conductors, a community activist and an FDNY captain.

Politics
• Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez will take the stand in court next month to explain why she blocks people on Twitter.

• Energy Secretary Rick Perry is expected to resign from his position next month.

Entertainment
• Two former students of James Franco’s now-defunct film school accused himof sexual exploitation.

• Kylie Jenner broke up with Travis Scott. She was suspiciously spotted with ex-flame Tyga, but denied rumors of a reunion.

Buzzing Back

• In 1970, Janis Joplin dies of a heroin overdose. That summer, she was working on this album, which would prove to be the biggest hit of her career.

• In 1957, entrepreneur Russell Simmons is born in Queens. He is the co-founder of this hip-hop music label.

Opinion
• The Times says after calling on China to investigate Biden, Trump is a self-impeaching president.

• The Post says Cuomo’s Medicaid mess is far worse than just reckless.

In the Blogs
• St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is hosting a Blessing of the Animals this Sunday.

• Also this Sunday, the Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon & 5K is returning to the waterfront.

Trending in New York
• Rams
#NiceToMeetYa
#SuperM_Jopping
Uncut Gems
Summer Walker

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (1-0) topped the Winnipeg Jets, 6-4, for their first win of the season.

• The Seattle Seahawks (4-1) defeated the Los Angeles Rams (3-2) in a nail-biter, 30-29.

• The Mets fired manager Mickey Callaway after two seasons. Here are some candidates who could take his spot.

• Speaking of the Mets, GM Brodie Van Wagenen expects both Edwin Diaz and Noah Syndergaard to be on the team next year.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees will host the Minnesota Twins in the first game of the ALDS at 7:07 p.m. CC Sabathia won’t be on the ALDS roster.
• The Islanders (0-0) kick off their season at home against the Washington Capitals. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Yankees welcome the Twins to the Bronx for Game 2. First pitch is at 5:07 p.m.
• The Rangers head to Ottawa to face the Senators at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Giants (2-2) look to continue their winning streak at home against the Minnesota Vikings. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (0-3) see their first win on the road against the Philadelphia Eagles at 1 p.m.
• The Islanders host the Winnipeg Jets for a 7 p.m. matchup.

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Funny Women of a Certain Age Sun Oct 6th 7:30pm Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime night of stand up featuring comedy legends Caroline Rhea, Carol Leifer, Tammy Pescatelli, Julia Scotti, Thea Vidale, and Carole Montgomery. $30. The Bell House, 149 7th St., Gowanus.
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Real Estate
• The top retail leases for September include Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine in Bed-Stuy, Metro Rock Climbing in Williamsburg and Sephora in DoBro.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 6th 4:30-5:30pm – 103 Menahan Street, Bushwick – Renovated two family brick – 1st flr has 5 BRs, 3 bath; 2nd flr has 4 BRs, 2bath.  Full finished basement, private driveway.  $1.150M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 6th 1:30-3:30pm – 21 Conselyea Street, Williamsburg – Renovated two family home.  1st flr is a 1 BR, 1 bath apt w/ LR/DR combo, EIK.  2nd flr is a 3 BR, 1 bath apt w/ LR, EIK w/ SS appliances. Basement has 2 entrances, BR/LR space, 1.5 bath.  $1.949M.  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188 

• Sold – Brighton Beach – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,200-square-foot house at 25 Brighton 11th Street for $999,900. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Aura Cocina is bringing Cuban-Asian fusion food to East Williamsburg next year.

• Take a look inside Billy Durney’s new Hometown Bar-B-Que in Industry City.

Restaurant ABC’s – Canarsie
Grade A – Sally’s Fish & Things, 8922 Flatlands Ave. – Evidence of mice, food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade B – Catch Seafood Restaurant, 9005 Avenue A – Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – La Tranquilite Restaurant, 9128 Avenue L – Food not cooled by approved method, Cross-contamination, Evidence of mice, Filth flies, Food not protected from potential contamination, Wiping cloths soiled.

Events
Bushwick – Various Times – Bushwick Film Festival.  Syndicated Bar & Kitchen, 40 Bogart St.

Williamsburg – Various Times – Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition.  25 Kent Ave.

• Flatbush – 6 p.m. – Councilwoman Farah Louis launches Take A Stand series with self-defense course. Flatbush YMCA, 1401 Flatbush Ave.

Bushwick – 7 p.m.- Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Prospect Park – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Spice Girls in Xanadu.  LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Drive

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – The Head and The Heart.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Greenpoint – 8 to 11 p.m. – A Drinking Game presents SCREAM! Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

Saturday
• Bushwick – Various Times – Bushwick Film Festival.  Syndicated Bar & Kitchen, 40 Bogart St.
Williamsburg – Various Times – Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition.  25 Kent Ave.
Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Kokedama: Hanging arden Workshop.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave.
Prospect Heights – 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Macrame Wall Hangings.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.
Greenpoint – 1 to 7 pm. – Goth Symposium: An Afternoon of Illustrated Lectures.  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.
Prospect Park – 2 to 4 p.m. – Capturing Shadows.  Lefferts Historic House, 452 Flatbush Ave.
• Bushwick - 7 p.m.- Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.
Downtown – 8 p.m. – The Avett Brothers.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.
Greenpoint - 10 p.m. – Shake It Off: Taylor Swift & Friends Dance Party.  Brooklyn Bazaar,150 Greenpoint Ave.

Sunday
• Bushwick – Various Times – Bushwick Film Festival.  Syndicated Bar & Kitchen, 40 Bogart St.
Williamsburg – Various Times – Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition.  25 Kent Ave.
Williamsburg – Noon – Rock ‘n Roll Playhouse: The Music of Hip-Hop for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave
Greenpoint - 6 p.m. to Midnight – Fundraiser to Benefit No. Brooklyn Community Boathouse. $5 cover. Brooklyn Barge, 79 West St @ Milton St.
• Bushwick - 7 p.m.- Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.
Gowanus – 7:30 p.m. – Funny Women of a Certain Age.  The Bell House, 149 7th St.
Fort Greene – 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: Goodfellas.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.

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October 4th, 2019 at 8:51 am

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Morning Buzz: Rose now backing impeachment, Kids break window of Williamsburg synagogue during Rosh Hashanah

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Thursday, Oct 3

Weather
• Good change of rain showers throughout the day with a high of just 60.

Top Stories
• The 14th Street car ban begins today. Here’s what you need to know if you plan on driving into Manhattan.

• In an emotional scene, the brother of a Texas man killed when an off-duty officer mistakenly went into the wrong apartment hugged his killer in court.

• The Dow dropped almost 500 points as the markets fell for a second straight day.

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Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival  Thurs Oct 3rd – Tues Oct 8th  A selection of short dirty movies all created by people who aren’t porn stars!  Tickets  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Bushwick
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Brooklyn News
• A group of kids was caught on video shattering the window of a Williamsburg synagogue on Rosh Hashanah.

• A Brooklyn man admitted to police that it was him caught on video sucker-punching a 71-year-old woman in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.

• Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, a rival of drug kingpin El Chapo, is facing new trafficking charges in Brooklyn.

Politics
• Brooklyn congressman Max Rose now says he supports impeachment, becoming the last Big Apple Dem to back the move after holding out.

• The “Joe’s Gotta Go” coalition is looking to oust a longtime south Queens
pol – and Democrat – from office for a more
progressive voice.

Entertainment
• Rapper Chingy denies he got busy with Tiffany Hadish, who claims she slept with him, stating the breakout comedian actually was intimate with his brother.

• A new exhibit at its Flushing headquarters pays tribute to the rich history of Queens Public Television and its commitment to the First Amendment.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964, The Animals’ self-titled album enters the Billboard LP chart. It contains this #1 hit.

• In 1973, actress Neve Campbell is born in Guelph, Canada. She is best known for her role in this movie franchise.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate says if yesterday was any indication, we’re in for a long autumn of ranting from President Donald Trump.

• The LIC Journal writes the decades-long fight to open the Hunters Point Library is a testament to community advocacy, and Fausta Ippolito in particular.

In the Blogs
• Mazzone Hardware in Carroll Gardens is hosting its annual Pumpkin Fest this Saturday.

• Bushwick Daily takes a look inside Evil Twin Brewing’s new location, and finds it isn’t just for beer drinkers.

Trending in New York
#AEWDynamite
#AHS1984
Rays
Jacob Wohl
Tyga

Scoreboard
• The Rays topped the A’s, 5-1. Tampa Bay now move on to face the Houston Astros in the ALDS.

• In the NLDS round of the MLB playoffs, the Cardinals and Braves meet at 5:02 p.m., while the Nationals take on the Dodgers at 8:37 p.m.

• The Rangers kick off the NHL season at home against the Winnipeg Jets. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• On Thursday Night Football, a couple of 3-1 teams in the Seahawks and Rams meet at 8:20 p.m. The Rams are favored by 1.5 points.

• WFAN host and Queens Ledger columnist John Jastremski writes the Yankees won’t get a pass this year if they (again) miss the World Series.

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The Head and The Heart  Fri Oct 4th 8pm  Bringing their “Living Mirage” tour to Brooklyn.  Tickets  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn••••••••••••
Real Estate
• Is there a right time to try and sell your home? A local realtor says the right time is the time that’s right for you. (But it’s really winter.)

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 5th 2-3:30pm – 285A Kingsland Avenue Greenpoint - 3 family, each unit has 1 BR, 1 bath, office space. Backyard w/ shed, unfinished basement. $1.875M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 6th 12-1:30pm – 117 N. 4th Street, Williamsburg - Semi detached eight family brick offers 24 BRS, 8 bath, oasis-like backyard, full basement.  $3.099M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Three-bedroom, four-bath, 960-square-foot semi-attached one-family home at 9816 Farragut Road in Canarsie for $575,000.

Style & Fashion
• This CBD-infused foot cream that is loved by celebrities isn’t a miracle, but it does ease some of the pain of traipsing around in impractical shoes.

• Here’s Phil Oh’s best street-style photos from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2019.

Events
Bushwick - Various Times – Bushwick Film Festival.  Syndicated Bar & Kitchen, 40 Bogart St.

Fort Greene – 11 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga. South Oxford Park, S. Oxford St. & Atlantic Ave.

Downtown – 3 p.m. – Borough President Eric Adams honors his Heroes of the Month. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Park Slope – 7 p.m. – Park Slope Civic Council October Meeting. Old Stone House, 5th Ave. & 3rd St.

Bushwick – 7 p.m. – Dan Savage’s HUMP! Film Festival. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

Downtown – 9 p.m. – Brooklyn Black Tie Ball After Party 2019. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2 Promenade

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October 3rd, 2019 at 9:05 am

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Morning Buzz: DOE exec files $20 million discrimination suit, Man launches into a racist tirade aboard C train

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Wednesday, October 2

Weather
• Showers later today with a high of 91 degrees.

Top Stories
• According to his aides, Trump suggested shooting migrants in the legs in order to slow them down after they crossed the border.

• A new study shows that NYC Ferry is primarily being used by white, upper-middle class residents.

• Georgia’s controversial ban on abortions was blocked from going into effect in January.

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Kokedama: Hanging Garden Workshop  Sat Oct 5th 10am-1pm  Learn the art of Kokedama, the cultivation of plant encased in a hanging ball of moss.  PreRegistration Required  Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave, Prospect Lefferts Gardens
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Brooklyn News
• A Brooklyn-based city schools administrator has filed a $20 million discrimination suit against the Department of Education and Chancellor Richard Carranza.

• An unhinged straphangar went on a racist tirade and waved a box cutter while on a Manhattan-bound C train.

• “The Franks” restaurant empire just opened its newest addition, F&F Pizzeria, in Carroll Gardens.

Politics
• Councilman Donovan Richards will likely make official his run for Queens borough president this afternoon.

• Ex-Congressman Chris Collins pleaded guilty to two charges in an insider-trading case.

Entertainment
• After a disappointing premiere week for most, new fall TV shows held steady in its second week.

• A “Schitt’s Creek” pop-up is coming to New York City this holiday season.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 Rod Stewart enjoyed a two sided, US number one record with this side A song and this side B song.

• In 1970 TV show host Kelly Ripa is born in Stratford, NJ.  For 12 years she played Hayley Vaughn on this soap opera.

Opinion
• The Daily News argued that the cost of health insurance around the countryhas left families reeling.

• The Los Angeles Times declared that communist China is a rising but irresponsible global superpower.

In the Blogs
• The opening of the new Greenpoint Library has been pushed back a couple of months due to construction and permitting issues.

• The October lecture series at the Brooklyn Historical Society will focus on slavery and 400 years of inequality.

Trending in New York
Hader
Brewers
Bryce Harper
#WNBAFinals
#Empire

Scoreboard
• The MLB postseason kicked off last night with the Washington Nationals beating the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-3, in the National League Wild Card Game.

• The American League Wild Card Game, between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics, will start at 8:09 p.m.

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••••••••••••The Wailers  Wed Oct 2nd 8pm  Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of studio album “Survival”, keeping Bob Marley’s s music alive during a special performance of all the classics.  Tickets  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn
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Real Estate
• EMP Capital Group have revealed plans for a new, nine-story mixed-use building in Crown Heights.

• For Sale – 341 Herzl Street, Brownsville – Two family home on 3 levels (no basement) has 9 Bs, 5 bath total.  Two separate boilers & water tanks.  Balcony on 3rd floor. 1st flr has access to backyard.  $825,000. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• For Rent –  Montrose Avenue, Wiliamsburg – Sunny duplex apt features open kitchen, hardwood floors, spacious LR, pvt outdoor space. Located near all transportation, shops & restaurants.  $2,975/month. Blue Egg Realty  347-464-9484

• Sold - East New York – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 770-square-foot condo at 12421 Flatlands Ave. for $346,500. Zillow

Business News
• Gap’s Hill City, a men’s active wear brand, is the latest online brand to move into physical retail.

• Drone deliveries for institutions, such as universities and hospitals, could soon become a reality.

Events
Bushwick - Various Times - Bushwick Film Festival.  Syndicated Bar & Kitchen, 40 Bogart St.

East New York – 10 a.m. – Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro will preside over a graduation ceremony for 164 Probationary EMTs. Christian Cultural Center, 12020 Flatlands Ave.• New Utrecht - 10 a.m. – Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul delivers remarks at the Pink Breakfast Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Bensonhurst Center for Rehabilitation & Healthcare, 1740 84th St.

Prospect Heights – 10 a.m. – Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, Council Speaker Corey Johnson and the Center for Court Innovation announce a program that allows those arrested for certain minor offenses to avoid prosecution. Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway

Brooklyn – 6 p.m. – The W Connection: Widows Helping Widows Rebuild.  Email for location.

Downtown - 8 p.m. – Sandy & Junior. Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – The Wailers.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

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October 2nd, 2019 at 10:11 am

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Morning Buzz: Bike advocates rally for safe streets, Bed-Stuy legend dies.

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Tuesday, Oct 1

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• House Democrats have subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani for documents related to Ukrainian interactions.

• A second person is under arrest after nearly $300,000 went missing from JFK airport last week.

• Police are searching for a driver that injured an NYPD officer in Staten Island  after fleeing during a traffic stop with the officer’s hand caught in the window.

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Oktoberfest: Beers, Brats & Brass Tues Oct 1st 5-9pm  An evening of oompah-ing festivities.  Food & beer pre-order tickets guarantee enough food to go around.  Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N11th St, Williamsburg
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Brooklyn News
• Safe street advocates joined outside City Hall yesterday to call on the City Council to pass a package of bills to reduce traffic fatalities throughout the city.

• Rocky Robinson, founder of Bed-Stuy volunteer ambulance corps, has died at the age of at 79.

• A Brooklyn detective who worked investigating sex crimes was charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old.

Politics
• Republican senator Jeff Flake told the GOP that President Trump ‘does not deserve reelection’ and encourages fellow senators to reject him.

• President Trump pushes the idea that successful impeachment would cause a Civil War-like fracture in the US.

Entertainment
• Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are wedding bound, heading to South Carolina for a full wedding after a year of being legally married.

• ‘Clueless’ star Stacey Dash has been arrested for domestic violence after attacking her new husband, claiming self-defense.

Buzzing Back

• In 2017 the Las Vegas shooting occurred, killing 58 people and injuring more than 800.

• In 1935 actress Julie Andrews is born in Surrey, England.  She gained fame for her musical roles in this movie as well as this movie.

Opinion
From the left: a former ICE chief melts down.

From the right: how Mexicans see the US and Trump.

In the Blogs
• At just 24 years old, Anthony Sciarratta is an old soul, writing a 1970s love story despite his young age.

Meet Margot Karp, the 99-year-old Holocaust survivor.

Trending in New York
• #911onFOX
• Allen
• #PowerTV
• #90DayFiance
• Cowboys

Scoreboard
• The New York sport scene was quiet, but in Pittsburg, Monday Night Football was underway with the Steelers getting their first win of the season as they played the Cincinnati Bengals. Final score, 27-3.

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Goth Symposium: An Afternoon of Illustrated Lectures  Sat Oct 5th 1-7pm  An afternoon of illustrated talks on topics that consider the Goth in society, culture, art and music.  Tickets  Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave, Greenpoint
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Real Estate
• A duo shared their story with Curbed, where they designed a home around the East River – along with 200 plants.

• For Sale – 29 Tiffany Place, #3G, Cobble Hill – 3 BR, 2 bath 1,530 s/f condo features classic industrial design elements.  Wood paneled ceilings, original wood beams w/ iron & steel detail, oversized windows.  $1.725M. Homes.com. 212-652-8788

• For Rent – 100 Dupont St, #3H, Greenpoint – Apt in converted loft building features 3 BRs, 2 bath, remote controlled heat/ac, dishwasher, shared roof deck w/panoramic views.  $4,200/month. Nooklyn.com. 646-883-2617

• Sold – Flatbush – Great development site, a two family home on a 4,000 square foot lot at 1463 New York Avenue. Crifasi Realty.

Technology
• Leak reveals Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7, 15-inch Surface Laptop, and ARM-powered Surface.

• Worldwide boss of PlayStation’s Game Studios, Shawm Layden, departs Sony.

Events
Coney Island – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (beginner).  Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Coney Island - 11 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis (intermediate). Neptune Ave & Bayview Ave.

Williamsburg -5 to 9 pm. – Oktoberfest: Beers, Brats & Brass.  Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N.11th St.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Hillary and Chelsea Clinton: The Gutsy Women Tour.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

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October 1st, 2019 at 9:10 am

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Morning Buzz: L train project ahead of schedule, Teacher’s aide accused of sexual assault

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Monday, September 30
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Rosh Hashanah. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen was shot dead by his own gun while attempting an arrest in the Bronx.

• Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy and will close 178 stores in the United States.

• Hundreds participated in the annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Walk and Run in honor of a fallen 9/11 hero.

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Brooklyn Black Tie Ball After Party 2019 Thurs Oct 3rd 9pm Join us for an open bar, sweet and savory snacks and dancing – all with a stunning Manhattan skyline backdrop! $75. Pier 2 Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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Brooklyn News
• Cuomo announced that L train construction is three months ahead of schedule and will wrap up in April.

• A teacher’s aide is accused of sexually abusing a child in a Bed-Stuy special needs school.

• A Brooklyn woman who ran an unlicensed day care in Crown Heights was arrested for molesting two children.

Politics
• Joe Biden’s campaign is urging TV networks to stop booking Rudy Giuliani.

• Chuck Schumer wants to Trump to pass gun legislation despite ongoing impeachment talks.

Entertainment
• Sony and Marvel have worked out a solution to allow Spider-Man to stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Weekend Box Office
• Abominable: $20 million
Downton Abbey: $14 million
Hustlers: $11 million
It: Chapter Two: $10.4 million
Ad Astra: $10.1 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1987, John Lennon receives a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where fans still gather on the anniversary of his death.

• In 2003, actress Bella Ramsey is born in England. She made her professional debut playing Lyanna on the HBO fantasy series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Trump administration is slashing the refugee cap to unconscionably low levels.

• The Post says 2020 Democrats, even Joe Biden, are racing to the far left.

In the Blogs
• A Bushwick chef released “Made in Mexico,” a cookbook celebrating his hometown.

• Now that the Momofuku Milk Bar in Carroll Gardens has left, what should take its place?

Trending in New York
• Cowboys
#JesusIsKing
#SuccessionHBO
Civil War
#90DayFiance

Scoreboard
• The Mets (86-76) finished their season with a 7-6 walk-off win over the Atlanta Braves. Pete Alonso notched the rookie record with 53 home runs in a season.

• The Yankees (103-59) complete their regular season with a loss against the Texas Rangers, 6-1.

• The Giants (2-2) clobbered the rival Washington Redskins, 24-3.

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••••••••••••Hillary and Chelsea Clinton: The Gutsy Women Tour Tues Oct 1st 8pm Join Hillary and Chelsea Clinton as they celebrate and discuss the women who have inspired them; women throughout history who have had the courage to stand up to status quo. Tickets. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
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Real Estate
• See the views offered at the top of 11 Hoyt Street a 57-story skyscraper nearing completion in Downtown Brooklyn.

• For Sale – 104-19 Avenue K, Canarsie – Renovated 2 family home – 1st flr rental has LR, EIK, 1 BR, full bath, access to backyard. 2nd flr owner’s apt has 2 BRs, 1bath, hardwood floors, LR/DR open concept.  $679,000. Home.com 347-380-8191

• For Rent – Bushwick – 3 BR apt offers LR, EIK, 1 bath, plenty of closet space, ample street parking. Heat, water & gas included.  # 1356739. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747 

• Sold – East New York – A six-bedroom, five-bathroom, 3,000-square-foot house at 633 Crescent Street for $879,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Thursday afternoon, in front of 5 MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn, an unidentified man shot a 27-year-old victim in the left buttocks. The suspect left on foot. The victim sought medical attention via private means and then reported the incident to police.

Events
• Bushwick – 6:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams attends “Bridging the Gap,” a unification celebration honoring humanitarian labor. 116 Suydam St.

Williamsburg – 8:30 p.m. – Free Rooftop Movies: Zombieland. Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave.

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September 30th, 2019 at 9:10 am

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Morning Buzz: Police car crashes into livery cab, Teens knocked fur hats off Hasidic men

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Friday, September 27

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 76. Partly cloudy on Saturday and a high of 80. Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• The whistleblower, identified as a CIA officer, alleged in a complaint that the White House tried to “lock down” Ukraine call records.

• The Port Authority approved fare and toll hikes on bridges, tunnels and trainsto fund infrastructure improvements.

• The city comptroller’s audit found that 12,000 kids tested positive for lead poisoning across 10,000 buildings.

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Chili Pepper Festival Sat Sept 28th 11am-7pm An all-day celebration of things hot and spicy. Evening performance by New Orleans musicians. Tickets. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
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Brooklyn News
• A police car rushing to the site of a possible shooting crashed into a livery car at a Fort Greene intersection.

• Police are looking for two teens who knocked fur hats off the heads of two Hasidic men in Williamsburg.

• A federal probe found that authorities left inmates at a Brooklyn detention center without heat as temperatures dipped.

Politics
• Trump called the whistleblower “maybe a spy” and accused their sources of treason.

• Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending the voter registration deadline for the 2020 primaries.

Entertainment
• Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will headline the Super Bowl 2020 halftime show.

• Fresh off winning an Emmy for her role in “Killing Eve,” Jodie Comer is in talksto join the cast of “The Last Duel.”

Buzzing Back

• In 2018, Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin passed away on the way to the hospital in Tampa, Florida, at the age of 76.

• In 1972, actress Gwyneth Paltrow is born in Los Angeles. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in this 1998 film.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Donald Trump’s impeachment just got serious and more likely.

• The Post says Cuomo’s war on pipelines has truly perverse effects.

In the Blogs
• The Bushwick Film Festival is kicking off on October 2 with over 100 films across eight different venues.

• Bklyner has a rundown of the latest restaurant and store openings and closings in the borough.

Trending in New York
• #HTGAWM
Packers
#SVU21
#CancelNYT
Barnett

Scoreboard
• The Mets (83-76) fell to the Miami Marlins, 4-2.

• The Rangers topped the Philadelphia Flyers in a shootout, 2-1.

• The Philadelphia Eagles (2-2) beat the Green Bay Packers (3-1) in a close one, 34-27.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets host the Atlanta Braves for the last series of the season at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (102-57) head to Texas for a final series with the Rangers. First pitch is at 8:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets take on the Braves at Citi Field at 7:15 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers take on the Rangers in Texas at 8:05 p.m.
• The Islanders host the Rangers for a preseason game at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets cap off their season at home against the Atlanta Braves. First pitch is at 3:10 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their regular season on the road in Texas at 3:05 p.m.
• The Giants (1-2) hope to continue the magic at home against the Washington Redskins at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (0-3) get an early season bye.

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Fall Feast Sun Sept 29th 1-4pm Join us for a day of fun games and activities celebrating the local, seasonal harvest. $3 suggested donation. Lefferts Historic House, 452 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Park.
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Real Estate
• A new report by the city comptroller found that retail vacancies have doubled in NYC since 2007.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 29th 1-2:30pm  285A Kingsland Ave, Greenpoint – Charming 3 family brick w/open layout concept layout.  Each unit has 1 BR / 1 bath, office space, EIKs.  Pvt backyard w/ storage shed, unfinished basement w/ separate entrance.  $1.875M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 29th 2:30-4pm. 73 Menahan Street,Bushwick - Renovated & fireproof 2 family hoe w/ parking for 2 cars.  6 BRs, 4 bath total.  Finished basement w/ BR, kitchen and bath exits into backyard w/ deck.  $1.298M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Coney Island – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 960-square-foot condo at 601 Surf Avenue for $600,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• North Brooklyn is your go-to area for some of the best vegan restaurants the city has to offer.

• If you want an essential wine bar in Brooklyn, check out Coast and Valley in Greenpoint, The Four Horsemen in Williamsburg or Red Hook Winery.

Restaurant ABC’s – Bed-Stuy
Grade A – Pattie Hut, 516 Nostrand Ave. – Food contact surface not properly washed, Wiping cloths soiled.
Grade B – Treehouse, 417 Marcus Garvey Blvd. – Food food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Chun Vegetarian, 582 Nostrand Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food not cooled by approved method, Contaminated food prep area, Wiping cloths soiled.

Events
Dumbo – 4 to 9 p.m. – Dumbo Drop charity event. Washington and Water streets.

Prospect Park – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. – Dreamland Roller Disco: Madonna vs. Lady Gaga. LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Dr.

Flatbush – 8 p.m. – Paulina Rubio: Deseo Tour. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Sunset Park – 8 p.m. -CityFarm presents Guided by Voices. Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.

Williamsburg - 7:30 p.m.- The New York Burlesque Festival’s Premier Party. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

• Park Slope – 8 p.m. – Park Slope Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree. Old StoneHouse, 336 Third Ave.

Saturday
Wiliamsburg – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – 7th Annual Touch a Truck Brooklyn Story Voyager.  Ericsson Playground, Manhattan Ave btwn Bayard & Leonard Streets
Prospect Lefferts Gardens – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Chili Pepper Festival.  Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, 990 Washington Ave.
Bay Ridge – 12:30 p.m. – 53rd Annual Children’s Ragamuffin Parade.  Third Ave from 76th to 92nd Streets.
Industry City - 8 p.m. – CityFarm presents Antibalas.  Industry City Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Litte Caribbean Movie Night.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
Sunday
Williamsburg - Noon – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
Industry City – Brooklyn Reserve: Oktoberfest.  Industry Cty Courtyard 1-2, 238 36th St.
Prospect Park – 1 to 4 p.m. – Fall Feast.  Lefferts Historic House, 452 Flatbush Ave.
Fort Greene - 8 p.m.- Outdoor Movie: Paid in Full.  Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St.
Flatbush - 8 p.m. – Litte Caribbean Movie Night.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

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September 27th, 2019 at 8:55 am

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