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Tuesday, November 13

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• CNN filed a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides for barring chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta.

• The Northern California wildfire has become the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history as the death toll rose to 42.

• President Trump is reportedly preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary.

IN BROOKLYN
• Opening statements were delayed in the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after a juror had to be dismissed.

• A woman with a cane was pulled to the ground and robbed in Brownsville.

• A distraught mother handed her 3-month-old son to a good Samaritan at a construction site.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound F and G trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 7 Av.

• J, Z Trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 104 St Station in Queens.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between Exit 11 – Jewel Avenue; Ramp (New York) and I-678 – Van Wyck Expressway (New York).

• Police department activity on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street; Cadman Plaza West (New York) center lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 3rd Avenue (New York) and Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street; Cadman Plaza West (New York).

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Giants won! The team moves to 2-7 after beating the San Francisco 49ers, 27-23.

• The Nets (6-8) fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 120-113.

• The Rangers (9-7-2) beat the Vancouver Canucks, 2-1.

• The Islanders (8-6-2) face the Vancouver Canucks tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Jets have issues but Rex Ryan doesn’t think all of the blame should be put on head coach Todd Bowles.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Check out the first teaser for the final season of Game of Thrones.

• Armie Hammer criticized celebrities who posted selfies of themselves with Stan Lee in the wake of his death.

• Aerosmith’s Joe Perry tweeted that he was doing well after he collapsed at a Billy Joel concert.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Nora lets something slip about the future that devastates Iris. In an attempt to distract his wife, Barry asks Iris to team up to stop a new meta, Rag Doll. Meanwhile, Caitlin learns something about her father.

• This Is Us (NBC, 8PM) – Kevin and Zoe land in Vietnam. In the past, Jack and Rebecca take a road trip to Los Angeles. Jack’s war story continues to be revealed.

• The Rookie (ABC,10PM) – The rookies are temporarily paired with new training officers, and Officer Nolan is paired with Officer Lopez. When Nolan and Lopez track down an escaped criminal, they discover a little kindness goes a long way.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Children of Men – In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

• HULU: Larger than Life – A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Durrells in Corfu Season 3 – The beautiful island of Corfu continues to work its magic on the eccentric Durrell family.

TECHNOLOGY
• Spotify officially released its Apple Watch App today.

• Microsoft plans to focus on Windows 10 after a serious of bugs this year.

• Check out these Nintendo Black Friday deals!

#TRENDINGNY
• Stan Lee

• Malibu

• #WorldKindnessDay

• Amazon

• Jill Scott

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Gravesend – Legal semi-detached 3 family w/ finished bsmt & private driveway. Asking $1,588,800. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Greenwood Heights – Sunny & bright duplex features livingroom, dining room, eat in kitchen, 3 Queen sized bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms. hardwood flooring throughout. Central heat + Ac. Pet Friendly. Shared access to the roof deck. Laundry in the building. Close to all shops & transportation. Asking $3,650/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

LOCAL EVENTS
• Ditmas Park – Starting on November 13th – The Farm on Adderley will start collecting coats for the NY Cares Coat Drive.  Drop off anytime @ 1108 Cortelyou Rd.

• Greenpoint – 3 to 5 p.m. – NuHart Comment-athon.  Dupont Senior Center, 80 Dupont St.

• Greenpoint - 6 to 8 p.m. – NuHart Comment-athon. Barley, 1025 Manhattan Ave.

•  Prospect Park - 7 p.m. –  State Senator Kevin Parker and Assemblywoman Latrice Walker urge the state to stand up to Trump by supporting the goal of powering 1 million households with solar by 2023. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Palm House, 1000 Washington Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

November 13th, 2018 at 4:13 pm

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Morning Buzz: Community wants subway attack investigated as hate crime, Amazon reportedly chooses NYC for HQ2

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Tuesday, November 13

Weather
• Rain today with a high of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• A new recording strongly links the Saudi Crown Prince to the assassinationof journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

• Amazon has reportedly chosen Long Island City and Northern Virginia as the two locations for its HQ2. The announcement can come as soon as today.

• Police are investigating after a group of Wisconsin high school students made the Nazi salute for a picture.

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NuHart Comment-athon  Tues Nov 13th Join us to learn more about the proposed clean up for the NuHart Superfund site.  3-5pm @ Dupont Senior Center, 80 Dupont Street OR 6-8pm @ Barley, 1025 Manhattan Avenue – Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• Community leaders want the vicious subway attack on a black woman to be investigated as a hate crime.

• Police are looking for a man who attacked an off-duty police officer walking his dog in Sheepshead Bay.

• The El Chapo trial gets underway today.

Politics
• Democrat Kyrsten Sinema becomes Arizona’s first female senator.

• Ivanka Trump’s vacation following the Charlottesville protest cost taxpayers $14,000 in Secret Service protection.

Entertainment
• Celebrities and fans remembered the life of Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee.

• Celine Dion used an odd video to announce that she’s working on a children’s clothing line.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 this song by Three Dog Night is released in the US.  It was a tune that songwriter Paul Williams would later say that he wrote in 20 minutes.

• In 1934 director Garry Marshall is born in The Bronx, NY. He created this TV series and directed this movie, which was the third highest-grossing movie of 1990.

Opinion
• The Post argued French President Emmanuel Macron ignored the lessons of history and of today’s political realities when lecturing Trump.

• The Daily News insisted that if the Senate and Assembly act like professional legislators, they will get treated as such.

In the Blogs
• A man robbed a Williamsburg Duane Reade and threatened to stab an employee.

• A new classic arcade themed bar opens in Bushwick.

Trending in New York
• Northern Virginia
• Jill Scott
• El Chapo
• Boone
• #WorldKindnessDay

Scoreboard
• The Giants won! The team moves to 2-7 after beating the San Francisco 49ers, 27-23.

• The Nets (6-8) fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 120-113.

• The Rangers (9-7-2) beat the Vancouver Canucks, 2-1.

•  The Islanders (8-6-2) face the Vancouver Canucks tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Jets have issues but Rex Ryan doesn’t think all of the blame should be put on head coach Todd Bowles.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Brooklyn Chocolate Fest  Sun Nov 18th 10am – 5pm  Come see over 50 chocolate exhibits, enjoy free samples and purchase many tasty treats.  $7-$10 Aviator Sports & Events Center, 3159 Flatbush Ave, Floyd Bennet Field
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for a new six-story mixed-use structure at 996 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint.

• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – 3 BR co-op w/ 1 bath.  Asking $330,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – 317 Manhattan Avenue, Williamsburg – All brick mixed-use property offers 3,300 s/f of living space. All units have LR, EIK & full bath.  7 BRs total. Yard w/ BBQ area, detached 1 car garage.  Asking $2,399,000  Capri Jet Realty 718-782-4411

• Sold – Fort Hamilton – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot co-op at 325 Marine Ave. for $425,000. Zillow

Technology
• Airbnb joined Google in ending its policy of forced arbitration for employees claiming workplace harassment.

• See how popular Youtube gamer Ninja transformed his basement into a state-of-the-art studio.

Events
• Ditmas Park – Starting on November 13th – The Farm on Adderley will start collecting coats for the NY Cares Coat Drive.  Drop off anytime @ 1108 Cortelyou Road

• Greenpoint – 3 to 5 p.m. – NuHart Comment-athon.  Dupont Senior Center, 80 Dupont Street

• Greenpoint - 6 to 8 p.m. – NuHart Comment-athon. Barley, 1025 Manhattan Avenue

•  Prospect Park - 7 p.m. –  State Senator Kevin Parker and Assemblywoman Latrice Walker urge the state to stand up to Trump by supporting the goal of powering 1 million households with solar by 2023. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Palm House, 1000 Washington Ave.

Written by BKTicker

November 13th, 2018 at 2:24 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Marvel Comics visionary Stan Lee dead at 95, Memorial service honors victims of Flight 587 crash on 17th anniversary

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Monday, November 12

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics legend who helped create iconic superheroes such as Spider-Man, passed away at the age of 95.

• The Northern California wildfires death toll now stands at 29 as officials continue to search for bodies.

• A memorial service was held to remember the victims of Flight 587, 17 years after the plane crashed into Belle Harbor.

IN BROOKLYN
• An off-duty NYPD cop was beaten in a random attack while walking his dog in Sheepshead Bay.

• A Brooklyn non-profit donated 300 turkeys to those in need.

• A new axe-throwing bar made its debut in Greenpoint.

SUBWAY STATUS
• J, Z Trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of the 104 St Station in Queens.

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway (New York) and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York).

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 33 – Mcguinness Boulevard; Humboldt Street (New York) and Queens-Kings County Line; KoskuiskoBridge (New York).

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expressway Exit (New York) and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge (New York).

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 22A – Grand Central Parkwy(New York) and Exit 31 – Cross Island Parkway (New York).

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Jets (3-7) were embarrassed by the Buffalo Bills, 41-10.

• The Knicks (4-10) were crushed by the Orlando Magic, 115-89.

• The Nets (6-7) head to Minnesota to face the Timberwolves at 8 p.m.

• The Rangers (8-7-2) host the Vancouver Canucks at 7 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (1-1) fell to Boston College, 74-69.

• Steve Serby writes in the Daily News that the Jets must fire head coach Todd Bowles.

• Carmelo Anthony’s brief tenure with the Rockets may soon come to an end.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actor Douglas Rain, who provided the iconic voice of HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odessey, passed away at the age of 90.

• The trailer for Toy Story 4 was released online and introduced a new character.

• Sandra Bullock donated $100,000 to save animals that are at risk due to the California wildfires.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Arrow (CW, 8PM) – Felicity learns something new about Oliver that shocks her. Meanwhile, Diggle asks Curtis to go undercover for ARGUS. Dinah works with an unlikely ally.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – The detained passengers are secretly moved and subjected to painful experimentation, with Cal’s health directly linked to them. Ben takes advantage of an old friend to find out where they were taken.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Shaun Murphy and Dr. Morgan Reznick must contend with two brothers who are bargaining over life and death. Meanwhile, Dr. Claire Brown’s friend who is dying of cancer asks her for something she doesn’t think she can give her.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: From Dusk Till Dawn – Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in a truck stop populated by vampires, with chaotic results.

• HULU: GoldenEye – James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow Agent formerly believed to be dead.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Birdcage – A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée’s right-wing moralistic parents.

TECHNOLOGY
• Lyft is planning to roll out a rewards program for riders next month.

• Microsoft will release the LTE version of its 10-inch Surface Go tablet on November 20th.

• Check out these tech bargains for under $50!

#TRENDINGNY
• #VeteransDay

• Malibu

• Stan Lee

• #FacebookDown

• #MondayMotivation

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Ridgewood -Only 1 Blocks to Metropolitan Ave w/ tons of shops, restaurants, stores & transportation. This property features: 7 Br, 3 Bath, Finished Basement, Nice Yard, Front Patio. Asking $950,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Canarsie – Newly Renovated Condo Unit features 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Rooftop Common Area, Tax Abated, Close To L Train And Express Bus, Pets Allowed. Asking $420,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

LOCAL EVENTS
• Prospect Heights – 5:30 p.m. – 77th Precinct Community Council Meeting. 520 Prospect Pl.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Brooklyn?

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Written by BKTicker

November 12th, 2018 at 4:23 pm

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Morning Buzz: Woman stabbed in racist attack, RGB honored by push to rename building for her

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

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 51 degrees.

Top Stories
• The statewide death toll stands at 25 as officials continue to fight the Northern California wildfires.

• On the 100th anniversary of World War I, international leaders denounced nationalism in front of Trump.

• Thousands marched in New York City’s annual Veterans Day Parade.

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SCORPIO Star Sign Party  Mon Nov 12th 8pm Tarot & palm readings, henna, drink specials, cosmic connections. Sycamore Bar & Flower Shop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd., Ditmas Park.
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Brooklyn News
• A black woman was sucker-punched and stabbed in a racist subway attack in Flatbush.

• Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said he’s honored by a push to rename a Brooklyn building after her.

• Residents at the Spring Creek Towers in East New York have been living with no heat.

Politics
• Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz looks like he’s gearing up for a 2020presidential bid.

• City & State has ranked the 100 most powerful women in city and state politics.

Entertainment
• Here’s the complete list of winners at E’s People Choice Awards 2018.

Weekend Box Office
• Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018): $66 million
• Bohemian Rhapsody: $30.8 million
• Overlord: $10.1 million
• The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: $9.5 million
• The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story: $8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2001, an American Airlines flight out of JFK crashed in Rockaway, New York. See pictures here.

• In 1982, actress Anne Hathaway was born in NYC. In 2013, she won an Oscar for her performance in Les’ Miserables, but wasn’t happy about it.

Opinion
• The Post says impatient House Democrats are already plotting a series of investigations against the Trump administration.

• Eric Ulrich writes in the Daily News that NY’s GOP needs to start reforming by first getting rid of Chairman Ed Cox.

In the Blogs
• Greenpoint’s only Michelin Star was awarded to this favorite taco destination.

• Bushwick voters turned out 150 percent more in 2018 than four years ago.

Trending in New York
• Eagles
• LeBron
• #ABC2020
• #PartsUnknown
• #PCAs

Scoreboard
• The Jets (3-7) were embarrassed by the Buffalo Bills, 41-10.

• The Knicks (4-10) were crushed by the Orlando Magic, 115-89.

• The Nets (6-7) head to Minnesota to face the Timberwolves at 8 p.m.

• The Rangers (8-7-2) host the Vancouver Canucks at 7 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (1-1) fell to Boston College, 74-69.

• Steve Serby writes in the Daily News that the Jets must fire head coach Todd Bowles.

• Carmelo Anthony’s brief tenure with the Rockets may soon come to an end.

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St. Nicks Alliance’s 2018 Annual Awards Benefit  Wed Nov 14th 6-9pm Come celebrate our 43rd anniversary and four decades of strengthening our North Brooklyn neighborhoods! Tickets. 64 Dobbin St., Greenpoint.
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Real Estate
• Hotel developer Nehalkumar Gandhi has filed plans for two more projects in East New York.

• For Sale – Greenpoint – One family Colonial brick features 2 BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ additional pkg for 2 cars in pvt driveway.  Convenient location – close to all.  Asking $1,200,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale - 216 Bay 40th Street, Gravesend – Semi-detached 3 family w/ finished basement & driveway.  Property features 2,300 s/f of living space. 5BRs, 3.5 bath total.  Finished basement has separate entrance, 1/2 bath, washer/dryer.  Small backyard, front porch.  Asking $1,588,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Fort Hamilton – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,000-square-foot co-op at 325 Marine Avenue for $450,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday, police responded to an assault in progress in Bushwick. Cops found a 52-year-old woman and 45-year-old man, but unconscious and unresponsive with gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation is ongoing.

Events
• Prospect Heights – 5:30 p.m. – 77th Precinct Community Council Meeting. 520 Prospect Pl.

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November 12th, 2018 at 1:01 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Massive wildfires in California, Man and woman found in apparent murder-suicide

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Friday, November 9

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Five people have died due to wildfires in California.

•  Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has set his Twitter account to private.

• President Trump has denied asylum for immigrants at the US border who have entered outside ports of entry.

IN BROOKLYN
• A man and a woman were found in an apparent murder-suicide in their apartment in Bushwick.

• Two 13-year-old boys are facing hate crimes charges after several incidents including knocking a hat off of a Jewish boys head.

• Police are searching for a man and woman accused of burglarizing several homes across Brooklyn.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Broad St-bound J and Forest Hills-bound M trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Flushing Av.

• Downtown B,Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Morgan Avenue (New York) and Sands Street (New York)

• Weather-related and Wet pavement on Brooklyn Battery Tunnel both directions (New York/Kings)

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 39th Street (New York) and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York)

• Weather-related and Wet pavement on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge both levels both directions (Kings/Richmond)

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Nets (5-6) are on the road in Denver to take on the Nuggets at 9 p.m.
• The Rangers (7-7-1) face the Red Wings in Detroit at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks (4-8) head to Toronto to face the Raptors at 3 p.m.
• The Nets play the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in Oakland. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.
• The Rangers fly to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders face the Florida Panthers on the road. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Jets (3-6) host the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Kim Kardashian and Alyssa Milano had to flee their homes as wildfires raged throughout California.

• Lady Gaga was spotted wearing a ring confirming her engagement to Christian Carino.

• Shots were fired during a video shoot involving Kanye West and controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine in Beverly Hills.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• MacGyver (CBS, 8PM) – Matty sends MacGyver and team to Ghana to recover a hard drive from an e-waste landfill that is run by a powerful and violent man. But when Matty refuses to reveal what’s on the drive, other than a mysterious file called “Dragonfly,” the team speculates about what could be so important to her.

• Midnight Texas (NBC, 9PM) – Fiji and Manfred try to get to the bottom of who or what is trying to kill Bobo. A guilt-ridden Rev struggles with the weight of his past. Joe embraces his new “night job,” unbeknownst to his husband.

• Blue Bloods (CBS, 10PM) – The drug cartel hitman responsible for torching Danny’s house resurfaces. Also, an attack on an officer in the line of duty directly impacts a member of Frank’s team.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Great British Baking Show: Collection 6 – Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best.

• HULU: Big Hero 6 – The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

• AMAZON PRIME: Patriot Season 2 –  John must make a choice at the train platform – be free from his obligations and adversaries by letting Agathe take the money or pursue her, at great risk to himself, in an effort to protect his brother, father, and country.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon has reached an agreement with Apple that will allow the company to sell the newest iPhones and iPads.

• Microsoft has seen a rise in problems with Windows 10.

• SpaceX is revising its satellite internet initiative, Starlink, and it now hopes to operate some of its spacecraft at a lower altitude than originally planned.

#TRENDINGNY
• #WoolseyFire

• #FridayFeeling

• #VeteransDay2018

• Kris Bryant

• Griffith Park

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Park Slope – Pre-War 2Br Co-Op apartment in move-in condition. Light-Filled 20′ X 13′ living Room with hardwood floors and windows facing Prospect Park. Renovated kitchen with roomy eat-in area, five closets, and renovated Bathroom. Asking $1,199,999. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – Greenpoint – 2 Family brick/frame facade. Main Fl: 1 Br/Rec. Room, Living Room, tons of closets, access to the Garden. 1st Fl: 2 Br/ 1 Bath, Living Room, full Kitchen, high Ceilings. 2nd Fl: 3 Br/ 1 Bath, Living Room, full Kitchen, high Ceilings. Asking $2,195,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• Greenpoint – 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
• Downtown – 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.
• Flatbush – 7 p.m. – US Against the World Mann Family Tour.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.
• Manhattan Beach – 7 p.m. – Blues and the Golden Age of Jazz.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

Saturday
• Brooklyn - Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Greenpoint – 9 a.m. – Audubon NY hosts bird walk. McGolrick Park, Nassau Ave. and Russell St.
• East Flatbush – 11 a.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein protest against hotel construction. 5244 Kings Highway.
• Cypress Hills – 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Battle of Brooklyn and Beyond: The Evergreens Military History Tour.  The Evergreens Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Ave.
• Downtown – 11 a.m., 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.
• Greenwood Heights – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Even More Tiffany.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.
• Prospect Heights – 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Stray and Feral Cats in NYC: A TNR Workshop.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Ave.
• Greenpoint - 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.
• Boerum Hill - 7 p.m. – David Cross: “Oh, Come On!” BAM, 30 Lafayette Ave.
• Flatbush – 7 p.m. – Maxim Falkin in Concert.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

Sunday
• Brooklyn - Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Carroll Park – 11 a.m. – Veteran’s Day Observance Ceremony.  245 Carroll St.
• Downtown – 11 a.m., 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.
• Williamsburg – 11:30 a.m. – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids featuring Barton Hills Choir.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
• Bushwick - 2:30 p.m. – Chemical makeup – An Evening of Fundraising.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.
• Greenpoint – 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Brooklyn?

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Written by BKTicker

November 9th, 2018 at 4:17 pm

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Morning Buzz: Teens arrested over anti-Semitic hate crimes, Two men busted for Target shooting

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Friday, November 9

Weather
• Cloudy with rain in the afternoon. High of 53. Partly cloudy and windy on Saturday with a high of 48. Sunday will be sunny with a high of 46 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump announced a new policy to deny asylum for migrants who cross the border illegally. Meanwhile, an appeals court says his administration can’t end DACA.

• Thousands of New Yorkers marched through Manhattan, demanding protection for Robert Mueller’s investigation.

• New York state plans to ban flavored e-cigarettes next year.

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Chemical Makeup  Sun Nov 11th 2:30pm  Come support the queer voice in science! Join us for a day and evening of fundraising, art, music, dancing, food & more! $15. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick.
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Brooklyn News
• Two Brooklyn teens face hate crime charges over several anti-Semiticincidents.

• Two people were arrested for chasing and shooting a man inside a Target in Downtown Brooklyn.

• Police hope this video will lead an arrest after a woman was killed in an East New York bodega.

Politics
• Midterm races in Florida and Georgia are likely headed to recounts because they’re too close to call.

• Brooklyn’s Hakeem Jeffries is vying for a top House Democratic position now held by Joe Crowley.

Entertainment
• Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade have welcomed their first child via surrogate.

• Diego Luna will star in a Star Wars prequel series to “Rogue One.

Buzzing Back

• In 1963, The Kingsmen’s classic, “Louie, Louie” was released in the US. It was brought to the big screen in 1978, when it was used in this movie satire.

• In 1973, pop singer Nick Lachey was born in Harlan, KY. You may remember him from this 1997 all-boy pop band.

Opinion
• The Times says the White House should allow CNN’s Jim Acosta to do his joband question the president aggressively.

• The Post says despite Democratic control of the State Senate, both de Blasio and Cuomo are dreaming small.

In the Blogs
• Try your luck in the affordable housing lottery for this north Brooklyn building.

• St. Paul’s Church in Carroll Gardens will mark Armistice Day this Sunday.

Trending in New York
• #FridayFeeling
• Melbourne
• #WoosleyFire
• Keystone XL
• #MLSCupPlayoffs

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (8-5-2) fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning, 4-2.

• The Pittsburgh Steelers crushed the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football, 52-21.

• The Yankees announced that Gary Sanchez’s shoulder surgery went as expected.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Nets (5-6) are on the road in Denver to take on the Nuggets at 9 p.m.
• The Rangers (7-7-1) face the Red Wings in Detroit at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks (4-8) head to Toronto to face the Raptors at 3 p.m.
• The Nets play the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in Oakland. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m.
• The Rangers fly to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders face the Florida Panthers on the road. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Jets (3-6) host the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Call for Volunteers!  Did you know that volunteers help choose the films for our “Movies with a View” program each summer at Brooklyn Bridge Park? We are seeking recruits for our 2019 Volunteer Film Committee! Contact Elizabeth Harnett at [email protected].
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Real Estate
• This little South Williamsburg building is home to over 1,000 LLCs.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Nov 10th 12-3pm  60-67 70th Avenue, Ridgewood – Large 2 family brick duplex Townhouse offers 6 large rooms over 6 over 4 w/ full basement – delivered vacant on title. Near all shopping, schools and transportation.  Asking $1,328,000. CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Nov 10th 11:30am – 1:30pm & Sun Nov 11th 11am to 12:30pm – 20-52 Gates Avenue, Ridgewood – Brick 6 family home only 4 blocks to the subway.  Asking $1.799M. Crifasi Real Estate 718-821-5999

• Sold – Flatlands – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,734-square-foot house at 5230 Avenue H for $528,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Gina’s Pizzeria in Sunset Park makes Mexican pizzas that are simply fantastic.

• Popular brunch spot Clinton Street is opening a new spot in this DUMBO food hall.

Restaurant ABC’s – Stuyvesant Heights
Grade A – Joloff, 1168 Bedford Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees.
Grade B – Angela’s, 417 Nostrand Ave. – Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Greedi Vegan, 1031 Bergen St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies.

Events
• Brooklyn - Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.

• Downtown – 11 a.m. – Tracy Morgan to receive Key to Brooklyn from Borough President Eric Adams. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Downtown – 1:30 p.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams, Borough President Adams, African American Women in Cinema speak at final stop of Anti-Gun Violence Tour. Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

• Greenpoint – 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street

• Downtown – 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue

• Flatbush – 7 p.m. – US Against the World Mann Family Tour.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

• Manhattan Beach – 7 p.m. – Blues and the Golden Age of Jazz.  On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd.

Saturday
• Brooklyn - Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Greenpoint – 9 a.m. – Audubon NY hosts bird walk. McGolrick Park, Nassau Ave. and Russell St.
• East Flatbush – 11 a.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein protest against hotel construction. 5244 Kings Highway.
• Cypress Hills – 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Battle of Brooklyn and Beyond: The Evergreens Military History Tour.  The Evergreens Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Avenue
• Downtown – 11 a.m., 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue
• Greenwood Heights – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Even More Tiffany.  Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street
• Prospect Heights – 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Stray and Feral Cats in NYC: A TNR Workshop.  Brooklyn Brainery, 190 Underhill Avenue
• Greenpoint - 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street
• Boerum Hill - 7 p.m. – David Cross: “Oh, Come On!” BAM, 30 Lafayette Avenue
• Flatbush – 7 p.m. – Maxim Falkin in Concert.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue
Sunday
• Brooklyn - Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.
• Carroll Park – 11 a.m. – Veteran’s Day Observance Ceremony.  245 Carroll Street
• Downtown – 11 a.m., 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party.  Barclay Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue
• Williamsburg – 11:30 a.m. – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of the Grateful Dead for Kids featuring Barton Hills Choir.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
• Bushwick - 2:30 p.m. – Chemical makeup – An Evening of Fundraising.  House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Avenue
• Greenpoint – 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair.  Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street.

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November 9th, 2018 at 3:04 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Justice Ruth Ginsberg hospitalized after fall, Shooting at Target in Downtown Brooklyn

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Thursday, November 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• 12 people have been killed by a gunman at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

• Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has been hospitalized for fractured ribs after falling.

• President Trump is considering former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

IN BROOKLYN
• One person is dead and four people are in custody after a shooting at a Target in Downtown Brooklyn.

• The driver responsible for a car accident that killed two children in Park Slope has reportedly committed suicide.

• Authorities are investigating an assault that happened in front of 1314 Avenue J in Midwood.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound B trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Newkirk Plaza.

• Downtown B,Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• Fire department activity on Jewel Street northbound between Nassau Avenue (Kings) and Norman Avenue (Kings) all lanes closed until further notice

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 27 – Atlantic Avenue (New York) and Centre Street; Gowanus Expressway (New York)

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 60th Street (New York) and Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street; Cadman Plaza West (New York)

•  Accident investigation on Belt System – Shore Parkway eastbound at Exit 14 – Pennsylvania Avenue (New York) left and center lanes closed

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Knicks (4-8) topped the Hawks, 112-107.

• The Islanders (8-4-2) are in Tampa Bay for a 7:30 p.m. matchup with the Lightning.

• Carolina and Pittsburgh meet in a Thursday Night Football tilt. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actress Tamera Mowry-Housley has revealed that her niece was one of the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting.

• Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon anime shows are coming to Netflix.

• Bryan Cranston has confirmed that a ‘Breaking Bad’ movie is in the works.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Big Bang Theory (CW, 8PM) – Sheldon tries to bond with Amy’s father, but when Wolowitz lures Mr. Fowler away with magic tricks, Sheldon has no choice but to bond with Mrs. Fowler. Also: Koothrappali and Anu try to get physical for the first time.

• Legacies (CW, 9PM) – Hope, Lizzie, Josie and MG are forced to participate in a community service project in the Mystic Falls town square as punishment for breaking the rules.

• The Voice (NBC, 9PM) – The journey of the Top 24 from the blind auditions to the live playoffs.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Close Encounters of the Third Kind – Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.

• HULU: Pleasantville – Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom, where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

• AMAZON PRIME: Mr. Bean’s Holiday – Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.

TECHNOLOGY
• Samsung has given users a first glimpse of its foldable phone.

• Check out this review of Facebook’s new portal device.

• Facebook messenger will soon let you unsend‘ messages.

#TRENDINGNY
• Thousand Oaks

• #GunControlNow

• #NationalSTEMDay

• #CampFire

• #ThursdayThoughts

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Greenwood Heights – Sunny & bright duplex features livingroom, dining room, eat in kitchen, 3 Queen sized bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms. hardwood flooring throughout. Central heat + Ac. Pet Friendly. Shared access to the roof deck. Laundry in the building. Close to all shops & transportation. Asking $3,650/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

• For Rent – Williamsburg – 2 Bedroom apartment features living room w/ balcony, dining room, kitchen, & 1 full bathroom. Hardwood flooringthroughout . Central AC+ heat. Pet friendly. Lots of windows & closet space. Close to all shops & transportation. Just 1 block from J, M OR G Train. Asking $2,550/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

LOCAL EVENTS
• Greenwood Heights – 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – NY Uncubed Job Fair. Industry City, Building 1, 274 36th St.

• Downtown - 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Greenpoint - 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Greenwood Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Altered States: Mediums, Mambos and Michael Jackson. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

• Park Slope – 6 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. – Paper Marbling Basics. Brooklyn Brainery, 1110 8th Ave.

• Greenpoint – 7:30 p.m. – Public hearing on proposed school near Superfund site. Dupont Senior Center, 80 Dupont St.

• Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Spin Doctors. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

November 8th, 2018 at 4:19 pm

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Morning Buzz: Man killed at City Point Target, Multiple dead after mass shooting in California

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Thursday, November 8

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 56.

Top Stories
• First it was rumors that Amazon might be coming to LIC, now there is news that Google is planning a major expansion in NYC.

• City officials can’t promise a smoother voting experience in 2020, when the presidential race is sure to mean another huge turnout at the polls.

• A gunman opened fire at a California bar hosting an event for college students, leaving multiple people dead.

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The Other Art Fair  Thurs Nov 8th– Sun Nov 11th  6pm A festival for discovering mind-blowing work by emerging artists. Free! Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint
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Brooklyn News
• A man was shot and killed inside a Target at City Point shopping center in Brooklyn.

• A Brooklyn cabinet maker donor to the mayor allegedly used his connections to City Hall to try and get a relative out of jail.

• A woman threw an impromptu birthday party on the J train in Bushwick after her dinner reservations fell through.

Politics
• State Senator Simcha Felder’s hold over Albany as a swing vote for Republicans is over after the Democrats won eight seats.

• The White House accused a CNN reporter of “placing his hand on a young woman” and then barred him from the grounds.

Entertainment
• Reps for Lindsay Lohan posted messages on Facebook trying to find brands that would want her endorsement.

• Former WFAN radio host Craig Carton was found guilty on all the fraud charges against him. He faces up to 45 years in prison.

Buzzing Back

• In 1994, Salvatore “Sonny” Bono was elected to Congress. You may remember him from this 1960 husband & wife duo.

• In 1966, the chef “we love to hate” Gordon Ramsay was born in Johnstone, Scotland. He became notorious for his belittling demeanor on this ITV series .

Opinion
• A Post columnist writes that the new jobs an Amazon HQ in the city would create will never replace all the retail jobs lost to the online retailer.

• The Greenpoint Star argues that trailblazing congresswoman Shirley Chisholm deserves a Congressional Gold Medal.

In the Blogs
• Four restaurants in the Bushwick area made Michelin’s Bib Gourmand list, which highlights affordable restaurants with high-quality food.

• There will be a public hearing tonight to discuss plans to build an elementary school across the street from a contaminated site in Greenpoint.

Trending in New York
• Thousand Oaks
• Southern California
• Ventura County
• #Borderline
• Tyson Chandler

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (4-8) topped the Hawks, 112-107.

• The Islanders (8-4-2) are in Tampa Bay for a 7:30 p.m. matchup with the Lightning.

• Carolina and Pittsburgh meet in a Thursday Night Football tilt. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Spin Doctors  Thurs Nov 8th 8pm  The Spin Doctors gave you the soundtrack to the best nights of the ’90s.  $17-$20  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg.
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Real Estate
• Interest rates are rising, but should home sellers be worried? Jacques Ambron of Halstead Real Estate weighs in.

• For Sale - Bed-Stuy - Co-op offers 3 BRs, 1 bath. $330,000  Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – Williamsburg – 1 family Colonial with 2BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ additional parking for 2 cars. Gas heat, convenient location near all. $1,200,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Five-bedroom, two-bath 1,052-square-foot two-family home at 637 East 3rd Street in Kensington for $1.1 million.

Style & Fashion
• Even the models feel insecure at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

• Alice + Olivia has a new Keith Haring fashion line, but is it a fitting tribute to his socially conscious work?

Events
• Brooklyn – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.

• Park Slope – 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. – Students decorate Thanksgiving meal bags for God’s Love We Deliver. PS 107, 1301 8th Ave.

• Greenwood Heights – 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. – NY Uncubed Job Fair. Industry City, Building 1, 274 36th St.

• Downtown - 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. – Disney on Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Greenpoint - 6 p.m. – The Other Art Fair. Brooklyn Expo, 72 Noble St.

• Greenwood Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Altered States: Mediums, Mambos and Michael Jackson. Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St.

• Park Slope – 6 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. – Paper Marbling Basics. Brooklyn Brainery, 1110 8th Ave.

• Greenpoint – 7:30 p.m. – Public hearing on proposed school near Superfund site. Dupont Senior Center, 80 Dupont St.

• Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Spin Doctors. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.

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November 8th, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Posted in Uncategorized