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Tuesday, October 10

• Partly cloudy with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Las Vegas gunman fired at a security guard before opening fire on the crowd, police revealed Sunday. Police also confirmed there was no second shooter.

• Wildfires in California wine country have left ten dead and thousands displaced. 

• ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks over tweets regarding National Anthem protests.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s  The End of Alzheimer’s Starts With You! Choose your walk and register today at This year’s Nov 4th walk will be at Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Blvd, Manhattan Beach.

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Brooklyn News
• A drunken L train straphanger was doused in soup after allegedly shouting racial slurs.

• A Brooklyn man in prison for a 1991 murder is being given a chance to prove his innocence. 

 Police say a Brooklyn gunman shot a man after an argument then crashed his car trying to flee.

• Governor Andrew Cuomo promised NYC’s Christopher Columbus statue won’t be removed while he’s in office. 

• The first mayoral debate of the general election is taking place tonight.

• Harvey Weinstein reportedly sent a letter to Hollywood executives begging for them to defend him.

• Did Chip and Joanna Gaines end Fixer Upper over their HGTV contract? 

Buzzing Back
• In 2004 Superman Christopher Reeve dies at age 52

• In 1954 lead singer for Van Halen David Lee Roth is born in Bloomington, Indiana

• Lena Dunham writes in the NY Times about the Hollywood culture that keeps women from speaking up. 

• It’s time to rescue New York City’s library branches, Scott Sherman writes in the NY Daily News.

In the Blogs
• Brooklyn ice creamery Ample Hills is making its way to California. 

• A popup dinner in Williamsburg is combining the cuisines of Korea, Thailand and Texas.

Trending in New York
• #TheLastJedi
• #StandWithJemele
• First Lady
• Northern California
• Napa

• The Yankees topped the Indians, 7-3 to even the ALDS at 2-2. They play the winner-take-all rubber match in Cleveland tomorrow night at 8:08 p.m.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) fell to the Blues in a shootout, 3-2.

• The Rangers (1-2-0) are taking on the Blues at home. Puck drop is 7 p.m.

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Imagine Dragons  Mon Oct 23rd  7:30pm  This multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band will bring its electrifying live show with the Evolve Tour along with Grouplove and K.Flay. Tickets start at $39.50.  Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave., Downtown.

Real Estate
• Go inside the new Williamsburg condo development made entirely from shipping containers. 

• For Sale – 2822 Gerritsen Avenue, Gerritsen Beach – Fully renovated 3 BR, 2.5 bath home, all new SS appliances.  Asking $620,000. Carollo Real Estate  718-747-7747.

• For Rent – Bushwick Avenue and Powers Street, Williamsburg – Newly renovated 1 BR railroad style apt w/ extra large office which can be converted into a BR. SS appliances, dishwasher, Heat/Hot Water included. Asking $2,299/month. Castoria Real Estate.  718-388-9830.

• Sold – Sheepshead Bay – A four-bedroom, four-bathroom home an East 29th Street for $857,000. Zillow.

• An easy (and maybe not entirely legal) hack will let you add more games to the SNES classic. 

• Digital detoxing is the newest vacation trend. 

• Greenpoint – 9 a.m. – New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts Polish heritage breakfast. Polish & Slavic Center, 177 Kent St.

• Bed-Stuy – 5 p.m. – NYC Votes and Transportation Alternatives host mayoral debate watch party. Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton St.

• Manhattan Beach 6 p.m. – “Science of the Living City” presents a three-part lecture series exploring climate change in Jamaica Bay on the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. Lighthouse Auditorium, Kingsborough Community College 2001 Oriental Boulevard.

Written by BKTicker

October 10th, 2017 at 4:07 pm

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