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Tuesday, January 9
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow operations. Meters are still in effect.

• Partly cloudy with a high of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
• Special Counsel Robert Muller’s investigators will likely seek an interview with President Trump in the coming weeks on the Russia probe.

• North Korea will send athletes to participate in the Winter Olympics in South Korea as part of groundbreaking meetings between the two countries.

• President Trump moved to end special protections for Salvadorian immigrants, which could force 200,000 people to leave the U.S.

Block Printing  Wed Jan 10th 6-9pm  Create an image inspired by the Garden and learn the process of block printing.  Pre-Registration Required. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave, Prospect Park

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Brooklyn News
• Busted pipes sent water pouring from the ceiling to the platform and tracks at a Downtown Brooklyn subway station.

• Plainclothes police officers stumbled into an armed robbery at a Brooklyn deliafter the owner was shot in the stomach.

• The city’s first all-electric buses will hit the streets today, including a route that goes between Queens and Brooklyn.

• Sorry Sloppy Steve! The White House is rejecting Bannon’s apology over his comments in “Fire and Fury.”

• Trump appeared to mouth the wrong words to the national anthem.

• The Weeknd is cutting ties with H&M over the retailer’s racially insensitive kids’ sweater.

Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech has sparked widespread rumors about a potential 2020 presidential run.

Buzzing Back

• In 1979 Pop luminaries gather at the U.N. for the Music for UNICEF concert.  The biggest names in music get together for this concert, which was inspired bythis fundraising concert.

• In 1935 actor Bob Denver is born in New Rochelle, New York.  You may remember him best for his portrayal of this character.

• The Daily News recalls nearly a year’s worth of Donald Trump’s impetuous outbursts.

• The Post says the new law requiring buildings to post A to F grades on energy efficiency is misleading.

In the Blogs
• Here are Bushwick Daily’s five things to do in the neighborhood this week.

• A celebrity acting couple is rumored to be moving into a Cobble Hill home.

Trending in New York
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• The Nets (15-25) fell to the Toronto Raptors in overtime, 114-113.

• St. John’s (10-6) hosts rival Georgetown at MSG. Tip-off is at 6:30 p.m.

• Alabama beat Georgia 26-23 in an overtime thriller to win its 11th college football national championship.

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Selma  Sat Jan 13th & Sun Jan 14th  11:15am  Set in one of the most revolutionary periods in history, Selma follows Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the days leading to the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.  Brunch menu available.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg

Real Estate
• A new report recommends that the city should consider the “urban heat island” effect when Gowanus is rezoned.

• For Sale - Bushwick – Six family home located a few blocks to subway.  4 rooms, 2 BRs each apt.  Call for income and expenses.  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411 

• For Sale - 55 Driggs Avenue, Greenpoint – Vacant 4 family w/ commercial space. Mixed use building offers 2,000 s/f of retail space, 2,600 s/f or residential space and 2,000 s/f basement.  8 BRs, 4 bath total.  Building has new sprinkler system & water lines.  Asking $3,200,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Greenpoint - A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 750-square-foot condo at84 Engert Street for $790,000. Zillow.

• Facebook is ending M, its virtual personal chatbot assistant.

• Amazon is putting its Alexa assistant into several Windows PCs.

Williamsburg6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

• Madison6 p.m. – Councilman Chaim Deutsch hosts fire safety event with FDNY, American Red Cross. Madison High School, 3787 Bedford Ave.

Written by BKTicker

January 9th, 2018 at 4:36 pm

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