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Thursday, January 11

Top Stories 
• The House of Representatives voted to extend the NSA’s surveillance program despite contradictory tweets by President Trump.

• The teen wanted for fatally stabbing another teen inside a Dunkin’ Donuts in Westchester County turned herself in.

• Several people were arrested, including two city councilmen, after an immigrant rights activist was detained by ICE.

Brooklyn News
• A woman was seriously injured after she was struck by an L train in Williamsburg.

• A teen fought off a mugger who attempted to rob his coat at gunpoint in Bensonhurst.

• A man, who was coerced to confess to a fatal drive-by shooting in 1995, had his conviction overturned.

Subway Status 
• Good Service on all lines as of 4:00 p.m.

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• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and Exit 6 – LaGuardia Airport Terminal B and 94th St.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 60th St and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge

Visit to keep track of traffic.

• The Knicks (19-22) fell to the Bulls in double-overtime, 122-119.

• The Nets (114-80) were crushed by the Pistons, 114-80.

• The Mets are bringing back Jay Bruce, signing him to a three-year, $39 million deal.

“Cruel Intentions” Drink-Along
Sat Jan 13th 9:15pm
The teen adaptation of “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” along with a cocktail. Each ticket includes a Long Island Iced Tea. $24 Videology, 308 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg.

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What’s On TV Tonight

The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – When Sheldon kicks Amy out to work solo, she and Leonard bond during a series of science experiments. Also, Bert the geologist replaces Wolowitz in the band Footprints on the Moon, and Sheldon finds Penny a surprising source of scientific inspiration.

The Good Place (NBC, 9PM) – Michael finds himself in a bind. Meanwhile, Eleanor sparks an idea that has Chidi, Tahani, Jason and even Janet laying their feelings on the line.

Chicago Fire (NBC, 10PM) – After saving a young girl, Dawson is forced to make a tough decision when she finds out the girl’s father is addicted to painkillers.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie – Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Hulu: Great News Season 2 Midseason Premiere – Carol wants to mastermind a romantic connection between Katie and Greg, so she brings Greg’s girlfriend to work to incite Katie’s competitive side.

Amazon Video: American Experience Season 2 – American Experience documentaries bring to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present.

Real Estate

• For Sale - 236 N5th Street, Williamsburg - Vacant 4 family – needs gut rehab. 12 BRs, 4 bath total. Excellent for Condo Conversion or Rental units. Asking $3,099,000. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Sale – 343-345 Berry Street, Williamsburg – Double lot being sold as development property.  Lot contains 50 ft of frontage and is 37.33 s/f deep.  Can be used as residential, condo, retails or mixed use. Asking $2,000,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Pollo D’ Oro
Located at 306 Gold St.

Enjoy a quarter chicken seasoned in an original sauce with a choice of side dish for only $10.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Fort Greene – 5 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James delivers remarks at “A Century of Striving: Advancing Women’s Empowerment from Suffrage to our Future” event. YMCA Brooklyn, 30 Third Ave.

• DoBro – 6:30 p.m. – James speaks at CWA1180’s Executive Board installation. Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St.

• Williamsburg – 7 p.m. – 2018 FERUS Festival. National Sawdust, 80 N. 6th St.

 Williamsburg – 9:30 p.m. – Screening of Peggy Sue Got Married.  Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
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Written by BKTicker

January 11th, 2018 at 4:15 pm

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