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Thursday, March 8

Top Stories 
• President Trump signed an order to impose tariffs on imported aluminum and steel while exempting Mexico and Canada.

• The nor’easter left hundreds without power in the Northeast as well as downed trees and traffic issues.

The World Only Spins Forward: The Story & Legacy of “Angels in America”
Thurs Mar 8th 6:30-8pm
The Broadway phenomenon turns 25 this year. $10  Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn Heights.

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Brooklyn News
• The family of a pregnant Broadway actress who was injured in a crash that killed her daughter and another child in Park Slope released a statement.

• A man attacked a straphanger who refused to give him change in a Brooklyn subway station.

• Nearly $2 million worth of 19th-century paintings were stolen from a fine art storage facility in Williamsburg.

Subway Status 
• 7 Express trains make local stops in both directions at 33, 40, 46, 52, 69 and 74 Sts.

• Southbound F trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Avenue U.

Visit to keep track of subway service and delays.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

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

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

Visit to keep track of traffic.

• St. John’s topped Georgetown, 88-77, in the first round of the Big East tournament. They face Xavier in the quarterfinals today at noon.

• The Nets (20-45) are in Charlotte for a 7 p.m. contest with the Hornets.

• The Rangers (30-31-6) are in Tampa Bay to take on the Lightning. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (29-29-9) are in Edmonton for a 9 p.m. skate with the Oilers.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Gotham (FOX, 8PM) – Ivy tracks a secret project on which Wayne Enterprises is working and begins to target anyone that can give her information. Meanwhile, Jerome becomes obsessed with Penguin in Arkham.

• Young Sheldon (CBS, 8:30PM) – Sheldon makes friends with an upperclassman who introduces him to a new field of science. Also, Mary and George disagree on how to handle Sheldon’s blossoming social life.

• How to Get Away With Murder (ABC, 10PM) – Annalise helps the “Keating 4″ concoct a plan to prepare for another round of questioning after detectives get a break involving Simon’s case.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Jessica Jones Season 2 – Jones takes on a new case after the events surrounding her encounter with Kilgrave.

• Hulu: Crash – Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

• Amazon Video: 3:10 to Yuma – A small-time rancher agrees to hold a captured outlaw who’s awaiting a train to go to court in Yuma. A battle of wills ensues as the outlaw tries to psych out the rancher.

Real Estate


• For Sale – Bed-Stuy – Two family renovated row house features 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths. Asking $1,199,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – East New York  2 family brick – delivered vacant.  6 BRs, 3 bath total. Apt 1 offers basement for storage, Apt 2 offers rooftop space. Parking for approx. 6 cars.  Asking $729,000. C

Local Eats of the Day

• Brooklyn Blend
Located at 194 Tompkins Ave.

Enjoy their popular salmon salad for $13.

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

Local Events 
• Bushwick 5:30 p.m. – Family Science Night. Bushwick Ascend Charter School, 751 Knickerbocker Ave.

• Brooklyn Heights – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – The World Only Spins Forward: The Story & Legacy of Angels in America. Brooklyn Museum, 128 Pierrepont St.

 Prospect Heights – 7 to 9 p.m. – Little Cinema presents Basquiat.  Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy.

 Bushwick – 10 p.m. – Dirty Thursday: 90s Night. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Phone Security: It is important to secure your phone in order to guard your personal information. Click here to learn how.

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Written by BKTicker

March 8th, 2018 at 4:56 pm

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