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Tuesday, April 3

Weather
• Rain all day with a high of 44 degrees.

Top Stories
• Jill McCabe, the wife of ousted FBI official Andrew McCabe, slammed Trump for his “absurd” personal attacks in a scathing op-ed.

• The Trump administration left the door open to a possible White House meeting with Vladimir Putin as relations worsen.

• New Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza spent his first day on the job lunching with the mayor at Katz’s Deli.

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Lorde Wed Apr 4th 7pm  Grammy Award-winning artist Lorde performs her Melodrama Tour with special guests Run The Jewels and Mitski.  Tickets start at $39.50  Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown
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Brooklyn News
• A 62-year-old man was killed after a makeshift elevator at a Flatbush food market fell on him.

• Brooklyn Assemblywoman Pamela Harris resigned ahead of her federal corruption trial.

• A Prospect Lefferts Gardens father who was shot dead had a heartfelt chat with his 5-year-old daughter before his death.

Politics
• Republican Marcus Molinaro kicked off his campaign for governor by focusing on ending corruption.

• Here’s a breakdown of what was included, and dropped, from the New York state budget.

Entertainment
• He’s back! Arnold Schwarzenegger is stable after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery.

• This is the reason why Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan are splitting up.

Buzzing Back

• In 1960 Elvis Presley enters a Nashville studio where he records this song,  which is loosely based on this Italian song.

• In 1961 actor and comedian Eddie Murphy is born in NYC, New York.  He performed with this comedic entourage from 1980 until 1984.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump’s trade war will ultimately wound American exporters and consumers with high prices.

• The Post says Albany’s latest budget is fiscally irresponsible and full of pork.

In the Blogs
• The 10th annual Brooklyn Folk Festival is coming to Brooklyn Heights this weekend.

• Bushwick Daily has your 5 hottest events in the neighborhood this week.

Trending in New York
• #NCAAChampionship
• Bartier Cardi
• One Shining Moment
• Emily Blunt
• #AmericanIdol

Scoreboard
• Villanova bested Michigan, 79-62, to win their second NCAA national championship in three years.

• The Mets (2-1) were snowed out. They host the Phillies tomorrow at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (2-2) game was also postponed. Their home-opener will be tomorrow at 4:05 p.m.

• The Rangers (34-36-9) head to New Jersey to face the Devils. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (32-37-10) welcome the Philadelphia Flyers to Brooklyn at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (27-50) take on the Orlando Magic at MSG. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (25-52) travel to Philadelphia to take on the 76ers at 7 p.m.

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Joe Rogan  Fri Apr 6th 7:30pm  Twenty year stand-up comedic veteran, Joe Rogan returns to the Big Apple this spring live!  $57-$83  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn
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Real Estate
• Brooklyn’s luxury real estate market saw 11 contracts signed last week with an average price of $3.3 million.

• For Sale – Bushwick – 4 story 2 family home – all vacant on title.  2 duplex apts, 2 BRs each.  1 car garage.  Asking $1.998M  Crifasi Real Estate  718782-4411

• For Sale – 156 22nd Street, Park Slope – 3 story, 2 family Townhouse sits on a 20′ wide lot.  Ground flr features LR, kitchen, BR & access to backyard.  2nd flr has 3 BRs.  2 BR rental on 3rd flr.  Asking $1,449,000  Carollo Real Estate  718-747-7747

• Sold – Canarsie – Six-bedroom, five-bathroom, 3,220-square-foot house at 10550 Flatlands Avenue for $815,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple plans to use its own chips in Mac computers starting in 2020, replacing processors from Intel.

• Popular dating app Grindr was caught sharing users’ HIV status with third-party companies.

Events
• Navy Yard - 7 to 9 p.m. – Make Your Own Skincare.  Brooklyn Grange, Clinton Ave. & Flushing Ave.

Written by BKTicker

April 8th, 2018 at 4:10 pm

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