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Monday, October 15

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

Monday, October 15

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump suggested that “rogue killers” could be responsible for a Saudi journalist’s disappearance after a personal phone call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia.

• Senator Elizabeth Warren released the results of a DNA analysis that shows strong evidence of Native American ancestry.

• NYC went an entire weekend without a shooting for the first time in 14 years.

 

IN BROOKLYN
• A teen tried to smuggle a gun into his high school and then fled when he got caught with it.

• A livery driver beat a 62-year-old man as he walked to synagogue in Borough Park.

• Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is hosting a community conversation tonight regarding the Cornerstone Caroline” incident.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound 6 trains are running express from Pelham Bay Park to Parkchester because of a rail condition at Pelham Bay Park.

• Flushing-bound 7 trains run at a slower speed in the area of 61 St-Woodside in Queens.

• Downtown B,D trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway (New York) and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York).

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expressway (New York) and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expressway; Jackie Robinson Parkway (New York).

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Road; Ramp (New York) and Linden Boulevard (New York).

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Boulevard (New York) and Exit 8 – Main Street (New York).

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expressway Exit (New York) and Exit 28A – Old Fulton Street; Cadman Plaza West (New York).

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Jets (3-3) beat the Indianapolis Colts, 42-34.

• It appears no one wants to work for the Mets.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Kensington Palace confirmed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first child together.

• Owen Wilson‘s new daughter made her debut on Instagram.

• Ariana Grande was reportedly the one to call of her engagement to Pete Davidson.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Arrow (CW, 8PM) – The Season 7 premiere picks up five months after Oliver turned himself into the FBI and revealed his identity as the Green Arrow to the public.

• 9-1-1 (FOX, 9PM) – Wanting to see the faces behind the 9-1-1 calls, Maddie goes on a ride-along with Athena, while dealing with a seemingly “perfect” dispatcher back at the call center.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – When a mysterious message leads Saanvi to the flight attendant of 828, she enlists Ben’s help in uncovering a secret about the plane.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Blade – A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires.

• HULU: Scary Movie – A year after disposing of the body of a man they accidentally killed, a group of teenagers are stalked by a bumbling serial killer.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Strangers – A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

TECHNOLOGY
• MIT announced a new college of computing with a $1 billion commitment.

• Rolls-Royce is partnering with Intel as part of the engineering firm’s mission to build fully autonomous ships.

• Check out The Verge’s review of Google’s Pixel 3 XL.

#TRENDINGNY
• #MondayMotivation

• Elizabeth Warren

• #AdobeMAX

• Sears

• #GlobalHandwashingDay

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Duplex Penthouse Apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, walk-in closet, and washer dryer on second level large windows with spectacular views from both floors. Close to McCarren Park, and 1.5 blocks to the L’ Train. Asking $925,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Semi-detached 1 family home w/ garden oasis. 1st Fl: 2 Br/ 1 Bath. Living Room w/ Yard access can be used as a Duplex with Basement. 2nd Fl: 2 Br/ 1 Bath, Eat-in-Kitchen & Office Space. Backyard. Only 2 min to the Graham L train. Asking $1,599,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flatbush - 5:30 p.m. – Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams will host a community-wide conversation at the site of last Wednesday’s “Cornerstone Caroline” viral incident. Corner of Flatbush Ave. and Albemarle Rd.

 Downtown Brooklyn – 6:30 p.m. – New York City Advisory Commission on Property Tax Reform to hold a public hearing to listen to people who pay property taxes directly or indirectly.  Brooklyn Borough Hall, The Courtroom, 209 Joralemon St.

• Flatbush – 7:30 p.m. – Pete Souza.  Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

October 15th, 2018 at 4:33 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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