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THE LEDE: Blissful Halloween, Brooklyn! The feds need to seize Paul Manafort’s Carroll Gardens townhouse, the Domino Sugar Manufacturing unit is getting a makeover, and we assessment the primary debate between Stephen Levin andVictoria Cambranes. Plus, the town says the Bedford-Union Military will not enhance gentrification, local weather change protesters march throughout the Brooklyn Bridge, and we share among the finest movie star halloween costumes. Lastly, a bar pays tribute to Hunter S. ThompsonKevin Spacey comes out of the closet, and President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make out on a West Financial institution mural.
IMPRINT: The New Yorker welcomes autumn on its latest cover.

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~FEDS LOOK TO SEIZE MANAFORT’S BROOKLYN BROWNSTONE: The federal government is trying to seize a property in Carroll Gardens owned by formerTrump marketing campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was indicted on Friday by particular counsel Robert Mueller. Manafort was charged with a lot of critical crimes, together with conspiracy in opposition to the U.S., cash laundering and appearing as an unregistered agent of a overseas principal. Manafort resigned from Trump’s marketing campaign following studies professional-Russian Ukrainian political social gathering paid him greater than $12 million. The indictment launched Monday alleges that Manafort used hidden wealth stashed in offshore accounts to buy luxurious properties within the U.S. Manafort paid $three million in money, funneled from Cyprus, for the brownstone at 377 Union St. Neighbors complained in February that the empty home has change into an eyesore, “with piles of snow, metal beams and soiled cinder blocks littering the entrance yard.” (by way of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
~TWO TREES MANAGEMENT REVEALS DOMINO FACTORY MAKEOVER PLANS: How candy it's! Two Timber Administration has revealed new plans for turning the landmarked Domino Sugar Refinery constructing right into a techie-pleasant workplace constructing. At a public listening to in Decrease Manhattan right now, the town Landmarks Preservation Fee will move judgment on the brand new idea for adaptively reusing the Williamsburg waterfront manufacturing facility. Structure agency PAU is the designer of the brand new makeover plans for the previous manufacturing facility. Two Timber Administration now needs to assemble a modern building contained in the historic brick partitions of the refinery at 292-314 Kent Ave. The fashionable constructing would have its personal exterior partitions. It will be topped with a “crystalline barrel-vaulted construction” that will rise above the manufacturing facility's roof. The brand new buildings the developer is developing there are residential and embrace a major reasonably priced-housing element. (by way of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
~LEVIN, CAMBRANES DEBATE IN BOERUM HILL: A daylong, torrential downpour failed to preserve Brooklynites from gathering on the Commons Cafe on Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill on Sunday to witness the first debatebetween Metropolis Council District 33 incumbent Stephen Levin (D) and challengerVictoria Cambranes. “After the final basic election, when Hillary misplaced,” Cambranes mentioned, “I believed it was essential for me to come house [from where she had been living in England] … And after I did, I noticed there have been many issues.” Levin mentioned, “I'm working for a 3rd time period as a result of I feel there's nonetheless essential work I can do … I’ve handed 15 payments on this time period and count on to move 5 extra. And these are essential points resembling reforming the foster care system, addressing environmental points [and] eradicating harmful vehicles from traditionally overburdened streets.” (by way of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
~CITY: BEDFORD-UNION ARMORY WON’T INCREASE GENTRIFICATION:With the difficulty of gentrification scorching throughout Brooklyn and opposition sturdy in opposition to the redevelopment of the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights, the town says improvement is not going to adversely have an effect on gentrification within the space. Town’s evaluation discovered that of areas of potential affect, the event will “not end in any vital hostile impacts” as a consequence of residential or enterprise displacement. The analysis of the 540,00zero-sq.-foot improvement that may embrace a big recreation corridor, rental residences and condos, is a part of what the Metropolis Planning Fee will take into account to approve or deny the redevelopment plan that has been opposed by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and the neighborhood group board. CouncilwomanLaurie Cumbo of the world has been among the many metropolis officers to assist the event, receiving backlash from anti-gentrification advocates. (by way of DNAinfo)
~CLIMATE CHANGE PROTESTERS MARCH ACROSS BROOKLYN BRIDGE ON SANDY ANNIVERSARY: Local weather change proponents marked the fifth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy by marching over the Brooklyn Bridge and holding a rally to demand motion from the federal, state and metropolis governments. The protest demonstration, which passed off on Saturday, the day earlier than the anniversary, drew 1000's of members. The protest was dubbed the #Sandy5 March. Most of the protesters got here from neighborhoods closely impacted by Sandy’s wrath 5 years in the past, together with Crimson Hook and Sundown Park. The storm hit New York Metropolis with a fury on Oct. 29, 2012. "Superstorm Sandy revealed the inseparable hyperlink between environmental justice and local weather change,” Eddie Bautista, government director of the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, mentioned. “The low-earnings communities and communities of coloration throughout New York Metropolis, who're most susceptible to the impacts of the local weather disaster, have come collectively to demand that our elected officers take bolder, swifter motion to carry a couple of simply restoration, make our metropolis extra resilient and produce us to 100 % renewable power." (by way of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

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NATIONAL BULLETIN: Kevin Spacey comes out as gay after being accused of creating sexual advances on a minor...Roger Stone will getsuspended from Twitter...And United Airways' 18-hour flight from L.A. to Singapore is the longest-ever by a U.S. firm. (by way of BuzzFeed Information, NYT and USA Today)
FOREIGN FLASH: Saudi ladies shall be allowed to attend sporting events in 2018...President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahumake out on a West Financial institution mural...And forest fires devastate northern Italy.(by way of USA Today, Haaretz and Miami Herald)

The Royal Household price taxpayers £four.5 million final 12 months ontravel costs alone. (by way of Categorical)


9:30AM 6:00PM — The Age of the Particular person: 500 Years In the past Today at Columbia College. Details.
10:30AM — Spooky Storytime Jamboree at Clinton Hill Library. Details.
12:00PM — The New Sultan: Erdogan and the Disaster of Fashionable Turkey at 92nd Road Y. Details.
three:00PM 5:00PM — Trick Or Deal with Halloween Sweet Bash at Assemblyman William Colton’s Workplace. Details.
three:00PM 10:00PM — Bang Temple No.2 scratch(es) at Creme and Cocoa Creamery. Details.
5:00PM - 7:00PM — Thriller on U at Girl Moody Triangle Park. Details.
7:00PM — NYRR Open Run at Brooklyn BRidge Park. Details.
7:00PM 11:30PM — Rocky Horror Image Present/ Stay Karaoke Revue and Halloween Extravaganza at Bell Home. Details.
7:30PM — Macbeth at The Yard. Details.
9:30PM :00AM — Crucial Halloween: Holes at Museum of Intercourse. Details.
 EAGLE SPORTS: With Carlos Mendes making his ultimate common-season look for the Cosmos, the group put in an inspiring effort for its skipper, defeating Puerto Rico FC 5-2 on Saturday and securing a spot within the playoffs for the fifth consecutive 12 months. The primary participant to signal with New York within the Fashionable Period, the New Jersey native has been a stalwart defender for the Cosmos, captaining the group for 5 seasons and successful three NASL Championships with the membership. “It was completely excellent, truthfully,” Mendes mentioned of the emotional evening. “It was a really particular night time. It was one thing I’ll bear in mind perpetually.” Not solely did the Cosmos win, however Mendes additionally supported the trigger by scoring his first objective of the season in entrance of a close to-capability crowd of 5,929 followers at MCU Park in Coney Island. “It was an incredible ball in and I beat [the defender] to the publish,” Mendes mentioned of his objective. “I used to be both going to meet it completely or miss it fully, and fortunately I timed it properly. It was an incredible ball in and an incredible effort.” (by way of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle)
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Brooklyn Today October 31: Feds Look to Seize Manafort's Brooklyn Brownstone - Brooklyn Daily Eagle