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Wednesday, February 13

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown.

• A former United States Air Force counterintelligence agent was charged with espionage after she defected to Iran and helped it target her former colleagues.

• NASA’s Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead after 15 years.

IN QUEENS
• The NYPD is mourning Detective Brian Simonsen, who was killed by friendly fire while responding to a robbery in Richmond Hill.

• A Flushing man was arrested in connection to the murder of a New Rochelle woman who was found stuffed inside a suitcase in Connecticut.

• A 45-story development is being planned for 23rd Street in Court Square.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Main St-bound 7 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Queensboro Plaza.

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

TRAFFIC
• 29 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 24 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 18 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 25 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

SCOREBOARD
• The Rangers (24-24-8) fell to the Winnipeg Jets, 4-3.

• The Islanders (33-17-6) were defeated by the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Nets (29-29) face the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (10-46) take on the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Disney has released the trailer for the highly anticipated film, “Frozen 2″.

• Sharon Osbourne revealed on The Talk that Ozzy Osbourne is “out of ICU” after being hospitalized following complications from the flu

• Joel “deadmau5” Zimmerman was suspended from Twitch following the use of a homophobic slur.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Chicago Med (NBC, 8PM) – Will’s personal issues continue to interfere with his relationship with Natalie and his life at the hospital.

• The Masked Singer (FOX, 9PM) – For the first time, the remaining six celebrity singers merge into one big group as they perform anonymously once more. J.B. Smoove joins as a guest panelist.

• Suits (USA, 10PM) – Harvey’s forced to choose a side when Samantha and Scottie go toe-to-toe; and Louis represents Lipschitz.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Jaws – When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

• HULU: Space Jam – In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Matrix – A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon and Google are now asking for non-stop data from smart home devices to the dismay of many current users.

• The tech company, Massless has raised $2 million dollars to build an Apple Pencil for virtual reality use.

• A strange Facebook glitch has revealed that users can use the search bar to track down pictures of female friends, but not male ones.

#TRENDINGNY
• Valentine’s Day

• Duke

• #RHOBH

• So Far Gone

• #BoomerangOnBET

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – Two-Story Mixed-use Corner Building w/ 3 Stores & 2 Apartments. 1 Block to 111 St J train. Asking $1,888,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Middle Village – Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen AndSpacious Patio! Upstairs Two Generous Bedrooms, Office Room, And Full Bath. Pretty Quiet Block Convenient To Shopping And Transportation Including Express Buses To Manhattan And Subway! Ready To Move In, Utilities Included. Asking $2,300/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentine’s.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street

• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Nicole Dorsey will be speaking a stabbing attack and lack of response at a NYPD “Build A Block” sector meeting, held by Police Service Area 9. 116-40 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

• Middle Village - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 6 Monthly Meeting.  80-02 Kew Gardens Road

• Jamaica – 8:30 p.m. – Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito participates in the South Asian American Voice public advocate forum. 166-26 89th Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

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February 13th, 2019 at 3:52 pm

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Wednesday, February 13

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 42 degrees.

Top Stories
• An NYPD detective was killed by friendly fire while responding to an attempted armed robbery at a cellphone store in Richmond Hill.

• The wreck of a WWII US Navy aircraft carrier has been found in the South Pacific after being lost for 76 years.

• Rapper 21 Savage was released from ICE detention nine days after being taken into custody.

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Sleeping Beauty Sat Feb 16th  2:15pm A rhymed verse spin on the classic fairy tale with live music and image projections that create a magical world where the princess is awakened by a true love’s kiss. For ages 5 & up. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• Despite vocal opposition, the majority of New Yorkers support the Amazon deal.

• A 24-year-old Queens resident was arrested and charged with kidnapping which resulted in the death of Valerie Reyes, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase.

• Firehouse Subs has closed its Queens Center Mall location just three monthsafter opening.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo visited the White House and got an earful about the state’s taxes and abortion laws.

• A BBC cameraman was attacked following a Trump rally in Texas where the president took aim at the media once again.

Entertainment
• Pete Davidson has covered up his Ariana Grande tattoo with the word “cursed.”

• There’s a lot of drama between Nicki Minaj, BET, the Grammys and Cardi B.

Buzzing Back

• In 1972 Led Zeppelin is forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials won’t let them off the plane because of their long hair.

• In 1997 Prince Jackson is born in Beverly Hills, CA. He is the oldest son of this pop legend and the godson of this actress.

Opinion
• The Post took aim at Senator Kamala Harris for trying to seem cooler by confessing to smoking pot in college.

• The Times wondered what the president will do now that Congress has practically dared him to veto the latest budget agreement.

In the Blogs
• Aigner Chocolates is offering some pretty cute and tasty chocolate for Valentine’s Day.

• Beck will play at Forest Hills Stadium this August.

Trending in New York
• #RHOBH
• #SchultzTownHall
• #NYPD
• Brian Simonsen
• #ThisIsUs

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (24-24-8) fell to the Winnipeg Jets, 4-3.

• The Islanders (33-17-6) were defeated by the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Nets (29-29) face the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (10-46) take on the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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A Valentine for Murder!  Sat Feb 16th 8pm  A Comedy Murder-Mystery Dinner Show. $45 per/person  Call 718-721-7777 for tickets.  Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• New zoning may possibly help Long Island City’s underused hotel properties.

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – One family home has 4 BRs, 2.5 bath, modern kitchen, LR/DR, porch, yard, semi finished basement.  Asking $725,000. Pirillo Realty Inc.  718-418-9500

• For Sale – Maspeth – Beautiful one family has 4 BRs, 2 bath, large LR, DR, 2 modern kitchens w/ SS appliances, wood floors, full finished basement, parking for 3 cars.  Asking $775,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold - Little Neck – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op at 4001 Little Neck Pkwy for $233,000. Zillow

Business News
• Cindy Nicola, Tesla’s vice president of global recruiting, is leaving the company.

• Toys ‘R’ Us is making a comeback as Tru Kids.

Events
• Queens Village – 8 a.m. – Annual Breakfast w/ Borough President Melinda Katz.  Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Blvd.

• East Elmhurst - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Valentine’s Day Market. Bulova Corp Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd.

• Maspeth - 2:30 to 4 p.m. – Bereavement Group.  Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd Street

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentine’s.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street

• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Nicole Dorsey will be speaking a stabbing attack and lack of response at a NYPD “Build A Block” sector meeting, held by Police Service Area 9. 116-40 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

• Middle Village - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 6 Monthly Meeting.  80-02 Kew Gardens Road

• Jamaica – 8:30 p.m. – Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito participates in the South Asian American Voice public advocate forum. 166-26 89th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

February 13th, 2019 at 1:13 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: ‘El Chapo’ found guilty on all counts, Police release image of suspect wanted in fatal subway shooting

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Tuesday, February 12

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump declared that he was “not happy” about the bipartisan border security compromise negotiated by congressional leaders.

• Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán has been found guilty on all counts.

• A box filled with law enforcement magazines was used to lure a thief that stole packages from an Upper West Side apartment building.

IN QUEENS
• Police released an image of a man they say took part in a gang fight that left a man shot dead on a train platform.

• A man was fatally shot on the street after leaving a karaoke bar in Flushing.

• A Siena College poll found that 56% of voters back the billion-dollar deal to bring Amazon to Queens.

SUBWAY STATUS
• F trains are running on the E line between Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av and 5 Av in both directions.

• M trains are running on the F line between 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr and 36 St (Qns) in both directions.

• Expect delays in E, F, M and R train service.

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

TRAFFIC
• 27 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 22 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 19 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 26 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

SCOREBOARD
• The Brooklyn Nets (29-29) fell to the Toronto Raptors, 127-125.

• The Knicks (10-46) lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 107-104.

• The Rangers will take on the Winnipeg Jets tonight at 8.

• The Islanders will battle the Buffalo Sabres tonight at 7.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Rapper 21 Savage has been released on bond pending a deportation hearing.

• The ‘Coming to America’ sequel is set to be released in 2020.

• Cardi B deleted her Instagram account shortly after becoming the first solo woman to win the Grammy for best rap album.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• NCIS (NBC, 8PM) – A malnourished and confused 9 year old is found hiding in a storage unit, causing NCIS to reopen an old missing persons case when the girl is believed to be the daughter of a Navy recruit who disappeared 10 years ago.

• This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – Kevin attempts to help Nicky. Randall and Kate reflect on differing memories of their childhood.

• The Rookie (ABC, 10PM) – The most dangerous day of the year—Valentine’s Day—has the team on high alert, and Officer Nolan invites everyone over for a party now that he is single.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Hairspray – Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

• HULU: The Bourne Ultimatum – Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless C.I.A. official and his Agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

• AMAZON PRIME: Terminator 2: Judgement Day – A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

TECHNOLOGY
• Pokémon Go is getting a vastly improved AR photo mode very soon.

• Russia is considering whether to disconnect from the global internet briefly, as part of a test of its cyber-defenses.

• Microsoft wants users to stop using Internet Explorer.

#TRENDINGNY
• #snowday

• #GRAMMYs

• Cardi

• Motown

• Nicki

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Glendale – Mint 2 Family 3 bedrooms over 2 full fin. bsmt, box rooms, wood floors, private yard. Located near all. Asking $829,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Maspeth – Solid Brick Ranch Style Home In The Heart Of Middle Village Near Juniper Park! Generous Living Room, 2 Bedrooms Including Queen Master Bedroom, Plus Completely Finished Basement! All On One Floor, With Parking Spot & Yard! Asking $599,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Jamaica – 4 p.m. – African American Stories and Songs with Bobaloo.  Queens Library, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows – 5 p.m. – Q&A with CBS News chief White House corespondent Major Garrett. St. John’s D’Angelo Center, Room 307, 80-00 Utopia Parkway

• Cambria Heights – 6:30 p.m – 105th Precinct Sector C build the Block Meeting. Campus Magnet High School Library, 207-11 116th Ave.

• Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts community roundtable. Harvest Room, 90-40 160th St.

• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th Street

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

•  Glendale – 8 p.m. – Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol membership meeting. Saint Pancras School’s Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

• Jamaica - 8 p.m. – Stringer delivers remarks at Southeast Queens Civic Association Meeting. Robert Ross Johson Family Center, 172-17 Linden Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

Check out our website and follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more news updates.

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February 13th, 2019 at 12:54 pm

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Tuesday, February 12

Weather
• Snow with brief sleet and a high of 34 degrees.

Top Stories
• Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement to prevent another government shutdown, with far less money for Trump’s wall than he wanted.

• More than 100 million people in the northern US are under a winter warningtoday, with New York set to get 4 inches and ice today.

• Over 200 Baptist ministers, deacons and other leaders have been found guiltyof sexual abuse that spanned over 20 years.

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Fabulous Funny Females Sat Feb 16th 8pm  Featuring Karen Bergren, Ophira Eisenberg & Kerri Louise – you’ve heard their brilliant comedic voices on late-night TV, now come see them live on stage.  $35  Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre
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Queens News
• Rep. Carolyn Maloney and a dozen others rallied outside Queensbridge Houses yesterday, in full support of Amazon’s plan to come to Long Island City.

• A 31-year-old man was fatally shot while leaving a karaoke bar in Flushinglast night, police are searching for the suspect.

•A man’s body was found in apartment in Jackson Heights over the weekend, his identity and cause of death are still unknown.

Politics
•Beto O’Rourke and Trump held dueling rallies in El Paso last night, proving O’Rourke has the ability to take on the president on a national level.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio headed to the early primary state of New Hampshire last night as he contemplates a 2020 presidential bid.

Entertainment
• The Oscars are up next in award season, but awards for cinematography, film editing and more will be presented during commercial breaks.

• Will Smith’s genie character from the upcoming ‘Aladdin’ movie was revealed during Sunday’s Grammys, but Twitter users declare it “sad.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1989, Tiny Tim declares himself a NYC mayoral candidate, but will drop our shortly after saying the campaign was his manager’s idea.

• In 1980, movie actress Christina Ricci is born in Santa Monica, CA. She is best known for her role as Wednesday in this 1991 film.

Opinion
• The Times says that voters want more open borders, not a wall, saying illegal entries to the US have fallen since the turn of the century,

• The Post says that Amazon’s reconsideration of HQ2 in Long Island City may be a ploy to target politicans and others who have opposed the deal.

In the Blogs
• The MTA has removed decorate tiles along the 7 line after chunks of the tile fell and pierced a car windshield last month.

• From Singles Pottery Wheel Lessons to crafts for the entire family, here are even more ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• Colton
• #BestAtHomeContest
• #BLACKPINKonLSSC
• Paul George 
• Becky 

Scoreboard
• The Brooklyn Nets (29-29) fell to the Toronto Raptors, 127-125.

• The Knicks (10-46) lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 107-104.

• The Rangers will take on the Winnipeg Jets tonight at 8.

• The Islanders will battle the Buffalo Sabres tonight at 7.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentines  Wed Feb 13th  6-8pm Craft a valentine for your special someone and let your love-light shine with a botanical cocktail!  Adults 21+  $20-$25   Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Although Amazon may ditch their plans for their HQ2 to be in Long Island City, Queens real estate will have a major shakeup if plans are greenlighted.

• For Sale – Forest Hills - Just Listed!  Fully updated 1 BR convertible to 2. High ceilings, walk-in closet, hardwood floors, P/T doorman, pet friendly.  Close to all.  Asking $375,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Sale – 164-22 97th Street, Howard Beach – Renovated 1 family on 2 levels w/ basement. 3 BRs, sunroom, backyard w/ deck. Finished basement w/ separate entrance & 1/2 bath. $639,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Flushing – A 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 800-square-foot condo located at 133-38 Avery Ave. sold for $500,000. Realtor. 

Technology
• Reports say Apple’s plans for the next iPad mini still include the lightning jack and doesn’t look much different, but it will be much faster.

• Trump breaks his silence on AI technology by signing the ‘American AI Initiative’ which aims to redirect federal funding and resources for AI, but lacks additional funding and details.

Events•  Long Island City – 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  – Energy Tech Networking Fair. Energy Tech High School, 36-41 28th St.

• Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Rent Freeze Enrollment. 89-70 162nd St.

• Jamaica – 4 p.m. – African American Stories and Songs with Bobaloo.  Queens Library, 117-11 Sutphin Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows – 5 p.m. – Q&A with CBS News chief White House corespondent Major Garrett. St. John’s D’Angelo Center, Room 307, 80-00 Utopia Parkway

• Cambria Heights – 6:30 p.m – 105th Precinct Sector C build the Block Meeting. Campus Magnet High School Library, 207-11 116th Ave.

• Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts community roundtable. Harvest Room, 90-40 160th St.

• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th Street

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

•  Glendale – 8 p.m. – Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol membership meeting. Saint Pancras School’s Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

• Jamaica - 8 p.m. – Stringer delivers remarks at Southeast Queens Civic Association Meeting. Robert Ross Johson Family Center, 172-17 Linden Blvd.

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February 12th, 2019 at 12:10 pm

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Monday, February 11

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Top lawmakers will meet this afternoon and hold border talks in an attempt to avert another government shutdown.

• House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic leaders condemned Representative Ilhan Omar for comments that they say are anti-Semitic.

• Federal Housing and Urban Development executive Lynne Patton is beginning a month-long stay in NYCHA housing.

IN QUEENS
• Community organizations held a rally in support of Amazon’s proposed HQ2 in LIC.

• Police are searching for one of two suspects who allegedly robbed a 20-year-old man at knifepoint.

• A couple was sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for running a prostitution ring out of a Flushing hotel.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Good Service on all subway lines as of 4:00 p.m.

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

TRAFFIC
• 30 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 25 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 20 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 28 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

SCOREBOARD
• The Knicks (10-45) head to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (29-28) takes on the Raptors in Toronto at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (24-23-8) defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-1.

• The Islanders (33-16-6) topped the Minnesota Wild, 2-1.

• The Alliance of American Football debuted with strong ratings over the weekend.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Here’s the complete list of winners from the 2019 Grammy Awards show.

• Jennifer Lopez defended her Motown performance at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards after facing criticism.

• Hulu announced that The Handmaid’s Tale’ will return on June 5.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8PM) – The Top 12 finalists, including two returning Wild Card acts, perform; and America’s Superfans vote to determine who will be named the ultimate Champion.

• The Passage (FOX, 9PM) – With the sudden arrival of a high ranking official, Horace Guilder, to Project NOAH, Brad and Amy begin to strategize a possible escape plan with the help of an unlikely accomplice.

• Manifest (NBC,10PM) – Michaela meets the mysterious James Griffin during a police investigation, and the passengers learn what happens when the callings fall in the wrong hands.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 2 – Every Sunday, Hasan Minhaj brings an incisive and nuanced perspective to global news, politics and culture in his unique comedy series.

• HULU: Deep Blue Sea – Searching for a cure to Alzheimer’s disease, a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the prey, as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back.

• AMAZON PRIME: Thelma and Louise – In one of the greatest road movies of all time, Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon ride to everlasting fame as two women who embark on a crime spree across the American southwest.

TECHNOLOGY
• Tinder and Grindr are being questioned about age verification after a report on child abuse.

• Google is letting some users test its AR navigation feature for Google Maps.

• Check out this hand-drawn Super Mario animation.

#TRENDINGNY
• #MondayMotivation

• #GRAMMYs

• #Grammy2019

• Cardi

• Motown

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Ridgewood – Sunny Spacious Five Room Apartment. Eat InKitchen, Modern Bath. Great Location Walk To Shopping And Subway. Asking $2,200/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Queens Village – Fully Renovated Single Family House With 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Sized Bathrooms, 2 Half Sized Bathrooms, Central Heating/Cooling, Separate Designed Kitchen That Includes White Marble Floor, Cabinetry, Stainless Steel Stove And Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave And Granite White Marble Countertops, Extended Front Yard, Private Driveway And Two Car Garage. Asking $929,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

LOCAL EVENTS
• Flushing – 3:30 to 8 p.m. – Blood Drive. Knights of Columbus, 35-79 160th St.

• Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Queens Borough Board to review proposed zoning text amendment on flood resilience. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Corona – 6:30 p.m. – Nos Quedamos Queens Coalition host community forum on LGA AirTrain and proposed soccer stadium. St. Marks’ AME, 95-18 Northern Blvd.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.​

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

Do you want to keep up with the latest news and events in Queens?

Check out our website and follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more news updates.

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February 12th, 2019 at 12:09 pm

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Monday, February 11

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 38 degrees.

Top Stories
• Talks on border security have not progressed through the weekend, raising concerns a deal won’t come together.

• A possible impeachment could further upend state government in Virginia.

• Despite calls for resignation, Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. won’t apologize for his anti-gay comments about the City Council.

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Annual Breakfast with Borough President Melinda Katz  Wed Feb 13th 8am Hear about our thriving borough’s top economic priorities, initiatives, and milestones. Register at www.queenschamber.org. Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village.
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Queens News
• An Oakland Gardens woman slammed her car over a fire hydrant and into a tree to avoid hitting a cat.

• Sex workers at the infamous 40th Road in Flushing are back in business after a recent police raid.

• Neir’s Tavern, the borough’s oldest bar in Woodhaven, is fighting to reach its 200th anniversary and beyond.

Politics
• Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is the latest Democrat to join the 2020 presidential race.

• The local chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America are backing Tiffany Caban for Queens DA.

Entertainment
• Here are the winners of last night’s 2019 Grammys.

Weekend Box Office
• The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part: $34 million
• What Men Want: $19 million
• Cold Pursuit: $10.8 million
• The Upside: $7 million
• Glass: $6 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2012, superstar Whitney Houston died at age 48.

• In 1962, singer Sheryl Crow was born in Kennett, MO. Her 2008 album “Detours” was inspired by her breakup with this athlete and her battle with breast cancer.

Opinion
• The Daily News says there are still many questions about Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal.

• The Post says the city should want to have Amazon here with the right deal.

In the Blogs
• Top chefs and meat lovers are heading to Flushing for the fourth annual Charcuterie Masters.

• A Sunnyside realtor’s online show provides viewers with market updates.

Trending in New York
• Motown
• Cardi
• Lady Gaga
• Chloe
• Halle

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-45) head to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (29-28) takes on the Raptors in Toronto at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (24-23-8) defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-1.

• The Islanders (33-16-6) topped the Minnesota Wild, 2-1.

• The Alliance of American Football debuted with strong ratings over the weekend.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Emoji Poetry Mon Feb 11th 4pm Take Langston Hughes’ poem “Laughers” and use emoji or clip art to fill in words for the poem. Queens Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona.
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Real Estate
• The TWA Hotel at JFK Airport will welcome its first guests in May.

• For Sale – Maspeth - One family Townhouse featuring 3 BRs, 2 full bath, walk-in basement & private driveway.  Close to shopping & schools.  Asking $768,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Woodhaven – One family home offers 3 BRs, 2 new baths, large private yard, oak floors, move in condition.  Close to train.  Asking $558,000  Lou Pastorini  917-797-7567 

• Sold – St. Albans – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,400-square-foot house at 114-29 Farmers Boulevard for $262,500. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday evening, police responded to a call at 37-41 79th Street in Jackson Heights. Cops found a 57-year-old man unconscious on the bedroom floor. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

• On Sunday evening, police found 49-year-old Colleen Reid unconscious inside 120-54 200th Street in St. Albans. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death. An investigation is ongoing.

Events
• LIC – Noon – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, elected officials call on state to fund LIRR stop at Sunnyside Rail Yards. 44th Dr. and Jackson Ave.

• LIC – 1:30 p.m. – Amazon HQ2 supporters urge support for the project. 12th St. and 41st Ave.

• Flushing – 3:30 to 8 p.m. – Blood Drive. Knights of Columbus, 35-79 160th St.

• Corona – 4 p.m. – Emoji Poetry. Queens Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Queens Borough Board to review proposed zoning text amendment on flood resilience. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Corona – 6:30 p.m. – Nos Quedamos Queens Coalition host community forum on LGA AirTrain and proposed soccer stadium. St. Marks’ AME, 95-18 Northern Blvd.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

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February 11th, 2019 at 1:36 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Amazon reconsiders HQ2, Man charged with murder of pregnant ex-girlfriend

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Friday, February 8

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Amazon is reconsidering its Queens campus after facing fierce opposition from officials and activists.

• Kellyanne Conway was assaulted in front of her daughter by a woman last year at a restaurant.

• A former police sergeants union boss was sentenced to five years in prison for taking bribes.

IN QUEENS
• A Queens man turned himself in and was charged with the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend in Ridgewood.

• Celebrity lawyer Joseph Tacopina was caught with brass knuckles at JFK Airport.

• Governor Cuomo blamed Senate Democrats for  trying to kill the Amazon deal.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Some Jamaica-bound J trains are running local from Marcy Av to Myrtle Av because of signal problems at Hewes St.

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

TRAFFIC
• 34 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 29 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 19 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 31 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Knicks (10-43) head to Detroit to take on the Pistons at 7 p.m.
• The Nets (29-27) host the Chicago Bulls at 7:30 p.m.
• The Rangers (23-22-8) welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to MSG at 8 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks return home to play the Toronto Raptors. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
• The Islanders are home against the Colorado Avalanche. Puck drops at 1 p.m.
• St. John’s (17-6) looks to build on their latest win at home against Providence at noon.
• LIU Brooklyn hosts Wagner at 4:30 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn welcomes Fairleigh Dickinson to the borough at 4 p.m.
Sunday
• The Rangers host the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 7 p.m. matchup.
• The Islanders welcome the Minnesota Wild to town at 3 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• The National Enquirer’s publisher will investigate Jeff Bezos’s extortionclaims.

• The Fyre Festival founder has been ordered to pay $2.9 million to an investment company he screwed over.

• Hailey Baldwin shares how Justin Bieber proposed in July 2018.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Blindspot (NBC, 8PM) – Patterson and Rich embark on a treasure hunt to Peru in a gambit to save Jane.

• Blacklist (NBC, 9PM) – Red is sent to a federal medical institution following his request to the court for a psychiatric evaluation, and Liz and Jennifer use his time away to search for a Blacklister they believe may have valuable information about Red’s past.

• Blue Bloods (CBS, 10PM) – It’s Reagan versus Reagan when Danny goes against Jamie’s direct order during a hostage negotiation.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: One Day at a Time Season 3 – Penelope studies to become a nurse practitioner, Elena and Syd grow closer, Alex gets punished, Lydia tackles a bucket list, and Schneider falls in love.

• HULU: Legion Season 2 – Unlikely alliances are formed and the search for the Shadow King begins.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Expanse Season 3 – As the Rocinante crew digs deeper into the search for Prax’s missing daughter, the war between Earth and Mars turns deadly in ways the solar system has never seen. But a new threat in the outer reaches of the Belt could prove much more dangerous.

TECHNOLOGY
• Apple has finally released an iPhone software update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping.

• Spring is suing AT&T for their misleading 5G wireless branding that has not yet been deployed.

• Spotify will explicitly ban ad-blockers, and will kick you off for using them.

#TRENDINGNY

• Candace Owens

• #FlashbackFriday

• #HouseJudiciaryCommittee

• #FridayFeeling

• #noAmazonNYC

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – Detached Home 35X38 Sitting On A 55X90 Lot. Features 6 Bed,3 Full Baths, Built In 1945 Altered In 2007. Above Ground Pool, Private Drive And Garage. Finished Basement With Gas Fireplace. Plenty Of Closet Space Inc. Walk In Closet. Hardwood Floors Through Out. Beautiful Den. Asking $1,698,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Two Family Cape Cod features include: Huge Lot (50 x 100 ft), Renovated from top to bottom, Beautiful Sun Room/ extension, Nice Backyard, Finished basement, Private Driveway (will fit up to 4 cars), Great location! Only 1 Block to the Cross Bay Blvd. Asking $799,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• Ozone Park – 6 p.m. – Emergency 5 Boro Summit Call to Action. DESHI Center, 83-10 Rockaway Blvd.
• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Black History Month Celebration 2019. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 7:30 to 9 p.m. – Q.E.D. presents Judy Gold! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Flushing - 8 p.m. – Rumination & Hope, In and Out of Time. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
 LIC – 8 p.m. – A performance of “Queen”. Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Forest Hills - 8 p.m. – Generations perform. The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave.

Saturday
• Ridgewood – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Toddler Storytime (2-4 y/o). Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue
• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lunar New Year Plant Sale.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Lunar New Year Parade. Union St. & 37th Ave.
 Glendale – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Nature Photography Hike.  Highland Park Parking Lot, Vermont Place & Highland Blvd.
• Flushing – 11:15 a.m. – Family Storytime: Lunar New Year.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street
• Flushing – 11:30 a.m. – Department of Consumer Affairs hosts second annual NYC Free Tax Prep-A-Thon. Flushing High School, 35-01 Union St.
• Flushing – Noon to 4 p.m. – Lunar New Year Celebration.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Lunar New Year Concert.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street
• Astoria – 2 p.m. – Midcentury Stereopanorama.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23d Avenue
• LIC – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – A performance of “Queen”.  Variety Boys & Girls Club,  21-12 30th Road
• Corona – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – MOMIX.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue So.
• Flushing – 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Lunar New Year Tinker Festival.  RSVP. Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th Street
• Rockaway Park – 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. – Poseidon’s Prom 2019 Fundraiser.  K of C Rockaway Council 2672, 333 Beach 90th Street
• Elmhurst - 8 p.m. – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Rego Park – 9 p.m. – Thunder Road performs (Springsteen Tribute).  Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.

Sunday
• Forest Hills – 10:30 a.m. – Celebration of Love.  Ascension Church, 2 Russell Place
• Flushing – Noon – Native American Arts Social.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – Noon to 3 p.m. – Jazz Brunch.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Chinese American Parent’s Assoc. presents: Lantern Festival Event.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street
• Corona – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – MOMIX.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue So.
• LIC – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – A performance of “Queen”.  Variety Boys & Girls Club,  21-12 30th Road
• Flushing – 2:30 p.m. – Queens Symphony Orchestra: 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Assassination of MLK Jr.  LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Flushing - 3 p.m. – Black History Month Screening: 12 Years a Slave. RSVP Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th Street
• Rockville Centre - 3 p.m. – Easy to Love: A Swingtime Big Band Valentine.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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February 11th, 2019 at 1:33 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Petro Home Services

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Friday, February 8

Weather
• Showers in the morning but windy later in the day. High of 53. Temperatures drop to a high of 36 on Saturday. Sunday will be partly cloudy and a high of 40.

Top Stories
• In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court blocked Louisiana’s abortion access lawfrom taking effect.

• Jeff Bezos accused the “National Enquirer” of blackmail by threatening to publish his nude photos. Ronan Farrow says the publication also blackmailed him.

• Baseball legend Frank Robinson, who was the first black manager in the MLB, has died at the age of 83.

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Generations Fri Feb 8th 8pm Generations is the high energy classic rock n roll dance band you won’t forget! The excitement is contagious and the fun never stops! The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills.
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Queens News
• A Queens police officer on her way to work saved a bleeding motorcyclist who was hit by a truck on the BQE.

• Construction is now underway for Make the Road’s new community center in Corona.

• A pair of Queens surgeons successfully performed a life-changing operation to give a young boy a new face.

Politics
• The longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history died at 92 years old.

• De Blasio’s proposed budget balloons to $92 billion, though he warns of dark fiscal times ahead.

Entertainment
• “The View’s” Joy Behar is now under fire for resurfaced blackface photos.

• Ariana Grande opened up about her feud with the Grammys, which resulted in the cancellation of her performance.

Buzzing Back

• In 1969, George Harrison’s tonsils were removed at London’s University College Hospital and then destroyed so that they can’t be sold.

• In 1984, actress Cecily Strong was born in Springfield, IL. A Second City alum, she joined this show in 2012.

Opinion
• USA Today says losing Amazon would be bad for both New York City and the Democrats.

• The Post says de Blasio is leading the city into a future fiscal disaster.

In the Blogs
• Participate in the borough president’s Lunar New Year celebration and photo contest this month.

• The Ascension Church in Forest Hills is hosting its Celebration of Love fest this weekend.

Trending in New York
• #thankunext
• #HTGAWM
• Jeff Bezos
• John Dingell
• #Lakers

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (31-16-6) topped the New Jersey Devils in a shootout, 2-1.

• LIU Brooklyn (11-12) routed Mount St. Mary’s, 77-62.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (14-10) beat Wagner, 51-44.

• Anthony Davis stays in NOLA, Marc Gasol goes to Toronto and the Bucks get Nikola Mirotic. Here’s the latest on the NBA trade deadline.

• The Knicks, meanwhile, are releasing center Enes Kanter.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks (10-43) head to Detroit to take on the Pistons at 7 p.m.
• The Nets (29-27) host the Chicago Bulls at 7:30 p.m.
• The Rangers (23-22-8) welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to MSG at 8 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks return home to play the Toronto Raptors. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
• The Islanders are home against the Colorado Avalanche. Puck drops at 1 p.m.
• St. John’s (17-6) looks to build on their latest win at home against Providence at noon.
• LIU Brooklyn hosts Wagner at 4:30 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn welcomes Fairleigh Dickinson to the borough at 4 p.m.
Sunday
• The Rangers host the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 7 p.m. matchup.
• The Islanders welcome the Minnesota Wild to town at 3 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Jazz Brunch  Sun Feb 10th 12-3pm Liven up those winter doldrums with our Valentine buffet and the smooth jazz stylings of the Carl Bartlett Jr. Quartet. $45. Bayside Historical  Society, 208 Totten Ave., Bayside.
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Real Estate
• Aramis, a men’s fragrance brand from Estee Lauder, subleased 200,000square feet in Long island City.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Feb 10th 1-3pm 66-26 Hull Avenue, Maspeth – New Listing!  Large 2 family semi detached with driveway & pkg for 2/3 cars.  Close to all transportation, shopping, schools & restaurants.  Asking $998,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Feb 9th 12-1:30pm. 71-30 Caldwell Avenue, Middle Village – One family home w/ 3 BRs, 2 full bath, full basement, pvt driveway.  Asking $699,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700 

• Sold – Astoria – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,482-square-foot house at 25-45 45th Street for $900,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Philly cheesesteak icon Tony Luke’s is coming to NYC, including one location in Queens.

• Ave Coffee House in Sunnyside is coming back under a new name.

Restaurant ABC’s – Astoria
Grade A – The Neptune Diner, 31-05 Astoria Blvd. – Cross-contamination, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade B – Kurry Qulture, 36-05 30th Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Fatty’s Cafe, 45-17 28th Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of rats, Evidence of mice, Food contact surface not properly washed.

Events
• East Elmhurst – 9:45 p.m. – United Community Civic Association Annual Legislative Breakfast. New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lunar New Year Plant Sale. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

• Ozone Park – 6 p.m. – Emergency 5 Boro Summit Call to Action. DESHI Center, 83-10 Rockaway Blvd.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Black History Month Celebration 2019. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

• Astoria – 7:30 to 9 p.m. – Q.E.D. presents Judy Gold! Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

• Flushing - 8 p.m. – Rumination & Hope, In and Out of Time. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

 LIC – 8 p.m. – A performance of “Queen”. Variety Boys & Girls Club, 21-12 30th Rd.

• Forest Hills - 8 p.m. – Generations perform. The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave.

Saturday
• Ridgewood – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Toddler Storytime (2-4 y/o). Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue
• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Lunar New Year Plant Sale.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Lunar New Year Parade. Union St. & 37th Ave.
 Glendale – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Nature Photography Hike.  Highland Park Parking Lot, Vermont Place & Highland Blvd.
• Flushing – 11:15 a.m. – Family Storytime: Lunar New Year.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street
• Flushing – 11:30 a.m. – Department of Consumer Affairs hosts second annual NYC Free Tax Prep-A-Thon. Flushing High School, 35-01 Union St.
• Flushing – Noon to 4 p.m. – Lunar New Year Celebration.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Lunar New Year Concert.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street
• Astoria – 2 p.m. – Midcentury Stereopanorama.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23d Avenue
• LIC – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – A performance of “Queen”.  Variety Boys & Girls Club,  21-12 30th Road
• Corona – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – MOMIX.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue So.
• Flushing – 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Lunar New Year Tinker Festival.  RSVP. Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th Street
• Rockaway Park – 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. – Poseidon’s Prom 2019 Fundraiser.  K of C Rockaway Council 2672, 333 Beach 90th Street
• Elmhurst - 8 p.m. – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Rego Park – 9 p.m. – Thunder Road performs (Springsteen Tribute).  Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.
Sunday
• Forest Hills – 10:30 a.m. – Celebration of Love.  Ascension Church, 2 Russell Place
• Flushing – Noon – Native American Arts Social.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – Noon to 3 p.m. – Jazz Brunch.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Chinese American Parent’s Assoc. presents: Lantern Festival Event.  Queens Library, 41-17 Main Street
• Corona – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – MOMIX.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue So.
• LIC – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – A performance of “Queen”.  Variety Boys & Girls Club,  21-12 30th Road
• Flushing – 2:30 p.m. – Queens Symphony Orchestra: 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Assassination of MLK Jr.  LeFrak Concert Hall, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Flushing - 3 p.m. – Black History Month Screening: 12 Years a Slave. RSVP Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th Street
• Rockville Centre - 3 p.m. – Easy to Love: A Swingtime Big Band Valentine.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue.

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February 11th, 2019 at 1:28 pm

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