Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: FH hit & run arrest, City settles in ‘Mob Cop’ hit

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Friday, July 31

Weather
• At least the weather is consistent. All three days this weekend will be sunny and in the low 90s.

Top Stories
• The lion-killing dentist had also wanted to take down an elephant before leaving Africa, but couldn’t find one big enough. #WalterPalmer

• An ultra-Orthodox man went on a stabbing spree at a gay pride parade in Israel, just weeks after he was released from prison for doing the same thing. #JerusalemPride

• The city has confirmed 46 cases of Legionnaires’ Disease caused by contaminated air conditioning systems. The disease can be deadly. #Legionnaires

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Find Waldo Wrap-up Party July 31st 4-6PM The month-long scavenger hunt ends with a Find Waldo Party at Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st Street 718-278-2665
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Queens News
• An MTA worker has been arrested for the hit-and-run that killed a popular Forest Hills jeweler.

• The city has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a Queens man who was murdered by two notorious “Mob Cops” in 1986.

• An Access-A-Ride vehicle went up in flames on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park.

Politics
• A columnist for the Daily News says it’s time for the governor to eat a slice of humble pie and repair his fractured relationship with Senate Democrats.

• Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng became the first House Democrat to break ranks and come out against the Iran nuclear deal.

Entertainment
• Rumors about Ben Affleck’s extra-marital “she-nanny-gans” continue to swirl. #BenAffleck

• Woody Allen was sure his relationship with Soon-Yi Previn would just be your typical fling with your ex-lover’s adopted daughter, but it was so, so much more.

Opinion
• With one New York Democratic announcing her opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, the Post asks “what about you, Chuck?”

• The Daily News writes that the NYPD’s body camera program has a lot of kinks to work out.

In the Blogs
• Flushing Town Hall is hosting a Catskills All-Star Cookoff on Saturday.

• Police are looking for a man who beat up a security guard at Resorts World and stole his car.

Trending in New York
#DragMeDown
#GotDumpedBecause
#BlueMoon
#WetHotAmericanSummer
Mike Leake

Scoreboard
• Up by two with two outs in the ninth, the Mets (52-50) would come back from a 45-minute rain delay to lose 8-7 to the Padres.

• The Yankees (57-44) fell to the Rangers, 7-6.

• The Jets Sheldon Richardson, already suspended four games for failing a drug test, took cops on a 143 mph chase.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The battle for first place in the NL East comes to Citi Field as the Mets and Nationals open a three-game series. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to Chicago for a weekend series with the White Sox. Game starts at 8:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets and Nationals play game two at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees and White Sox meet again in Chicago. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets and Nationals meet in prime time on national television. First pitch is at 8:08 p.m.
• The Yankees and White Sox wrap up their series in a 2:10 p.m. matinee.

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Summer Showdown Sun. Aug. 2nd 9AM-3PM East Coast Car Assoc’s Car Show 9AM-3PM, Blood Drive 11AM-3PM, Music by Joe Fuoco & The Band. Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 69th Street off Grand Avenue, Maspeth
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Real Estate
• The city has seen a huge spike in construction permits, likely spurred by 421a

• For Sale – OPEN HOUSE –  63-56 74th Street, Middle Village – Sat. Aug 1st 1-3PM  Det 1 fam 4 bedrms, 1.5 bths, pvt driveway, full fin bsmt.  Located near all.  Asking $829K  Crifasi Real Estate 

• For Sale – OPEN HOUSE – 225 Kilburn Rd. S., Garden City – Sat. Aug 1st 1-3PM  Lovely Split Level Home, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, great location, beautiful block. Asking $529,000  Pirillo Realty  pirillorealtyinc@aol.com  718-418-9500

• Sold – Four-bedroom, two-bath, 1,440-square-foot apartment at 101-16 120th Street in Richmond Hill for $475,000.

Eating Out
• New York magazine lists the 30 Best Cheap Eats in New York. Find out what Queens restaurants made the list.

• Beat the summer heat in the Rockaways at The Wharf Bar & Grill.

Restaurant ABC’s – Sunnyside
Grade A – Bliss Street Station Restaurant, 47-02 Greenpoint Ave. – Food not protected from possible contamination
Grade B – Oasis Restaurant, 40-02 Queens Blvd. – Food not cooked to minimum temperature, Food not cooled by approved method, Evidence of filth flies
Grade C – Riko, 45-23 Greenpoint Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Food not cooled by approved method, Evidence of live mice

Events
Jamaica – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Aviation/Community Borough Wide Job Fair Expo 2015.  JFK Airport, TWA Terminal, T-5

• Glendale – 10 a.m. to Noon – State Senator Joseph Addabbo sponsors MetroCard Van visit. Maspeth Federal, 101-09 Metropolitan Ave.

• Flushing – 11:30 a.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic receives “Bus Champion” award from the Riders Alliance. Main St. & Booth Memorial Ave.

• Glendale – 1 to 3 p.m. – State Senator Joseph Addabbo sponsors MetroCard Van visit. Stop and Shop, 64-66 Myrtle Ave.

Glendale – 5:30 p.m. – Zumba on the Green. Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Avenue

Astoria – 5:30 p.m. – Find Waldo Wrap-Up Party. Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st Street

Saturday
Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Rummage Sale. 88-08 Jamaica Ave.
• Jamaica – 10 a.m. – West Indies Cricket Legends Weekend. $40. Idlewild Park, 223rd St. & 148th Ave
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Flushing BID Street Festival. 40th Road & Prince St.
• Long Island City – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Queens Literary Festival. Free. LIC Bar, 45-58 Vernon Blvd.
• Rego Park –  1 p.m. – Mad Science Saturday.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.

Sunday
Maspeth – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Summer Showdown Car Show & Blood Drive. Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 69th St. & Grand Ave.
• Jamaica – 10 a.m. – West Indies Cricket Legends Weekend. $40. Idlewild Park, 223rd St. & 148th Ave
Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Rummage Sale. 88-08 Jamaica Ave.
• Long Island City – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Queens Literary Festival. Free. LIC Bar, 45-58 Vernon Blvd.
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic and DEP sponsor rain barrel giveaway. Israel Center of Conservative Judaism, 167-11 73rd Ave.

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July 31st, 2015 at 7:47 am

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Morning Buzz: Slashed over ice cream, Meals-on-Wheels truck vandalized

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Thursday, July 30

Weather
• It’s hot again with highs near 90, but this time with a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms.

Top Stories
• The lion-killing dentist continues to lay low as public outcry increases, while some think Mia Farrow crossed the line when she weighed in on Twitter. #WalterPalmer

• There’s new evidence in one of the most famous unsolved mysteries in U.S. history: the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. #JimmyHoffa

• China may execute a Colombian beauty queen who was arrested for smuggling drugs in her computer.

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Waterfront Concert Series Thurs. July 30th 7:30PM Time Was.Doo Wop. Bring a chair or blanket. Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd btwn Hell Gate Bridge and the pool.
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Queens News
• The heat is getting to everyone. A man slashed a CVS employee who tried to stop him from stealing ice cream.

• A vandal smashed the windows of a Meals-on-Wheels truck in Corona.

• Queens residents flocked to the Rockaways in an attempt to beat the heat.

Politics
• Stay tuned, we might announce next! An ex-Virginia governor just became the 17th – seventeen! – GOP candidate for president.

• How do you cover the quote machine that is Donald Trump when he’s also the father-in-law of the man who publishes your newspaper. You try not to.

Entertainment
• Yoko One and Bono joined the speaker of the City Council on Ellis Island to celebrate the day John Lennon got his green card. #JohnLennon

• France is in an uproar over Gisele Bundchen wearing a burqa, which is illegal in that country, to sneak into a plastic surgeon’s office.

Opinion
• The Daily News joins the disgust with the dentist who killed Cecil the lion.

• A guest writer for the Observer says the Iran nuclear deal comes down to one fact: in a little over a decade Iran will be a nuclear power.

In the Blogs
• There will be a car show in Maspeth this weekend to benefit St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital.

Ray Liotta was in Middle Village to shoot a scene for NBC’s “Shades of Blue.”

Trending in New York
#Converge
#NewHarryPotterBooks
#ICONiacMemories
#BWBAfrica
Reunion

Scoreboard
• The Mets (52-49) lost to the Padres, 7-2, while Wilmer Flores cried on the field. #Flores Skip work and catch the series finale at 12:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (57-43) lost to the Ranger, 5-2. The Yankees wrap up their trip to Texas tonight at 8:05 p.m.

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Shakespeare in the Park Thurs. July 30th 8-10PM “Merchant of Venice” Presented by the Hip to Hip Theater Company. Cunningham Park – Main Park House, 196th St & Union Turnpike, Oakland Gardens
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Real Estate
• Investment in real estate continues to grow in Queens, up 69 percent in the first half of 2015.

• For Sale – Maspeth – 2 Family Colonial, featuring private driveway and detached 1 car garage.  Situated on one of the best blocks in Maspeth Plateau. Near shopping and transportation.  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Howard Beach – 1 Family Cape, Mother/Daughter layout, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bath, backyard w/ deck.  Asking $575,000  DeNiro Realty   917-892-9558

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,232-square-foot single-family home at 46-58 162nd Street in Flushing for $599,000.

Style & Fashion
• Scallops – the design style, not the seafood – are the hottest new fashion trend.

• Why mess with a good thing? Converse just released its first new sneaker in 98 years.

Events
Long Island City – 10:30 a.m. – SummerStage Kids Dance Party.  Queensbridge Park, 41st Ave. & Vernon Blvd.

• Astoria - 4 p.m. – Students in summer art program unveil work. Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th Ave.

• Woodhaven – 5 p.m. – Zumba at Forest Park.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Dr. & Woodhaven Blvd.

• Woodhaven – 5:30 p.m. – State Senator Joseph Addabbo hosts mobile office hours. Queens Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway

Long Island City - 7 to 8:30 p.m. – Sage Music Concert Series. Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Road

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Juniper Park Concert Series: Italian Night. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd. North

Woodhaven – 7:30 p.m. – The Bronx Wanderers: 50s, 60s & 70s Rock. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Dr. & Woodhaven Blvd.

Oakland Gardens – 8 to 10 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: The Merchant of Venice. Cunningham Park, 196th St & Union Turnpike

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July 30th, 2015 at 8:51 am

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MORNING BUZZ: Bicyclist critically injured, Another LGA rail plan

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Wednesday, July 29

Weather
• Think cool thoughts. Temps will reach the low 90s, but it will feel closer to 105.

Top Stories
• The off-duty cop who punched a rowdy reveler into a coma says he was just trying to protect himself and a friend.

• Police arrested a 15-year-old boy for luring a California girl to his apartment and killing her before her mother knew she was gone. #MadysonMiddleton

• A North Carolina man’s pit bull ripped his wife’s arm off, but – naturally – the dog never hurt anyone before.

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Movies on the Green Wed. July 29th 8:30PM This week: Back to the Future. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show! Free show. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale www.shopatlaspark.com
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Queens News
• Two Queens men were found guilty for the cold-blooded murder of a 27-year-old in the Rockaways.

• Tucked into the governor’s plan to remake LaGuardia is yet another plan to provide rail service to the airport. #LaGuardia

• A bicyclist was critically injured after he was struck by a drunk driver near Queens Plaza.

Politics
• The mayor is having a tough time keeping the people who got him elected happy with his job performance.

• The State Assembly paid out $256K to law firms working on sexual harassment cases involving former members who are no longer in office.

Entertainment
• Actress Cara Delevingne was attacked by the hosts of a morning show in an awkward interview.

• Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski isn’t fazed by his QB’s upheld suspension or his wife’s burqa, as he was spotted partying hard in the Hamptons.

Opinion
• It’s time for the mayor to put on his “big boy pants” and start acting like the mayor of NYC, says one columnist.

• A Post writer says that Jon Stewart’s secret White House meetings prove The Daily Show host is a partisan hack.

In the Blogs
• Here’s the scoop on Astoria Creative Meetups, which will take place again this Friday.

• FLIC NIC is bringing two outdoor movies venues to Jackson Heights this summer.

Trending in New York
#BackToBack
Mullah Omar
#shadybrady
#BWBAfrica
#DirtyPolitics

Scoreboard
• The Mets (52-48)  topped the Padres, 4-0. The teams meet again tonight at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.

• The scorching hot Yankees (57-42) crushed the Rangers, 21-5. The Yankees and Texas play game three of their four-game set tonight. First pitch is at 8:05 p.m.

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The Bronx WandererThurs. Jul 30th 7:30PM Enjoy this high-octane 50s, 60s and 70s rock ‘n’ roll experience! George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven
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Real Estate
• More than a dozen lawmakers are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to enforce new rent regulations.

• For Sale – Ozone Park – Single family, 2 bedroom, 1 full bath, den/family room, patio.  Asking $425,000  Marie Breslin    917-623-6306

• For Sale – Maspeth – Large 2 Family w/ 1 bedroom walk-in apartment, 1 car garage, balcony overlooking spacious backyard.  Asking $980,000  O’Kane Realty   718-779-1111

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 900-square-foot apartment at 34-15 74th Street in Jackson Heights for $290,000.

Money News
• What China’s collapsing stock market means for the U.S.

Crude oil prices continue to plummet, dropping nearly 20 percent this month alone.

Events
• Long Island City – 9:30 a.m. – Public informational meeting about proposed LIC BID expansion. Hunters Point Plaza, 47-40 21st St.

Flushing – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – MetroCard Bus. Refill & Reduced Fair Applications. Pomonok Senior Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.

• Flushing – 4:30 p.m. – Queens Community House, State Senator Toby Stavisky and Art of Men distribute 500 meals. Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.

• New Hyde Park – 6 p.m. – South Asians for Strong America announce their endorsement in the District 23 City Council race. Jassi’s Restaurant, 271-11 Union Turnpike

• Long Island City - 6:30 p.m. – Public informational meeting about proposed LIC BID expansion. New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave.

Long Island City – 7 p.m. – Kings of the Wind and Electric Queens (India) screening. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.

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July 29th, 2015 at 7:53 am

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MORNING BUZZ: Push to make Ft. Totten safer, 20 years for love triangle slay

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Tuesday, July 28

Weather
• Another hot one, with mostly sunny skies and a high approaching 90.

Top Stories
• The son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been sentenced to death over war crimes.

• With Vice President Joe Biden by his side, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to tear down LaGuardia Airport and rebuild it.

• The executive board of the Boy Scouts of America voted on Monday to lift its ban on gay scout leaders.

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Juniper Valley Park Concert Series Tues. July 28th 7PM 80’s Tribute Night with White Wedding Band. Bring your own lawn chair. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St & Juniper Blvd. North, Middle Village
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Queens News
• Following the Tennessee shooting at an Army Reserve base, elected officials push to make Fort Totten in Bayside safer.

• A man was sentenced to 20 years to life for the murder of a woman with whom he and his wife had a polyamorous affair.

• A man stole the handbag off a woman who had fallen asleep while waiting for the E train at Queens Plaza.

Politics
• GOP presidential candidates in the jam-packed field are scrambling to ensure a spot on stage at next month’s first debate.

• Jeb Bush says he was hurt by Donald Trump’s racist comments on Mexican immigrants.

Entertainment
• Prolific true crime author Ann Rule has died at 83.

• After a string of clunkers, Variety asks what many deemed a foregone conclusion after Pixels, is Adam Sandler still a star?

Opinion
• The New York Times discusses the battle transgender people often face just by using public restrooms.

• In the Guardian, Jason Nichols says that Scott Walker could be the scariest GOP candidate, no easy feat considering the competition.

In the Blogs
Cheap candy for the taking! A candy shop in Astoria is closing and they are having some sweet sales.

• Queens’ best cold noodles can be found at Flushing’s Gui Zhou liang fen.

Trending in New York
#RuinAWestern
Tulo
Dragon Quest XI
#rickychat
Najib

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (56-42) beat the Rangers, 6-2. The Yankees take on Texas again tonight at 8:05 p.m.

• The Mets (51-48) begin a three-game series with the San Diego Padres in Flushing. First pitch is 7:10 p.m.

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NY Blood Center – Sunnyside Community Blood Drive Tues. July 28th 2-8PM Anyone trying to donate blood will receive 2 Mets tickets in the mail. Please come out and donate to a worthy cause. Every pint saves lives! 46th Street & Queens Blvd.
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Real Estate
• An other world-ly Colonial is on the market for $1.6 million.

• For Sale – Rosedale – Detached 2 Family, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, short walk to schools, shopping & transportation.  Asking $448,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips 917-797-7567

• For Sale – Hollis – 1 bedroom Co-Op offers spacious living/dining room, beautiful kitchen and backyard. Near all!  Asking $165,000  Coldwell Banker Kueber 718-628-0100

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 900-square-foot single-family home at 141-38 254th Street in Rosedale for $360,000.

Technology
• A researcher says that most Android phones are susceptible to a simple text hack.

• The Apple Watch will go on sale at Best Buy next week.

Events
• Long Island City – 11 a.m. – Celebration marking one-year anniversary of veteran-owned security firm. Virsig, 48-02 25th Ave.

• Long Island City – Noon – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer announces $3 million investment in new library. Hunters Point Community Library, Center Blvd. & 48th Ave.

• Jamaica - 6:30 p.m. – Resident march to call for responsible development and anti-displacement policies. Greater Allen AME Church, 110-31 Merrick Blvd.

• Howard Beach – 7 p.m. – Conservative Parties of Queen and Brooklyn hosts annual American Heritage Dinner. Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd.

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July 29th, 2015 at 7:51 am

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MORNING BUZZ: Street to be named for slain officer, Yonkers crash kills Queens man

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Monday, July 27

Weather
• Chance of thunderstorms all day with the high around 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• Nearly six months after she was found unresponsive, Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died on Sunday night. 

Florida teenagers are missing at sea after a boating trip. Their parents are offering a six-figure reward for their rescue.

• A wedding-day gun battle in Afghanistan left 21 dead.

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Queens Symphony Orchestra Tues. July 28th 7PM Bringing Broadway to St. John’s University Great Lawn. Free admission & parking. For more info, call 718-990-5892 St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica.
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Queens News
• The city voted to rename a Queens Village street after slain NYPD officer Brian Moore.

• A Queens man was killed in a crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers.

• A construction accident caused major transit delays and shut down part of the 7 Train over the weekend.

Politics
• Mike Huckabee drew criticism on Twitter for saying the Iran deal is “marching Israelis to the door of the oven.”

• Donald Trump still leads the Republican field in the polls, despite his comments on John McCain.

Entertainment
• Accused rapist Bill Cosby’s alleged victims speak out in a powerful New York Magazine cover story.

Weekend Box Office
Ant-Man – $24 million
Pixels – $24 million
Minions – $22 million
Trainwreck – $17 million
Southpaw – $16 million

Opinion
The Daily News argues that $15 an hour minimum wage is great for the workers and the city’s economy.

• Walter Olsen looks at the state’s “far-left” attorney general in an opinion piece in New York Post. 

In the Blogs
• The City Council voted to rename a street in Flushing after a little girl that was struck and killed by a car in October 2013.

• Bedford and Bowery looks at all the Citi Bike stations coming to North Brooklyn. 

Trending in New York
#DirtyWorkMusicVideo
#mondaymotivation 
#IWasSoHighOneDay
#SONA2015
 #3YearsOfFifthHarmony

Scoreboard
• The Mets topped the Dodgers, 3-2, for their second straight win. They’re off Monday.

• The Yankees beat the Twins, 7-2. They’ll travel to Texas to take on the Rangers Monday night, with first pitch set for 8:10 p.m.

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Movies on the Waterfront July 27th 8:30PM The Princess Bride Bring a chair or blanket. Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd btwn Hell Gate Bridge and the pool.
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Real Estate
Foundation work is underway on Tishman Speyer’s Long Island City project.

• For Rent – Jamaica Estates – 1 Family House for Rent.  7 bedrooms, 8 full bath, 2 half bath, large living room with fireplace.  Asking $15,000  Crifasi Real Estate

• For Sale – Middle Village – 1 Family near Juniper Valley Park. 3 bedrooms, finished basement, Den/Family room, fireplace.  Asking $678,000  Marie Breslin  O’Kane Realty  917-623-6306

• Sold – Woodside – One-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on Queens Boulevard for $277,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Police searched a man they found urinating between two cars in Jamaica on Saturday and recovered 5 ounces of marijuana and a loaded handgun.

• On Friday night, police stopped a man with an open bottle of beer in Rockaway and as he tried to flee he allegedly ditched a semi-automatic handgun.

Events
• Bayside – 10:45 a.m. – Politicians attend press conference hosted by Congressman Steve Israel calling for review of security measures at reserve bases. Fort Totten, 422 Weaver Avenue.

Glendale – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Family Fun Day. Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

• Oakland Gardens – Noon – City Council Candidate Ali Najimi joins advocates to announce plans to introduce Parkland Protection Act. Cunnigham Park, 196th St. &  Union Turnpike

Richmond Hill - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Councilman Ruben Wills tours Liberty Avenue businesses to educate owners about proper commercial garbage disposal. Liberty Ave. & Van Wyck Expressway

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July 27th, 2015 at 8:07 am

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MORNING BUZZ: Power outages at LGA this morning, Boy falls in sewer

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Friday, July 24
Alert: Power outages at LGA are causing delays. Check with your carrier if flying today.

Weather
• It’s shaping up to be a great weekend, with mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid-80s all three days.

Top Stories
• A gunman killed himself and two others and injured nine in a shooting at a Louisiana movie theater.

• The fiancee of a mysterious man found decomposing in a car in LA says he was “part-human, part-alien” and sent to earth to save the world.

Police are on the hunt for a possible serial killer after two dismembered bodies were found in Niagara Falls.

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Mad Science Saturdays Sat. Jul 25th 1:30PM Summertime Rocket Show A spectacular science-theme show designed to amaze and entertain. Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park
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Queens News
• The city started work yesterday on a $100 million project to make Queens Boulevard safer.

• It took a Queens boy falling down a sewer to get the city to repair a catch basin.

• Boxing champ Floyd Mayweather is offering $10,000 for information leading to an arrest in the hit-and-run killing of a jeweler in Forest Hills.

Politics
• The federal government is considering a criminal investigation into presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton’s private email account.

• Has the mayor made another frenemy? The speaker of the City Council lashed out at him for hogging credit on the Uber deal.

Entertainment
• Amy Schumer fired back at a radio host who implied that she was “skanky”.

• Daily Show alum Wyatt Cenac had some harsh words for host Jon Stewart.

Opinion
• A columnist for the Observer writes that Sandra Bland should have never been arrested.

• A writer for Slate says New York is about to embark on the worst minimum wage experiment in the country.

In the Blogs
• There’s some pretty serious service disruptions on the subways this weekend.

• Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley announced that two streets will be renamed in her district: one for a bishop, the other for a WWI casualty.

Trending in New York
Hulk Hogan
#CalibraskaEP
#Lafayette
#SandraBland
#FIRST50EUROPE

Scoreboard
• The Mets (49-47) fell to the Dodgers, 3-0.

• The Yankees (53-41) swept the Orioles with a 9-3 thumping at the stadium yesterday afternoon.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Dodgers and Mets meet again at Citi Field. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to Minnesota to start a three-game series with the Twins at 8:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets and Dodgers get underway at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees and Twins play game two of their series at 7:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets and Dodgers conclude their four-game series with a 1:10 p.m. matinee.
• The Yankees wrap up their weekend in Minnesota. First pitch is at 2:10 p.m.

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Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow – Fri July 24th – Sun July 26th New York City’s oldest and largest pow wow. Go to www.queensfarm.org for showtimes. Queens Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park.
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Real Estate
• Just off the coast of Queens, Roosevelt Island is becoming the next hot real estate market.

• For Sale – OPEN HOUSE – Sat. July 25 12-2 p.m. – 155-24 101 Street, Howard Beach.  Lovely Legal 2 Family Home On 60×100, 7 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Full Basement, Garage, IGS.  Asking $649,000  DeNiro Realty  (917) 892-9558

• For Sale – OPEN HOUSE – Sat. 7/25 & Sun. 7/26 – 1-3 p.m. – 75-43 Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village.  Brick 1 Family, 2 Bedrooms, Full Finished Basement w/ Family Room, Front Porch, 1 Car Garage.  Reduced To $559,000.  Crifasi Real Estate

• Sold – Three-bedroom, 1.5-bath, 1,722-square-foot townhouse at 67-67 Groton Street in Forest Hills for $929,000.

Eating Out
• A new sake bar with a Thai twist has opened in Jackson Heights.

• Head to Astoria this Sunday for a good old-fashioned clam bake.

Restaurant ABC’s – Kew Gardens
Grade A –  Austin’s Steak & Ale House, 82-70 Austin St. – Food contact surface no properly washed, Sanitized utensil not properly stored
Grade B – Karp Tavern, 81-72 Lefferts Blvd. – Raw food cross-contaminated, Evidence of live mice & roaches
Grade Pending – Hangar Bar & Grill, 119-11 Metropolitan Ave. – Wiping cloths soiled, Facility no vermin proof

Events
Rego Park – 10 a.m. – Co-Dependents Anonymous Meeting for Women. Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center, 85-18 61st Rd.

Floral Park - 7 to 10 p.m. – Thunderbird American Mid-Summer Pow-Wow. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer will be honored at the Reading 4 Smiles Gala. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave.

Saturday
• Glendale - 10 a.m. – 104th Precinct Community Council Graffiti Cleanup. Bridge at 74th St. & Calamus Ave.
• Queens Village – 11 a.m. – Residents protest proposal for neighborhood prison. 207-01 Jamaica Ave.
• Flushing – 12 to 3 p.m. & 4 to 7 p.m. – Taste the World: Botanical Brew Fest. $50. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Floral Park – 12 to 5 p.m. & 7 to 10 p.m. – Thunderbird American Mid-Summer Pow-Wow.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Rego Park – 1 p.m. – Mad Science Saturdays. Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
Flushing - 2 to 3 p.m. – QBG  Farm Tour. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Astoria – 6 to 11 p.m. – Variety, Burlesque and Music Fundraising Event. Astoria Music & Arts, 22-51 29th St.
Glendale – 7 to 9 p.m. – Alec C. Chambers Concert. The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

Sunday
Maspeth - 8 a.m. – Bally’s Atlantic City Bus Trip w/ Maspeth Kiwanis. Mount Olivet Cemetery, 65-40 Grand Ave.
Jackson Heights - 11 a.m. – Colombian Parade. Northern Blvd. between 74th & 86th Streets
• Floral Park – 12 to 5 p.m. – Thunderbird American Mid-Summer Pow-Wow. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Flushing – 2:30 p.m. – Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion. Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave.

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July 24th, 2015 at 8:23 am

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MORNING BUZZ (7/23): Airport strike averted, National Night Out organizers call out DOE & Thursday events

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Thursday, July 23

Weather
• Sunny skies with a high of 86.

Top Stories
• The man accused of killing nine people in a Charleston church shooting was indicted on hate crime charges. He could face the death penalty. #DylannRoof

• A teen girls nosebleed led to a diagnosis of kidney cancer in her and both of her parents.

• New York State is moving toward a $15 an hour wage for fast food workers.

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Waterfront Concert Series Thurs. July 23rd 7:30PM Michael Patrick’s “Ring of Fire” A Tribute to Johnny Cash. Bring a chair or blanket. Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd btwn Hell Gate Bridge and the pool.
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Queens News
• Workers at JFK and LGA reached a last-minute deal to avoid a strike.

• A motorcyclist was killed in Kew Gardens when he collided with a car.

• Organizers of a National Night Out event in Queens are calling out the Department of Ed over thousands in fees to use an old school for the event.

Politics
• He should know one when he sees one! Former sexting congressman Anthony Weiner has a new job helping others fix P.R. nightmares.

• Not only did State Senator Dean Skelos’ son get a no-show job, he threatened to “smash” his supervisor’s head when he inquired why he wasn’t at work.

Entertainment
• Sorry fans of true love, but the “Bachelorette” is all a bunch of lies. #bachelorette

• Nobody is more interested in the recent controversy at Gawker than Hulk Hogan’s lawyers, who is suing the site for $100 million for posting a sex tape. #gawker

Opinion
• The Daily News lauds the decision to hold off on limiting Uber, calls the mayor’s push “wrongheaded.” #Uber

• A columnist for the Post says the Iran nuclear deal is in danger. #Iran

In the Blogs
• The federal government will be investigating the recent train-truck crash in Maspeth.

• The city won’t limit Uber just yet.

Trending in New York
#ThankYou1Dfor
#SharkMovies
#SandraBland
Drake
#WhitePeople

Scoreboard
• The Mets (49-46) gave one away to the Nationals, losing 4-3. The Mets start a four-game series with the Dodgers at Citi Field tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (52-41) topped the Orioles, 4-3. The Yankees wrap up their series with Baltimore today at 1:05 p.m.

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Disco InfernoThurs. July 23rd 7:30PM Put on your boogie shoes and enjoy the music that still makes people get up and shake their groove thing! George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven
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Real Estate
• The Times follows a young woman’s quest to buy an apartment in Queens.

• For Sale – Glendale – 3 Family, 6 B/R, 3 Kitchens, 3 Bath, Large yard.  Asking $819,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Maspeth – 1 Family Brick, 4 B/R, Back yard, Pvt Driveway, 1 Car Garage.  Asking $670,000  O’Kane Realty   718-779-1111

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 800-square-foot apartment at 224-49 Kingsbury Avenue in Oakland Gardens for $163,000.

Style & Fashion
How to look chic and cool when the temperatures are hot and messy.

• Underage models are returning to the runway, and they’re bringing controversy with them.

Events
Woodside – 8:30 to 10 a.m. – MIBA Meeting. Anoroc Democratic Building, 45-23 47th St.

Woodside – 10 a.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio hosts press conference to announce start of Queens Boulevard safety measure. 61st St. & Queens Blvd.

Glendale – 11 a.m. – Reading on the Green. The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

• Flushing – 11:30 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella calls for passage of bill to include Hindu, Sikh and Islamic faiths in state’s religious incorporation law. 137-16 Northern Blvd.

Glendale – 5 p.m. – Zumba on the Green. The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave.

Woodhaven – 5 p.m. – Zumba. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Dr. & Woodhaven Blvd.

• Rego Park - 5:30 p.m. – State Senator Joseph Addabbo hosts mobile office hours. Queens Library, 91-31 63rd Dr.

LIC – 7 to 8:30 p.m. – Sage Music Concert Series: Classical & Jazz Music. Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Rd.

Astoria - 7:30 p.m. – Michael Patrick’s “Ring of Fire” – A Johnny Cash Tribute.  Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd. & Hell Gate Bridge

Woodhaven – 7:30 p.m. – Disco Inferno.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Dr. & Woodhaven Blvd.

• Long Island City – 8 p.m. – Premiere performance of new monthly comedy show “You Can Use That” hosted by Will Carey. The Creek & The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave.

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July 23rd, 2015 at 8:28 am

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MORNING BUZZ (7/22): Hundreds turn out in LIC for chance to drive for Uber, Airport workers to walk off the job & Wednesday events

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Wednesday, July 22

Weather
• A little cooler today, with sunny skies and a high of 87.

Top Stories
• The woman who jumped to her death from a rooftop bar was distraught over her decision to leave behind her ultra-conserative Jewish faith.

• The dash cam footage from the stop that led to Sandra Bland’s suicide in a Texas prison appears to be edited and looped. #SandraBland

• The youngest person ever convicted of murder in the U.S. is set to be released from prison.

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Movies on the Green Wed. July 22nd 8:30PM Outdoor movie on the Center Green. This week: Frozen   Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show! Free show. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale www.shopatlaspark.com
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Queens News
• Hundreds of people turned out yesterday in Long Island City for the chance to become an Uber driver. #Uber

• The family of the jeweler who was run over in a fit of road rage visited the site of his fatal accident in Forest Hills.

• More than 1,000 airport workers plan to walk off the job tonight at 10 p.m.

Politics
• Donald Trump continued his “scorched earth” approach to politicking, this time going after Rick Perry and handing out Lindsey Graham’s personal cell phone number.

• Senator Charles Schumer is refusing to answer questions about his position on the upcoming Iran nuclear deal vote.

Entertainment
• Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert apparently called it quits because he believed she cheated on him.

• The new E! reality show “I Am Cait” will premiere July 26. The Post ranks the five biggest reveals of the first episode. #IAmCait

Opinion
• A writer for the Post says the mayor could learn something from Pope Francis during his Italy trip: humility.

• A columnist for the Observer wonders if Gawker is destroying itself from the inside. Spoiler alert: he sure hopes so!

In the Blogs
• Gothamist doesn’t care for the new chicken joint in Astoria opened by the owner of Bareburger.

• The Queens Memory Project features some stunning vintage photos of Queens.

Trending in New York
Drake
North Brunswick
#HarryAppreciationDay
#Spectre
#OTRAEdmonton

Scoreboard
• The Mets (49-45) topped the Nationals, 7-2. The teams wrap up their series at 12:35 p.m. today in Washington.

• The Yankees (51-41) edged out the Orioles, 3-2. The Yanks and O’s play game two of their series tonight in the Bronx at 7:05 p.m.

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Summer Concert 2015 Wed. July 22nd 7:30PM Broken Road. A Rascal Flatts Tribute Band. Bring your own lawn chair. Maspeth Federal – Forest Hills Branch, 101-09 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills
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Real Estate
• WeWork, the shared workspace provider, has expanded into Queens.

• For Sale – Garden City – Lovely Split Level Home, 3 B/R, 2 Bath, Patio, Garage.  Asking $529,000  Pirillo Realty pirillorealtyinc@aol.com  718-418-9500

• For Sale – Maspeth – 1 Family Brick, 4 B/R, Back yard, Pvt Driveway, 1 Car Garage.  Asking $670,000  O’Kane Realty http://www.okanerealty.com  718-779-1111

• Sold – Four-bedroom, one-bath, 1,870-square-foot, single-family home at 87-84 112th Street in Richmond Hill for $406,000.

Money News
• With Greece’s economy in tatters, tycoons are snatching up the country’s islands at rock-bottom prices.

• Speaking of the filthy rich…Facebook’s stock surge is adding to Zuckerberg’s billions.

Events
• Rockaway Park - Noon – Elected officials call on DOE to let local precinct community council use former school for National Night Out event. Former Beach Channel H.S., 100-00 Beach Channel Dr.

• Woodside – 6:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer hosts Eid Ul-Fitr celebration. Gulshan Terrance, 59-15 37th Ave.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – International Outdoor Film Festival: Iron Crows (Bangladesh) Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.

Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Broken Road: A Rascal Flatts Tribute. Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 69th St. & Grand Ave.

Glendale – 8:30 p.m. – Movies on the Green: Frozen.  The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Avenue

Jamaica - 10 p.m. – JFK and LGA airport workers officially go on strike. JFK Airport, Terminal 7

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July 22nd, 2015 at 7:52 am

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MORNING BUZZ (7/21): Maspeth woman sets self on fire, Forest Hills double-parking dispute nearly turns deadly & Tuesday events

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Tuesday, July 21

Weather
• Stifling again today with partly cloudy skies and a high of 92.

Top Stories
• Washington D.C. is now home to a Cuban embassy and Havana an American one.

• The driver that killed four friends on Long Island admitted he had “some beer” before getting behind the wheel. He also briefly left the scene.

• The Times has the inside scoop on last month’s upstate prison break, with felon David Sweat going into specific detail about the escape.

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Hunter’s Point South Park Movie Night Thurs. July 23rd 8:30-10:30PM  Breakfast at Tiffany’s  Enjoy movies, right on the waterfront. Center Blvd & 51st Avenue, LIC
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Queens News
• Investigators are searching for the man who nearly killed another driver in Forest Hills in an altercation over double-parking.

• Queens food trucks are becoming a popular attraction for foodies from all over the city.

• A Maspeth woman set herself on fire after arguing with her family yesterday afternoon.

Politics
• Lindsey Graham, one of the only lead Republicans who has called out Donald Trump, didn’t mince words, calling him a “jackass” on CNN.

• The frontrunner to replace Assemblyman William Scarborough, who recently plead guilty to 11 federal charges, praised the disgraced politician.

Entertainment
• A McDonald’s manager has let slip the restaurant does indeed have a secret menu, with items such as the “Land, Sea and Air Burger.”

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are splitting up. “Who?” said most people. “Oh no!” said people who eat Land, Sea and Air Burgers.

Opinion
• The Post joins a growing contingent eagerly awaiting Senator Chuck Schumer’s vote on the Iran deal.

• In the Guardiancolumnist Jessica Valenti mourns her days of being catcalled on the subway.

In the Blogs
• Braden Ruddy’s perennially beautiful Not A Queens Photo Blog has new pictures up.

• Astoria Music & Arts announced they will throw their 7th annual New Worlds Queens Fest on August 29.

Trending in New York
#HistoricalRealityShows
#earthquake
#3WordstoRegret
Vatican
Jaden Smith

Scoreboard
• The Nationals beat the Mets 7-2. The teams meet again tonight in Washington at 7:05 pm.

• The Yankees start a series with Baltimore tonight in the Bronx. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

• Zach Johnson won the British Open in a four-hole playoff.

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Juniper Valley Park Concert Series Tues. July 21st 7PM Italian Music Night. Bring your own lawn chair. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St & Juniper Blvd. North, Middle Village
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Real Estate
• New rules are in effect aimed at making the New York real estate game more transparent.

• For Sale – Middle Village – 1 Family, 3 B/R, 2 Full Bath, L/R, D/R, 1 car garage. Near Juniper Park. Asking $729,000  CB Kuber Realty  http://www.cbkueberrealty.com  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Middle Village North – 2 B/R, 2 Bath Condo. Low common charges include heat and water.  Asking $488,000  Lou Pastorini  http://www.loupastorini.com  917-797-7567

• Sold – Four-bedroom, two-bath, 2,160-square-foot home at 48-56 Oceania Street in Bayside for $732,000.

Technology
New features on Instagram allow users to search hastags, locations.

• Unfaithful spouses using the website Ashley Madison to cheat are in big, big trouble.

Events
Jamaica – 10 a.m. – Arts in the Park. Rufus King Park, Jamaica Ave. & 151st St.

• Long Island City – 10:30 a.m. – LIC BID hosts expansion tour. Gordon Triangle, 44th Dr. & Vernon Blvd.

• Jamaica – Noon – Councilman Ruben Wills and DSNY unveil new high-end litter baskets. 142-15 Rockaway Blvd.

• Long Island City – Noon – Uber general manager Josh Mohrer and drivers kickoff citywide jobs tour. Queensbridge Park, 21st St.

• Bayside – Noon – Borough President Melinda Katz and Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan endorse Barry Grodenchik for City Council. Bell Blvd. & 50th Ave.

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Italian Music Night. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd North

Long Island City – 7 p.m. – Beer event with free samples & giveaways. Woodbine’s, 47-10 Vernon Blvd.

• Long Island City – 7 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer kicks off Live at the Gantries concert series. Gantry State Park, 4-09 47th Rd..

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July 22nd, 2015 at 7:51 am

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MORNING BUZZ (7/20): Police look into mysterious death of Queens Village women, Teen killed in Queens car crash & Monday events

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Monday, July 20

Weather
• The sweltering heat continues, with highs reaching around 91 degrees and a chance of afternoon thunderstorms.

Top Stories
• The accused drunk driver who caused a limousine crash on Long Island that killed four friends celebrating a bachelorette party pleaded not guilty.

• A deposition released graphic details of alleged rapes committed by actor and comedian Bill Cosby.

• In South Carolina, KKK protestors brandished confederate flags outside the statehouse. 

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Family Fun Day July 20th  11AM-1PM   Children’s entertainment followed by children’s activity. Free event. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale www.shopatlaspark.com
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Queens News
• JFK Airport will build the first-ever terminal for animals as part of $48 million renovation.

• An elderly woman was found dead, bruised and bloodied in her Queens Village home.

• A teenager was killed and three other injured in a fatal car accident in Cambria Heights, Sunday night.

Politics
• Presidential hopeful Donald Trump refuses to back down from his attack on Senator John McCain’s military service, while the Huffington Post has moved coverage of his campaign to the entertainment section. 

• While Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to cap Uber service in the city, the taxi service fights back with new advertising. 

Entertainment
• Comedian Amy Schumer’s semi-racy GQ cover has drawn the ire of LucasFilms and Disney.

Weekend Box Office
Ant-Man – $58 million
Minions – $50 million
Trainwreck – $30 million
Inside Out - $11 million
Jurassic World – $11 million

Opinion
Robert George writes in the Post that de Blasio is siding with the wrong side of New York in the battle of Uber vs. yellow cabs.

• Read the David Brooks column on Ta-Nehisi Coates that everyone was talking about this weekend.

In the Blogs
A cyclist impaled his neck on a fence in Ridgewood on Sunday.

• Greenpoint residents aren’t happy with the smell of compost in their neighborhood.

Trending in New York
#rickychat
Ashley Madison 
#GrowingUpWithMyName
#TheVoiceAU
#WWEBattleground

Scoreboard
• It took 18 innings, but the Mets were able to the top the Cardinals by a 3-1. They’ll be in Washington to take on the Nationals in a 7:05 p.m. start on Monday night.

• The Yankees beat the Mariners by a 2-1 final. They’re off on Monday.

• There’s a three-way tie as the British Open heads into the final round today. LIVE LEADERBOARD

• An Australian surfer was able to fend-off a shark during a competition this weekend. See the video here.

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Taste the World: Botanical Brew Fest Sat. July 25th 12-3PM or 4-7PM Enjoy craft beers from local and international breweries, plus food and live music. Early bird tickets for $35 through July 24 at https://qbgbrewfest.eventbrite.com ; $50 at the gate. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Real Estate
• The New York Times looks at a changing Riis Park and the gentrification of the surrounding area.

• For Sale – Middle Village - 1 Fam Ranch, L/R, D/R, 2 B/R, finished basement and garage. Near Eliot Ave.  Asking $539,000  Eliot Hill Realty  http://www.reallivingeliothillrealty.com  718-672-4444

• For Sale – Forest Hills – 2 B/R, 2 Bath Co-Op with terrace. Full service building.  Asking Mid $500,000’s.  Madeleine Realty of Queens  http://www.madeleinerealty.com  718-520-0303

• Sold – Woodside – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, semi-detached home on 56th Street for $650,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit and run incident in Forest Hills near 110th Street and 71st Avenue at around 11 p.m. on Sunday.

Events
Jamaica – 10:30 a.m. – SummerStage Kids. Rochdale Park, New York Blvd. & 134th Ave.

Glendale – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Family Fun Day. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue

• Ridgewood – 11 a.m. – Ridgewood Library readings in the park. Grover Cleveland Park, Woodward Ave. & Stanhope St.

• East Flushing – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic hosts district bike ride. Begins at Kissena Blvd. & Rose Ave., ends at 210th St. and 67th Ave.

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July 20th, 2015 at 8:11 am

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