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A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Bigot fractures woman’s spine on train, Five shot outside Richmond Hill nightclub

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Monday, December 10

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 40 degrees.

Top Stories
• Jamal Khashoggi’s last words before he was killed were, “I can’t breathe.”

• Police were caught on camera trying to wrestle a toddler from a mother during an arrest.

• Although city and state officials touted Amazon’s move to Queens as a big win, the math is much more complicated.

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New Stories of the Shell-Shocked-Nut Family Matinee Sat Dec 15th 2pm Based on the “Nutcracker,” this story takes the cast of characters on a journey through NYC to explore themes of loss and recovery. $5-$10 Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica.
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Queens News
• A bigot fractured a young woman’s spine on the E train in a possible hate crime.

• Five people were shot outside a Richmond Hill nightclub.

• An off-duty firefighter was arrested for drunk driving on the Long Island Expressway.

Politics
• Nick Ayers, Trump’s top pick to be the next White House chief of staff, turned down the job.

• James Comey said voters should oust President Trump in a landslide in 2020.

Entertainment
• That didn’t take long! Offset says he already misses Cardi B following their breakup.

Weekend Box Office
• Ralph Breaks the Internet: $16 million
• Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018): $15 million
• Creed II: $10 million
• Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: $6.8 million
• Bohemian Rhapsody: $6 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2015, Janis Joplin’s psychedelic 1965 Porsche sold for $1.76 million at RM Sotheby’s car auction in New York.

• In 1964, chef Bobby Flay was born in NYC. In 2000, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for this TV show.

Opinion
• The Times says the war on truth and journalism is spreading, even by democratically-elected leaders.

• The Daily News says a Brooklyn councilman’s push to legalize throttle e-bikes has not been well thought out.

In the Blogs
• Here’s how to win two tickets to see comedian and actor Ken Jeong live at Queens College.

• Learn more about Pauline Healy, the newest appointee to the Queens LibraryBoard of Trustees.

Trending in New York
• Bears
• #RHOA
• Trubisky
• Frank Ntilikina
• Harold Baines

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (8-20) fell to the Charlotte Hornets, 119-107.

• The Giants (5-8) crushed the Washington Redskins, 40-16.

• The Jets (4-9) came back to top the Buffalo Bills, 27-23.

• The Rangers (14-12-3) head to Tampa Bay to face the Lightning at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (14-11-3) host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7 p.m.

• St. John’s (9-0) continue the winning streak by beating Princeton, 89-74.

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

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Rockapulco Santa Run Sat Dec 15th 11am Enjoy the race with friends, family & loved ones. Register here. The Boardwalk @ 102nd St., Rockaway Park.
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Real Estate
• The Real Estate Board of New York is raising dues 20 percent for commercial brokers and property owners.

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Large, updated 1 BR co-op in pre-war Art Deco building.  Hardwood floors, all new appliances.  Close to call. Asking $265,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Sale – Glendale – Beautifully maintained, detached one family customized from top to bottom! 3 BRs, elegant windows, California closets, detached garage, private patio.  Near all.  Asking $698,000. CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• Sold – Forest Hills – A four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 1,650-square-foot house at 108-42 68th Avenue for $1.735 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Sunday morning, 35-year-old FDNY Lieutenant Paul Parr was arrested and charged within the 112th Precinct. He was arrested for a DWI and refusing to take a breathalyzer test.

Events
• Astoria – 9:30 a.m. – Councilman Costa Constantinides helps unveil new hydroponic lab at IS 126. 31-10 23rd St.

• Glendale - 6 to 9 p.m. – Pet Photos with Santa. Hope @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

 

Written by QTadmin

December 10th, 2018 at 12:32 pm

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Petro Home Services

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Friday, December 7

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Sheriff’s sergeant was fatally shot by friendly fire in the Thousand Oaks bar shooting last month.

• President Trump has nominated William Barr as Attorney General.

• Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was observed by Americans across the country.

IN QUEENS
• A wheelchair-bound man died in a house fire in Flushing.

• The owner of an air conditioning company who is accused of pouring toxic mercury into a cooling unit in Jamaica Estates has insisted that he is innocent.

• Cardi B made her appearance in court over a strip club brawl in Queens.

SUBWAY STATUS
• As of 3:45 pm, all trains are in good service.

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

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

• 31 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.

• 49 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 Nets (8-18) take on the Toronto Raptors at home. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks host the Nets at 7:30 p.m.
• The Rangers (13-12-3) visit the Florida Panthers at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders head to Detroit to face the Red Wings at 7 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn (4-4) plays Saint Peter’s on the road at 1 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn (5-3) faces NJIT at 4 p.m.
Sunday
• The Knicks welcome the Charlotte Hornets to MSG at 7:30 p.m.
• The Jets (3-9) hit the road to Buffalo to take on the Bills at 1 p.m.
• The Giants (4-8) face the Redskins in Washington at 1 p.m.
• St. John’s (8-0) looks to continue their hot start at home against Princeton at 1 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• The trailer for ‘Avengers: End Game’ was released today.

• Nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards were announced today.

• Tyler Perry paid off $430 thousand dollars worth of layaways at Walmart’s in East Point and Douglasville.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Blindspot (NBC, 8PM) – Remi races against the ever-worsening ZIP poisoning to enact her ultimate plan.

• Hell’s Kitchen (FOX,9PM) – The final 10 chefs are surprised when Chef Ramsay brings in his daughter, Tilly, to celebrate her Sweet 16.

• Hawaii Five-0 (CBS,9PM) – After fighting off an assassin in his own home, McGarrett and Joe White flee to Montana to prepare for a battle against those exacting revenge for a past SEAL mission.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle – A human child raised by wolves must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.

• HULU: No Country for Old Men – Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

• AMAZON PRIME: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – After exposure to radiation, four teenage turtles–Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, and Donatello–have mutated into ninjas and have begun living in the sewers of a large city.

TECHNOLOGY
• Security researchers have discovered twenty-two ad-fraud enabling apps that have collectively been downloaded more than 2 million times on the Google Play store.

• Razer has a big announcement set for December 12th.

• Activision is now selling a cheaper version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on PC, without Zombies.

#TRENDINGNY
• #ABC11

• Grammy

• #AvengersEndgame

• Pearl Harbor

• #FridayFeeling

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.AboveGround 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
• Maspeth – 6 p.m. – Tree Lighting Ceremony.  Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th Street & Borden Ave.
• Woodhaven – 6 to 9 p.m. – Annual Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting.  Forest Pkwy & Jamaica Ave.

Saturday
• Elmhurst – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Flea Market.  Monsignor Mulz Hall, 88th St & Jamaica Ave.
• Rego Park – 10 a.m. – FREE 6-piece Toiletry Kit for the 1st 500 guests (18+ and older). Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Jamaica Estates – 10 a.m. – UNIS Open House.  United Nations International School – Queens Campus, 173-53 Croydon Rd.
• Astoria - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair.  30-14 Crescent St.
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wreath Making Workshop.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Rockaway Beach – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Christmas Boutique.  St Camillus Catholic Academy, 185 Beach 99th St.
• Rego Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Free Meet & Greet w/ Santa Claus & Friends. Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Flushing – 2:15 p.m. – The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Sunnyside - 3 p.m.  – Santathon Pub Crawl for Charity.  Along Queens Blvd starting @ 46th St.
• Bayside – 6 to 10 p.m. – Holiday Party.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.
• Bayside – 8 p.m. – Saturday Night Stand Up!  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave.

Sunday
• Rockaway Beach – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Christmas Boutique.  St Camillus Catholic Academy, 185 Beach 99th St.
• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Flea Market.  Monsignor Mulz Hall, 88th St & Jamaica Ave.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair.  30-14 Crescent St.
• Bayside – 10 a.m. – St. Mary’s Hospital for Children celebrates the holidays. 29-01 216th St.
• Maspeth – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Breakfast with Santa.  St. Stan’s Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave.
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wreath Making Workshop.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pet Photos w/ Santa.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
 Astoria – Noon to 4 p.m. – Santa is Coming to Steinway Street! Sol Dance Center, 30-16 Steinway St.
• Ridgewood - Noon to 5 p.m. – St. Nicholas Day.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.
• LIC – Noon to 5 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade.  VFW Hall, 31-35 41st St.
• Astoria - Noon to 6 p.m. – Holiday Market.  Bohemian Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave.
• Flushing – 1 to 5 p.m. – Holiday Historic House Tour.  Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave.
• Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – Swingtime Big Band: Swing in the Holidays!  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
• Flushing – 6 p.m. – Queensboro Symphony Chamber Music Society. St. Ann’s Church, 58-02 146th St.
• Flushing - 8 p.m. – Ken Jeong Live!  Colden Auditorium @ Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. Win Two Tickets to see Ken Jeong Live! CLICK HERE!

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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December 10th, 2018 at 12:26 pm

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Morning Buzz: Kevin Hart out as Oscars host, Paraplegic man dies in Bayside fire

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Friday, December 7

Weather
• Sunny and a high of 38. Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 35 degrees. Sunday is partly cloudy and a high of 36.

Top Stories
• Robert Mueller will reveal more details about his Russia probe today as he faces a court deadline.

• CNN evacuated its offices in Columbus Circle because of a bomb threat last night.

• Kevin Hart stepped down as the 2019 Oscars host after refusing to apologizeover past homophobic tweets.

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Tree Lighting Ceremony  Fri Dec 7th 6pm Ceremony includes free raffles, entertainment & a visit from Santa! Co-sponsored with Maspeth Chamber of Commerce. Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th St. & Borden Ave., Maspeth.
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Queens News
• A 60-year-old paraplegic man was killed after a fire broke out in his Bayside home.

• A Queens man got 18 years in prison for his hate-filled firebombing spree in 2012.

• Two men posing as utility workers robbed a 77-year-old woman in Astoria.

Politics
• A committee of comptrollers recommended raising pay for state lawmakers, but also limiting outside income and eliminating lulus.

• Public advocate candidates are already fighting over how to spend money raised from potentially legalizing marijuana.

Entertainment
• Ariana Grande addressed her personal life in an emotional speech at the Billboard Awards.

• Here’s the complete list of nominations for the 2019 Golden Globes.

Buzzing Back

• In 1941, Pearl Harbor was bombed. The surprise attack struck a critical blow against the U.S. Pacific fleet and drew the United States into World War II.

• In 1979, singer Sara Bareilles was born in Eureka, CA. She achieved mainstream success with this 2007 hit song, and recently appeared on stage in this Broadway musical.

Opinion
• The Post says Andrew Cuomo is hypocritical by slamming Charter Communications but supporting Amazon.

• The Times says Albany’s pay increase committee made the right call by limiting outside income.

In the Blogs
• See the winners of this year’s annual Halloween essay and drawing contest.

• Have breakfast with Santa at a participating Applebee’s this Sunday.

Trending in New York
• Oscars
• #FridayFeeling
• Luis Valbuena
• Pearl Harbor
• #SKINS

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (8-18) were routed by the Boston Celtics, 128-100.

• The Islanders (13-11-3) fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-2.

• The Tennessee Titans slammed the Jacksonville Jaguars, 30-9.

• Here’s who the Yankees may pursue next to complete their starting rotation.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Nets (8-18) take on the Toronto Raptors at home. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks host the Nets at 7:30 p.m.
• The Rangers (13-12-3) visit the Florida Panthers at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders head to Detroit to face the Red Wings at 7 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn (4-4) plays Saint Peter’s on the road at 1 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn (5-3) faces NJIT at 4 p.m.
Sunday
• The Knicks welcome the Charlotte Hornets to MSG at 7:30 p.m.
• The Jets (3-9) hit the road to Buffalo to take on the Bills at 1 p.m.
• The Giants (4-8) face the Redskins in Washington at 1 p.m.
• St. John’s (8-0) looks to continue their hot start at home against Princeton at 1 p.m.

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

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Breakfast with Santa  Sun Dec 9th 10:30am-1:30pm Admission includes a hot buffet breakfast, DJ playing holiday music, face painting and Santa! $10-$12. Call 718-326-2185 or [email protected] St. Stan’s Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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Real Estate
• Trendy hotel chain Yotel is opening a new location in Long Island City in 2020.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Dec 9th 11am-1pm – By Appointment Only –  Forest Hills Gardens – Fully renovated Luxury Studio with stunning light & views. Brand new Chef’s kitchen w/ professional grade appliances, open concept, 24-Hr doorman, close to transportation.  Asking $399,000.  Call Chris Milson at 646-321-3886.  Halstead Real Estate 

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 8th 11am-12:30pm. 68-32 65th Place, Glendale – Semi detached 1 family has 3 BRs, full finished basement, private yard.  Close to M train.  Asking $699,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• Sold – Ridgewood – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 3,120-square-foot house at 16-16 Putnam Avenue for $1.182 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Check out these Queens restaurants that are decked out for the holidays.

• Eater recommends Forest Hill Bagels on Queens Boulevard for your next meal.

Restaurant ABC’s –  Middle Village
Grade A – Rico’s Chicken, 74-27 Metropolitan Ave. – Food not cooled by approved method.
Grade B – Burger King, 66-26 Metropolitan Ave. – Filth flies, Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade Pending – Golden Harbor Restaurant, 82-16 63rd Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Personal cleanliness inadequate, Wiping clothes soiled.

Events
• Flushing – 9 a.m. – Flushing Town Hall Legislative Breakfast. 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Rockaway Beach – Noon to 4 p.m. – Veterans Job & Resource Fair. Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272, 330 Beach 90th St. 718-523-3069

• Maspeth – Noon to 4 p.m. – O’Neills Restaurant hosts Christmas party for NYPD widows and orphans. 64-21 53rd Dr.

• Maspeth – 6 p.m. – Tree Lighting Ceremony.  Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th Street & Borden Avenue

• Woodhaven – 7 to 9 p.m. – Annual Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting.  Forest Pkwy & Jamaica Ave.

Saturday
• Elmhurst – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Flea Market.  Monsignor Mulz Hall, 88th St & Jamaica Ave.
• Rego Park – 10 a.m. – FREE 6-piece Toiletry Kit for the 1st 500 guests (18+ and older). Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Jamaica Estates – 10 a.m. – UNIS Open House.  United Nations International School – Queens Campus, 173-53 Croydon Road
• Astoria - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair.  30-14 Crescent Street
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wreath Making Workshop.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street
• Rockaway Beach – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Christmas Boutique.  St Camillus Catholic Academy, 185 Beach 99th Street
• Rego Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Free Meet & Greet w/ Santa Claus & Friends. Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Flushing – 2:15 p.m. – The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Sunnyside - 3 p.m.  – Santathon Pub Crawl for Charity.  Along Queens Blvd starting @ 46th St.
• Bayside – 6 to 10 p.m. – Holiday Party.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue
• Bayside – 8 p.m. – Saturday Night Stand Up!  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue
Sunday
• Rockaway Beach – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Christmas Boutique.  St Camillus Catholic Academy, 185 Beach 99th Street
• Woodhaven – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – St. Thomas the Apostle Flea Market.  Monsignor Mulz Hall, 88th St & Jamaica Ave.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair.  30-14 Crescent Street
• Bayside – 10 a.m. – St. Mary’s Hospital for Children celebrates the holidays. 29-01 216th St.
• Maspeth – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Breakfast with Santa.  St. Stan’s Gym, 61-17 Grand Avenue
• Flushing – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Wreath Making Workshop.  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pet Photos w/ Santa.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
 Astoria – Noon to 4 p.m. – Santa is Coming to Steinway Street! Sol Dance Center, 30-16 Steinway Street
• Ridgewood - Noon to 5 p.m. – St. Nicholas Day.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.
• LIC – Noon to 5 p.m. – Queens Craft Brigade.  VFW Hall, 31-35 41st Street
• Astoria - Noon to 6 p.m. – Holiday Market.  Bohemian Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave
• Flushing – 1 to 5 p.m. – Holiday Historic House Tour.  Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Avenue
• Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – Swingtime Big Band: Swing in the Holidays!  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave
• Flushing – 6 p.m. – Queensboro Symphony Chamber Music Society. St. Ann’s Church, 58-02 146th Street
• Flushing - 8 p.m. – Ken Jeong Live!  Colden Auditorium @ Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

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December 7th, 2018 at 10:53 am

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Morning Buzz by The Law Office of Dennis Dowd

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Thursday, December 6

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 43.

Top Stories
• Two bystanders were injured when cops opened fire on a man in the Bronx they suspected of being a drug dealer.

• Seventeen women are suing Columbia University, alleging they were sexually assaulted by a gynecologist affiliated with the school.

• A school in Massachusetts is in damage control after a video of two students engaged in a sex act in the hallway went viral.

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Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair Sat Dec 8th & Sun Dec 9th 10am-4pm. Arts & crafts, antiques, collectibles and more!  30-14 Crescent Street, Astoria.
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Queens News
• According to a new Quinnipiac poll, New Yorkers are split on whether or not bringing Amazon to Queens is a good idea.

• The borough president wants Amazon to foot the bill for the BQX streetcar, but opponents say that is just using gentrification to pay for more gentrification.

• Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski announced that she will retire at the end of the year.

Politics
• “Love You Brother”: Released emails show just how close the mayor was to the donor he now calls a “liar and a felon.”

• Public advocate candidate Nomiki Konst is adamant she will never accept money from the real estate industry.

Entertainment
• Black Seed Bagels is opening if first location in Brooklyn on Court Street.

• Natalie Portman doubled down on her apology to Jessica Simpson about an old photo of her in a bikini declaring she was still a virgin.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, John Lennon tells a local DJ living in NY is that people leave you alone. Two days later he was shot and killed by a fan.

• In 1995, rapper A Boogie wit da Hoodie is born in the Bronx. His real name is Artist Dubose.

Opinion
• A contributor to USA Today argues that people who says the way to stop gun violence is more “good guys” with guns aren’t talking about black people.

• The Daily News praises the impending expansion of Citi Bike.

In the Blogs
•  Sunnyside Santathon Pub Crawl returns this Saturday from 3 p.m. “til late” along Queens Boulevard with $5 drink specials.

• Nomadic fitness group Pop Gym is bringing an inclusive workout to Ridgewood this weekend.

Trending in New York
• #AdCouncilDinner
• Yemen
• #Survivor
 LeBron
• #spotifywrapped

Scoreboard
• The Nets (8-18) fell to the Thunder, 114-112.

• St. John’s (8-0) topped Mount St. Mary’s, 85-71.

• The Knicks (8-17) are in Boston to take on the Celtics. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• The Islanders (13-10-3) are in Pittsburgh for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Penguins.

• Jacksonville and Tennessee are the NFL’s Thursday Night game. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

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

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The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia  Sat Dec 8th 2:15pm  This story will enchant even the youngest child with it’s striking puppetry. $6-$14 Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Innovo Property Group is in contract to but the old Fresh Direct warehouse in LIC for $75 million.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 8th 1-3pm. 64-11 231st Street, Bayside – Detached 1 family on 40×100 lot. 4 BRs, 2 full bath, basement w/ high ceilings. Possible 2 family. Beautiful backyard. $969,000. O’Kane Realty (718) 779-1111

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Dec 9th 1-3pm. 71-23 66th Road, Middle Village – Detached 1 family on 55×90 lot. Office, Queen BR, full bath on 1tfloor, 4 BRs, bath w/ jacuzzi on 2nd flr. Yard. $1,638,000. Eliot Hill Realty (718) 672-4444

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 1,224-square-foot single-family home at 21-07 80th Street for $822,500.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s a look at the holiday windows gracing some of New York City’s most well-known retail spots.

• The globetrotting DJ Cassidy shares his stylish packing list for his jetsetting lifestyle.

Events
• Kew Gardens - 10:30 am. – Borough President’s Land Use Hearing. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 5 to 8 p.m. – Pitchfest Pitch Night. Queens College, Rosenthal Library 230, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Flushing – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Awards Gala. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

• Sunnyside - 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

• Queens Village – 7 p.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie hosts Case Closed criminal record-sealing workshop. Grace Gospel Tabernacle, 96-09 Springfield Blvd.

• Glen Oaks – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Village Republican Club Holiday Party. $40. K of C, 263-15 Union Turnpike

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December 6th, 2018 at 10:18 am

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Afternoon Buzz: Capital bids farewell to George H.W. Bush, Poll finds mixed reviews on Amazon HQ2 tax breaks

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Wednesday, December 5

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Former President George W. Bush delivered a tearful eulogy for his father, George H. W. Bush.

• The GOP-controlled Wisconsin Legislature approved a bill designed to limit the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers.

• Six children were hurt in a school bus crash on the Long Island Expressway.

IN QUEENS
• A poll found that the majority of New Yorkers approve of Amazon’s LIC plans. However, they are split on the tax breaks being offered.

• A man and woman allegedly attacked a man with a baseball bat during a home invasion in Ozone Park.

• A man attempted to rob MTA employees inside a subway station in Jamaica Estates.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Northbound 2 and 3 trains are running with delays because 1 trains have been rerouted to the express track due to urgent track repairs at 59 St-Columbus Circle.

• Northbound 1 trains are running express from 34 St-Penn Station to 72 St because of urgent track repairs at 59 St-Columbus Circle.

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.

• 29 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.

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Nets (8-17) face the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (13-10-3) fell to the Winnipeg Jets, 3-1.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Cardi B has reportedly split from her husband and fellow rapper, Offset.

• Kevin Hart has been chosen to host the 91st Academy Awards amid controversy about his use of homophobic jokes.

• Stephen King released a teaser about the ‘IT’ sequel on Twitter.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – Fearful that he will be caught, Archie hits the road and ends up at a farm outside Riverdale, where he meets Laurie Lake. Meanwhile, Alice takes extreme measures to ensure Betty’s safety from the Gargoyle King.

• Chicago Med (CBS,8PM) – Will and Natalie prepare for their big day, but Will soon finds himself sidetracked. Dr. Charles disagrees with Goodwin on how to best handle a patient’s treatment while Dr. Choi and April are on their own when a pregnant woman delivers.

• SEAL Team (CBS,9PM) – Following an ambush, the SEAL team suspects someone on the inside is leaking information to the cartel.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Shaun of the Dead – A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

• HULU: The Truman Show – An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.

• AMAZON PRIME: All the President’s Men – The Washington Post” reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon’s resignation.

TECHNOLOGY
• Mounting evidence suggests Apples iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR are not selling well despite price cuts.

• Google is ready to “kill off” its Allo messaging service.

• Cuba’s state telephone company will allow mobile phone customers to use the Internet via a new 3G network.

#TRENDINGNY
• #GeorgeHWBushFuneral

• #WednesdayWisdom

• Emmanuel Sanders

• Michael W. Smith

• Michelle Obama

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.AboveGround 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
 Long Island City – 5:30 p.m. – Queens subway riders to rally for ‘Fair Funding, No Fare Hike.’ Queens Plaza,  E/M/R subway station, eastbound platform toward Forest Hills and Jamaica.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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December 5th, 2018 at 4:12 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by The Banad Law Offices P.C., Immigration & Nationality Law

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Wednesday, December 5

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 39 degrees.

Top Stories
• Special counsel Robert Mueller is not seeking jail time for former national security adviser Michael Flynn due to his “substantial assistance” with several ongoing investigations.

• A missing Florida woman’s body was identified in Costa Rica and a 32-year-old local man was arrested for her murder.

• The federal government will pause today to honor former President George H.W. Bush.

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Pitchfest Pitch Night  Thurs Dec 6th 5-8pm  Teams showcase and pitch their ideas to a panel of established entrepreneurs/industry leaders for seed capital & have an opportunity to turn their ideas into reality.  Click here to RSVP.  Queens College Rosenthal Library 230, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• A fire broke out on the roof of P.S. 132 in Laurelton on Tuesday.

• Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is running for district attorney on the ‘hard on hate’ criminal justice reform platform.

• A Brooklyn lawmaker slammed the $2.7 billion BQX streetcar plan.

Politics
• Amazon has hired a powerhouse consulting firm that has close ties to Governor Cuomo and top Democrats.

• Will Joe Biden run for President? He won’t decide until early 2019.

Entertainment
• Comedian Kevin Hart will host the 2019 Oscars.

• Actress Priyanka Chopra and singer Nick Jonas shared a few snaps from their elaborate wedding.

Buzzing Back

• In 1933 the 21st Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified bringing an end to the prohibition of alcohol.

• In 1901 entrepreneur Walt Disney is born in Chicago, IL.  In 1923, he founded the Walt Disney Company and in 1928 debuted this iconic character.

Opinion
• The Washington Post is standing by Google employees that are against Project Dragonfly, the company’s development of a censored search engine for the Chinese market.

• The Post argues that the Landmarks Preservation Commission should leave the Strand alone.

In the Blogs
• A new bill proposal aims to reduce building emissions by 2030.

• A new barbershop is opening on 37th Ave. this weekend.

Trending in New York
• Flynn
• Tom Wilson
• Saoirse Ronan
• Cardi
• Philip Bosco

Scoreboard
• The Nets (8-17) face the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (13-10-3) fell to the Winnipeg Jets, 3-1.

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

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Pet Photos with Santa Sun Dec 9th 11am-2pm  Domestic, well-behaved only. Please bring proof of current vaccinations. Pets must be leashed or crated when transported through the mall.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park
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Real Estate
• State Senator Michael Gianaris wants to crack down on insider dealing in real estate following the Amazon deal.

• For Sale – Glendale – Unique 1 family house in excellent condition! LR, FDR, kitchen on main level, 3 BRs and full bath upstairs. Full finished basement, nice yard, driveway & 1 car garage.  $698,000. CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• For Sale – Maspeth – One family brick handyman special has 3 BRs, one full bath, full basement, community driveway.  Lots of potential.  $725,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold - South Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,300-square-foot home at 11702 Sutter Ave. for $495,000. Zillow

Business News
• Bitcoin prices have plummeted nearly 70% so far this year.

• David Levy, president of media giant Turner, said content is still king but the TV industry needs to evolve.

Events

 Long Island City – 5:30 p.m. – Queens subway riders to rally for ‘Fair Funding, No Fare Hike.’ Queens Plaza,  E/M/R subway station, eastbound platform toward Forest Hills and Jamaica

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December 5th, 2018 at 1:07 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Senators convinced Saudi crown prince was behind killing of Jamal Khashoggi, BP Melinda Katz running for Queens DA

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Tuesday, December 4

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Emails from top officials at the National Republican Congressional Committee were hacked during the 2018 midterm elections.

• France has suspended the proposed fuel-tax hike that led to the violent ‘Yellow Jacket’ protests.

• Lawmakers briefed by CIA Director Gina Haspel accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of being responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

IN QUEENS
• Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced that she is running for Queens District Attorney.

• A fire broke out on the roof of  P.S. 132 in Laurelton.

• Subway service was disrupted after a dog wandered onto the tracks.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Good Service on all subway lines as of 3:45 p.m.

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

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

• 28 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.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Knicks (8-17) fell to the Washington Wizards 110-107.

• The Nets (8-17) lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 99-97.

• The Islanders (13-9) face the Winnipeg Jets tonight at 7 p.m.

• Yep, Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz are Mets.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Netflix will pay $100 million to continue to stream Friends throughout 2019.

• Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are continuing to celebrate their nuptials in Delhi, India.

• Ariana Grande has begged her fans to leave her ex-boyfriend, Pete Davidson, alone on social media.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Flash (CW, 8PM) – Barry and Team Flash come up with a plan to stop Cicada. The plan calls for Barry and Nora to travel back in time to gather some key necessities, however, and Barry hesitates, concerned about his daughter seeing certain parts of his life.

• NCIS (CBS, 8PM) – The lead suspect of an unsolved and high-profile robbery case is released from prison, and the NCIS team resumes their investigation with an undercover stakeout.

• The Rookie (ABC, 10PM) – Sergeant Grey informs Officer Nolan and Officer Bishop that they are going to have a movie director as a ride-along during their patrol after a fun afternoon granting the wish of a Make-A-Wish kid as honorary police officer Kaydence Patton.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Terminator Salvation – In 2018, a mysterious new weapon in the war against the machines, half-human and half-machine, comes to John Connor on the eve of a resistance attack on Skynet. But whose side is he on, and can he be trusted?

• HULU: Reservoir Dogs – A crime boss assembles a team of six experienced criminals to pull off a large jewelry heist.

• AMAZON PRIME: Groundhog Day – A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

TECHNOLOGY
• Microsoft is reportedly replacing its graphical web browser, Edge with a Chromium-based browser.

• Epic Games, the company behind the wildly successful Fortnite, today revealed it’s opening its own digital game storefront.

• Apple is reportedly trying new marketing strategies to boost iPhone sales.

#TRENDINGNY
• #NationalCookieDay

• Tariff Man

• #NHLSeattle

• Bob Dole

• #TuesdayThoughts

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Middle Village – 3 Bedroom house rental features a spacious living room and dining room with modern open layout kitchen, modern bath, and generous yard deck. Convenient to shopping, transportation, and Juniper Park. Mint throughout. Asking $3,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Astoria – Gorgeous Penthouse Apartment With Porch And Balcony. City Skyline Views. Washer & Dryer. Asking $4,500/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747

LOCAL EVENTS
• Kew Gardens – 4:30 p.m. – Katz hosts her annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony.  Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 6 p.m. – Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Snowflake & Tree Lighting Ceremony.  46th St & Queens Blvd.

• Long Island City – 7:45 p.m. – Katz accepts an award from Flux Factory at its art auction and gala. Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th 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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December 4th, 2018 at 4:06 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Petro Home Services

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Tuesday, December 4

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 42 degrees.

Top Stories
• The NYC Transit chief promised transit officials will crack down on turnstile jumpers. He also proposed budget cuts that will probably lead to crowded and dirty trains.

•  Jamal Khashoggi’s WhatsApp messages might give clues into his vicious murder.

• They may or may not know how to run a professional sports team but one New Yorker believes James Dolan and Fred Wilpon are qualified to govern.

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UNIS Open House  Sat Dec 8th 10am  Providing an inclusive and diverse learning environment – educating our students to shape a better world. Find out more at our Open House. Call 718-658-658-6166  United Nations International School – Queens Campus, 173-53 Croydon Road, Jamaica Estates
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Queens News
• Rapper Cardi B’s court date in connection with an alleged strip club assault was rescheduled.

• Assistant NYPD Chief Juanita Holmes is retiring to move into the world of banking.

• Borough President Melinda Katz called on Amazon to invest in the BQX.

Politics
• Congress has delayed the government shutdown fight by two weeks.

• Trump won’t speak at the funeral of George H.W. Bush this week.

Entertainment
• Prince William allegedly voiced concerns over his brother’s quick-moving relationship with Meghan Markle.

• movie inspired by Prince’s music is in the works.

Buzzing Back

• In 1991 kidnapped American Journalist,  Terry Anderson is freed in Lebanon after 2,454 days in captivity.

• In 1969, rapper Jay-Z is born in Brooklyn, NY.  His interest in creating music exploded after receiving a boom box for his 12th birthday, and his nickname evolved from “Jazzy” to “Jay-Z.”

Opinion
• The Post argues that the public is paying to promote Chirlane McCray’s national career.

• Fake news? What about no news? The Times discusses how Hungary’s autocrat Viktor Orban has taken control of much of the country’s media.

In the Blogs
•  Flushing civic leader Don Capalbi has died at the age of 73.

• Check out the local places where you can get trees and holiday decorations.

Trending in New York
• The Cher Show
• #NationalCookieDay
• Funk Flex
• Eric Trump
• #Breaking

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (8-17) fell to the Washington Wizards 110-107.

• The Nets (8-17) lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 99-97.

• The Islanders (13-9) face the Winnipeg Jets tonight at 7 p.m.

• Yep, Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz are Mets.

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

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Veterans Job & Resource Fair  Fri Dec 7th 12-4pm  Attendees MUST be either a veteran of any branch of the US military or an active service member. Call 718-523-3069 to RSVP. Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 American Legion, 330 Beach 90th Street, Rockaway Beach
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for an eight-story hotel building at 95-10 218th Streetin Jamaica.

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Spacious 1 BR co-op w/ terrace in high-rise building has open renovated kitchen w/ extra storage, 30′ long LR/DR area, plenty of closets. Amenities include 24 hr doorman, central a/c, gym, laundry on each floor, sundeck, garage. $279,000  Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Sale – Maspeth – Legal 2 family brick, semi detached & totally renovated has Chef’s kitchen w/ professional SS appliances, custom cabinets, 4 BRs, 2 bath, 1.5 car garage w/ extra parking.  $1,060,000  Lou Pastorini @ Caldwell Banker Phillips 718-326-3900 ext 111

• Sold – Bayside – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at 220-79 67th Ave. for $675,000. Zillow

Technology
•  Samsung is releasing a 5G phone in 2019.

• Tumblr will soon ban its millions of users from posting “not safe for work” (NSFW) content.

Events
• LIC – 8 to 11 a.m. – Career Open House. LIC Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement, 10-25 41st Ave.

• Bayside – 11 a.m. – NYPD Chief of Department Terrence Monahan will make an announcement. Fort Totten, 610 Little Bay Rd.

• Forest Hills - 11 a.m. – Katz announces her campaign for Queens District Attorney. MacDonald Park, Queens Blvd. & 70th Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 4:30 p.m. – Katz hosts her annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony.  Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 6 p.m. – Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Snowflake & Tree Lighting Ceremony.  46th St & Queens Blvd.

• Long Island City – 7:45 p.m. – Katz accepts an award from Flux Factory at its art auction and gala. Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave.

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December 4th, 2018 at 12:51 pm

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