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A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

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Monday, August 21

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 86 degrees.

Top Stories
• Famed comedian Jerry Lewis passed away at 91. 

• A solar eclipse will be viewable across North America today and doctors are warning people not to be tempted to look directly at it without glasses.

 President Trump will announce a new ‘path forward’ in the Afghanistan war today.

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Movies on the Waterfront: Titanic  Monday August 21st 8:30 p.m. Arrive early and bring a chair or blanket. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd and Hell Gate Bridge, Astoria.
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Queens News
• A man reportedly tried to rape a woman on a Woodside street after he exposed himself to her.

• Police are looking for a man that struck and dragged a cop during a traffic stop. 

• A thief swiped $2,300 in medical instruments from a Corona church.

Politics
• Members are Congress are expressing concern over President Trump’s mental health. 

• Mayor Bill de Blasio is soliciting the City Council’s help in supporting his tax on the wealthy to fix the MTA. 

Entertainment
• There’s a petition to change a Confederate monument into a statue of Missy Elliott.

Weekend Box Office
• The Hitman’s Bodyguard – $21 million
• Annabelle: Creation – $15 million
• Logan Lucky – $8 million
• Dunkirk – $6.7 million
• The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature – $5.1 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th state.

• In 1973 Google co-founder Sergey Brin is born in Moscow, Soviet Union.

Opinion
• Elected officials in New York are playing fast and loose with ObamaCare costs to stick it to President Trump, the NY Post says.

• The de Blasio administration will leap to assist you if you’re a big donor, the NY Daily News says.

In the Blogs
• Queens Library branches across the borough are hosting solar eclipse viewing parties. 

• A live-actor LIC immersive production that simulates the apocalypse was extended into the fall.

Trending in New York
• #SolarEclipse
• USS John S. McCain
• Marseille
• #MondayMotivaton
• Eclipse Day

Scoreboard
• The Mets (54-68) lost to the Marlins, 6-4. They’re hosting the Diamondbacks at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (66-57) fell to the Red Sox, 5-1.

• The Giants are in Cleveland to take on the Browns for their second preseason game. Kick-off is 8 p.m.

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

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Forgotten Tour: Yorkville / Little Hungary  Sun Aug 27th  12pm European enclaves on the Upper East Side will be explored on this tour, including interesting architecture, churches and parks, details on the brand-new 2nd Avenue Subway.  Meet at the new entrance for the 2nd Avenue Subway (Q) on the east side of 2nd Avenue between East 83rd and East 84th Streets.  $20  RSVP: info@astorialic.org (Walk-ups are always welcome!)
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Real Estate
• The City called out popular listing service StreetEasy for causing consumer confusion with their ‘contact agents’ box.

• For Sale – Middle Village – Semi detached one-family home three blocks to M train. 3 BRs, one car detached garage, yard with back deck, full finished basement. Asking $610,000 Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700.

• For Sale – Middle Village – Brick home located on prime tree lined block.  3 BRs with custom built closets, full modern baths, modern EIK w/ extended cabinetry and granite island. Paved back yard, detached one car garage. Asking $899,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444.

• Sold – Arverne – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom home on De Costa Avenue for $469,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• A 39-year-old motorcyclist was fatally struck and killed by a 36-year-old female driver making a left turn off Lefferts Boulevard on Saturday at around 8:30 p.m. The driver remained on the scene and was taken into police custody, however no charges were announced.

• A 21-year-old was shot in the thigh on Friday at around 9:30 p.m. in Jamaica. The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition and the investigation is ongoing.

Events
• Flushing – 10 a.m. – New Balance fitness challenge encourages NYC kids to get active. Hinton Park, 34-02 114th St.

• Woodside – 11 a.m. – Congressman Joe Crowley’s announces Rent Relief Act. Woodside Houses Play Area, 50-10 Broadway.

• Rockaway – 11 a.m. – Elected officials push for legislation boosting crossing guards. NW Corner, Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 102nd Street.

• South Ozone Park – 11 a.m. – Councilman Eric Ulrich is endorsing Richard David in the Democratic Primary for the adjacent seat in District 28. 118-19 Liberty Ave.

• St Albans – 11:30 a.m. – Parks celebrates the opening of St. Albans Park playground. St. Albans Park Marne Place and Adelaide Road.

• Bayside – 6 p.m. – Councilman Paul Vallone hosts Women for Vallone rally. Entrance Gate to Fort Totten.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts annual birthday “party with a purpose.” SHI Restaurant, 4720 Center Boulevard.

• Cypress Hills – 7:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book. Highland Park, Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – Movies on the Waterfront: Titanic.  Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd & Hell Gate Bridge.

Written by QTadmin

August 21st, 2017 at 2:08 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Bannon resigns from White House position, Thief steals musical instruments from Queens church

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Friday, August 18

Top Stories 
• Stephen Bannon resigned from his position as White House chief strategist after a rocky tenure.

• Police arrested a man in connection to a body found inside a shopping cart in the Bronx.

Queens News
• A thief broke into a Corona church and stole more than $2,000 worth of musical instruments.

• A man kicked down a woman’s apartment door and stole her television in Astoria.

• A cyclist in Astoria is in critical condition after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Subway Status 
• Northbound 4 and 5 trains are running with delays due to signal problems at Wall St.

• F trains are running with delays after an earlier incident involving signal problems at Sutphin Blvd.

• No M trains between Myrtle Av and Metropolitan Av.

• Northbound G trains are running with delays due to a sick customer at Broadway.

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

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 11 – Jewel Ave; Ramp and Union Turnpike

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 4 – Liberty Ave and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and Queens; Bronx County Line – Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza.

• Delays on I-295 northbound between 26th Ave and Belt System – Cross Island Pkwy; Throgs Neck Approach

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 11 – Jewel Ave; Ramp and Union Turnpike

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 4 – Liberty Avenue (New York) and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Mets are hosting the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees are in Boston to take on the Red Sox at 7:10 p.m.

Saturday
• The Mets and the Marlins face-off in Flushing again at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees and Red Sox are in Boston again. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
•  The Jets are in Detroit to take on the Lions at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday
• The Mets and the Marlins finish their series at CitiField again at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees and Sox face off at 1:10 p.m. in Boston.

 Movies in the Park: Beauty & the Beast  CANCELED
Friday, August 18th 8pm
Bring a chair or blanket.  Juniper Valley Park, 80th St & Juniper Blvd. North, Middle Village.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Raven’s Home (DISNEY, 8PM) – Nia sneaks to school wearing makeup against Raven’s wishes and draws the attention of the 8th grade girls who invite her to hang out.

• Guy’s Family Road Trip (FOOD, 9PM) – The Fieris head to Arizona and New Mexico to try fresh organic chicken, roasted green chiles, a homemade taco chicken dinner, and some quirky stops along legendary Route 66.

• Wynonna Earp (SYFY, 10PM) – Allies become enemies when a vengeful wish goes awry.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: The Defenders Season 1 – Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up to fight crime in New York City.

• Hulu: Scrubs Season 5 – Now attending Sacred Heart, J.D. has to deal with his own interns.

• Amazon Video: Mozart in the Jungle Season 3 – With the lockout still underway, the New York Symphony family is fractured.

Real Estate

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Aug 19th & Sun Aug 20th 12-2pm  64-78 82nd Place, Middle Village Brick home located on prime tree lined block. 3 BRs w/ custom built closets, split system ACs, 2 full bath, ultra modern EIK w/ extended cabinetry and granite island, fully paved backyard. Asking $899,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Aug 20th 12:30-2pm  110-07 73rd Road, Apt 1D, Forest Hills. Large renovated 1 bedroom in pre-war building. EIK, hardwood floors, high ceilings. Steps to express subway and Austin St shopping. Asking $349,000 Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

Local Eats of the Day

• Jax Inn 
Located at 72-12 Northern Blvd.

Enjoy their Spicy Chicken Sandwich made with spicy buffalo sauce, lettuce tomatoes, melted pepper jack cheese and french fries for $11.95

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• East Williamsburg 2 More Days of 1969: Woodstock Reunion Festival.  The Brooklyn Mirage, 140 Stewart Ave CANCELED. 
• Flushing – 6 to 11 p.m. – Flushing Night Out.  Flushing Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd.
 LIC - 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Finding Dory.  Hunters Point South Park, Center Blvd and 50th Ave CANCELED.
 Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Movies in the Park: Beauty & The Beast.  Juniper Park, 80th St and Juniper Blvd North CANCELED.
• Astoria – 8 p.m. – The Disco Murders – A Murder Mystery Dinner. Riccardo’s 21-01 24th Ave.
• Maspeth - 8 p.m. – Free Outdoor Movies: Witches of Eastwick.  Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave.

Saturday
 Flushing – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale.  Queens Botanical Garden Gift Shop.  43-50 Main St.
• Flushing – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Little Neck – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Pet Adoption Event with NBC New York.  PETCO, Horace Harding Expwy.
• East Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – Senator Jose Peralta and partnering organizations distribute thousands of backpacks to children. 98th Place, off 57th Ave.
• Bushwick – Battle of Brooklyn Event –  1 to 5 p.m. – In partnership with The Onderdonk House.  Evergreen Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Ave.
• Middle Village - 1 to 7 p.m. – Art show honoring the late Classic Artist, Jean Herber of Maspeth. Christ the King, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.
• College Point – 6 p.m. – SummerSounds: Lady & The Vamps.  Part of Katz’ Concert Series.  MacNeil Park, 19-01 Poppenhusen Ave.
• Flushing – 6 to 11 p.m. – Flushing Night Out.  Flushing Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 8 p.m. – Movie Night: Moana.  Rosemary’s Playground, Madison Street and Woodward Ave.

Sunday
• Flushing – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale.  Queens Botanical Garden Gift Shop.  43-50 Main St.
• Flushing – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Steinway Street Festival.  Steinway St from 28th to 34th Aves.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – City Council District 20 candidates forum. Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave.
• Rosedale – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – A day of healing candlelight vigil. Brookville Park, enter at 147th Ave.
• Rockaway – 8 p.m. – Movie Night in The Rockaways: Rock & Roll High School.  B94th St off Shorefront Pkwy.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Twitter Analytics: You can use Twitter’s analytics tool to view details for the last 28 days of your tweets. Click here to access this tool.

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Written by QTadmin

August 18th, 2017 at 4:04 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Pyrros & Serres LLP, Your Worker’s Compensation and Social Security Lawyers

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Friday, August 18

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms with a high of 84 degrees.

Top Stories
 Police killed four suspects and arrested three in response to a terror attack in Spain that killed 14 and injured 100.

• President Trump ended his plans for an advisory council on infrastructure. 

• The Powerball jackpot has soared to $510 million after no winning ticket was purchased in the last drawing.

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Movies in the Park: Beauty & the Beast  Friday August 18th 8 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket.  Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street and Juniper Boulevard North, Middle Village.
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Queens News
• A cyclist was critically hurt by a hit-and-run driver in Astoria.

• A Queens man is fighting for his dying wife’s care to be covered by insurance. 

• Two firefighters in training saved a man from jumping off the RFK bridge.

Politics
• Charter school boss Eva Moskowitz is distancing herself from President Trump.

• Councilman Jumaane Williams criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio for having a worse record on police accountability than his predecessor. 

Entertainment
• Justin Bieber dropped a new song after canceling his tour.

• MTV is bringing back MTV Unplugged. 

Buzzing Back

• In 1992 celebrated Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird retires.

• In 1936 actor Robert Redford is born in Santa Monica, California.

Opinion
• We need to mourn the dead in Barcelona but be strong and smart in preventing the next attack, the NY Daily News says.

• The ACLU needs to re-think their definition of free speech, K-Sue Park writes in the NY Times.

In the Blogs
• A Bushwick independent radio station is celebrating their second anniversary at the Windjammer in Ridgewood. 

• The Great Woodhaven Garage Sale is returning next month. 

Trending in New York
• #DemiOnGMA
• #BarcelonaAttack
• Tina Fey
• #Defenders
• James Murdoch

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (65-55) swept the subway series beating the Mets (53-66) in the final game by a 7-5 final.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets are hosting the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees are in Boston to take on the Red Sox at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets and the Marlins face-off in Flushing again at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees and Red Sox are in Boston again. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Jets are in Detroit to take on the Lions at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets and the Marlins finish their series at Citi Field again at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees and Sox face off at 1:10 p.m. in Boston.

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

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NBC NY’s Pet Adoption Event Sat Aug 19th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Annual pet adoption event with NBC New York’s 4pm News Anchors, Stefan Holt and Natalie Pasquarella. Participating animal shelters/rescue organizations offering reduced cost or waived pet adoption fees. PETCO, Horace Harding Exp, Little Neck nbcnewyork.com/cleartheshelters
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Real Estate
• Residents are protesting the city’s decision to build 1,000 apartments in an LIC flood zone. 

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Aug 20th 12:30-2pm  110-07 73rd Road, Apt 1D, Forest Hills. Large renovated 1 bedroom in pre-war building. EIK, hardwood floors, high ceilings. Steps to express subway and Austin St shopping. Asking $349,000 Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Aug 19th & Sun Aug 20th 12-2pm  64-78 82nd Street, Middle Village Brick home located on prime tree lined block. 3 BRs w/ custom built closets, split system ACs, 2 full bath, ultra modern EIK w/ extended cabinetry and granite island, fully paved backyard. Asking $899,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444.

• Sold – South Richmond Hill – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom home on 127th Street for $400,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• A new Ridgewood Nepalese restaurant offers an adapted version of the cuisine.  

• A new app pays users to create long lines at restaurants. 

Restaurant ABC’s – Long Island City
Grade A – Bareburger, 4819 Vernon Boulevard – Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Grade B – Junior’s Cafe, 4618 Vernon Boulevard – Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
Grade C – Chuck E. Cheese, 34-19 48th St. – Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies.

Events
• Flushing 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale. Queens Botanical Garden Gift Shop. 43-50 Main St.

• Flushing – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

• LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids at LIC Landing: Art w/ Leonie. 52 Center Blvd.

• East Williamsburg 2 More Days of 1969: Woodstock Reunion Festival. The Brooklyn Mirage, 140 Stewart Ave CANCELED. 

• Flushing – 6 to 11 p.m. – Flushing Night Out.  Flushing Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd.

 LIC 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Finding Dory.  Hunters Point South Park, Center Blvd and 50th Avenue

 Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Movies in the Park: Beauty & The Beast.  Juniper Park, 80th St and Juniper Blvd North.

• Astoria – 8 p.m. – The Disco Murders – A Murder Mystery Dinner. Riccardo’s 21-01 24th Ave.

• Maspeth 8 p.m. – Free Outdoor Movies: Witches of Eastwick.  Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave.

Saturday
 Flushing – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale.  Queens Botanical Garden Gift Shop.  43-50 Main St.
• Flushing – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Little Neck – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Pet Adoption Event with NBC New York.  PETCO, Horace Harding Expressway.
• East Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – Senator Jose Peralta and partnering organizations distribute thousands of backpacks to children. 98th Place, off 57th Avenue.
• Bushwick – Battle of Brooklyn Event –  1 to 5 p.m. – In partnership with The Onderdonk House.  Evergreen Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Ave.
• Middle Village 1 to 7 p.m. – Art show honoring the late Classic Artist, Jean Herber of Maspeth. Christ the King, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.
• College Point – 6 p.m. – SummerSounds: Lady & The Vamps.  Part of Katz’ Concert Series.  MacNeil Park, 19-01 Poppenhusen Ave.
• Flushing – 6 to 11 p.m. – Flushing Night Out.  Flushing Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 8 p.m. – Movie Night: Moana.  Rosemary’s Playground, Madison Street and Woodward Avenue.

Sunday
• Flushing – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale.  Queens Botanical Garden Gift Shop.  43-50 Main St.
• Flushing – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Steinway Street Festival.  Steinway St from 28th to 34th Avenues.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – City Council District 20 candidates forum. Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave.
• Rosedale – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – A day of healing candlelight vigil. Brookville Park, enter at 147th Avenue.
• Rockaway – 8 p.m. – Movie Night in The Rockaways: Rock & Roll High School.  B94th St off Shorefront Pkwy.

Written by QTadmin

August 18th, 2017 at 8:50 am

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Afternoon Buzz: Van rams crowd in Barcelona terror attack, Man punches MTA worker over subway pull-ups

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Thursday, August 17

Top Stories 
• A van rammed through a crowd of pedestrians in a terror attack that left 13 dead and 50 injured in Barcelona.

• Mayor De Blasio announced a 90-day review of all hate symbols on city property.

Queens News
• A man doing pull-ups on a subway car punched an MTA worker who scolded him.

• The EPA is hosting a public hearing for concerned residents regarding plans to remove radioactive waste in Ridgewood.

• The Queens Museum reversed the cancellation of an Israel anniversary event after facing backlash from elected officials.

Subway Status 
• No M trains between Myrtle Av and Metropolitan Av.

• J trains are running with delays in both directions due to switch problems at Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av JFK Airport. Some Jamaica bound J trains terminate at 111 St.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 80th St; I-495 and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Accident on I-278 eastbound approaching Exit 41 – Astoria Blvd West left lane blocked.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy.

• Accident on I-278 westbound approaching Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expwy Exit right lane blocked.

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

Sports
• The Yankees (64-55) beat the Mets (53-65) by a 5-3 final. They finish their four games series in the Bronx at 7:10 p.m.

Battle of Brooklyn Event
Saturday August 19th 1-5 p.m.
In partnership with the Vander Ende Onderdonk House, a program about this critical battle during the Revolutionary War. Evergreen Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Avenue, Bushwick.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Project Runway (LIFE, 8PM) – In the Season 16 premiere, the designers must create a red-carpet look that demonstrates their fashion point-of-view, but the real surprise comes when the designers learn they will be working with models of all sizes.

• Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition (NBC, 9PM) – A skewering of news and current events.

• Zoo (CBS, 10PM) – Abigail holds Jackson prisoner in order to extract information from him that is critical to her secret master plan.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: White Gold – The story of a double-glazing showroom in Essex in 1983, led by charismatic salesman Vincent. He will happily break the rules if it guarantees a sale.

• Hulu: Marlon Season 1 – A loving but immature father with a larger-than-life personality is committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife.

• Amazon Video: Rescue Dawn – A U.S. fighter pilot’s epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Real Estate

• OPEN HOUSE – Saturday, Aug 19th, 12-2 p.m. 69-10 68th Street, Glendale – Colonial semi-detached home features 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, and two car garage. Asking $609,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• OPEN HOUSE – Saturday August 19th 1-3 p.m. 88-13 88th Street, Woodhaven Great Starter Home. One family with 3 BRs, 1 bath, EIK, DR, new carpets, full basement. Ready to move in. Asking $529,000 Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

Local Eats of the Day

• Spot Dessert Bar
Located at 39-16 Prince St.

Enjoy their Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake for $9.95.

Click here to view their menu.

Local Events 
• Sunnyside – 3 to 7 p.m. – Summer Thursday: Play & Jam!  46th St Bliss Station under the elevated 7 train and Queens Blvd.

• Corona – 6:30 p.m. – NYPD Muslim Officers Society 9th Annual scholarship dinner. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

• Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Kissena Democratic Club Meeting with guest speaker NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer. 59-25 Kissena Blvd.

• LIC - 6:30 p.m. – Greater Astoria Historical Society presents: The Twilight of Bush Terminal. Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, Fourth floor.

• Fresh Meadows – 7 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park. Cunningham Park, 196th St and Union Turnpike.

• Astoria - 7:30 p.m. – Waterfront Concert Series: A Decade of Soul (Motown). Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd and Hell Gate Bridge.

• Corona – 8:30 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: NYsteratu – Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito.  Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Best Phones: Are you thinking about getting a new phone? Check out this list of the best overall phones in 2017 so far.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

Written by QTadmin

August 17th, 2017 at 4:01 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Resorts World Casino NYC

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Thursday, August 17

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 82 degrees.

Top Stories
 Thousands gathered for a peaceful vigil at University of Virginia after last weekend’s violence.

• Human remains were discovered that may be key in solving the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway. 

• President Trump’s lawyer forwarded an email to government officials defending the president’s remarks on Charlottesville and comparing Robert E Lee to George Washington.

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2 More Days of 1969: Woodstock Reunion Festival  Aug 18th & 19th  Join us for a spectacular and inspirational weekend to remember and rekindle the legendary spirit to enact change through music. For schedule, tickets and lineup go to: www.2MoreDays1969.com  The Brooklyn Mirage, 140 Stewart Ave, East Williamsburg.
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Queens News
• The Queens Museum is re-considering a decision to let an Israeli mission host a celebrating marking the country’s anniversary. 

 A Queens newspaper publisher allegedly in debt to the mob was busted for coercion.

• The death of a Queens man attacked outside a strip joint has been ruled a homicide.

Politics
• New state legislation would allow someone to sue a neighbor for videotaping recreational activities in an adjacent backyard.

• President Trump disbanded his business councils after numerous CEOs left.

Entertainment
• Tom Cruise’s broken ankle is forcing Mission: Impossible 6 to go on hiatus. 

• Celine Dion is the ultimate hockey mom. 

Buzzing Back

• In 1998 former President Bill Clinton testifies before grand jury

• In 1943 actor Robert De Niro is born in New York City, New York

Opinion
• NY State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried writes in the NY Times that we need to get insurance companies out of the picture to fix health care.

• Losing Sergeant Roshain Euvince Brooks was like a death in the family for Brooklyn, the NY Daily News says.

In the Blogs
• The famed Arepa Lady of Jackson Heights is being forced to close her Jackson Heights storefront. 

• The Ridgewood Bushwick border was once home to major league baseball games. 

Trending in New York
• #ThursdayThoughts
• Good Morning America
• #Powerball
• #WorstMusicForAFuneral
• The Monuments Must Go

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (64-55) beat the Mets (53-65) by a 5-3 final. They finish their four games series in the Bronx at 7:10 p.m.

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

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Battle of Brooklyn Event  Sat Aug 19th 1-5 p.m. In partnership with the Vander Ende Onderdonk House, a program about this critical battle during the Revolutionary War. Evergreen Cemetery, 1629 Bushwick Avenue, Bushwick.
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Real Estate
• A new report says the rental market is getting worse for the poorest families. 

• OPEN HOUSE – Thursday August 17th 4-6 p.m. and Saturday Aug 19 12-3 p.m. 69-07 66th Place, Glendale 1 family home with wood floors, EIK, LR, FDR, 3 BRs and full bath. Full basement, driveway and one car garage. Asking $569,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100.

• OPEN HOUSE – Saturday August 19th 1-3 p.m. 88-13 88th Street, Woodhaven Great Starter Home. One family with 3 BRs, 1 bath, EIK, DR, new carpets, full basement. Ready to move in. Asking $529,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700.

• Sold – Richmond Hill – A three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom multi-family home for $580,000. Zillow.

Style & Fashion
• Iconic makeup artist Pat McGrath is releasing a huge permanent collection. 

• Rihanna is the latest to step into the novelty sock game. 

Events
• Flushing 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale. Queens Botanical Gardens Gift Shop, 43-50 Main St.

• LIC – 3 p.m. – Summer Kids at LIC Landing: Music / Andy & Suzanne. 5 Center Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 3 to 7 p.m. – Summer ThursdayPlay & Jam!  46th St Bliss Station under the elevated 7 train and Queens Blvd.

• Corona – 6:30 p.m. – NYPD Muslim Officers Society 9th Annual scholarship dinner. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

• Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Kissena Democratic Club Meeting with guest speaker NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer. 59-25 Kissena Boulevard.

• LIC 6:30 p.m. – Greater Astoria Historical Society presents: The Twilight of Bush Terminal. Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, Fourth floor.

• Fresh Meadows – 7 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park. Cunningham Park, 196th Street and Union Turnpike.

• Astoria 7:30 p.m. – Waterfront Concert Series: A Decade of Soul (Motown). Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd and Hell Gate Bridge.

• Corona – 8:30 p.m. – Outdoor Movie: NYsteratu – Symphony of a Century by Andrea Mastrovito.  Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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August 17th, 2017 at 12:45 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Trump disbands business advisory councils, Woman fatally shot in St. Albans

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Wednesday, August 16

Top Stories 
• Trump disbanded his two business advisory councils after several CEOs resigned following his comments on Charlottesville.

• An FBI agent was injured after a flash grenade accidentally went off inside Federal Plaza in Manhattan.

Queens News
• Police found a woman with a fatal gunshot wound after receiving a call about an assault in St. Albans.

• A robber choked and punched a woman after he followed her into her apartment building in Astoria.

• Three teens vandalized headstones and spray painted anti-Asian graffiti inside Cyprus Hills cemetery.

Subway Status 
• Southbound F and M trains are running with delays due to a sick customer at 23 St.

• No M trains between Myrtle Av and Metropolitan Av.

• N, Q, R and W trains are running with delays after an an earlier customer injury at 34 St-Herald Sq.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound from Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 30 – Flushing Ave.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound from Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvdd / Queens Blvd to Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound from 69th Rd to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound from 69th Rd to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 northbound from Belt System – Southern Pkwy to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on Belt System – Southern Pkwy eastbound from JFK Expwy to Springfield Blvd.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave to Atlantic Ave.

• Disabled vehicle on NY 27 westbound ramp to START ROUTE NY 27; I-278 – Gowanus Expy; 3rd Ave partial lane blocked,

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

Sports
• The Yankees (63-55) beat the Mets (53-64) by a 5-4 final. Game three of the subway series will take place in the Bronx at 7:08 p.m.

Community Day  
Wednesday August 16th 5-8pm
Enjoy an evening of music, inflatables, games, crafts, and much more! Highland Park, Elton Street & Jamaica Avenue, Cypress Hills.

What’s On TV Tonight

• MasterChef (FOX, 8PM) – The Top 12 head to Las Vegas for a team challenge in which they serve 50 VIPs in entertainment and hospitality at Caesars Palace for its 50th Anniversary party.

• Suits (USA, 9PM) – Mike deals with blowback on his prison case. Harvey struggles to tell Donna about his relationship with Paula. Louis’s past poor behavior comes back to haunt him.

• Salvation (CBS, 10PM) – Darius and Grace are framed for murder and must escape from Russia. Meanwhile, Liam tries to convince Jillian to come back to Tanz.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Burn Notice Season 1- A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble.

• Hulu: Ali – A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

• Amazon Video: Miss Congeniality – An FBI agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from attacking the event.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Beautiful detached 1 family w/ private driveway, garage and cozy private yard.  Modern gas heat, house is extended w/ a family room and 1/2 bath.  2nd flr has large BRs and tons of closet space.  Asking $839,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Extra large 1 BR co-op w/ Old World Tudor charm!  Updated kitchen & bath, high ceilings, hardwood floors.  P/T doorman, pet friendly, near shopping & subway.  Asking $339,000 Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

Local Eats of the Day

• The Lemon Ice King of
Corona

Located at 52-02 108th St.

Cool off with a variety Italian ice flavors at this popular spot.

Click here to view their menu.

Local Events 
• LIC – 7 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Romance & Cigarettes.  Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Blvd and Broadway.

• Fresh Meadows - 7 p.m. – Jewish Music Under the Stars.  Cunningham Park, 196th St and Union Turnpike.

• Glendale - 8 p.m. – Movies on the Green: Norm of the North. The Shops at Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• Maspeth - 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie Night: SING! Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 56-18 69th St.

 Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Boy Band Project. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Apps: Check out these lists for the best apps on the iPhone this month and Android.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

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August 16th, 2017 at 5:25 pm

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Morning Buzz: Queens woman sues the mayor after he promised to help her fight eviction, Head of Jamaica BID to resign

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Wednesday, August 16

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 89 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Donald Trump once again defended his original remarks, blaming ‘both sides’ for violence in Charlottesville. 

• Ray Moore and Luther Strange are heading towards a runoff in the Alabama senate race. 

• Director Roman Polanksi faces a new batch of sexual assault on a minor allegations. 

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Community Day  Wednesday, August 16th 5-8 p.m.  Enjoy an evening of music, inflatables, games, crafts, and much more! Highland Park, Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue, Cypress Hills.
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Queens News
• A Queens woman is suing Mayor de Blasio, saying he broke a promise to help her with her eviction case.

• A woman was shot to death on a Queens street corner Tuesday night.

• The head of Jamaica’s business improvement district is stepping down to pursue a career at a tech startup. 

Politics
• Governor Cuomo is pushing for new hate crimes provisions after violence in Charlottesville.

• Councilman Richie Torres is entering a crowded field for City Council speaker. 

Entertainment
• Anna Faris spoke publicly for the first time since her split from husband Chris Pratt.

• Actor Joshua Jackson will star in a Broadway revival of Children of a Lesser God.

Buzzing Back

• In 1977 Elvis Presley dies.

• In 1958 singer and actress Madonna is born in Detroit, Michigan.

Opinion
• Mayor de Blasio is getting campaign finance board help because his race is supposedly competitive, but his vacations say otherwise, the NY Post says.

• President Trump’s speech on Tuesday was a betrayal of American values, the NY Daily News says.

In the Blogs
• Another study highlights how badly Ridgewood and Bushwick will be impacted by the L train shutdown. 

• The Fresh Pond Road Italian Festival is returning to Ridgewood once again.

Trending in New York
• #MorningJoe
• #WednesdayWisdom
• #Elvis
• Daniel Craig
• #NationalRollerCoasterDay

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (63-55) beat the Mets (53-64) by a 5-4 final. Game three of the subway series will take place in the Bronx at 7:08 p.m.

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

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Outdoor Movie Night: SING!  Wed Aug 16th  8pm   Bring your own chair or blanket. Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th Street, Maspeth
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed for two mixed-use structures in Fresh Meadows. 

• For Sale – Maspeth – Beautiful detached one family with private driveway, garage and cozy private yard. Modern gas heat, house is extended with a family room and 1/2 bath. 2nd floor has large BRs and tons of closet space. Asking $839,000. O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – Extra large 1 BR co-op w/ Old World Tudor charm. Updated kitchen and bath, high ceilings, hardwood floors. P/T doorman, pet friendly, near shopping and subway. Asking $339,000 Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303.

• Sold – Jackson Heights – A studio apartment with one bathroom on 85th Street for $177,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Amazon is opening instant pickup points at brick-and-mortar shops in the United States.

• CEOs are facing pressure to quit President Trump’s business advisory council. 

Events
 Flushing – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale. Queens Botanical Gardens Gift Shop, 43-50 Main St.

• LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids at LIC Landing: Music w/ Andy & Suzanne. 52 Center Boulevard.

• Flushing – Noon – Council candidate Alison Tan to hold press conference to outline plan to restructure the Flushing BID and save small businesses. The Flushing BID Tourist Kiosk, in front Flushing Library; Main Street and Kissena Boulevard.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Romance & Cigarettes.  Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Blvd and Broadway.

• Fresh Meadows 7 p.m. – Jewish Music Under the Stars.  Cunningham Park, 196th St and Union Turnpike.

• Glendale 8 p.m. – Movies on the Green: Norm of the North. The Shops at Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• Maspeth 8 p.m. – Outdoor Movie Night: SING! Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 56-18 69th St.

 Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Boy Band Project. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard.

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August 16th, 2017 at 8:52 am

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Afternoon Buzz sponsored by Pyrros & Serres LLP, Your Worker’s Compensation and Social Security Lawyers

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Tuesday, August 15

Top Stories 
• A CBO analysis found that pulling Obamacare subsidies would increase premiums and the federal budget deficit.

• A mother and her three children were injured by a falling tree in Central Park.

Queens News
• TLC officers were caught on video choking and wrestling an Uber driver as they tried to arrest him at JFK Airport.

• An appeals court ruled in a favor of a mother and her disabled daughter after their landlord attempted to evict them.

• Resorts World Casino unveiled a photo exhibit to highlight the annual West Indian Day Parade.

Subway Status 
• 7 trains are running with extensive delays in both directions due to a rail condition at Queensboro Plaza.

• 2 train service has resumed after earlier signal problems at Wakefield-241 St.

• No M trains between Myrtle Av and Metropolitan Av.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and 39th St.

• Disabled bus on I-678 northbound at Exit 12B – I-495; Ramp right lane blocked until further notice.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between 82nd St and Exit 8 – Ditmars Blvd.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 29B – Tillary St and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Yankees (62-55) beat the Mets (53-63) by a 4-2 final in the first game of the subway series. They face off again in the Bronx at 7:05 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• The Fosters (FREFM, 8PM) – Callie is torn with turning over a new leaf or supporting a cause that means a lot to her, while Jude and Taylor begin making gaming videos that earn them unwanted notoriety.

• Animal Kingdom (TNT, 9PM) – Baz orchestrates his plan to take down Smurf as Marco cashes in a favor with Craig and Deran. Elsewhere, Pope seeks the truth behind a death.

• Manhunt: Unabomber (DSC, 10PM) – The Unabomber will stop bombing if his Manifesto is published. Fitz pushes for publication with S.A.C. Ackerman, who presents Fitz’s argument to Attorney General Janet Reno.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: 21 – Six MIT students are trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently take Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

• Hulu: Better Things Season 1 – An actress raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of working in Hollywood and being a single parent.

• Amazon Video: Doctor Thorne Season 1 – The life of penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her Uncle, Dr Thorne, and her relationship with the family at nearby Greshamsbury Park estate.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Brick detached two family home features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, finished basement, private driveway, two car detached garage, private back patio and deck. Asking $998,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale - Glendale – Beautiful 1 family home features wood floors throughout.  Porch, LR, FDR, kitchen & half-bath on main level, 3 BRs and full bath upstairs. Full basement, driveway, carport & yard.  Asking $739,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

Local Eats of the Day

F. Ottomanelli Burgers & Belgian Fries
Located at 60-15 Woodside Ave.

Enjoy their popular Bacon Cheeseburger with your choice of toppings for $6.65.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Senator James Sanders to host building playgrounds community meeting. Greater Rescue Church of Christ, 11051 Guy R Brewer Blvd.

• Jamaica Estates – 6:30 p.m. – Queens Jewish Community Council’s testimonial dinner. Young Israel of Jamaica Estates, 8310 188th St.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Live at the Gantries: High & Mighty Brass Band (New Orleans style jazz). Gantry State Park, 4-09 47th Rd.

• Woodhaven – 8 p.m. – Summer Movies: Finding Dory. All Saint’s Church, 96th St and 86th Ave.

• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Movie Night: SING!  Elmhurst Park.  Btwn Grand Avenue & 57th Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• GmailCheck out this list of Gmail tips to help enhance your experience.

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August 15th, 2017 at 4:02 pm

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

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Tuesday, August 15

Weather
• Rain early with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
 Protestors gathered outside Trump Tower as the president spends a few days in New York City.

• A jury ruled in favor of Taylor Swift and ordered the DJ she accused of groping to pay her $1. 

• The mother of the man accused of killing a protestor in Charlottesville reportedly called 9-1-1 on him multiple times for attacking or threatening her. 

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Orchid Sale  Tuesday Aug 15th – Sun Aug 20th  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Orchids will be available for sale while supplies last.  Queens Botanical Garden Gift Shop, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing.
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Queens News
• A man is being sued for allegedly attacking a woman at a Mets game. 

• A correction officer is being accused of flashing a gun at another motorist during a road rage incident.

• A Queens pol wants banks to post signs about illegal ATM skimmers.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke publicly in support of congestion pricing for the first time.

• President Donald Trump finally condemned white nationalists and the KKKdays after violence in Charlottesville.

Entertainment
• Connie Britton is returning to television with a new Showtime series.

• A female stunt driver was killed while filming a scene for Deadpool 2. 

Buzzing Back

• In 1969 The Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, New York

• In 1972 actor Ben Affleck is born in Berkeley, California

Opinion
• Bethany Kandel defends Mayor Bill de Blasio in the NY Daily News, arguing that naps actually supercharge success. 

• New York politicians are killing democracy by avoiding primaries, the NY Post says.

In the Blogs
• Queens Senator Michael Gianaris is to blame for Albany’s dysfunctionaccording to an aide to Governor Cuomo.

• Here’s a list of streets to avoid while President Trump is in town until Wednesday.

Trending in New York
• #MorningJoe
• Guam
• Sonic Mania
• Merck
• Jimmy Fallon

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (62-55) beat the Mets (53-63) by a 4-2 final in the first game of the subway series. They face off again in the Bronx at 7:05 p.m.

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

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The Disco Murders  Friday Aug 18th  8 p.m.  A comedy murder mystery dinner show. $45 p/p.  Call 718-721-7777  Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave., Astoria.
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Real Estate
• Watermark, Long Island City’s latest rental is getting ready to welcome new tenants. 

• For Sale – Maspeth – Cozy 1 family detached home features walk-out lower level that leads to private yard.  2 split, ductless A/C unites.  Zoned for PS 58 and IS 73.  Close to shopping and transportation.  Asking $499,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• For Sale - Glendale – Beautiful 1 family home features wood floors throughout.  Porch, LR, FDR, kitchen & half-bath on main level, 3 BRs and full bath upstairs. Full basement, driveway, carport & yard.  Asking $739,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – Briarwood – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on Jewel Avenue for $300,000. Zillow.

Technology
• North Korea’s powerful new missile technology may have been smuggled from Ukraine.

• Samsung teased the Galaxy Note 8 in a new video.

Events
• Flushing – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Orchid Sale. Queens Botanical Gardens Gift Shop, 43-50 Main St.

• Whitestone – 11 a.m. – CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba.  Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Ave & 147th St.

• LIC 4 p.m. – Summer Kids @ LIC Landing: Mad Scientist Show. 52 Center Blvd.

• Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Senator James Sanders to host building playgrounds community meeting. Greater Rescue Church of Christ, 11051 Guy R Brewer Boulevard.

• Jamaica Estates – 6:30 p.m. – Queens Jewish Community Council’s testimonial dinner. Young Israel of Jamaica Estates, 8310 188th St.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Live at the Gantries: High & Mighty Brass Band (New Orleans style jazz). Gantry State Park, 4-09 47th Road.

• Woodhaven – 8 p.m. – Summer Movies: Finding Dory. All Saint’s Church, 96th Street and 86th Avenue.

• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Movie Night: SING!  Elmhurst Park.  Btwn Grand Avenue & 57th Avenue

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August 15th, 2017 at 12:24 pm

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Afternoon Buzz: Trump denounces hate groups, LIC music teacher pleads guilty to child sex abuse charges

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Monday, August 14

Top Stories 
• President Trump condemned several hate groups including the KKK and neo-Nazis after his response to Charlottesville was criticized.

• Protesters are expected outside Trump Tower ahead of the president’s visit this evening.

Queens News
• A LIC music teacher plead guilty to sexually abusing children and being involved in a sex trafficking ring.

• Two gunmen invaded a Ridgewood home and threatened a 7-year-old boy and his parents.

• A man was found dead after he was punched during a brawl outside an Elmhurst strip club.

Subway Status 
• Due to switch problems at Inwood-207 St, A trains are running with delays in both directions.

• No M trains between Myrtle Av and Metropolitan Av.

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

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge

• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Jackie Robinson Pkwy Split.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 23 – Main St and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Linden Blvd.

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

Sports
• The Mets (53-62) beat the Phillies 6-2. They’re taking on the Yankees in the Bronx at 7:08 p.m.

• The Yankees (61-55) fell to the Red Sox, 3-2.

Malouf’s Mountain Sunset Campground
www.maloufsmountain.com
845-831-6767
No Camping Gear? No Car? No Problem!  Just an 80 minute train ride from Grand Central to the Beacon train station, where you will be met by our shuttle and your fun begins. Old Town Road, Beacon New York.

What’s On TV Tonight

• American Ninja Warrior(NBC, 8PM) – Top 30 competitors from the Cleveland Qualifier tackle the City Finals course.

• Preacher (AMC, 9PM) – Jesse gets a much-needed breakthrough in his search for God; Tulip continues to spiral; and Cassidy makes a life-altering decision for Denis.

• Hooten and the Lady (CW, 9PM) – Alex heads to Moscow to help Hooten search for a lost Fabergé egg and confronts her arch enemy who now works for a questionable black market collector.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Mad Men Season 3- Salvatore and Don take a business trip out of town. Pete Campbell and Ken Cosgrove worry about the changes at Sterling-Cooper and how the changes will impact them.

• Hulu: Key and Peele Season 1 – Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele star in this sketch comedy show of irreverent wit, pop-culture impressions and escalating absurdity.

• Amazon Video: Vikings Season 4 – Entry to Valhalla eludes Ragnar but as he lies in his sick bed in Kattegat events unfold beyond his control.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Corona – Large 1 BR co-op w/ low monthly maintenance of $376 includes all.  Large LR, lots of closets, near shopping & transportation.  Asking $189,000 Dave Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Large detached one family features a total of 12 rooms; 5 BRs, 4.5 bath.  Located on a large, beautifully landscaped lot. Asking $1.899M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

Local Eats of the Day

• Maspeth Pizzeria
Located at 7109 Grand Ave.

Enjoy their Grandma Thin Crust Pizza for $16.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Rockaway – 5:15 p.m. – Local business leaders hold a press conference ahead of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s public information meetings on wind power. Queens Public Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

• Rockaway – 6 p.m. – New York State Energy and Research Development Authority holds open house to discuss Governor Cuomo’s wind power plan. Queens Public Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Woodhaven – 7:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park.

• Fresh Meadows – 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: 1776.  Cunningham Park, 196th St and Union Turnpike.

• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – Movies on the Waterfront: Toy Story 3.  Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd & Hell Gate Bridge.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Safe Browsing:  If you ever feel unsure about a website, you can use Google’s Safe Browsing tool to check an unfamiliar site for malware and other threats.

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August 14th, 2017 at 5:14 pm

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