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A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

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Friday, December 2

Weather
• Mostly sunny and a high of 50. The weekend will be mostly sunny with a high of 47. Showers expected Sunday night.

Top Stories
• President-elect Trump has chosen General James “Mad Dog” Mattis to be his Secretary of Defense.

• Former Jets running back Joe McKnight was killed in a road rage shooting in New Orleans.

• The death toll from wildfires in Tennessee has risen to 11 people.

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Middle Village Tree Lighting Ceremony Fri Dec 2nd 6pm Please join us. Cookies & Hot Chocolate will be served! Santa will stop by to take photos with all the kids! Community United Methodist Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village
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Queens News
• Police arrested a gang member suspected of stabbing a Bronx man outside an Elmhurst home on Thanksgiving.

• An injured man in Laurelton died after crawling from a sidewalk to the front stoop of a nearby home.

• Cops are searching for a burglar who has regularly struck homes in Ozone Park.

Politics
• Disgraced mayoral contender Anthony Weiner now owes the city $260K for his failed 2013 City Hall bid.

• Chris Christie is making a serious push to be the next leader of the Republican National Committee.

Entertainment
• Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are back together again after more than a year apart.

• Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second baby, a son, to the world.

Buzzing Back

• In 2001, Enron files for bankruptcy.

• In 1981, Britney Spears is born in Kentwood, Louisiana.

Opinion
• The Post chides Mayor de Blasio for his frequent use of a helicopter to get around the city.

• The Daily News says Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison is unfit to lead the DNC, and urges Democrats to choose someone else.

In the Blogs
• The Skillman Avenue holiday lighting and winter festival in Sunnyside is this weekend.

• The Middle Village tree lighting ceremony will be tonight at Community United Methodist Church.

Trending in New York
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Mad Dog
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Scoreboard
• The Rangers (16-8-1) fell to the Buffalo Sabres, 4-3.

• The Nets (5-13) were crushed by the Milwaukee Bucks, 111-93.

• The Islanders (9-10-4) blanked the Washington Capitals, 3-0.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks (9-9) host the Timberwolves at 7:30 p.m.
• St. John’s (2-5) travels to New Orleans to face Tulane at 8 p.m.
Saturday
• Carolina and the Rangers meet at MSG. Puck drops at 1 p.m.
• The Nets travel to Milwaukee to take on the Bucks. Tip-off is at 5 p.m.
Sunday
• The Giants (8-3) are in Pittsburgh for a 4:25 p.m. game with the Steelers.
• The Islanders are at home for a 6 p.m. meeting with the Red Wings.
• Sacramento comes to MSG for a 7:30 p.m. contest with the Knicks.

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Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Fri Dec 2nd 6pm Presented by the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce. Entertainment, Free Raffles & Santa! Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th St & Grand Ave, Maspeth
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Real Estate
• F&T Group and SCG America are planning to build Flushing’s first theater in 30 years.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 3rd 1-3pm  5 Valentine Place, Glendale.  Perfect Starter Home! Semi detached 1 family, LR, DR, EIK, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath.  Asking $469,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Dec 4th  12-3pm  77-34 83rd Street, Glendale.  Two family home, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, community drive w/ parking for 3 vehicles.  Corner property across from Sacred Heart Church.  Asking $769,000  Anthony Reardon  917-209-5686  Keller Williams Liberty

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath, 1,100-square-foot apartment at 77-12 35th Avenue in Jackson Heights for $549,000.

Eating Out
• Gothamist says these Himalayan dumplings from Jackson Heights are perfect for the belly and soul.

• The Great Northeast Cheese Fest is coming back to Queens next weekend.

Restaurant ABC’s – Ozone Park
Grade A – Rose Bengal, 77-01 101st Ave. – No Food Protection Certificate
Grade B – Mario’s Pizzeria, 102-12 101st Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Improper utensils, Food not protected from possible contamination
Grade C – Trap House, 94-02 80th St. – No appropriate thermometer, No hand-washing facility, Food not protected from possible contamination

Events
South Ozone Park - 10 a.m. – School Yard Groundbreaking & PA Ribbon Cutting. MS 226, 121-10 Rockaway Blvd.

• Ridgewood – 11:15 a.m. – Councilman Antonio Reynoso hosts event to highlight intersection improvements. Myrtle & Wyckoff Avenues

• Ridgewood – 12:45 p.m. – Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley announces increased trash pickup. Forest & Myrtle Avenues

• Jackson Heights – 5:30 p.m. – Groups launch hate-free zone. Diversity Plaza, 37th Rd. & 74th St.

• Middle Village – 6 p.m. – Tree Lighting Ceremony. Community United Methodist Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave.

Maspeth – 6 p.m. – Maspeth Chamber of Commerce Annual Tree Lighting. Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th St. & Grand Ave.

Woodside – 6 p.m. – Woodside on the Move’s Holiday Lighting. Sohnke Square, Woodside Ave. and 58th St.

Woodhaven - 6:30 p.m. – Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Forest Parkway & Jamaica Ave.

Flushing - 7:30 p.m. – Five Boroughs Music Festival – Brooklyn Rider. Flushing Town Hall, 136-35 Northern Blvd.

Flushing – 8 p.m. – The Piano Guys. Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Main St.

Saturday
Flushing – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Green Holiday Sale. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Middle Village – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Our Lady of Hope Christmas Market. 61-21 71st St.
Jamaica – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NY Wintercon. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
• Maspeth – 11 a.m. – Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley hosts street co-naming ceremony for Detective Joseph A. Picciano. 62nd St. & 53rd Dr.
• Flushing – 11 a.m. – Holiday Food Giveaway. YWCA, 42-07 Parsons Blvd.
Flushing – 11 a.m. – Animal Tracking. Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike & 106th Pl.
LIC – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market. The Lot, 43-29 Crescent St.
Woodhaven - 11:30 a.m. – Holiday Parade. Woodhaven Manor Caterers, 96-01 Jamaica Ave.
Woodhaven – 12:30 p.m. – Winter Tree ID Hike. Forest Park Visitor’s Center, Woodhaven Blvd. & Forest Park Drive
Bayside – 1 p.m. – Victorian Holiday Crafts. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.
Corona – 1 p.m. – Gingerbread Lane: House Building Workshop. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• LIC - 1 p.m. – 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Presentation. Free. Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway
• Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Hands on History: Namesake Bookplate. Free. King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave.
• Flushing – 1 to 3 p.m. – Wreath Decorating Workshop. Free. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.
• Astoria – 3 p.m. – LEGO filmmaker David Pagano signs copies of The LEGO Animation Book. Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
Kew Gardens – 3 to 5 p.m. – Holiday Concert. Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road
Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Cinderella. Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Main St.
Corona – 8 p.m. – Visuality. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. South

Sunday
Flushing - 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Green Holiday Sale. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Jamaica – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – NY Wintercon.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
Corona – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Little Makers: Hot Cocoa To Go. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
LIC – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market.  The Lot, 43-29 Crescent St.
Ridgewood – Noon to 5 p.m. – St. Nicholas Day. Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.
Corona – 1 p.m. – Gingerbread Lane: House Building Workshop. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Flushing – 1 to 5 p.m. – Christmas in the Garden & Tree Lighting. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Forest Hills – 2:30 p.m. – Eggnog, hot cocoa and marshmallow roasting on the fire pit. Austin’s Ale House, 82-70 Austin St.
LIC – 5 p.m. – The Spirit of Christmas.  New York Presbyterian Church, 43-32 37th Ave.

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December 2nd, 2016 at 9:13 am

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Thursday, December 1

Weather
• Partly cloudy and windy with a high of 56.

Top Stories
• Cubans lined the streets as Fidel Castro’s ashes make a trek across the country.

• Rain and lots of extra security ruined last night’s tree lighting at Rockefeller Center.

• A man killed two people, left one for fighting for his life, and injured in three others in an apparent retaliation shooting in Baltimore.

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Queens News
• The owner of a Maspeth Holiday Inn is being sued for violating his lease with the property owner after he moved homeless me into the hotel.

• A 16-year-old boy was busted trying to sneak a BB gun into his Long Island City middle school.

• The House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would finally give Glendale its own Zip Code.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking significantly more helicopter rides on NYPD choppers this year.

• Preet Bharara, who as attorney general has gone after corrupt politicians across the state, will stay in the role at president-elect Trump’s request.

Entertainment
• Orlando Bloom’s belly rub of girlfriend Katy Perry has rumors swirling that the “Firework” singer is pregnant.

• Trevor Noah and the “Queen of the Alt-Right” Tomi Lohren went at it on the “Daily Show” last night.

Buzzing Back

• In 1955, Rosa Parks ignites a bus boycott.

• In 1940, trailblazing comic Richard Pryor is born in Peoria, Illinois.

Opinion
• The Daily News says if state politicians want a pay raise, the way to do it is to pass real reforms to clean up corruption in Albany.

• A guest columnist for the New York times says that Donald Trump is assembling a team of “bigots and billionaires.”

In the Blogs
• With a glut of ice cream in Forest Hills, Snow Story on Austin Street has closed its doors.

• The YMCA in Flushing will hold its first Holiday Food Giveaway on Saturday.

Trending in New York
#MillennialMusicals
Trevor Noah
GO NOW
Tomi Lahren
#ReallyOffendsMeWhen

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (9-9) edged out the Timberwolves, 106-104.

• The Islanders (8-10-4) topped the Penguins, 5-3. The Islanders head to Washington to take on the Capitals at 7 p.m.

• Brooklyn (5-12) hosts Milwaukee. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (16-7-1) are in Buffalo for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Sabres.

• The Vikings and Cowboys meet on Thursday Night Football. Kick-off is at 8:25 p.m.

• The MLB All-Star Game will no longer determine home-filed advantage in the World Series.

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Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Fri Dec 2nd 6:30pm Forest Parkway & Jamaica Avenue, Woodhaven
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Real Estate
• The 28 rentals at Astoria’s “most luxurious accommodations” – the Graffiti House – start at $2,544 per month.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 3rd  1-3pm  66-25 75th Street, Middle Village.  Detached one family, 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1 car detached garage, full finished basement.  Asking $625,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Dec 4th  1-3pm  17-58 DeKalb Avenue, Ridgewood.  Three family brick, 4 bedrooms on 1st flr, 2 flr has 2 bedrooms each apt, 2 car garage, full finished basement.  Asking $1.595M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-821-5999

• Sold – Four-bedroom, three-bath, 1,800-square-foot single-family home at 164-12 92nd Street in Howard Beach for $665,000.

Style & Fashion
• Pearl necklaces are finally getting a modern update.

• Get ready to start seeing a lot more cleavage at the gym.

Events
• Long Island City - 10 a.m. – NYCHA officials announce completion of roof replacement. Queensbridge Houses, 10-25 41st Ave.

• Corona – 10 a.m. – Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito holds press conference after DCA’s Notario Day of Action. Corona Plaza, 103rd St. & Roosevelt Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 10:30 a.m. – Borough president hosts land use public hearing. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Elmhurst – 4 p.m. – Councilman Daniel Dromm and State Senator Toby Stavisky host holiday poem reading and tree lighting. CC Moore Homestead Playground, Broadway & 82nd St.

• Whitestone – 4:30 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James attends holiday lighting ceremony. 12-65 150th St.

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

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December 1st, 2016 at 9:33 am

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Morning Buzz: Tebow visits Queens Village precinct, Three botch jewelry heist in Jackson Heights

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Wednesday, November 30

Weather
• Showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. High of 60.

Top Stories
Three people were killed and many more injured, including four kids whose daycare was decimated, after storms ripped through Alabama overnight.

• Four people have been arrested after they posted a Facebok live video from a posh Manhattan hotel of themselves posing with BB guns.

• The city will start cracking down on drivers who cover portions of their license plates to trip up traffic cameras.

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NY Wintercon Sat Dec 3rd & Sun Dec 4th 10am-6pm The only sci-fi/fantasy/comic con in Queens returns for a third year! Visit the official website for details. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Queens News
• Tim Tebow stopped by the 105th Precinct in Queens Village, the station where Officer Brian Moore worked until he was killed last year.

• Cops are hunting for three men who botched a Jackson Heights jewelry store robbery.

• A Holocaust survivor who was buried next to her “bastard” ex-husband in Queens must be exhumed and taken to Israel, a judge has ruled.

Politics
• Mayor Bill de Blasio scoffed at ex-governor David Paterson’s call for the Democrats to challenge the mayor in a primary.

• Donald Trump and Mike Pence say they have struck a deal to keep close to 1,000 air conditioning jobs from moving to Mexico from Indiana.

Entertainment
• Katy Perry was spotted with a giant rock on her ring finger. Did it come from beau actor Orlando Bloom?

• Not even Kanye’s meltdown can stop the filming of Kim’s reality show.

Buzzing Back

• In 1974, Elton John’s Greatest Hits reaches #1 on the charts.

• In 1835, author Mark Twain is born in Florida, Missouri.

Opinion
• A guest columnist for the Times writes that Obama’s presidential action to provide amnesty for young immigrants is both lawful and rational.

• The Post takes the mayor to task for his “fishy” arrangements with outside advisors.

In the Blogs
• Councilman Eric Ulrich will kick off the 2017 participatory budgeting process this week.

• Cops are looking for a stocky man who robbed a Maspeth bank on Monday.

Trending in New York
#SexyDisney
#CalmMeDownIn3Words
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Scoreboard
• The Nets (5-12) topped the Clippers, 127-122.

• The Rangers (16-7-1) edged the Hurricanes, 3-2.

• St. John’s (2-5) fell to Delaware State, 79-72.

• The Knicks (8-9) are in Minnesota for an 8 p.m. meeting with the Timberwolves.

• The Islanders (7-10-4) host the Penguins in Brooklyn. Puck drops at 8 p.m.

• The Mets resigned outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to a four-year, $110 million deal.

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Real Estate
• Jacques Ambron of Madeleine Realty in Forest Hills offers some tips on recovering from a co-op board rejection.

• For Sale – Riverhead – Two bedroom beach home on 1/3 acre lot, 100 acre reserve backyard.  Garden w/ gazebo, outdoor fireplace, outdoor dining area & shower.  Indoor fireplace, updated kitchen, all new heating & electric.  Asking $369,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Bay Terrace, Bayside.  Large 1 bedroom 950 sq/ft co-op. New hallway & lobby, beautiful landscaped grounds.  Reserved outdoor parking for $31/month.  Maintenance includes all utilities.  Asking $145,000  Landmark International Real Estate  718-898-8300

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 950-square-foot apartment at 102-30 66th Road in Forest Hills for $435,000.

Money News
• Woman are still struggling to get top jobs in the financial industry.

• A columnist for Bloomberg calls Trump’s pledge to keep jobs in the U.S. “disastrous” for the nation’s economy.

Events
Howard Beach – 10 a.m. to Noon – MetroCard Van Visit. Howard Beach Senior Center, 155-55 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Elmhurst – 10:30 a.m. – NYC Health & Hospitals hosts Diabetes Awareness Month Event. Elmhurst Hospital, 41st Ave. & 80th St.

Broad Channel – 1 to 3 p.m. – MetroCard Van Visit. Broad Channel Library, 16-26 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Jamaica – 4 p.m. Jamaica Now Plan update meeting. Jamaica Market, 90-40 160th St.

• Jamaica - 6 p.m. – 13th Annual Global Cuisine of Queens Food Tasting. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 6 p.m. – State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia to speak at Parent Advisory Board meeting. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Bayside – 7 p.m. – District 26 Community Education Council Meeting. MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St.

Springfield Gardens – 7 p.m. –  Department of Small Business Services details how Greater JFK Business Improvement District will affect local residents. PS 52, 178-37 146th Terrace

Flushing – 7:15 p.m. – Flushing Camera Club Free Program. Flushing Hospital, 146-01 45th Ave, 5th Floor

• Jamaica – 7:30 p.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin speaks at “We Are One” town hall. Shaanti Bhavan Mandir, 112-06 Jamaica Ave.

Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Thunder Road: A Bruce Springsteen tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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November 30th, 2016 at 9:34 am

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Morning Buzz: Detectives probe ex-prisoners about home invasion, JetBlue flights take off to Cuba

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Tuesday, November 29

Weather
• Rain all day with a high of 61 degrees.

Top Stories
• Cops shot and killed an Ohio State University student who rammed his car into a crowd of students and then stabbed several others with a butcher knife.

• A plane carrying 81 people, including a Brazilian soccer team, crashed in Colombia. Only five people survived.

• Wisconsin officials will coordinate an official presidential recount, while the Green Party filed for another recount in Pennsylvania.

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Movie Night: Tropic Thunder Tues Nov 29th 8pm Free Screening, but you must RSVP. Movie will be shown in our Grand Ballroom. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue
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Brooklyn News
• An East New York man is suing the city for $44 million after spending 24 years in prison before his conviction was vacated.

• A high-ranking Brooklyn prosecutor was accused of forging a judge’s signature so she could tap two phones of a love interest.

• A 1.5-mile stretch of the BQE, including the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade, is getting a $1.7 billion makeover.

Politics
• Former governor David Patterson wants a Democrat to run against de Blasio in the primary.

• Michigan officially certified Donald Trump as the winner of the state‘s 16 electoral votes.

Entertainment
• Anthony Michael Hall has been charged with felony assault after a fight with his neighbor.

Caitlyn Jenner’s new book, due to be released next spring, will be called “The Secrets of My Life.

Buzzing Back

• In 2011, Dr. Conrad Murray receives four-year sentence in Michael Jackson’s death.

• In 1929, Motown founder Berry Gordy is born in Detroit.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump’s tweet falsely claiming there were fraudulent votes will lead to more voter restrictions.

• Meanwhile, the Post calls Jill Stein’s recount push nothing more than a fundraising stunt to pander to liberals.

In the Blogs
• The Gowanus Canal Superfund advisory group is meeting to discuss updates.

• Kings County Imperial in Williamsburg serves dim sum and craft cocktails for dinner.

Trending in New York
• #GothamAwards
#OneWordOffVideoGames
Best Actor
#Eagles
#BlackInkChi

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (8-9) fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-103.

• The Islanders (7-10-4) beat the Calgary Flames in overtime, 2-1.

• The Nets (4-12) host the Los Angeles Clippers in Brooklyn starting at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (15-7-1) take on the Carolina Hurricanes at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• St. John’s (2-4) tries to end its losing streak against Delaware State at 6:30 p.m.

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Shwick Holiday Market Sat Dec 3rd & Sun Dec 4th 11am – 6pm More than 50 creative makers under one roof bringing you the most unique last-minute holiday gifts you’ll find anywhere. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave, Bushwick
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Real Estate
• Kushner Companies loaned Heritage Equity Partners $33 million for a mixed-use project in Bushwick.

• For Sale – 117 Kingsland Ave, Unit #3B, Williamsburg – Lofty 1 bedroom condo w/ office duplex.  Washer/Dryer in unit.  Common roof terrace, low maintenance, close to transportation.  Asking $659,888.88  Pepe Real Estate  718-388-8633

• For Sale – Bushwick – Multi-family, 6 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 half baths, 2,889 square feet townhouse. Asking $1.35M. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• Sold – Flatbush – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, apartment at 745 East 31st Street for $280,000. Zillow.

Technology
• CNET gives a roundup of the best Cyber Monday deals it discovered.

• AT&T unveiled its new live television streaming service, DirecTV Now, priced at $35 a month.

Events
Crown Heights – 10 a.m. – Elected officials announce technology funding for every library branch. Central Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza

• East Flatbush – 6 p.m. – Councilman Jumaane Williams hosts town hall meeting on city initiatives and constituent issues. PS 181, 1023 New York Ave.

• Greenpoint – 8 p.m. – Movie Night: Tropic Thunder. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

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November 29th, 2016 at 10:23 am

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Morning Buzz: Residents recall late Castro’s visit to Queens, Two shot in Jamaica home invasion

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Monday, November 28

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 52 degrees.

Top Stories
Donald Trump claimed millions of votes were illegally cast despite no evidence.

• The world spent the weekend reacting to the death of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro. 

• Syrian rebel forces in Aleppo suffered their biggest loss in four years. 

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Queens News
A Queens corrections officer and his wife were shot in a home invasion.

• Queens residents recalled the time late Cuban leader Fidel Castro visited his son who was attending PS20 in the borough. 

A 19-year-old woman was injured in a shooting in Ozone Park.

Politics
• Donald Trump’s business ties could cause conflicts of interest across the world.

• 25 total bills are currently waiting their trip to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk.

Entertainment
See how Victoria’s Secret Angels get runway ready in advance of this week’s fashion show.

Weekend Box Office
Moana – $55 million
• Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them - $45 million
Doctor Strange – $13 million
Allied – $13 million
Arrival – $11 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1987 A media controversy ignites over the case of Tawana Brawley

• In 1962 Talk-show host Jon Stewart is born in New York City.

Opinion
• Mike Lupica argues in the NY Daily News that former NY Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s support for Donald Trump doesn’t qualify him to run the state department. 

New York’s elected leaders need to stop pandering to this anti-Trump hysteria, the NY Post writes.

In the Blogs
•  There’s a winter festival in Forest Hills today. 

The lottery for apartments in the Domino Sugar development opens on Monday.

Trending in New York
#RogueOne
Insecure
#Inapropriate911Calls
Cyber Monday Sale
JUST ANNOUNCED

Scoreboard
• The Giants (8-3) topped the Browns on the road, 27-13.

• The Jets (3-8) fell at home to the rival Patriots 22-17.

• The Brooklyn Nets (4-12) fell to the Kings at home 122-105.

• The Knicks (8-8) are home for the Thunder with tip-off set for 7:30.

• The Rangers (15-7-1) lost at home to the Senators 2-0.

• The Islanders (6-10-4) are hosting the visiting Flames with puck drop at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (6-10-4) are hosting the visiting Flames with puck drop at 7 p.m.

• Queens College (3-2) fell to Adelphi on the road 108-78.

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Circus @ CitiField Now thru Dec 4th Click here for schedule/tickets. CitiField, 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing
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Real Estate
Somebody changed Trump Tower to ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps briefly.

• For Sale - 61-51 71st Street, Middle Village – Two family brick w/ 1 car garage, 5 bedrooms, 3 bath, large basement, backyard, front porch.  Asking $975,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Sale – Glendale – Commercial Property – Detached brick Church on 40×100 lot. Full finished basement w/ kitchen & bath, Fellowship room, stained glass windows, great for 1031 exchange.  Asking $775,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-97-7567

• Sold – Whitestone – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op on 19th Avenue for $265,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death on Thanksgiving. According to police, the man was stabbed in the torso outside 43-28 Judge Street in Elmhurst at around 12:18 p.m.

Events
Jackson Heights - 11 a.m. – Sen. Peralta, Queens District Attorney’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs, Victims, unveil bill to require travel agents register With NY Dept. of State. 86th Street, between Roosevelt Avenue and 37th Avenue

Corona – 6:30 p.m. – Assemblyman Francisco Moya Hosts annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. William F. Moore, USMC Park – Located at Joseph Lisa Memorial Place,108th Street, Corona Avenue and 51st Avenue

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November 29th, 2016 at 10:22 am

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Morning Buzz: Man fatally stabbed in Elmhurst, Ozone Park woman injured by gunfire

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Friday, November 25

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 56. Saturday is partly sunny with a high of 52. Sunday cools down to a high of 48.

Top Stories
• Gunfire erupted at an annual Thanksgiving football game in Kentucky, leaving two dead and four injured.

• Archaeologists believe they’ve found the exact spot where the Pilgrims landed in Plymouth in 1620.

• An NYPD cop shot last year in the line of duty proposed to his girlfriend at the Thanksgiving Day parade, and she said yes.

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Queens News
• A 23-year-old man from the Bronx was fatally stabbed outside an Elmhurst house.

• Police are investigating a shooting in Ozone Park that left a 19-year-old woman injured.

• Work is now underway to restore the iconic bathhouse at Jacob Riis Park.

Politics
• President-elect Trump has been skipping daily intelligence briefings, and letting Mike Pence fill in instead.

• Secret Service plans to take up two floors in Trump Tower for security, which would cost taxpayers millions of dollars.

Entertainment
• “The Gilmore Girls” is back! This is how each actor got back into their character roles for the revival.

• Florence Henderson, who played the mom on “The Brady Bunch,” has passed away at age 82.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, boxer Sugar Ray Leonard takes his title back.

• In 1914, “Joltin” Joe DiMaggio is born in Martinez, California.

Opinion
• The Times says the Trump transition team seems to be hiring all sorts of Cabinet leaders without the necessary experience.

• The Post implores President Obama to think again about speaking out on political issues once he’s out of office.

In the Blogs
• The Mayor’s Office is hosting a forum about stop and frisk in Jackson Heights.

• Holiday decorations are starting to pop up in Forest Hills.

Trending in New York
Florence Henderson
#GilmoreGirlsRevival
#Starboy
The Brady Bunch
Brady Bunch

Scoreboard
• St. John’s (2-3) fell to the VCU Rams, 75-69.

• The Detroit Lions edged the Minnesota Vikings 16-13.

• The Dallas Cowboys continued their winning streak against divisional rival Redskins, 31-26.

• The Pittsburgh Steelers crushed the Indianapolis Colts, 28-7.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Rangers (14-6-1) and Flyers meet in Philadelphia in a 1 p.m. matinee.
• The Islanders (6-9-4) are in San Jose to take on the Sharks. Puck drops at 4 p.m.
• The Knicks (7-7) host the Hornets at 7:30 p.m. at MSG.
• The Nets (4-10) head to Indiana to face the Pacer. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.
Saturday
• The Knicks take on the Hornets again, this time at 7 p.m. in Charlotte.
Sunday
•  The Giants (7-3) head to Cleveland for a 1 p.m. game wit the struggling Browns.
• The Jets (3-7) play host to the Patriots. Kick-off is at 4:25 p.m.
• The Nets return home to host the Kings in a 6 p.m. matchup.
• The Rangers return home for a 7 p.m. contest with the Ottawa Senators.

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Real Estate
• Applications have been filed for twin two-story, two-family houses at Bowne Street in Flushing.

• For Sale – Middle Village – One family brick, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, near shopping & express bus to city.  Asking $709,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – Glendale – Excellent property w/ lots of potential.  Large 2 family home w/ 4 garages, shed and garden.  Large deck for entertaining on oversized 50×100 lot.  Asking $1,777,777  O’Kane Realty.com  718-779-1111

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 1,500-square-foot multi-family home at 191-46 103rd Road in St. Albans for $435,000.

Eating Out
• The owner of Nepali favorite Dhaulagiri Kitchen has moved operations from Jackson Heights to Manhattan.

• We Heart Astoria samples the pizza at the new Slice Astoria on 30th Avenue.

Restaurant ABC’s – Richmond Hill
Grade A – Jophsua 19, 134-06 Jamaica Ave. – Food contact surface improperly washed
Grade B – Kaieteur, 87-12 Lefferts Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies
Grade Pending – Jamaica Fish Market, 88-02 Van Wyck Expressway – Cold food held above 41 degrees, No Food Protection Certificate, Food not protected from possible contamination

Events
• Douglaston – 10 a.m. – Black Friday Hike. Free. Alley Pond Park Adventure Center, Winchester Blvd. under Grand Central Parkway

Astoria – 12:30 p.m. – Gene Wilder Tribute. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

Saturday
• Astoria – 9 a.m. – NYRR Open Run. Free. Astoria Park Track
LIC - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market.  The Lot, 43-29 Crescent Street
Astoria - 12:30 p.m. – Gene Wilder  Tribute.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
Corona – 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. – Junie B’s Essential Survival Guide to School.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nation Ave. South
Corona – 1 p.m. – Gingerbread Lane: House Building Workshop.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Astoria - 1 to 6 p.m. – Holiday Crafts Bazaar.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Flushing – 5 p.m. – Annual Turkey Scramble. World Ice Arena, 131-35 Avery Ave.
Middle Village - 6 p.m. – Faith in the Future: Spaghetti & Egg Dinner Dance.  Our Lady of Hope, 71st St. & Eliot Ave.
• Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Rewind to Rock Steady Concert. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Sunday
• Fresh Meadows – 9 a.m. – NYRR Open Run. Free. Cunnigham Park, Union Turnpike
LIC – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market.  The Lot, 43-29 Crescent St.
Astoria – 12:30 p.m. – Gene Wilder Tribute.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. – World’s Fair Memorabilia. Queen Museum
• Long Island City - 7 p.m. – Jesus Christ Superstar. $20. The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St.

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November 25th, 2016 at 8:37 am

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Morning Buzz: Cable too weak in Briarwood construction accident, Bayside residents upset LIRR footbridge to be torn down

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Thursday, November 24
Alternate-side parking regulations and meters are suspended for Thanksgiving.

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 53.

Top Stories
• Cops shot and wounded a man who lunged at them with a knife inside a Bronx apartment.

• The Connecticut man who was stabbed in an East Side apartment after a night of partying apparently died because of a fight over cigarettes.

• A sixth child has died from the Tennessee school bus accident earlier this week.

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Queens News
• A Kew Gardens lawyer was given two years in prison for paying two teenage girls to perform oral sex on him

• A cable carrying the beam that killed two construction workers in Briarwood was not strong enough to support the weight.

• Bayside residents and local businesses are upset a footbridge over the LIRR will be torn down and not replaced.

Politics
• A lawsuit has forced the de Blasio administration to release hundreds of emails he tried to keep private by declaring the recipients “agents of the city.”

• Failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein announced plans to force a recount in three crucial states Hillary Clinton narrowly lost.

Entertainment
• Kathy Griffin details how much she hates “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm in her new book.

• People in the music industry are speculating that Kanye West went to the hospital to avoid paying his bills.

Buzzing Back

• The history of Thanksgiving.

• In 1946, serial murderer Ted Bundy is born in Burlington, Vermont.

Opinion
• An immigrant with a criminal past writes a letter to president-elect Donald Trump.

• George Will writes in the Post that Americans can at least be thankful for all we have to complain about.

In the Blogs
• Sunnyside Gardens residents will gather today to sing “Happy Birthday” to a 106-year-old neighbor.

• A new Chinese food cart in Forest Hills has the neighborhood’s foodies buzzing.

Trending in New York
#Recount2016
#MacysThanksgivingDayParade
#WhatIWantForChristmasIn4Words
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone
#Wakeupwith10

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (14-6-1) fell to the Penguins, 6-1

• The Celtics topped the Nets (4-10), 111-92.

• The Islanders (6-9-4) lost to the Kings, 4-2.

• St. John’s (2-2) were topped by Minnesota, 92-86.

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Gingerbread Lane: House Building Workshop Sat Nov 26th 1-2pm Participants will receive a kit of the materials. Recommended for children ages 4+ and must be accompanied by an adult. $10 per kit. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• Affordable rentals in what was once the tallest tower in Queens start at $913 per month.

• For Sale – South Street Seaport – 1 bedroom apt for sale.  New kitchen & bath, balcony overlooking East River.  Maintenance $592 includes all.  Asking $899,000  Joann C. Realty Corp.  917-371-4034

• For Rent – Maspeth – Loft-Business-Residential.  2,225 sq/ft open floor plan.  Hard wood flooring, kitchen, bathroom.  Asking $2800/month plus utilities.  The “A” Team  Joe 917-952-2156 or Jackie 917-952-2797

• Sold – One-bedroom, one-bath, 900-square-foot apartment at 118-11 84th Avenue in Kew Gardens for $235,000.

Style & Fashion
• Vogue is trying to get you to ditch your skinny jeans for an even more uncomfortable pair of pants.

• Meet the creative minds behind some of the city’s most elaborate holiday windows.

Events
NE Queens - 8 p.m. – Thanksgiving Trek hosted by Queens Distance Runners. Meet at Unisphere, Flushing Meadows

• LIC – 9 a.m. – 6th Annual Turkey Trot. LIC YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd.

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November 25th, 2016 at 8:36 am

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Resorts World Casino NYC

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Wednesday, November 23

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 47.

Top Stories
• A group of prominent election lawyers and computer scientists say that the election results in three crucial swing states may have been hacked.

• A mother who had three kids aboard the Tennessee school bus that crashed claims the driver asked the kids “Are you ready to die?” before the accident.

• The city is asking for financial help from the federal government to cover the extraordinary cost of securing Trump Tower.

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Bell Bottom Blues Wed Nov 23rd 9pm An Eric Clapton Tribute band. Bar 360, Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Queens News
• A man was shot and killed inside a Howard Beach apartment last night.

• A Queens man has been arrested for killing his five-month-old daughter, despite the mother’s claims she was injured by a priestess.

• Two men were killed at a Queens construction site in Briarwood when a beam fell on them.

Politics
• The Hillary Clinton-supporting owner of the Mavericks, Mark Cuban, was spotted meeting with Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon in Manhattan.

• A judge threatened to jail Queens Councilman Ruben Wills after he showed up 25 minutes late to court.

Entertainment
• Is Kanye West a victim of the Kardashian curse? A Daily News gossip columnist investigates.

• Former “King of Queens” star Leah Remini is demanding the Church of Scientology pay her $1.5 million.

Buzzing Back

• In 2012, “Dallas” and “I Dream of Jeannie” star Larry Hagman dies.

• In 1859, frontier outlaw Billy the Kid is born in New York City.

Opinion
• The New York Times editorial board assesses its meeting yesterday with Donald Trump.

• A Post columnist writes that Trump refusing to press charges against Hillary Clinton is his biggest mistake yet.

In the Blogs
• An overzealous MTA worker removed the LIC “Post-It-tivity” wall from the Vernon-Jackson subway station.

• Here’s a guide to pop-up holiday markets in western Queens for all of your gift-shopping needs.

Trending in New York
#motivation
#grantcardone
#HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner
#entrepreneurship
Nick Young

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (7-7) edged the Trail Blazers, 107-103.

• The Islanders (6-8-4) topped the Ducks, 3-2, in a shootout. The Islanders head to Los Angeles for a 10:30 p.m. meeting with the Kings.

• The Nets (4-9) welcome the Celtics to the Barclays Center. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (14-5-1) meet the Penguins again, this time at MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• St. John’s (2-1) is in the Bahamas for a contest with Michigan State at 7 p.m.

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6th Annual Turkey Trot   Thurs Nov 24th 9am Join us for a healthy start to Thanksgiving Day! Tickets For more information, contact Kathleen at krahill@ymcanyc.org LIC YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd, Long Island City
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Real Estate
• A waterfront Queens mansion in Douglaston with a batting cage in the basement is asking $4.29 million.

• For Sale – Middle Village – One family brick w/ 2 bedrooms, two bath.  Fantastic stonework in the front and back of house along with patio and balcony.  Asking $798,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Briarwood – Beautiful, mint condition one bedroom co-op. Wood floors, updated kitchen and bath, sunny.  Asking $190,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Three-bedroom, 2.5-bath, 1,188-square-foot single-family home at 22-45 80th Street in Astoria Heights for $750,000.

Money News
• The Dow Jones traded above 19,000 for the first time ever yesterday.

• A new report from the federal government finds that outdated 401(k) rules are shortchanging American workers.

Events
• Woodside - 11 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer visits Islamic school. Razi School, 55-11 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Release of report showing rise in food insecurity in NYC. Affinity Health Plan, 41-46 Main St.

• Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Public Advocate Letitia James hosts turkey giveaway. South Jamaica Houses, 109-24 160th St.

Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Bell Bottom Blues: An Eric Clapton tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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November 23rd, 2016 at 8:04 am

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Tuesday, November 22

Weather
• Cloudy and windy with a high of 43 degrees.

Top Stories
• FBI officials arrested a Brooklyn Uber driver for allegedly joining ISIS in order to execute a “Nice-style” attack on Times Square.

• At least six children died and dozens are injured after a school bus crashed into a tree in Tennessee.

• Authorities arrested the suspect accused of killing a 31-year-old police officer in San Antonio.

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Faith in the Future: Spaghetti & Egg Dinner Dance Sat Nov 26th Hot/Cold Buffet, Salad, Dessert @ 6pm, Music & Dancing @ 7pm. Casual Attire. $50 For tickets call 718-389-5633 Our Lady of Hope, 71st Street & Eliot Avenue, Middle Village
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Queens News
• A new report criticized JFK’s security for the way they handled a false “active shooter” incident and recommended sweeping changes.

• City officials broke ground on a new municipal parking lot at Borough Hall in Kew Gardens.

• Two Muslim teens were attacked by a group of white men, who spewed hateful words at them in Long Island City.

Politics
• President-elect Trump blasted media executives and anchors in an off-the-record meeting, calling them liars.

• A Brooklyn Democratic state senator decided he’s still going to side with Republicans in Albany.

Entertainment
• Kanye West was hospitalized on the same day he cancelled the rest of his Saint Pablo tour.

“Glee” star Naya Rivera and her husband Ryan Dorsey are splitting up after two years of marriage.

Buzzing Back

• In 1963, John F. Kennedy is assassinated.

• In 1921, comedian Rodney Dangerfield is born in Babylon, New York.

Opinion
• The Times says abandoning the Trans-Pacific Partnership would empower China to dominate the region.

• The Post says the real hate crime epidemic is the killing of police officers.

In the Blogs
• We Heart Astoria lists local markets where you can do your holiday shopping this year.

•  A new Indian restaurant is opening up on 30th Avenue in Astoria.

Trending in New York
#Soundbreaking
#BlackInkChi
#LHHNY
#GoldenGoggles
#DWTS

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (14-5-1) came back to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2.

• The Knicks (6-7) play host to the Trail blazers at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (5-8-4) are in Anaheim to take on the Ducks. Puck drops at 10 p.m.

• The Oakland Raiders (8-2) rallied to defeat the Houston Texans (6-4), 27-20.

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Real Estate
• A Flushing developer is suing HPD over revoked 421-a benefits on an 11-story mixed-use property.

• For Sale – Bellerose – Income producing commercial property, great for 1031 exchange.  Convenient location, low expenses.  Btwn Jericho Turnpike and Hillside Avenue, two blocks to Cross Island Pkwy.  Asking $398,000  Dave Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  718-757-5881

• For Sale – Commercial Property – Corner Store for Rent.  Approx. 1300 sq/ft. Busy 69th Street, Maspeth location.  Call broker  917-578-3891

• Sold – Beechhurst – A four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 3,000-square-foot house at 14-34 164th Street for $2.1 million. Zillow.

Technology
• Apple is offering a free battery replacement for a limited number of iPhone 6 devices.

• Tech Insider offers its top 5 problems with the new Snapchat Spectacles.

Events
LIC – 10 a.m. – State Senator Michael Gianaris and civil rights groups address uptick in hate crimes at site of recent incident. 41st Ave. & 27th St.

Douglaston – 11 a.m. – Tuesday Morning Music Club. Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway

Jamaica – Noon – Assemblyman David Weprin speaks at Queens Hospital Center’s Fall Step Up Ceremony. 82-68 164th St.

Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Assemblyman Weprin and State Senator Leroy Comrie attend a turkey, chicken and ham giveaway. JITA Community Outreach Center, 89-17 139th St.

Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection host presentation on counterfeit goods. JFK Airport, American Airlines Cargo, North Boundary Rd. & Famers Blvd.

Sunnyside – 6 p.m. – Sunnyside Shines Holiday Lighting Ceremony.  Greenpoint Ave. & 46th St.

Richmond Hill – 6:30 p.m. – Assemblyman Weprin attends Thanksgiving Dinner at Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens. 110-04 Atlantic Ave.

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November 22nd, 2016 at 11:45 am

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Morning Buzz: Street renamed for late Queens rapper, Queens Councilman leads march to Trump tower

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Monday, November 21
Weather
• Windy with a high of 44 degrees.

Top Stories
• Law enforcement officially reportedly used water cannons and tear gas on Standing Rock protestors. 

A San Antonio cop was fatally shot in the head while making a traffic stop.

Melania Trump confirmed she will stay in New York after the inauguration while son Baron finishes the school year.

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World’s Fair Adventure Quest Sun Nov. 27th Combining easy physical challenges, photo clues, and searches while testing knowledge of local history. Online pre-registration is required. Flushing Meadow Corona Park, but participants will receive an exact address and start location before this event.
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Queens News
• Huge crowds attened the street dedication for late rapper Phife Dawg. 

• Queens Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer organized a protest walk to Trump tower. 

A Queens woman hit a five-year-old while backing out of a friend’s driveway.

Politics
• Mayor de Blasio reportedly told Donald Trump that stop and frisk was a “no go” in New York City. 

• Gov. Cuomo directed the state police to create a special unit for investigating hate crimes. 

Entertainment
Kanye West praised Trump and criticized Beyonce in a tirade before cutting his show short.

Weekend Box Office
• Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – $75 million
Doctor Strange – $17 million
Trolls – $17 million
Arrivals – $11 million
Almost Christmas – $7 million
Buzzing Back

• In 1986 Oliver North starts feeding documents into the shredding machine
• In 1945 Actress Goldie Horn is born in Washington, D.C.

Opinion
• The New York Daily News praised Governor Cuomo for stepping in to address government waste and corruption. 

The choice of Jeff Sessions as attorney general is an insult to justice, The NY Times says.

In the Blogs
The City is bringing charges against the police officer that refused to write a summons after a thief nabbed a pro-Trump sign in Kew Gardens.

• A group of local parents are holding a symposium on schools in LIC next month. 

Trending in New York
GO NOW
#StandingRock
Green Day
#InsecureHBO
#TVLifeLessonsILearned

Scoreboard
• The Giants (7-3) topped the Chicago Bears at home by 22-16 final.

• The Rangers (13-5-1) lost the Panthers in a shootout at home, 3-2.

• The Knicks (6-7) beat the Hawks at the Garden, 104-94.

• The Nets (4-9) fell to the Blazers in Brooklyn 129-109.

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Holiday Crafts Bazaar Sat Nov 26th 1-6pm Part of Small Business Saturday. Vendors will have their unique locally crafted gifts and everyone who makes a purchase will received a free tote bag and an Admit Two pass to QED. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• An Astoria low-rise condo bulding with units under $1 million just launched the sale process. 

• For Sale – Woodhaven – New Listing!  Large 1 bedroom co-op w/ plenty of closet space.  Bright and airy, close to park.  Asking $156,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Beautiful large studio on 15th floor.  Lots of closet space, 24 hr. doorman, parking available.  All utilities in maintenance.  Asking $159,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – Flushing – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment on 139th Street for $155,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• A Queens man was arrested after a search warrant yeilded two guns just weeks after he was released on parole for 2009 gun charges. Police executed the search warrant at 32-year-old Jaquan Flagg’s Far Rockaway apartment at around 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Events
Kew Gardens – 10 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz, DOT and DDC hold a groundbreaking celebration for the newly designed Queens Borough Hall municipal parking lot. 80-25 126th St.

Astoria – 10:30 a.m. – Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens will donate 450 turkeys in Queens to families in need.  23-40 Astoria Blvd.

• Floral Park – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 13 Meeting. North Shore Towers, Bldg. 2, 270-10 Grand Central Parkway

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November 22nd, 2016 at 11:44 am

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