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Afternoon Buzz: At least 235 dead in Egypt mosque attack, Driver in Whitestone hit-and-run arrested

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Friday, November 24

Top Stories 
• At least 235 people were killed after gunmen opened fire and bombed a mosque in Egypt.

• Crowds of shoppers turned out to take advantage of this year’s Black Friday sales.

Queens News
• A hit-and-run driver was arrested after he struck a 71-year-old manin Whitestone.

• Spectrum is offering a $50,000 reward for information about vandalized cables in Queens and Brooklyn that led to a service outage.

• A vintage trolley will offer free rides through Sunnyside’s retail shopping district this Saturday.

Subway Status 
• Good service on all lines as of 4:00 p.m.

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 
• Disabled truck on I-278 westbound at Broadway; I-278 center lane blocked

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 24 – Kissena Blvd / 164th St and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Accident on I-495 eastbound at Exit 26 – Francis Lewis Blvd – EastBound Only left and center lanes closed.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between Exit 8 – Main St and Exit 5 – 101st Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Pkwy and Hillside Ave.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 26 – Hamilton Ave and Exit 29B – Tillary St.

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

Sports
Friday
• The Rangers (11-9-2) host the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m.
• The Islanders (12-7-2) are in Philadelphia to face the Flyers at 4 p.m.
• The Knicks (10-7) travel to Atlanta to play the Hawks. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.
• The Nets (6-11) face off against the Trail Blazers at Barclays at noon.
• St. Francis (1-2) plays Navy at 4 p.m.

Saturday
• The Islanders head to Ottawa to take on the Senators at 7 p.m.
• The Knicks visit Houston to face the Rockets at 8 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn (2-4) faces Brown at 1 p.m.
• St. Francis is home against the Denver Pioneers. Tip-off is at 4 p.m.

Sunday
• The Rangers welcome the Vancouver Canucks to MSG at 2 p.m.
• The Nets are in Memphis to take on the Grizzlies. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.
• The Jets (4-6) host the Carolina Panthers in the Meadowlands at 1 p.m.
• St. Francis wraps up their weekend in Florida Gulf Coast at 6 p.m.

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Free Meet & Greet with Santa Claus & Friends!
Sat Nov 25th  12-4pm 
Don’t forget your camera!
Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park

What’s On TV Tonight

• Frosty the Snowman (CBS, 8PM) – Jimmy Durante narrates the story about the warmhearted man of snow, who risks a meltdown from rising temperatures unless he can get to the North Pole.

• Dreamworks Trolls Holiday (NBC, 8:30PM) – The eternally optimistic Poppy, queen of the Trolls, learns that the Bergens no longer have any holidays on their calendar. She enlists the help of Branch and the Snack Pack on a mission to fix something that the Bergens don’t think is broken.

• Grammy’s Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special (CBS, 9PM) – Carrie Underwood and John Legend host an all-encompassing retrospective of epic moments from the past 59 years of Grammy history.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Cuba and the Cameraman – Life in Cuba for three struggling families over the course of 45 years, from the cautious optimism of the early 1970s to the harrowing 1990s after the fall of the Soviet Union and the 2016 death of Fidel Castro.

• Hulu: The Aristocats – With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.

• Amazon Video: Fences – A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Maspeth – Single family home features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, living room, dining room, and kitchen. Asking $609,000. Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Rent – Jackson Heights – Apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, living room/dining room, kitchen, hardwood and tile flooring. Heat and water included.  Asking $2,300/month.  Carollo Realty & Mgmt  718-366-6636 

Local Eats of the Day

• Just Made 4 U
Located at 8021 37th Ave.

Enjoy their popular Signature Salad, served with Romaine lettuce, olives, corn, tomatoes, avocado, grilled chicken and Just Made 4U dressing for $9.95.

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

Local Events 
• Astoria - Times Vary – Thanksgiving Recess Family Programs.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – The Man Who Fell to Earth.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing 8 p.m. – R&B Holiday Bash.  Colden Auditorium, 153-49 Reeves Ave.

Saturday
• Astoria - Times Vary – Thanksgiving Recess Family Programs.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Glendale - Noon to 3 p.m. – Pictures with Santa.  Myrtle Avenue @ 71st Avenue Plaza.
• Rego Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Free Meet & Greet with Santa Claus & Friends! Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Q.E.D. Holiday Bazaar.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Sunnyside – Noon to 8 p.m. – Small Business Saturday & 1st Annual Sunnyside Holiday Shopping Trolley.  Trolley pick ups on Queens Blvd and Greenpoint Ave.
• Middle Village – 6 p.m. – Spaghetti & Eggs Dinner Dance.  Our Lady of Hope, 71st Street Eliot Ave.
• Glendale - 6 to 8 p.m. – Annual Tree Lighting.  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave.

Sunday
• Astoria - Times Vary – Thanksgiving Recess Family Programs.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Glendale – 8 a.m. to Noon – 32nd Annual Pancake Breakfast.  St. Pancras School – Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.
• LIC – 11:30 a.m. – Marvel Universe LIVE! Auditions (Must be 18+) Circus Warehouse, 53-21 Vernon Blvd.
• Corona – 1 to 3 p.m. – Gingerbread Lane 2017 Workshop.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Corona 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. – A Very Electric Christmas.  Queens theatre, 14 United nations Ave. So.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – A Christmas Carol.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Cyber Monday: Check out this list of the best Cyber Monday tech deals so far.

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November 24th, 2017 at 4:57 pm

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