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Afternoon Buzz: Burt Reynolds dead at 82, NYCHA worker arrested for orgy.

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Thursday, September 6

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Actor and 1970s icon Burt Reynolds has died at the age of 82.

• Four people were killed in a shooting at a bank building in Cincinnati.

• The city suspended a NYCHA supervisor at a Bronx housing project over allegations of orgies.

IN QUEENS
• Police are searching for a man suspected of breaking into several homes and stealing thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry.

• A man robbed the LIC storage site for the American Folk Art Museumafter he scaled the roof of the building.

• A public scoping meeting for the city’s proposed project for 44th Drive will be held on September 17.

SUBWAY STATUS
• 145 St-bound B trains run local from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park.

• Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Prospect Park to Sheepshead Bay.

• N trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 St and 45 St in both directions.

• N, R and W trains are running with delays because of necessary repairs to subway tunnel in Brooklyn.

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

TRAFFIC
• 35 min – Queens Center Mall to Russo’s on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 31 min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 23 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees (87-53) fell to Oakland, 8-2. New York has a night off before starting a three-game set against the Mariners in Seattle.

• The Mets (63-76) topped the Dodgers, 7-3. The Mets are also off tonight before starting a weekend series at Citi Field against the Phillies.

• The Eagles and Falcons kick off the NFL season tonight at 8:20 p.m. Nike will air its controversial Colin Kaepernick ad during the game.

• With the season coming to a close, a Post sports writer says the Yankees are running out of gas at the worst possible time.

ENTERTAINMENT
• ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ star Henry Golding attended his first Tom Ford fashion show.

• Paul McCartney will play a YouTube concert on September 7th

•  American Horror Story has released the first trailer for AHS: Apocalypse.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Sunday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles (NBC,8PM) – Atlanta Falcons (10-6 last year) at Philadelphia Eagles (13-3). From Lincoln Financial Field.

• Shooter (USA, 10PM) – As Bob Lee finds himself torn between justice and family, Atlas pivots to a new game plan. Isaac and Nadine investigate an overlooked Jack Long thread. Harris meets with a powerful ally.

• Take Two (ABC, 10PM) – Sam’s friend implores Sam and Eddie to track down and recover a $50 million painting that was stolen from his auction house.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: King Kong – In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

• HULU: Emma – While matchmaking for friends and neighbours, a young 19th Century Englishwoman nearly misses her own chance at love.

• AMAZON PRIME: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves – When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

TECHNOLOGY
•  Nintendo has announced it’s delaying this week’s Direct due to an earthquake in Hokkaido.

• Valve is changing the way games with nudity, violence, and sexual content are presented on Steam.

• Amazon has launched an upgraded Fire HD 8 tablet with full Alexa hands-free and ‘show mode’ functionality.

#TRENDINGNY
• #BobbyBrownBET

• #Nike

• #ReadABookDay

• Cory Booker

• Cincinnati

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – 2BR in Hyde Park Apartments w/ low maintenance of $888 includes all utilities.  Renovated EIK & bath, 5 closets & large walk-in closet, 24 hr security, on-site laundry & storage facility.  Windows in every room. Asking $299,000. Sotheby’s International Real Estate

• For Sale – Bayside – Duplex 2Br Co-Op features kitchen, living room, dining room, 1 bathroom & possibility of half bathroom on the 1st floor; hardwood floors and attic space for storage. Asking $318,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
 Forest Hills – Noon to 6 p.m. – NYPD Blood Drive. 112th Precinct, 68-40 Austin St.

 Jackson Heights – Noon to 6 p.m. – NYPD Blood Drive. 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd.

• Flushing – 5 to 6 p.m. – Discover Flushing Walking Tour. Meet at St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave.

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

• Jackson Heights – 6:30 p.m. – Candidates Forum for 39th Assembly District. Renaissance Charter School, 35-59 81st St.

 Glen Oaks – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Village Republican Candidates Night. Knights of Columbus, 263-15 Union Turnpike

 Douglaston – 7:30 p.m.m – Douglaston Heights Civic Association hosts Candidates Night. Community Church of Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Parkway.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

September 11th, 2018 at 11:56 am

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