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Thursday, September 13

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump denied that nearly 3,000 Americans died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and claimed that Democrats inflated the number.

• Voters head to the polls today to vote in several state contests, including governor and attorney general. Find your polling place here.

• The 92nd annual Feast of San Gennaro kicked off today in Little Italy.

IN QUEENS
• A man who admitted to killing a cat has been sentenced to 10 months in jail.

• A local civic group will be holding a rally in Court Square next week to demand more public space.

• Check out this guide for the Queens primary election.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Main St-bound 7 trains are running with delays because of a network communication issue at 82 St-Jackson Hts.

• F Rush hour service reduced to accommodate switch work in the area of W 4 St in Manhattan.

• Downtown BDFM trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

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

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

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

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

• 34 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 (90-56) fell to the Twins, 3-1. The Yankees are off before hosting the Blue Jays for a weekend series in the Bronx.

• The Mets (65-78) crushed the Marlins, 13-0. The second game of the double-header was postponed. They meet again at 3:10 p.m. in Flushing.

• Baltimore vs. Cincinnati is the Thursday Night Football matchup. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

• WFAN host John Jastremski writes in the Queens Ledger that if Severino and Sanchez don’t return to form, this Yankees postseason will be over quick.

• The Mets today are expected to announce their plans for David Wright’s comeback.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Rihanna debuted her new lingerie line for Savage x Fenty at a NYFWparty.

• A video has been released showing Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately with a woman who would later allege that he raped her that day.

•On October 26th, Netflix will release the first season of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Queen of the South (USA, 9PM) – Reeling from a surprise attack, Teresa makes a bold move to seize the throne.

• Take Two (ABC, 10PM) – In the Season 1 finale, Sam and Eddie take a case involving a serial con man who victimizes wealthy women.

• Snowfall (FX, 10PM) – Franklin receives some devastating news. Teddy attempts to turn a foe into an ally. Lucia and Gustavo make plans to leave L.A.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The Blacklist Season 5 – Red’s life has taken a turn for the worse now that his criminal empire is in shreds and he’s forced to live in a motor home.

• HULU: The Longest Yard – A warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards.

• AMAZON PRIME: Grace Unplugged – Grace is a  teen who is struggling to find her own way in life. Against the wishes of her overly protective father, she runs away from home to chase her musical dreams.

TECHNOLOGY
• Android’s flagship phone the OnePlus 6T will not have a headphone jack.

• Ubisoft’s Assassins Creed III will be getting remastered.

•Spotify has raised its limit for offline downloads to 10,000 songs per device.

#TRENDINGNY
• #HurricaneFlorence

• #ThursdayThoughts

• Puerto Rico

• #NYCVotes

• #ONA18

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

• 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

LOCAL EVENTS
• LIC - 5 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival. Hunter’s Point State Park, Center Blvd.

• Flushing – 5 p.m. – Flushing Flyers Tryouts. YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – Medical Cannabis Information Session. Curaleaf, 107-18 70th Rd.

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – “From the Desert to the City: The Journey of Late Ancient Textiles” opening reception. Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer swears in executive board of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave.

• Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Villa Russo II Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd.

• Glendale – 8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP Monthly Meeting. Calvary Life Baptist Church, 74-15 Myrtle Ave.

• Bayside – 9 p.m. – John Liu hosts election night party for campaign volunteers. Bourbon Street, 40-12 Bell Blvd.

• Bayside – 9 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella hosts election results watch party. Arolla Restaurant, 210-35 26th Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

September 13th, 2018 at 4:46 pm

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