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Friday, December 14

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Michael Cohen said President Trump knew it was wrong to arrange payments to quiet two women who claimed to have had affairs with him.

• Chris Christie said that he is taking himself out of the running to be President Trump’s next chief of staff.

• Prada has been accused of depicting blackface in a Manhattan window display.

IN QUEENS
• A GoFundMe page has raised more than $24,000 for the victims of a Sunnyside fire that destroyed six businesses.

• M train service between Middle Village and Bushwick will be suspended for two weekends starting tonight.

• A report shows that incomes went up for Queens households in the past five years.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Good service on all subway lines as of 3:45 p.m.

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

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

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

• 22 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
Friday
• The Knicks (8-21) head to Charlotte to face the Hornets at 7 p.m.
• The Nets (11-18) host the Washington Wizards at 7:30 p.m.
• The Rangers (14-13-3) welcome the Arizona Coyotes to MSG. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Islanders (14-12-4) take on the Detroit Red Wings in Brooklyn at 7 p.m.
• The Jets (4-9) host the Houston Texas at 4:30 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn (6-4) faces Saint Peter’s at home. Tip-off is at 4 p.m.
Sunday
• The Knicks hit the road to take on the Indiana Pacers at 5 p.m.
• The Nets welcome the Atlanta Hawks to Barclays Center at 3 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Vegas Golden Knights for a 12:30 p.m. matinee.
• The Giants (5-8) hope to continue their winning streak at home against the Tennessee Titans. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.
• St. John’s (9-0) looks to remain undefeated against Wagner at 4:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• ‘Incredible Hulk’ star Lou Ferrigno was hospitalized after a pneumonia vaccination went wrong.

• Forbes has named Kendall Jenner the highest paid model of 2018 after earning $22.5 million dollars this year.

• Jersey Shore’s Jenni ‘JWoww’ Farley has filed a restraining order against her ex-husband, Roger Matthews.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Midnight, Texas (NBC, 8PM) – In the wake of tragedy, Manfred vows revenge; Joe squares off against a former ally to save his husband; Fiji spends a night on the town; and Kai gives Patience an ultimatum.

• I Love Lucy Christmas Special (CBS, 8PM) – The Ricardos and Mertzes decorate Lucy and Ricky’s Christmas tree and reminisce about how their lives have changed since the arrival of the Ricardos’ son, Little Ricky.

• Hell’s Kitchen (FOX, 9PM) – Chef Ramsay challenges the nine remaining chefs to prepare authentic Chinese dishes and each chef must crack open fortune cookies to reveal their ingredients for the challenge.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale – As the winter solstice approaches, Sabrina orchestrates an emotional seance with serious consequences, and Susie’s merry plans turn menacing.

• HULU: Jackie Chan’s Project A – Fighting against pirates at the turn of the 20th century, the Hong Kong navy are failing miserably. It’s up to Sergeant Lung to take matters into his own hands.

• AMAZON PRIME: LOL: Last One Laughing – Ten professional comedians compete for a cash prize by trying to make each other laugh.

TECHNOLOGY
• Facebook announced that a bug exposed 6.8 million users’ photos.

• Vitaminwater is offering one lucky person the chance to win $100,000 by ditching their phones and tablets for a year.

• Apple announced this evening that it will release a software update to resolve any potential patent infringement with Qualcomm.

#TRENDINGNY
• Chris Christie

• #FridayFeeling

• #SandyHook

• #ThankYouBTS

• Scott Walker

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LOCAL EVENTS
• LIC – 3 to 5 p.m. – Photos with Santa.  Bring a toy for donation.  Modern Spaces, 47-42 Vernon Blvd.
• Forest Hills – 4 p.m. – Holiday Crafts.  Queens Library, 98-27 Metropolitan Ave
• Flushing – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Unlock Your Creativity at Paint Night.  Al Oerter Rec Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave.

Saturday
• Maspeth – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Santa Visits Maspeth!  Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.
• Rockaway Park - 11 a.m. – Rockapulco Santa Run.  Boardwalk @ B102nd St.
• Astoria - 11 a.m. – Screening of A Christmas Carol.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 11:30 a.m. – Children’s Storytime! How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
• Woodhaven – Noon – Woodhaven Town Hall Holiday Party.  Emanuel United Church of Christ, 91st Ave & Woodhaven Blvd.
• Sunnyside – Noon to 2 p.m. – 108th Precinct Christmas Party for Children.  Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.
• Rego Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Free Meet & Greet with Santa Claus & Friends.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Douglaston – Noon to 5 p.m. – Douglaston Village Winter Festival.  Douglaston Station Plaza, 235th St & 41st Ave.
• Astoria - Noon to 5 p.m. – Holiday Market.  Sweet Afton, 30-09 34th St.
• Astoria – Noon to 6 p.m. – Holiday Market.  Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Ridgewood Market Holiday Market.  The Footlight, 465 Seneca Ave.
• LIC – 1 p.m. – Guess What – A Family-Friendly Stand Up Comedy Show.  The Creek & The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave.
• Glendale – 1 to 5 p.m. – Santa is Coming!  Bring the kids & pets for photos. K9 Caterers, 75-16 Woodhaven Blvd.
• Jamaica – 2 p.m. – New Stories of the Shell-Shocked-Nut Family Matinee.  Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.
• Little Neck – 2 p.m. – Family Holiday Crafts. Queens Library, 249-01 Northern Blvd.
• Rockville Centre – 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Annual Holiday Spectacular: A Home for the Holidays.  Madison Theatre, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
• Flushing - 2 to 4 p.m. – New Music Horizons: Collaborative Artists in Concert. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• East Elmhurst – 3 p.m. – Toys for Tots.  St. Michael Cemetery, 72-02 Astoria Blvd.
• Astoria – 3 to 4 p.m. – New York’s Holiday History.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• Maspeth – 7 p.m. – Coming to America: 30th Anniversary Party.  Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave.
• Flushing – 7 p.m. – The Nutcracker. Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 7 p.m. – Ultra Art Bash. The Grind, 1001 Irving Ave.
• Forest Hills – 8 p.m. – Generations perform.  The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave.

Sunday
• Maspeth – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Brunch with Santa.  O’Neill’s, 64-21 53rd Drive.
• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Screening of A Christmas Carol.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Pet Photos with Santa.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Ridgewood Market Holiday Market.  The Footlight, 465 Seneca Ave.
• Glendale – 1 to 5 p.m. – Santa is Coming!  Bring the kids & pets for photos. K9 Caterers, 75-16 Woodhaven Blvd.
• Flushing - 2 to 4 p.m. – Lioness presents Women in Jazz.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
•.Flushing – 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Christmas Tinker Festval & Tree Lighting.  Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, 34-41 137th St.
• Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – Annual Holiday Spectacular: A Home for the Holidays.  Madison Theatre, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
• Bayside – 4 p.m. – Oratorio Society of Queens Holiday Concert.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave.
• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Holiday Concert w/ The Queensboro Symphony Orchestra.  Mary’s Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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Written by QTadmin

December 14th, 2018 at 4:03 pm

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