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Friday, December 14

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.
• 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.
• 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.

• ‘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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• Chris Christie

• #FridayFeeling

• #SandyHook

• #ThankYouBTS

• Scott Walker


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• 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.

• 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.

• 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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