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Friday, August 10

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Former “Apprentice” contestant and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman called President Trump a racist and said that he tried to buy her silence in her new book.

• Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings will be held the first week of September.

• A Brooklyn cab driver attacked a couple with two children in the backseatduring a road rage incident in Midtown Manhattan.

IN QUEENS
• Actress Sean Young is wanted for allegedly stealing Apple laptops and video production gear from her former job in Astoria.

• A Parkland victim’s father is set to paint an anti-gun violence mural in Jamaica.

• Two teens shot a man with a BB gun and robbed him in Forest Hills.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Today, from 4 pm to 8 pm, 2 and 3 trains will bypass the Clark St station because the elevators are down. Use the nearby Borough Hall station instead.

• 2,5 Trains run at a reduced speed in the area of 149 St-Grand Concourse.

• No A trains running to Far Rockaway-Mott Av

• No S Rockaway Park Shuttle service at Broad Channel.

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.

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

• 19 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
Friday
• The Yankees host the Rangers at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets (47-65) head to Miami for a three-game set with the Marlins at 7:10 p.m.
•  The Jets clash with the Atlanta Falcons in their first pre-season game at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers face the Texas Rangers beginning at 1:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ take on the Marlins on the road at 7:10 p.m.

Sunday
• The Yankees wrap up their four-game set with the Rangers at 1:05 p.m.
• The Mets finish their series with the Marlins with a 1:10 p.m. matinee.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Kanye West was left speechless when Jimmy Kimmel asked West a question about his support of President Trump.

• A photographer accused actor Bill Murray of attacking him while he was on assignment shooting a concert.

• Demi Lovato has temporarily left rehab to get treatment in Chicago.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Great British Baking Show (PBS, 9PM) – Four bakers vie for a place in the final.

• Wyonna Earp (SYFY, 9PM) – The forest reveals a clue to Nicole’s past; and Wynonna pays an unexpected visit to her mother.

• Killjoys (SYFY, 10PM) – Dutch awaken to John at the brink of madness and the birth of D’av’s child.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Demetri Martin: The Overthinker – With his signature one-liners and drawings, Demetri Martin muses on doughnut holes, dogs, sports bars, the alphabet’s most aggressive letters and more.

• HULU: Out of Time – A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.

• AMAZON PRIME: Agatha Christie’s Ordeal By Innocence Season 1 – Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.

TECHNOLOGY
• NASA is set to launch a probe on the first ever mission into the Sun’s atmosphere this Saturday.

• Facebook will now require pages with large U.S. audiences to go through additional authorization in order to prevent fake accounts.

• Did you know you can protect your Microsoft Word documents with a password? Click here to learn how.

#TRENDINGNY
• Barbie Dreams

• #NationalLazyDay

• Guice

• Doom Eternal

• Justin Bour

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Glendale – Four Family Townhouse features 8 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms. Asking $1,449,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Middle Village – Three bedroom house rental features spacious living room & dining room with modern open layout kitchen, modern bath, and yard deck. Convenient to shopping, transportation, and Juniper Park. Asking $3,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Jackson Heights – 4:30 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz kicks off legal workshop for “Know Your Rights Week.” Jackson Heights Library, 35-51 81st St.
• Astoria - 7 p.m. – See It Big! West Side Story. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: All’s Well That Ends Well. Voelker Ortho Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.
• Far Rockaway – 8 to 11 p.m. – Movie Night: Black Panther. B59th St. & Boardwalk.

Saturday
• Flushing – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.  Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 111th St to Van Wyck Expwy.
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day: Turtle Music Dance.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Bayside – 2 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.
• Astoria – 3 p.m. – See It Big! West Side Story.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Jamaica – 3 p.m. – Autism Awareness Fashion Show.  Vibe Bar & Restaurant, 143-06 Liberty Ave.
• Forest Hills – 3:30 p.m. – Black Summer Night for Social Injustice.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
 Astoria - 6:30 p.m. – See It Big! Hello Dolly!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC - 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Rd.
• Middle Village – 8 p.m. – Legally Blonde.  Community United Methodist Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave.
• Rockaway Beach – 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Coco.  B94th St off Shorefront Pkwy.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. to Midnight – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Sunday
• Flushing – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.  Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 111th St to Van Wyke Expwy.
• Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Steinway Street Cultural Festival.  Steinway St from 28th to 34th Aves.
• Flushing - 1 p.m. – Global Mashup or Kids.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Astoria – 3 p.m. – See It Big! Hello Dolly!  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Middle Village - 3 p.m. – Legally Blonde.  Community United Methodist Church, 75-27 Metropolitan Ave.
• Flushing – 4 to 5:30 p.m. – Music in the Garden: Women’s Raga Massive. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• LIC - 4:30 p.m. – Hip to Hip Theatre: All’s Well That Ends Well.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
• Jamaica – 5 to 8 p.m. – Rochdale Village Music Festival 2018. Rochdale Village Campus, 169-65 137th Ave.
• Bayside – 6 p.m. – Katz Concert Series: Lady and The Vamps.  Croheron Park, 215th Pl & Cross Island Pkwy.
• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – See It Big! West Side Story.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Rd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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Written by QTadmin

August 11th, 2018 at 2:52 pm

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