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Thursday, October 4

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Seven Russian military officers have been indicted for cyber attacks.

• President Trump’s security advisor John Bolton used air quotes when describing Palestine at a White House briefing.

• Seven police officers were shot while serving a warrant in South Carolina.

IN QUEENS
• Beloved Queens LGBT icon “Ms. Colombia” was found dead at Rockaway Beach.

• An Auburndale mother is in police custody after a 1-year-old girl died and her twin brother was critically injured.

•A foreign diplomat allegedly groped a woman in a shared Uber but was let go after citing diplomatic immunity.

SUBWAY STATUS
• 6 train service has resumed following earlier switch maintenance at Parkchester.

• Downtown BD 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
• 31 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 29 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.

• 31 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 will face the Red Sox in the ALDS after topping the Oakland A’s last night, 7-2.

• The Rangers (0-0) open the new NHL season at home against the Nashville Predators. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (0-0) open the season on the road against the Carolina Panthers at 7 p.m.

• An undrafted rookie stole the show in the Knick’s preseason win over the Nets.

•  Indianapolis and the Patriots meet on Thursday Night Football in Foxborough. Kickoff is at 8:20 pm.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actor Chris Evans will be retiring from his role as Captain America.

• Kate Hudson has given birth to a baby girl with long-term boyfriend Danny Fujikawa.

• Kim Kardashian has since apologized for encouraging insensitive eating comments.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 8PM) – The Wolowitzes’ life gets complicated when Stuart starts bringing his new girlfriend home. Also, Penny and Leonard talk about starting a family while Koothrappali explores an arranged marriage.

• Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8PM) – Meredith works on a patient who happens to specialize in matchmaking, and a seemingly drunk patient pushes Richard’s buttons and gives him a medical mystery to solve.

• Murphy Brown (CBS, 9PM) – Murphy and the team devise an elaborate ruse to sneak her into a White House press briefing, as she’s been banned from them for decades. Also, Phyllis hires an enthusiastic college “Dreamer,” Miguel, to help out at the bar.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: The NeverEnding Story – A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

• HULU: Child’s Play – A single mother gives her son a much sought-after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

• AMAZON PRIME: Get Smart – A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.

TECHNOLOGY
• California has been sued by internet provider groups over itsnew statewide net neutrality law.

• An analysis company has found that 15% of all internet bandwidth comes from people watching Netflix.

•A “Twin Peaks VR” experience will debut at David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption.

#TRENDINGNY
• trump

• #pinstripepride

• yankees

• halloween

• #nationaltacoday

REAL ESTATE

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

• For Rent – Astoria – Gorgeous Penthouse Apartment With Porch And Balcony. City Skyline Views. Washer & Dryer. Asking $4,500/month. Carollo Real Estate 718-747-7747

LOCAL EVENTS
• Middle Village – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Joseph P. Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Queen Library, 98-27 Metropolitan Ave.

• Jamaica – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Freeway to Love: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston & Roberta Flack. Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

 Corona – 6 to 9 p.m. – Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park “Evening Under the Stars” Fundraiser. $50  Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

• Flushing – 6 p.m. – The State of the Queens Real Estate Market panel discussion. Royal Queen Restaurant, New World Mall, 3rd Floor, 136-20 Roosevelt Ave.

 Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. – District 22 Town Hall to discuss the future of Astoria. PS 171, 14-14 29th Ave.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Speaker Corey Johnson and Councilman Costa Constantinides host town hall. PS 171, 14-14 29th Ave.

• LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Eight Tales of Pedro. The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 5th, 2018 at 2:07 pm

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