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Monday, October 22

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A video shows an apparent Khashoggi ‘body double’ exit the Saudi Arabia consulate where Khashoggi was last seen alive.

• President Trump said the U.S. will begin cutting aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border.

• Five people have been arrested following a violent brawl in the Upper East Side between the Proud Boys and Antifa demonstrators.

IN QUEENS
• A cab driver was killed after his taxi slammed into a light pole in Kew Gardens Hills.

• Police are searching for a 68-year-old Forest Hills man who has been missing since last week.

• Amazon is set to open its first Queens distribution center in the former headquarters of a watch company in Woodside.

SUBWAY STATUS
• 34 St Hudson Yards-bound 7 trains are temporarily running at slower speeds because of signal modernization at Hunters Point Av.

• Northbound D trains are running with delays because of NYPD activity at 25 Av.

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

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

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

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

• 25 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Jets (3-4) were crushed by the Minnesota Vikings, 37-17.

• The Giants (1-5) will face the Atlanta Falcons tonight at 8:15 p.m.

• The Knicks (1-2) will play the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at 8 p.m.

• The Rangers (2-5-1) fell to the Calgary Flames, 4-1.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Actress Diana Sowle, who portrayed Charlie’s mom in ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, died at the age of 88.

• Paula Abdul fell off a stage while performing in Mississippi.

• Halloween set a box office record as the best showing of all time for a horror film opening during the Halloween corridor.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW, 9PM)  In the Season 4 premiere, the Legends find themselves in unfamiliar territory with the Time Bureau after defeating Mallus and eliminating the final anachronism from time.

• 9-1-1 (FOX,9PM) – The first responders race to the rescue of a crashed news copter and unwittingly become the subject of an eager reporter’s first on-air assignment.

• Manifest (CBS,10PM) – Stories unfold for those left behind in the aftermath of Flight 828’s disappearance. Meanwhile in the present, Cal takes Ben on a mysterious adventure that awakens Ben to his son’s perplexing abilities.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Daredevil Season 3 – A blind lawyer fights crime by day in the courtroom and by night as a superhero with extraordinary senses in this adaptation of the Marvel Comics character Daredevil.

• HULU: The Kids are Alright Season 1 – A pair of working class parents in an Irish-Catholic family try to raise their eight kids during the 1970s.

• AMAZON PRIME: Mr. Robot Season 3 – Picking up immediately following the Season 2 cliffhanger, Season 3 will explore each character’s motivations and the disintegration between Elliot and Mr. Robot.

TECHNOLOGY
• Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe is leaving Facebook.

• Elon Musk tweeted that the Boring Company’s first tunnel under Los Angeles will open on December 10th.

• Spotify is testing a ‘What’s New’ timeline feature with some users to promote new releases.

#TRENDINGNY
• #MondayMotivation

• #monoishere

• #WontBeErased

• #GoodbyeVIDEO

• Rae Carruth

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – Detached Home 35X38 Sitting On A 55X90 Lot. Features 6 Bed,3 Full Baths,Built In 1945 Altered In 2007.AboveGround Pool,Private DriveAnd Garage.Finished Basement With Gas Fireplace.Plenty Of Closet Space Inc.Walk In Closet.Hardwood Floors Through Out.Beautiful Den. Asking 1,799,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Family Colonial. Features include: Renovated from top to bottom, 2 Levels of Living SpaceGreat location! Only 1 Block to Charles Memorial Park. 5 min by car to JFK A train & Cross Bay Blvd w/ tons of shops & restaurants. Asking $659,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• Astoria – 6 p.m. – Ladies First Astoria – A Female Empowerment Workshop.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

• Woodside – 6:30 p.m. – NYC DOT holds workshop on safety improvements for Northern Boulevard, P.S. 151 Mary D. Carter School, 50-05 31 Ave.

• Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Queensboro Hill Civic and Council Member Peter Koo to discuss sidewalk vending bill. Queensboro Hill Library, 60-05 Main St.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Public Hearing.  Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Queens Borough President Melinda Katz delivers remarks and presents an award at an Italian heritage event. St. John University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Marillac Hall terrace.

• Jamaica Estates - 8:15 p.m. – Katz delivers remarks and swears in officers at a meeting of the Jamaica Estates Association. St. Nicholas Albanian Orthodox Church, 181-14 Midland Pkwy.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

October 22nd, 2018 at 4:06 pm

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