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Friday, November 16

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Trump claims he has written the answers to Robert Mueller’s questionsby himself.

• Mayor de Blasio ordered a full review of his administration’s response to the chaos following yesterday’s snowstorm.

• The mayor also fired the city’s leading watchdog commissioner and has nominated his replacement.

IN QUEENS
• Three adults were injured after a boiler malfunctioned at an elementary school in Rosedale.

• Police are searching for a man in connection to a deadly stabbing of a couple in their Flushing apartment.

• A teen driver was killed and his passenger was seriously injured after they were T-boned by another car in Glen Oaks.

SUBWAY STATUS
• F and G train service has resumed with delays after earlier signal problems near 7 Av.

• J and Z trains run at a slower speed in both directions in the area of 104 St in Queens.

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.

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

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

• 35 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 (4-11) head to New Orleans to face the Pelicans at 8 p.m.
• The Nets (6-9) hit the road against the Washington Wizards at 7 p.m.
• St. John’s (2-0) plays Rutgers on the road at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Nets host the Los Angeles Clippers at 6 p.m.
• The Rangers welcome the Florida Panthers to MSG at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Knicks visit the Orlando Magic at 6 p.m.
• The Islanders host the Dallas Stars. Puck drops at 1 p.m.
• The Giants (2-7) take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at home. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn (1-2) faces Lafayette on the road at 2 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn (3-0) fly to San Francisco to face the Dons at 10 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” earned a magical $9.1 million on its opening night.

• Aerosmith’s Joe Perry was released from the hospital after he collapsed at Billy Joel’s concert.

• Hollywood screenwriter William Goldman has died at the age of 87.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Blindspot (NBC, 8PM) – The team is drawn into dangerous political intrigue when a tattoo points to someone from Weitz’s past.

• Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, 9PM) – Thanksgiving brings Grover’s parents and brother Percy Jr. to Oahu for a visit tainted by sibling rivalry, and Five-0 investigates a thief who is crushed to death by an empty safe.

• Midnight Texas (NBC, 9PM) – The Midnighters join forces to protect a newcomer in town. With Bobo still in danger, Fiji’s forced to take desperate action to save him. Patience and Manfred bond over their relationship troubles.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Narcos: Mexico Season 1 – The rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in Mexico.

• HULU: From Russia with Love – James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.

• AMAZON PRIME: Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams – an in-depth and intimate portrait of the band’s spectacular rise from the backrooms of Camden pubs to selling out stadiums across the planet.

TECHNOLOGY
• T-Mobile’s deal to acquire Sprint could close as early as next year.

• A Senate bill would toughen penalties on robocalls, making it easier for regulators to crack down on unwanted calls.

• Google’s Wear OS update would add a battery-saving option.

#TRENDINGNY
• Elvis

• Butch Cassidy

• #FlashbackFriday

• The Princess Bride

• Babe Ruth

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
• Jamaica - 6:30 p.m. – 8th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Why The Beach Boys Mater & Why The Ramones Matter. Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St.
• Flushing – 8 p.m. – NEA Jazz Masters: Speaking in the Language of Jazz. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• LIC – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Thanksgiving Box of Love Packing Party.  44th Road btwn 10th & 11th Sts.
• Corona – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta, NYC Health + Hospitals/ Elmhurst provide free flu shots. 96-10 57th Ave.
• Bayside – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Decorate the Castle for the Holidays.  Register. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.
• LIC - 1 p.m. – Guess What – A Family-Friendly Stand Up Comedy Show.  The Creek and The Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave.
• Jamaica – 1 p.m. – Jerry Drake & The Front Page Band.  Queens Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
• Flushing – 1 to 3 p.m. – Wearable Art Workshop: Designing Totes.  Voelker Orth Musum, 149-19 38th Ave.
• Rego Park – 1 to 5 p.m. – “Give Thanks” Fundraiser.  $10 donation. Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.
• Jamaica – 8 p.m. – White Wedding performs the Best of the 80’s. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
 Flushing – 8 p.m. – Killer Queen: A Premier Tribute to Queen.  Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Rego Park – 11 p.m. – Almost Famous performs.  Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.

Sunday
• Woodhaven – 7 to 9:15 a.m. lineup – 20th Annual ECCA Toys4Tots Run.  George Seuffert Bandshell Pkg Lot, Forest Park Drive.
• Ozone Park – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Giant Indoor Flea Market.  Nativity Church Hall, 101-41 91st Street & Rockaway Blvd.
• Whitestone - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – LeHavre Art League Arts & Crafts Show.  LaHavre Clubhouse, 168-68 Ninth Ave.
 Flushing – 2 to 4 p.m. – Lioness presents Amanda Monaco Quartet.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Bayside – 3 p.m. – Mystic India: A Bollywood Dance Spectacular.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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Written by QTadmin

November 19th, 2018 at 1:40 pm

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