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Afternoon Buzz: Trump pays tribute to Flight 93 victims in Pennsylvania, Firm buys Forest Hills apartment complex for $500 million.

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Tuesday, September 11Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

• President Trump paid tribute to the late passengers of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania as the U.S. marked the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

•  Hurricane Florence is heading straight for the Carolinas.

• Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper, Wanda Barzee, will be released from prison next week.

• A firm agreed to buy Parker Towers apartment complex in Forest Hills for $500 million.

• Police are searching for a man who allegedly pleasured himself in front of a woman on a bus in Elmhurst.

• Police have found that a robbery in Great Kills is linked to heists in Queens and Brooklyn.

• F Rush hour service reduced to accommodate switch work in the area of W 4 St in Manhattan.

• Downtown BDFM trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

• N Trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 St and 45 St in both directions.

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

• 24 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.

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

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

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

•  The Mets (66-77) game against the Miami Marlins was postponed due to inclement weather but a doubleheader will take place at Citi Field tomorrow at 4:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (90-54) beat the Minnesota Twins yesterday 7-2 and will play them again today at 8:10 p.m.

• Nicki Minaj dropped the music video for her diss track, “Barbie Dreams”.

• Ariana Grande tried to help Mac Miller get sober before his tragic death.

• Heidi Klum revealed that she ignored Drake’s text when he asked her out.

• America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8PM) – A semi-final round.

• The Purge (USA, 10PM) – Jane considers the morality of Purge. Miguel searches for Pete the Cop.

• Mayans M.C. (FX, 10PM) – The Mayans seek answers from a local crew as the Galindo worlds north and south of the border collide.

• NETFLIX: Sierra Burgess Is A Loser – A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.
• HULU: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape – After his father’s death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally-disabled brother, Arnie.
• AMAZON PRIME: The Amityville Horror – Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.

• Apple may be dropping the lightning port from the new iPad Pro.

• Sphero’s new robot, Bolt, has a programmable LED display and infrared sensors.

• Fortnite has removed its controversial “drum gun”.

• #neverforget

• #jets

• #queenradio

• sam darnold

• #september11th


• For Sale – Astoria – Semidetached 2 family home, 22X36 on a spacious 25X100 lot size. Single car garage on the back. First floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and full bath access to backyard. Second floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Unfinished basement. Asking $1,299,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Maspeth – Renovated apartment features 2Br, new bath and kitchen, and spacious living room. Prime location near to all the conveniences of Eliot Avenue, including express buses to Manhattan. Asking $2,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Flushing – TBD – The Mets opening ceremony commemoration on the 17th Anniversary of September 11th.

• Bayside - 7 p.m. – 9-11 Tribute.  Bayside Memorial Garden, Northside Horace Harding Expwy and Bell Blvd.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – 9-11 Candlelight Vigil.  Juniper Valley Park.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

September 11th, 2018 at 3:44 pm

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