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MORNING BUZZ (7/10): Heartbroken Flushing teen kills self with M16, Rents plunging in Queens & Weekend events

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Friday, July 10

Weather
• Mostly sunny skies with a high of 87. Expect the same for both Saturday and Sunday.

Top Stories
• A New Jersey man has been charged with killing seven people over a two-month span.

• Two toddlers were found wandering the Bronx alone. Their mother didn’t show up to claim them for four hours and was subsequently arrested.

• A teen died from a brain-eating amoeba he caught swimming in a Minnesota lake.

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GenerationsSat. Jul 11th 7-9PM Rock out to the sound of some of the greatest hits of the 60’s and 70’s. The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale www.shopatlaspark.com
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Queens News
• A Flushing teen upset over a break-up used an M16 to kill himself on a Rockaway beach.

• Frustrated commuters on the 7 train have begun carrying a cardboard cutout of Andrew Cuomo in an effort to get the governor’s attention.

• Rents in Queens have fallen nearly 11 percent as supply starts to outpace demand.

Politics
• A “shameful” friend of John Sampson admitted to acting as a mole for the disgraced state senator.

• A new poll shows that “President Trump” might not be the ridiculous long shot many in the GOP thought it was.

Entertainment
• Ariana Grande posted a video apologizing for her recent doughnut incident.

• As is his wont lately, Bill Murray stole the show at Comic-Con.

Opinion
• A columnist for the Post calls granting sanctuary to violent illegal aliens “lunacy.”

• With relations at their lowest point since the 80s, the Times wonders if the U.S and China can get along?

In the Blogs
• Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley has proposed a light rail system between Glendale and Long Island City.

• We Heart Astoria has a tour of vintage and thrift stores in that neighborhood.

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Scoreboard
• The Yankees topped Oakland, 6-2.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (44-42) start a three-game series with Arizona at Citi Field. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• Old rivals meet in the Bronx as the Yankees (46-39) start a weekend series with the Red Sox at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets and Diamondbacks meet in 4:10 matinee.
• The Yankees and Boston meet under the lights in the Bronx. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets and Arizona wrap up their three-game series at 1:10 p.m. in Flushing.
Yankees and Boston finish their series in a 1:35 p.m. start.

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Mad Science Saturdays Jul 11th 1PM Spin, Pop, Boom! A spectacular science-theme show designed to amaze and entertain. Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park
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Real Estate
• A home in Douglaston tops the list of the priciest properties to hit the market in June.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat 7/11 & Sun 7/12 1-3PM – 95-01 124th St, So. Richmond Hill.  2 Fam, 2 B/R on 1st Flr, 2nd Flr has attic duplex w/ 2 B/R.Crifasi Real Estate

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Legal 2 Fam, finished basement, 6 B/R, 3 bath, Pvt driveway, in-ground sprinklers.  Asking $649,000  DeNiro Realty  917-892-9558

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,050-square-foot apartment at 311 Saint Nicholas Avenue in Ridgewood for $456,300.

Eating Out
• Chef Jen Luk of Little Park takes the Village Voice to her favorite Indian restaurant in Astoria.

• Here’s the ten best places to get fried chicken in the city.

Restaurant ABC’s – Richmond Hill
Grade A – Armando’s Pollo Rico Restaurant, 110-02 Jamaica Ave. – Evidence of live mice
Grade B – Richi Rich Palace, 110-17 Atlantic Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food contact surface not properly washed, Wiping cloths soiled
Grade Pending – La Cabana Restaurant, 102-24 Jamaica Ave. – Appropriate thermometer not used, Evidence of live mice

Events
• Laurelton – 11 a.m. – Councilman Donovan Richards and Publicolor announce improvement to teen area. Queens Library, 134-26 225th St.

• Rosedale – 12:30 p.m. – Councilman Donvoan Richards and DOT announce three new traffic signals. Brookville Blvd. & Newhall Ave.

Glendale – 5:30 p.m. – Zumba on the Green.  The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00Cooper Ave.

Saturday
Glendale – 9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. – Vaccination Clinic.  K9 Katerers, 75-16 Woodhaven Blvd.
LIC – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Grand opening of LIC Smorgasburg.  43-29 Crescent St.
Flushing – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Festival de las Flores. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
Jackson Heights – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Community Appreciation Festival. Jackson Heights Shopping Ctr, 75-35 31st Ave.
• Flushing Meadows – Noon to 4 p.m. – Children’s Book Celebration. Queens Museum, NYC Building
Rego Park – 1 p.m. – Mad Science Saturdays: Spin, Pop, Boom! Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Long Island City – 1 p.m. – Screening: King Kong. Free. Greater Astoria Historical Society, Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway
Flushing – 2 p.m. – 104 Years of Broadway.  Queens Theater, Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Glendale – 7 to 9 p.m. – Generations – 60s & 70s rock.  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Ave.
Flushing – 8 p.m. – Rock and Roll Decades: Songs from the 50s, 60s & 70s.  Queens Theater, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Sunday
Astoria - 8 a.m. – Tour de Queens. Astoria Park
• Jackson Heights - 10 a.m. – Flower Festival Parade. 37th Ave. from 69th to 86th St.
• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Glukh Polka Band: Music from Poland.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Flushing Meadows – 1:30 p.m. – Peruvian Culture Celebration. Queens Museum, NYC Building
• Astoria – 3 p.m. – Bang on a Can presents Florent Ghys. Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Rd.

Written by QTadmin

July 10th, 2015 at 8:19 am

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