Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

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Thursday, December 6

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 43.

Top Stories
• Two bystanders were injured when cops opened fire on a man in the Bronx they suspected of being a drug dealer.

• Seventeen women are suing Columbia University, alleging they were sexually assaulted by a gynecologist affiliated with the school.

• A school in Massachusetts is in damage control after a video of two students engaged in a sex act in the hallway went viral.

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Church of the Redeemer Flea Market & Holiday Gift Fair Sat Dec 8th & Sun Dec 9th 10am-4pm. Arts & crafts, antiques, collectibles and more!  30-14 Crescent Street, Astoria.
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Queens News
• According to a new Quinnipiac poll, New Yorkers are split on whether or not bringing Amazon to Queens is a good idea.

• The borough president wants Amazon to foot the bill for the BQX streetcar, but opponents say that is just using gentrification to pay for more gentrification.

• Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski announced that she will retire at the end of the year.

Politics
• “Love You Brother”: Released emails show just how close the mayor was to the donor he now calls a “liar and a felon.”

• Public advocate candidate Nomiki Konst is adamant she will never accept money from the real estate industry.

Entertainment
• Black Seed Bagels is opening if first location in Brooklyn on Court Street.

• Natalie Portman doubled down on her apology to Jessica Simpson about an old photo of her in a bikini declaring she was still a virgin.

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, John Lennon tells a local DJ living in NY is that people leave you alone. Two days later he was shot and killed by a fan.

• In 1995, rapper A Boogie wit da Hoodie is born in the Bronx. His real name is Artist Dubose.

Opinion
• A contributor to USA Today argues that people who says the way to stop gun violence is more “good guys” with guns aren’t talking about black people.

• The Daily News praises the impending expansion of Citi Bike.

In the Blogs
•  Sunnyside Santathon Pub Crawl returns this Saturday from 3 p.m. “til late” along Queens Boulevard with $5 drink specials.

• Nomadic fitness group Pop Gym is bringing an inclusive workout to Ridgewood this weekend.

Trending in New York
• #AdCouncilDinner
• Yemen
• #Survivor
 LeBron
• #spotifywrapped

Scoreboard
• The Nets (8-18) fell to the Thunder, 114-112.

• St. John’s (8-0) topped Mount St. Mary’s, 85-71.

• The Knicks (8-17) are in Boston to take on the Celtics. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.

• The Islanders (13-10-3) are in Pittsburgh for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Penguins.

• Jacksonville and Tennessee are the NFL’s Thursday Night game. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

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The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia  Sat Dec 8th 2:15pm  This story will enchant even the youngest child with it’s striking puppetry. $6-$14 Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Innovo Property Group is in contract to but the old Fresh Direct warehouse in LIC for $75 million.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Dec 8th 1-3pm. 64-11 231st Street, Bayside – Detached 1 family on 40×100 lot. 4 BRs, 2 full bath, basement w/ high ceilings. Possible 2 family. Beautiful backyard. $969,000. O’Kane Realty (718) 779-1111

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Dec 9th 1-3pm. 71-23 66th Road, Middle Village – Detached 1 family on 55×90 lot. Office, Queen BR, full bath on 1tfloor, 4 BRs, bath w/ jacuzzi on 2nd flr. Yard. $1,638,000. Eliot Hill Realty (718) 672-4444

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 1,224-square-foot single-family home at 21-07 80th Street for $822,500.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s a look at the holiday windows gracing some of New York City’s most well-known retail spots.

• The globetrotting DJ Cassidy shares his stylish packing list for his jetsetting lifestyle.

Events
• Kew Gardens - 10:30 am. – Borough President’s Land Use Hearing. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 5 to 8 p.m. – Pitchfest Pitch Night. Queens College, Rosenthal Library 230, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• Flushing – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Awards Gala. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

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

• Queens Village – 7 p.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie hosts Case Closed criminal record-sealing workshop. Grace Gospel Tabernacle, 96-09 Springfield Blvd.

• Glen Oaks – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Village Republican Club Holiday Party. $40. K of C, 263-15 Union Turnpike

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December 6th, 2018 at 10:18 am

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