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Friday, September 14

Weather
• Thunderstorms with a high of 77. Saturday and Sunday will be cloudy and humid with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• Andrew CuomoKathy Hochul and Letitia James all won their respective primaries for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general.

• A secret letter released by Democrats accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct committed in high school.

• Several NYPD officers who were involved in a prostitution and gambling ringwere charged in court.

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Autumn Rose Celebration  Sun Sept 16th 12-5:30pm Celebrate the autumn blooms with a day of family-friendly tours, crafts and music! Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing.
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Queens News
• A 42-year-old man was shot in his car and critically wounded in Rosedale.

• Problems are still outraged as problems continue with a Queens school buscompany.

• Two siblings from the Rockaways will be promoted in the FDNY on the same day.

Politics
• Six former IDC state senators lost to challengers, including Jessica Ramos and John Liu in Queens and Zellnor Myrie in Brooklyn.

• Meanwhile, despite controversy, Julia Salazar defeated incumbent Martin Dilan, and Catalina Cruz won a Queens Assembly race.

Entertainment
• Broadway and West End star Marin Mazzie has passed away at age 57.

• John Legend is joining “The Voice” for season 16 as a coach.

Buzzing Back

• In 1982, Hollywood star and real-life princess Grace Kelly died. Read an account of the accident here.

• In 1983, singer Amy Winehouse was born in London. In 2007, she released this autobiographical song.

Opinion
• The Post says fracking has helped make the U.S. the world’s oil king.

• Michael Avenatti makes the case in the Times that President Trump should be indicted.

In the Blogs
• Jazz pianist and singer Rosalyn McClore is performing at George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studios.

• A new gym is coming to 31st Street in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• Bengals
• Letitia James
• Jeff Klein
• Julie Chen
• Flacco

Scoreboard
• The Mets (68-78) topped the Marlins 3-4 and 5-2 to sweep the doubleheader.

• The Cincinnati Bengals beat the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football, 34-23.

• David Wright will be activated for the Mets’ last home stand, and will start at third base on September 29.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets begin a three-game series in Boston at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (90-56) host the Blue Jays at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ take on the Red Sox in Boston at 4:05 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers welcome Toronto to Yankee Stadium for a 4:05 p.m. matchup.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their series in Boston at 1:05 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their three-game set against Toronto at 1:05 p.m.
• The Giants (0-1) head to Dallas to take on the Cowboys at 8:20 p.m.
• The Jets (1-0) host the Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m.

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Smile on Maspeth Day Carnival  Sun Sept 16th 11am-4pm Join us for a day of Free Family Fun! Rides, Games, Face Painting, DJ, Pony Rides & More! Maspeth Federal Pkg Lot, 56-18 69th St, Maspeth.
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Real Estate
• The median rent in Queens continues to go up, according to a report from Douglas Elliman.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 15th & Sun Sept 16th 3-5pm  62-20 Mount Olivet Crescent, Middle Village.  3BRs, 1.5 bath, attached raised Ranch.  Large EIK, LR/DR combo, large backyard w/ patio, BBQ area, gardening, great for kids.  Close to transportation and good schools.  Asking $670,000. Call Craig @ 929-355-5351

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 16th 2:30-3:30pm  72-40 Cooper Avenue, Glendale  Four family Townhouse features 4 good size apartments – each approx 750 s/f.  8 BRs, 4 bath total.  Asking $1,288,000. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Whitestone – A three-bedroom, one-bedroom cooperative at 10-24 166th Street for $345,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater has your hottest restaurants in Queens for September 2018.

• Critically acclaimed restaurant Adda, providing homey Indian fare, is comingto LIC.

Restaurant ABC’s – Steinway
Grade A – Rose Cafe, 23-52 Steinway St. – Food Protection Certificate not held.
Grade B – Mojave, 22-36 31st St. – Filth flies.
Grade C – Tru, 35-19 Ditmars Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies.

Events
• Broad Channel – 11 a.m. – Councilman Eric Ulrich announces new beautification project. Cross Bay Blvd. and 20th Rd.

• Rochdale – 1 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz speaks at Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit’s Senior Celebration Month. Rochdale Village Grand Ballroom, 169-65 137th Ave.

• Briarwood – 3 p.m. – Queens Library, Assemblyman Daniel Rosenthal announce $50,000 allocation. 85-12 Main St.

• LIC – 5 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival. Hunter’s Point State Park, Centre Blvd.

• Flushing – 6 p.m. – La Patronal.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• Elmhurst – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Italian Charities Flea Market.  83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Forest Hills – 9:30am to Noon – MacDonald Park Tree & Park TLC Day.  Volunteer for tree and park maintenance.  Rain or shine.  MacDonald Park, 70th Ave & Queens Blvd.
• Howard Beach – 10 to 11:15 a.m. – Free Prostate Cancer Screenings.  Appt Necessary – 718-738-1111  Joseph Addabbo’s Howard Beach Office, 159-53 102nd Street
• Ridgewood – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Fall Fun Day.  Queens Library, 20-12 Madison Street
• Richmond Hill – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Richmond Hill Park Fair.  Park Lane South & Myrtle Avenue.
• East Elmhurst – 11 a.m. – Councilman Francisco Moya honors East Elmhurst icon Patrick Beckles with street co-naming. Ditmars Blvd. and 31st Dr.
• Jackson Heights – Noon to 7 p.m. – Viva La Comida 2018 Food and Entertainment Festival.
• Ridgewood – Noon – Saturday Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Myrtle Avenue
• Corona – Noon, 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. – Aqualia.  Queens Theater, 14 United Nations Ave So.
• LIC – 1 p.m. – Guess What? A Family Friendly Stand Up Comedy Show.  The Creek & Cave, 10-93 Jackson Ave.
• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Inner Mongolian Performing Arts Troupe.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Glendale – 7 p.m. – End of Summer Bash Fundraiser.  St. Pancras Auditorium, 68-20 Myrtle Avenue
• Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – David Byrne performs.  First Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
• LIC – Sundown – Cinema LIC: Ratatouille.  Hunter’s Point Stay Park, Center Blvd & 51st St.
• Rego Park - 10:30 p.m. – Good Grief (rock & roll).  Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.
Sunday
• Douglaston – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Birds: Fall Migrants.  Alley Pond Park, Winchester Blvd under Grand Central Parkway
• Maspeth - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Smile on Maspeth Day.  Maspeth Federal Parking Lot, 56-18 69th Street
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Antique Motorcycle Show.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
• Corona – Noon, 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. – Aqualia.  Queens Theater, 14 United Nations Ave So.
• Flushing – Noon to 5:30 p.m. – Autumn Rose Celebration.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
• Glendale – 12:30 p.m. – 9/11 Memorial.  Dry Harbor Playground, Myrtle Ave & 80th St.
• LIC – 2 to 10 p.m. – Peace Lanterns Festival.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Road

Written by QTadmin

September 14th, 2018 at 4:21 pm

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