Alternate side parking is suspended for Lincoln’s birthday. Meters are in effect.
• Windy with a high of 39 degrees.
• Immigration raids across the country led to over 150 arrests including 40 in New York City.
• Nearly 200,000 residents of Northern California are being forced to evacuate due to damage to the Oroville Dam.
• Famed jazz legend Al Jarreau passed away at 76.
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• At least 14 were injured, including children, after a fire tore through a Corona apartment building.
• A construction worker was crushed to death by a forklift in Long Island City.
• A Queens Village gym teacher was arrested for allegedly groping a student.
• Tensions continue to grow between top national security advisor Michael Flynn and the intelligence community.
• After the City’s plastic bag fee was postponed, a Brooklyn lawmaker is looking to make the proposed fee statewide.
• Adele was the big winner at the Grammy Awards taking home song and album of the year.
Weekend Box Office
• The LEGO Batman Movie - $55 million
• Fifty Shades Darker – $46 million
• John Wick: Chapter Two – $30 million
• Split – $9.3 million
• Hidden Figures - $8 million
• In 2008 Actor Mel Gibson completes DUI probation
• In 1944 talk show host Jerry Springer is born in London, England
• High school graduation rates in NYC are rising but there’s still areas that need to improve, the NY Daily News says.
• Republicans are using the voter fraud myth to suppress future voters and hold onto power, the NY Times says.
In the Blogs
• The City passed a law to guarantee legal counseling to low-income tenants in housing court.
• Shia LaBoeuf’s art exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image was shut down after drawing threats of violence from neo-Nazis.
• The Knicks (23-33) ended their losing streak with a home win of the Spurs, 94-90.
• The Nets (9-45) are hosting the Grizzlies at home. Tip-off is 7:30 p.m.
• Islanders (25-19-10) topped the Avalanche at home, 5-1.
• The Rangers (36-18-1) are traveling to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets. Puck-drop is 7:30 p.m.
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16th Annual Art Show Feb 11th – Feb 19th Mon-Fri 10am-4pm Sat/Sun 12-4pm The work of more than thirty local artists will be on display. Special Thursday night evening hours 7-9pm. $5 Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue, Bayside
• A developer dropped plans for a controversial tower in Forest Hills over community opposition.
• For Sale – 17-30 Stephen Street, Ridgewood. Six family brick. Total of 18 bedrooms, 6 baths, brick interior. 5712 sq/ft of living space. Yard on extra large lot. Asking $1,500,000 Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188
• For Sale – Elmhurst - Jr 4 co-op apt. Large bedroom, 5 closets, lots of light, access to backyard and outdoor garden, laundromat and extra storage in basement. Close to transportation. Asking $288,000 Lou Pastorini Coldwell Banker Phillips 917-797-7567
• Sold – Woodhaven – A five-bedroom, two-bathroom home on 89th Street for $730,000. Zillow.
• Bayside - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – 16th Annual Bayside Historical Society Art Show. 208 Totten Avenue
• LIC - 4 to 8 p.m. – Made in Queens Valentine’s Shop. 27-24 Queens Plaza South
• LIC – 6 p.m. – District 30 Community Education Council Meeting. PS 234, 30-15 29th St.
• Ridgewood – 6:30 p.m. – DOT hosts public transit workshop. IS 77, 976 Seneca Ave.
• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Public Hearing. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union Street