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Friday, January 25

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 36 degrees. Saturday will also be partly cloudy and a high of 32. Sunday will warm up to a high of 41 degrees.

Top Stories
• Bipartisan talks have restarted after the Senate rejected two competing proposals to end the partial government shutdown.

• White House officials initially rejected top security clearance for Jared Kushner, but were overruled.

• The family of Kalief Browder has reached a $3.3 million settlement with New York City.

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La Cumbiamba eNeYe: Season Opening Party Sat Jan 26th 4pm Join us to celebrate Flushing Town Hall’s 40th Anniversary with dance and song. $6-$14. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing.
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Queens News
• A knife-wielding father fatally stabbed his daughter’s boyfriend inside a Briarwood apartment.

• A NYCHA supervisor from Queens was charged with stealing kitchen items from a complex.

• A thief nabbed more than $1 million worth of jewelry from a Corona store.

Politics
• Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie believes congestion pricing still faces roadblocks in Albany.

• Governor Cuomo signed a package of bills reforming voting and elections in New York.

Entertainment
• Writer and comedian Kevin Barnett died from pancreatitis.

• Amazon is entering the stand-up comedy scene with a new Jim Gaffiganspecial.

Buzzing Back

• In 1924, the first winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, French Alps.

• In 1981, singer Alicia Keys was born in NYC. In 2009, she joined Jay Z on this multi-platinum single.

Opinion
• The Post says Cuomo’s antics leave the public clueless about what’s coming next for the MTA.

• The Daily News says the State Legislature sent a powerful message by passing the Dream Act.

In the Blogs
• This photo shows why Principe Park in Maspeth has been flooding for decades.

• Sacred Heart in Glendale is collecting food and supplies for furloughed government workers.

Trending in New York
• Jennie
• #AGFIN
• #HTGAWM
• #TheFirstLineOfMyAutobiography
• Rondo

Scoreboard
• LIU Brooklyn (9-10) fell to Mount St. Mary’s, 74-72.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (12-8) also lost a narrow one to Fairleigh Dickinson, 60-58.

• Allonzo Trier throwing Tim Hardaway under the bus is the latest example of Knicks dysfunction.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks (10-36) square off with the Nets (26-23) at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• LIU Brooklyn faces Central Connecticut State on the road at 1 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn heads to play Mount St. Mary’s on the road at 5 p.m.
Sunday
• The Knicks host the Miami Heat at 7:30 p.m.
• St. John’s (15-4) takes on Georgetown at MSG. Tip-off is at noon.
• The AFC takes on the NFC at the Pro Bowl at 3 p.m.

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Special Effects Makeup Class  Sat Jan 26th 2pm Join makeup artist Stephanie Cox-Williams as she walks you through bruises, cuts, abrasions, wounds, scar and bullet holes. $25. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
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Real Estate
• Jamaica is getting an eight-story mixed-use building near Hillside Avenue.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 26th 2:30-4:30pm 73-04 Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village – Semi detached Ranch features LR, DR, 2 BRs, renovated modern kitchen & bath. Full finished basement w/ rec room, extra room, laundry room & 1/2 bath. 1.5 car garage, private drive.  $679,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Jan 27th 11am-12:30pm 74 Leonard Drive, Massapequa – Mint 1 family home has 4 BRs, 3 full bath, full finished basement, large yard w/ in-ground pool, 1 car garage.  $835,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700 

• Sold – Maspeth – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,916-square-foot house at 54-18 63rd Place for $795,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• A Grimaldi’s apprentice is opening a new coal-fired pizzeria in Long island City.

• Eater suggests you check out F. Ottomanelli Burgers in Woodside this weekend.

Restaurant ABC’s – Rosedale
Grade A – Bayhouse, 155-57 Bayview Ave. – Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade B – Halal Bros., 247-14 South Conduit Ave. – Filth flies.
Grade Pending – Peter’s Island Cafe, 1 Cross Island Plaza – Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.

Events
• LIC – 10:30 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz delivers 2019 State of the Borough address. LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave.

• Flushing – 1 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo and Department of Education announce upcoming pre-k information session. Koo’s district office, 135-27 38th Ave., Suite 388.

• LIC – 1 p.m. – Urban Upbound, elected officials kick off free tax preparation services. 12-15 40th Ave.

• South Jamaica – 2:30 p.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin, American Pakistani Public Affairs Committee donate food and toiletries to Morris Brown AME Church Helping Hand. 145-03 Rockaway Blvd.

• Corona – 5 p.m. – Inauguration Celebration of State Senator Jessica Ramos. Elmcor, 107-20 Northern Blvd.

• Corona – 7 p.m. – Flushing Chinese Business Association fundraising dinner. Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St.

• Flushing – 8 p.m. – Talavya.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• Bayside – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Nature Scavenger Hunt.  Golden Pond in Crocheron Park, 35th Avenue
• Middle Village – 10 a.m. – Red Cross Fire Safety program.
• Ridgewood – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – State Senator Joseph Addabbo, Lower East Side Ecology Center host e-waste recycling event. Rosemary’s Playground, Fairview Ave. and Woodbine St.
• Little Neck - 10:30 a.m. to Noon – Young Chefs: Super Nachos.  Ages 8-12. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
• Astoria – 2 p.m. – Special Effects Makeup Class. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue
• Corona - 2 to 4 p.m. – Spooktacular: Boneyard Boogie Family Fundraiser.  Queens Museum, 14 United Nations Ave So.
• Flushing – 4 p.m. – La Cumbiamba eNeYe: Season Opening Party.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd
• LIC – 7 p.m. – AQUARIUS: The Nation’s Only Sustainable Seafood Festival.  The Foundry, 42-38 9th Street
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
Sunday
• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – E-Wate Recycling Event. Queens Botanical parking lot, 42-80 Crommelin Street
• Middle Village – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Our Lady of Hope Open House. 61-21 71st Street
 Little Neck – 11 a.m. to Noon – Animal Meet & Greet (drop-off).  Ages 6-10. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
 Forest Hills - Noon to 2 p.m.  – LIJ Forest Hills & the Alliance of Bukharian Americans free NARCON training program. 66-35 108th Street
• Bayside – 7 p.m. – The Havana Cuba All Stars.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue.

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January 28th, 2019 at 4:58 pm

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