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Friday, October 11

Weather
• Cloudy with a slight chance of showers. High of 59. Partly cloudy all weekend with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the Nobel Peace Prize.

• Democrats have subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry for documents in the impeachment inquiry.

• A City Council committee voted to prevent new jails from being built on Rikers Island after the current complex closes in 2026.

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Youth Tennis Clinic Sun Oct 13th 12-3pm This free event will focus on tennis techniques. Youth ages 8-13 will be able to build their skills in the supervised environment. No experience necessary. Al Oerter Rec Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave., Flushing.
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Queens News
• A homeless man was arrested for an unprovoked attack on a 6-year-old boyin Kew Gardens.

• The mother of the infant stabbed by a worker at the Flushing “birth tourism” site is suing the owners for $10 million.

• A Queens woman charged with the overdose death of a man is being chargedwith another overdose death.

Politics
• Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera will also challenge Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the primary.

• Longtime Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey won’t seek reelection in 2020.

Entertainment
• Drew Barrymore will headline and executive produce a syndicated daytime talk show for CBS.

• Jenna Dewan’s newest gig is hosting “Flirty Dancing,” a new dancing-dating show on Fox.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971, this song by John Lennon, considered one of the most influential songs of the 20th century, is released.

• In 1946, rock singer Daryl Hall is born in Pottstown, PA. In 2007, he started “Live from Daryl’s House” a free monthly web show, which features a diverse mix of veteran’s in the music industry.

Opinion
• USA Today says China’s business bullying is reaching new heights with the NBA tweet controversy.

• The Post wonders whether de Blasio and Carranza will put their ideology on charter schools ahead of children’s dreams.

In the Blogs
• The annual Halloween Essay and Drawing contest in northeast Queens is back.

• Three Queens residents were honored for donating their hair to a nonprofit that serves cancer patients.

Trending in New York
#ElCamino
#LightsUp
#DayoftheGirl
#FridayThoughts
#ComingOutDay

Scoreboard
• The Houston Astros topped the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-1, to advance to the ALCS to face the Yankees.

• The Giants (2-4) fell to the New England Patriots, 35-14.

• Elena Delle Donne led the Washington Mystics to their first WNBA title.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Islanders (1-2-0) face the Carolina Hurricanes on the road at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday
• The Yankees head to Houston to face the Astros for Game 1 at 8:08 p.m.
• The Rangers (2-0-0) host the Edmonton Oilers at 1 p.m.
• The Islanders welcome the Florida Panthers to Nassau Coliseum at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Yankees take on the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. First pitch is at 8:08 p.m.
• The Jets (0-4) seek their first win at home against the Dallas Cowboys at 4:25 p.m.

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Fall Festival Sat Oct 12th 12-3pm Celebrate fall with crafts, games, music, live entertainment, pumpkins and more! Victory Field, Forest Park, Woodhaven Blvd. & Myrtle Ave., Woodhaven.
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Real Estate
• Douglas Elliman’s third quarter sales report found median and average sales prices in Queens have reached record highs.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 12th & Sun Oct 13th 1:30-3pm. 60-32 60th Drive, Maspeth – Renovated everything – move in ready!  3 BRs, 1.5 bath, DR, full finished basement, 1 car garage.  $899,000. Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Oct 13th 1-3pm. 103-12 92nd Street, Ozone Park - Three family brick on corner lot with garage offers 8 BRs, Master BRs have en suite, 5 bath, hardwood floors, backyard w/ storage shed.  $1.239M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188 

• Sold – Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,216-square-foot house at 132-32 83rd Street for $635,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• An Eater critic lists Thai duck salad at Ayada in Elmhurst and duck roti at Singh’s Roti Shop in Richmond Hill among his top duck dishes.

• Popular Elmhurst banh mi restaurant Joju has expanded to another location in Midtown.

Restaurant ABC’s – Rego Park
Grade A – Sai, 95-34 Queens Blvd. – Food prepared from ingredients at ambient temperature not cooled to 41 degrees, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade B – Kazan Mangal, 97-13 Queens Blvd. – Food not cooled by approved method, Personal cleanliness inadequate, Wiping cloths soiled.
Grade Pending – New King Garden, 62-24 Woodhaven Blvd. – Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.

Events
LICRSVP deadline for LIC BID Annual Meeting.

Elmhurst – 4 to 7 p.m. – NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. 41st Ave. between 80th and 81st streets.

Corona - 8 p.m. – I Am Tango by Tango Lovers. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.

Glendale – 10 p.m. – Barfly returns to Yerman’s Irish Pub. 70-26 88th St.

Saturday
Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Queens Fall SAFE Disposal Event. Cunningham Park, Francis Lewis Blvd. between Union Tpke. and Grand Central Pwky.
Glendale – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Play 4 Autism Halloween Family Fun Day.  The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.
Flushing - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Pumpkin Patch.  Queens Botanic Gardens, 543-50 Main St.
Woodside - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – All Saints Church Pumpkin Fair.  46th St btwn Queens Blvd & 43rfd Ave.
Middle Village – Noon – Public Rosary Rally.  Juniper Valley Park North by the flagpole. (in case of rain meet @ St. Adalbert’s, 52-29 83rd St, Elmhurst)
Woodhaven – Noon to 3 p.m. – Fall Festival.  Victory Field, Woodhaven Blvd & Myrtle Ave.
LIC – Noon to 3 pm. – 400 Years of Inequality: A People’s Observance.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
Jamaica - Noon to 4 p.m. – Fall Festival 2019.  King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave.
Kew Gardens – 4 p.m. – Mathew Graybil Concert.  Celebration Hall of Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Road
Glen Oaks – 4:30 to 9 p.m. – Maze by Moonlight. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Rego Park – 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Paint & Sip: Sunflower.  La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.
Glendale - 7 to 10 p.m. – Generations Classic Rock & Roll.  Cooper Beer Garden, 8000 Cooper Ave

Sunday
Jackson Heights – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Jackson Heights Jubilee.  Junction Blvd from Roosevelt Ave to 37th Ave.
• Flushing - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Pumpkin Patch.  Queens Botanic Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
Flushing - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Harvest Fest.  Queens Botanic Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
Flushing – Noon to 3 p.m. – Youth Tennis Clinic (ages 8-13) Al Oerter Rec Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave.
Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – Harvest Festival.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Ave.
Jamaica – 2 p.m. – Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll.  St John’s Marillac Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy.
Flushing - 3 p.m. – Frights and Phantoms of Flushing.  Flushing Quaker Meeting House, 137-16 Northern Blvd.
Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – Give Our Regards to Broadway: A Salute to the 1960s.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.
Flushing - 5 p.m. – French Horn Recital: Frank Donaruma.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd
• Rego Park – 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Paint & Sip: Sunflower.  La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

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October 11th, 2019 at 9:08 am

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