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Morning Buzz: Maspeth pro-Trump rally planned for Saturday, New ferry service in LIC

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Thursday, August 30

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 91.

Top Stories
• Govern Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon slugged it out in a feisty debate last night in which they clashed on nearly every major issue.

• Two have been arrested in connection with body parts found in the Bronx. In a weird twist, the victim once witnessed the torture of her pregnant mother.

• The homeless man who gave a stranded couple his last $20, who then started a GoFundMe page that raised $400,000, says he never saw any of the money.

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The Zesty Summer Networking Mixer  Thurs Aug 30th 6-8pm Catch up with colleagues, make new friends, and learn about QEDC’s fall programs. Free!Click here to register. Z Hotel Rooftop,11-01 43rd Avenue, LIC
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Queens News
• Here’s what you need to know about the new ferry service between the Lower East Side and Long Island City.

• Is the new Louis Armstrong Stadium better for fans then it’s big brother next door?

• A street in Queens was renamed for the mother of Councilman Daniel Dromm.

Politics
• In last night’s debate, Cuomo said he would serve out a full term and not run for president in 2020.

• The LIC Journal endorsed challenger Jessica Ramos over longtime incumbentJose Peralta for his State Senate seat.

Entertainment
• He found his Cinnamon Girl: here’s some of the details of Neil Young and Daryl Hannah’s top-secret wedding.

• Kanye West finally apologized for saying slavery was a choice. Fans are stillwaiting for the his apology for The Life of Pablo.

Buzzing Back

• In 1993, “The Late Show with David Letterman” premieres on CBS with Billy Joel as the first musical guest.

• In 1797, novelist Mary Wollstone Shelley is born in London. She is best known for writing this Gothic horror novel.

Opinion
• A columnists for Newsday says that if last night’s debate was any indication,Governor Andrew Cuomo isn’t ready for the national stage.

• A guest contributor writes in the Queens Examiner that local leaders are failing voters in Kew Gardens Hills be stalling on a closed polling site.

In the Blogs
• A group called “America First in Queens” is planning a six-hour pro-Trump rally in Maspeth on Saturday.

• Today is the last day to take part in Borough President Melinda Katz’s backpack drive for homeless children.

Trending in New York
#NYGovDebate
Cuomo
Cynthia Nixon
#TheMeaningOfLifeIn4Words
#RHONY

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (84-49) fell to the White Sox, 4-1. New York welcomes Detroit to the Bronx for a four-game set. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

• The Mets (59-74) lost a continued game to the Cubs, 2-1, then won the regularly scheduled game, 7-3. The Mets are off before starting a series with the Giants in San Francisco Friday night.

• The Giants (2-1) take on the Patriots in the final preseason game of the year. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

• And the Jets (1-2) have their last preseason matchup with the Eagles in Philadelphia at 7 p.m.

• Sisters Serena and Venus Williams will face off at the U.S. Open on Friday. Here’s a rundown of the results from Day 3.

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Omar’s Summer Send Off   Sat Sept 1st  2-6pm  Celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows. Forest Park Carousel, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven
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Real Estate
• A six-story development is planned for 52nd Street in Woodside.

• For Sale – Ridgewood – One-family, large rooms, 2 king-sized BRs, 1 standard BR, modern kitchen , 2 full bath, finished basement, attic, private yard, patio off 2nd floor. $999K  Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – 72-40 Cooper Avenue, Glendale – Four-family townhouse features 8BRs, 4 baths total. Each unit is approx. 750 s/f. $1,398,000  Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Four-bedroom, two-bath, 1,672-square-foot multi-family home at 55-18 Junction Boulevard in Elmhurst for $1.24 million.

Style & Fashion
• Here’s the best kids’ fashion boxes for new back-to-school style.

• These are the six under-the-radar Swedish fashion labels that you should know about.

Events
LIC - 11 a.m. – Briefing on city’s efforts to combat lead. Health Department, 42-09 28th St., Room 8-25

Flushing - 12:30 p.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic announces funding for renovations. Selfhelp Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena  Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows – 2:30 p.m. – Video Book Talk with Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Manhattan Beach. Queens Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway

Flushing – 5 to 6 p.m. – Discover Flushing Walking Tour.  Meet at St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave.

LIC - 6 to 8 p.m. – The Zesty Summer Networking Mixer. Z-Hotel Rooftop, 11-01 43rd Ave.

Ridgewood – Sundown – Outdoor Film Night: The Gang’s All Here.Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

LIC – 7 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.

Rego Park - 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Paint & Sip. La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

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August 30th, 2018 at 12:27 pm

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