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Friday, September 6

Weather
• Showers in the morning and evening. High of 70. Mostly sunny all weekend with a high of 79 degrees on Saturday and 76 on Sunday.

Top Stories
• The hurricane death toll in the Bahamas rose to 30, and thousands of people are still unaccounted for.

• New York City will close its beaches today and tomorrow as Hurricane Dorian approaches.

• Governor Cuomo called on the MTA to impose a lifetime ban on serial subway sex offenders.

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80th Anniversary of the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair Fri Sept 6th  7:30-9:30pm Join us for a trip back in time to the “World of Tomorrow.” Register Here. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave., Bayside.
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Queens News
• A filthy house in Jamaica finally got cleaned up after angering neighbors and City Hall.

• Cops are searching for a man connected to a burglary spree involving churches in Queens and Brooklyn.

• A judge wants a “mini-trial” in the case ex-pol Dov Hikind brought against AOC for blocking him on Twitter.

Politics
• In his visit to NYC, Pete Buttigieg explained why he has gained more tractionthan Bill de Blasio.

• Bronx Councilman Andy King is accused of retaliating against staff after the City Council charged him with harassment.

Entertainment
Nicki Minaj announced she’s retiring from music to “have my family.”

• Country singer Kylie Rae Harris died in a car crash at age 30.

Buzzing Back

• In 1997, Princess Diana was laid to rest. An estimated 2.5 billion people around the globe watched the funeral.

• In 1971, singer Dolores O’Riordan is born in Limerick, Ireland. She was known as the lead singer for this band, until her unexpected death in 2018.

Opinion
• USA Today says unregulated vaping is spawning new teenage nicotine addicts, and adult vapers are dying.

• The Post says school is back in session, but de Blasio is keeping his summer fun going for another month.

In the Blogs
• Community Board 5 will host a public hearing on the Glendale shelter on October 7.

Astoria Characters Day is set for Sunday, September 15 at the Variety Boys and Girls Club.

Trending in New York
The Bears
#PRISMinNYC
Rodgers
Bianca Andreescu
#ITChapterTwo

Scoreboard
• Football is back! The Green Bay Packers topped the Chicago Bears on Thursday Night Football, 10-3.

Serena Williams heads back to the US Open finals after defeating Elina Svitolina in straight sets.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (71-68) host the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (92-49) head to Boston to face the Red Sox. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets welcome the Phillies to Citi Field. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers take on the Red Sox at Fenway Park at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets cap off their home series against the Phillies at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees play the third of their four-game series in Beantown at 8:08 p.m.
• The Giants (0-0) hit the road to Dallas to play the Cowboys at 4:25 p.m.
• The Jets (0-0) host the Buffalo Bills. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

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Noguchi Museum – Final Evening Hours Fri Sept 6th 10am-8pm Admission is free all day, wine-and-beer cash bar, free concert by Balun closes the season. 9-01 33rd Rd. @ Vernon Blvd, LIC.
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Real Estate
• Eater maps some of the new condos for sale in Brooklyn and Queens this fall.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 8th 1-3pm. 54-08 64th Street, Maspeth – Detached one family in move-in condition has 3 BRs, 1 bath, new hot water heater, updated boiler, granite in kitchen & bath, 6 split a/c units, garage, pvt yard.  $779,000. O’Kane Realty. 917-623-6306

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 7th 2-4pm. 69-25 66th Place, Glendale – Well kept one family offers 3 Bs, 1.5 bath, 1 car garage, shared driveway. Close to transportation and shopping. $725,000. CB Kueber Realty. 347-262-3901

• Sold – Ridgewood – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,800-square-foot house at 17-37 Starr Street for $975,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• The restaurateur behind Flushing dim sum spot Royal Queens is opening a new Chinese spot in Midtown.

Calexico, a California-style Mexican restaurant, is coming to 30th Avenue in Astoria.

Restaurant ABC’s – Sunnyside Gardens
Grade A – Mama Carmela’s, 49-14 30th Ave. – Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade B – Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine, 39-28 61st St. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice.
Grade C – Maguire’s Public House, 54-22 Roosevelt Ave. – Raw food not properly washed, Food worker doesn’t use proper utensils, Cross-contamination, Filth flies.

Events
St. Albans – 10 a.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller, elected officials announce 17th annual Senior Appreciation Month. Roy Wilkins Park Gymnasium, 177-01 Baisley Blvd.

Elmhurst – 10 a.m. – NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst hosts groundbreaking for new ambulatory surgery center. 79-01 Broadway, 2nd Fl.

LIC – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. – Noguchi Museum – Final Evening Hours.  9-01 33rd Road @ Vernon Blvd.

LIC – 5 to 8 p.m. – The Vorea Group, DOT introduce 12th Street Ancient Glacier Rock Public Space with ice cream social. 12th St. between 44th Ave. and 43rd Rd.

LIC – 6 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival. Hunter’s Point Park, 4-10 Center Blvd.

Maspeth – 6 to 10 p.m. – Maspeth Kiwanis 4th Annual Beer Festival.  Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave

Ridgewood – 6:30 to 11 p.m. – Fresh Pond Road Street Festival.  Fresh Pond Road from Palmetto St. to Menahan St.

LIC – 7 p.m. – Annie Jr.  The Secret Theater, 44-02 23rd St.

Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – American Legion Post 1424 Monthly Meeting.  107-15 Metropolitan AVe.

Sunnyside – 7 p.m. – Sunnyside Outdoor Movie: West Side Story.  Noonan Park, 47th Ave & Greenpoint Ave

Bayside – 7:30 to 930 p.m. – 80th Anniversary of the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.

Saturday
Middle Village – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Queens Bocce Tournament.  Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd North & 80th St.
Flushing – 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Grape Harvest.  Voelker-Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.
Rockaway Park – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – E-Waste Recycling Event.  St. Camillus Church, 99-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
Astoria – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Church of the Redeemer Flea Market.  30-14 Crescent St.
Jackson Heights – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 37th Avenue Festival.  37th Ave, 83rd St to 89th St.
Flushing – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Chuseok Korean Moon Festival.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street
Maspeth – 11 a.m. – 9/11 Memorial Ceremony.  Maspeth Memorial Park, 69th St & Grand Ave.
Sunnyside – 1 p.m. – Street renaming ceremony for Gertrude McDonald Way. Queens Blvd. and 39th St.
Astoria – 2 p.m. – See It Big! Series: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
Woodhaven – 2 to 5 p.m. – The Great Miguelino.  Forest Park Carousel, Forest Park Drive & Woodhaven Blvd.
• LIC – 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Annie Jr.  The Secret Theater, 44-02 23rd St.
Forest Hills – 6:30 p.m. – Morrissey with Special Guest Interpol. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
Ridgewood – 6:30 to 11 p.m. – Fresh Pond Road Street Festival.  Fresh Pond Road from Palmetto St. to Menahan St.
LIC – 7 to 9 p.m. – CinemaLIC: Mary Poppins Returns.  Hunter’s Point South Park, 4-10 Center Blvd.

Sunday
LIC – 11 a.m. – LIC Concert Series: Kids & Family Day.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 47th Rd & Center Blvd.
Douglaston – 2 p.m. – The Art of Fused Glass Jewelry Making.  Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 3 to 10 p.m. – Fresh Pond Road Street Festival.  Fresh Pond Road from Palmetto St. to Menahan St.
• Astoria – 5 p.m. – See It Big! Series: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC - 7 p.m. – Annie Jr.  The Secret Theater, 44-02 23rd St.

Written by QTadmin

September 6th, 2019 at 8:54 am

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