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Friday, July 27

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms with a high of 87. Saturday will be cloudy with a high of 86 degrees, and Sunday will have a high of 84.

Top Stories
• Michael Cohen claims that Donald Trump knew about his campaign’s meeting with Russians to obtain dirt on Hillary Clinton.

• North Korea has returned the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the Korean War.

• Hundreds of children still remain separated from their immigrant parents despite a court-ordered reunification deadline.

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Full Moon Drumming: Peru  Fri July 27th 7-9pm  Celebrate the Full Moon with a drum circle in the garden with master drummers from Perú. $20-$25  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing.
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Queens News
• A murder victim whose body was dumped in Yonkers was shot to death in southeast Queens.

• An abusive Queens mother accused of killing her 5-year-old son was held for $1 million bail.

• The NYPD is looking for more victims of a strangler who killed a nurse in Queens.

Politics
• State Senate candidate John Liu’s campaign missed the deadline for financial disclosures.

• Brooklyn State Senator Martin Dilan is seeking to toss his opponent Julia Salazar off the ballot over residency requirements.

Entertainment
• Here’s the inside story to Michelle Williams’s secret relationship with new husband Phil Elverum.

• Demi Lovato is going to rehab after her recent drug overdose.

Buzzing Back

• In 1974, the House Judiciary Committee began the impeachment of President Nixon.

• In 1972, comedic actress Maya Rudolph was born in Gainesville, FL. From 2000 to 2007, she was a cast member on this late night TV show.

Opinion
• Josh Greenman writes in the Daily News that local journalism is sick, but we shouldn’t misdiagnose the disease.

• The Post says de Blasio is yet again ignoring New York City for his ownnational agenda and profile.

In the Blogs
• Meet Mount Sinai Queens’s new breast cancer physician to join the staff.

• Here’s what’s new at Forest Hills’s Aigner Chocolates.

Trending in New York
• #TheFour
• Kaitlyn
• Rudy Giuliani
• #TWLITF
• #LAFCvsLA

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (65-36) topped the Royals, 7-2.

• The Mets (43-57) routed the Pirates, 12-6.

• Aaron Judge will miss three weeks due to a chip fracture in his wrist.

• The Yankees also acquired pitcher J.A. Happ for infielder Brandon Drury and outfielder Billy McKinney.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees continue their four-game home set with the Royals at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets take on the red-hot Pirates in Pittsburgh at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers host Kansas City at 1:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ face the Pirates for a 7:05 p.m. matchup.
Sunday
• The Yankees conclude their four-game series with the Royals at 1:05 p.m.
• The Mets finish their series in Pittsburgh at 1:35 p.m.

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Open Tournament Sunday  July 29th 1pm. Run by the Stefani Forever Foundation. Open to any player 9 through 18.  $30 Register here or call 718-268-2300. West Side Tennis Club, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills.
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Real Estate
• The dollar volume of Queens office sales went up by an eye-popping 15,000 percent.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 28th 12-3pm  69-06 78th Street, Middle Village. Large 1 family home w/ LR, FDR, EIK & 1/2 bath on 1st flr; 3 BRs and full bath on 2nd flr.  Full basement & private yard.  Asking $569,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100. 

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun July 29th 12-1:30pm. 101-64 94th Street, Ozone Park.  Semi detached 2 family home has 3 BRs each apt, semi finished basement, 2 car garage, private driveway – vacant on title.  Asking $749,000.  Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700

• Sold – Howard Beach – A five-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,366-square-foot house at 161-24 85th Street for $860,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Heads up, burger lovers! LaGuardia Airport is getting its own Shake Shacklater this year.

• Rockaway Beach Bakery and Ice and Vice in Queens offer some of the best pies in the city.

Restaurant ABC’s – St. Albans
Grade A – OG Restaurant, 205-03 Linden Blvd. – Personal cleanliness inadequate.
Grade B – B&R Spice West Indian Food, 111-06 Farmers Blvd. – Evidence of mice, Filth flies, Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade C – Habits Nurturing Youthfulness, 109-16 Farmers Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Evidence of mice, Filth flies.

Events
• LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids @ The Landing – Art w/ Leonie & Natasha.  (2-6 y/o). Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

• Woodside – 10 a.m. – Council members Jimmy Van Bramer, Daniel Dromm endorse Melissa Sklarz for Assembly. 53-03 Broadway.

• LIC – 4 p.m. – Summer Kids @ The Landing – Improv & Music (5 y/o+) Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

• Floral Park – 7 to 10 p.m. – Thunderbird American Indian Pow-Wow.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway

Saturday
• LIC – 9 a.m. – Full Day Naturalization Workshop.  Call to register 212-225-4400.  LaGuardia CC, 31-10 Thomson Ave, East Atrium
• Astoria - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Auditions for APAC Summer Stars!  Astoria Performing Arts Center, 34-12 36th St.
• Rockaway Beach – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Free Rain Barrel Giveaway.  St. Camillus Parish, 99-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
• Sunnyside - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Pop Up Market Weekends.  Bliss Plaza, 46th St & Queens Blvd.
• Jackson Heights – 11 a.m. – Co-naming ceremony for former Assemblyman Ivan Lafayette. 92nd St. and Northern Blvd.
• Floral Park - Noon to 10 p.m. – Thunderbird American Indian Pow-Wow.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
• Whitestone – Noon to 6 p.m. – 1st annual Whitestone Block Party. Harpell’s Parking Lot, 12-65 150th St.
• Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – Boy George & Culture Club w/ the B52’s.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
• Sunnyside – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear.  Sunnyside Gardens Park, 48-21 39th Avenue
• Rockaway Beach – 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Lion King.  B17th Street Boardwalk
• Rockaway Beach – 8 to 11 p.m. – Movie Night: Star Wars – The Last Jedi. B17th Street & Seagirt Blvd.
• Elmhurst - 8 to Midnight – Saturday Night Dance.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
Sunday
• Sunnyside – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Pop Up Market Weekends.  Bliss Plaza, 46th St & Queens Blvd.
• Astoria - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 30th Avenue Astoria Festival.  30th Ave from Steinway to 29th Streets
• Rockaway Beach – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – 23rd Annual Sandcastle Contest.  B117th Street Boardwalk
• Floral Park – Noon to 5 p.m. – Thunderbird American Indian Pow-Wow.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway
• Forest Hills – 1 p.m. – Open Tournament Sunday.  West Side Tennis Club, 1 Tennis Place
• Woodhaven – 2 to 3:30 p.m. – Bull Gati Duo.  George Seuffert Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive
• LIC – 2 to 5 p.m. – Ballet Folklorico Mexico.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd
• Flushing – 3 p.m. – QPAC Summer Concert: The Everly Set.  Hillside Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.
• Astoria - 4 to 6 p.m. – Where’s Waldo? Wrap-Up Party.  Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st Street
• College Point – 6 p.m. – Katz Concert Series: Tramps Like Us (A Bruce Springsteen Tribute).  MacNeil Park, Poppenhusen Avenue
• Astoria – 7 to 9 p.m. – New Art Exhibit Reception.  RSVP.   Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue
• Rockaway Beach – 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies under the Stars: The Little Mermaid.  B94th Street off Shorefront Pkwy.

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July 27th, 2018 at 1:07 pm

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