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Friday, July 14

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms with a high of 74. Saturday will be partly cloudy with a high of 84. Sunday will be sunny and a high of 86 degrees.

Top Stories
• Senate Republicans unveiled their revised Obamacare repeal bill, but lost two key votes already, putting it on the brink.

• The Senate Judiciary Committee is summoning Donald Trump Jr. for questioning about his meeting with a Russian lawyer.

• A suspect confessed to murdering four men in Pennsylvania separately and burning their bodies at his family’s farm.

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Out in the Streets” Music Fest Sat/Sun July 15th & 16th Rock and roll bands, food, refreshments. Suggested Donation $3. Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue, Ridgewood
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Queens News
• A creepy straphanger urinated on a woman’s face during a J train ride through Queens.

• A man is in critical condition after he was stabbed in the chest during an argument in an Ozone Park pub.

• Police have arrested three of the four suspects wanted for sexually assaultinga churchgoer in Jamaica.

Politics
• Former Comptroller John Liu was fined $26,000 for donation fraud dating back to his 2013 mayoral bid.

• A federal appeals court overturned former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s 2015 corruption conviction.

Entertainment
• “Spider-Man” co-stars Tom Holland and Zendaya are now dating.

• Here’s a full list of the nominees for the 2017 Emmys Awards, which will air live on September 17.

Buzzing Back

• In 1995 A revolutionary new technology is christened “MP3″

• In 1960 actress Jane Lynch is born in Evergreen Park, Illinois

Opinion
• The Daily News says Sheldon Silver’s case must be tried again, or the public will lose.

• The Post criticizes Harvard’s plan to ban social organizations.

In the Blogs
• Three basketball players from Martin Luther School have committed to college programs.

• Catch a free screening of the Disney hit “Moana” tonight at Rockaway Beach.

Trending in New York
• McGregor
• Christmas
• Elena
• Dennis Smith Jr.
• #JungleRules

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (39-47) host the Rockies at Citi Field. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (45-41) head to Fenway Park to play the Red Sox at 7:10 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ take on Colorado at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Red Sox at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets finish their three-game set with the Rockies with a 1:10 p.m.matinee.
• The Bombers battle with the Red Sox in a doubleheader, first at 1:05 p.m. and later at 8:08 p.m.

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Taking it to the Streets: Photography Tour & Lesson Sun July 16th 2pm Photographer Dan Rubin will guide you through the Frank Larson exhibition comparing his work in the 1950s to modern street photography, followed by a neighborhood walk to spot the best images. $13 Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Real Estate
• Home sale prices in Brooklyn and Queens are continuing to rise in the second quarter of 2017.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun July 16th 1-3pm  66-06 Perry Avenue, Maspeth Semi-detached 2 family home, 6/5 rooms currently vacant.  Move in condition apts.  Full finished basement, 1.5 car garage, convenient location.  Asking $890,000  Home Hunters Real Estate  718-326-2400

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 15th  2-4pm  66-56 Pleasantview Street, Middle Village  Large 2 family home.  1st floor & partial 2nd floor duplex has 4 BRs and a 2 BR apt. Full finished basement, 2 car garage, beautifully landscaped w/ in ground sprinkler.  Asking $1.175M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• Sold – Lindenwood –  A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 750-square-foot condo at 151-35 84th Street for $215,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Gothamist says Queens Bully is bringing barbecue back to Forest Hills.

• Eater’s list of essential summer restaurants include Mu Ramen and Casa Enrique in LIC and Cheburechnaya in Rego Park.

Restaurant ABC’s – Hillcrest
Grade A – Ghoroa Restaurant, 168-41 Hillside Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees.
Grade B – Cafe Rae’s, 82-29 164th St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Filth flies, Tobacco use.
Grade C – Bella Pizza and Grill, 89-17A 165th St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cross-contamination, Evidence of mice, Live roaches.

Events
• LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids @ LIC Landing: Art with Leonie (ages 20 months – 6) 52 Center Blvd.

• Bayside – 11 a.m. – State Senator Tony Avella to endorse Paul Graziano for City Council. 32nd Ave. and 204th St.

• Corona – 11 a.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz discuss bill to examine lead paint levels at elevated subway tracks. Junction Blvd. and Roosevelt Ave.

• Glendale – 11 a.m. – Myrtle-Cooper Plaza ribbon-cutting ceremony. Myrtle Ave. and Cooper Ave.

• Astoria – 11 a.m. – Councilman Costa Constantinides announces budget allocation for cleaning services in Astoria. Broadway and 36th St.

• Rockaway Park – 6 p.m. – Rock! Away! Music Fest! Riis Park Beach, 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 Astoria – 7 p.m. – Munich (Spielberg Summer Series!) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue

• LIC – 7 to 9 p.m. – Lost Boys member Mr. Cheeks and DJ Large Professor perform.  Queensbridge Park, 4100 Vernon Blvd.

• Rockaway Beach – 8 p.m. – Movie Night in the Rockaways: Moana. Beach 59th St Boardwalk

Saturday
• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Circus Academy Family Fun Day!  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Rockaway Park – Noon – Rock! Away! Music Fest!  Riis Park Beach, 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
• Woodhaven – Noon – Woodhaven Town Hall.  Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-12 91st Avenue
• Flushing – 12:30 p.m. – New York Mets players and coaches host all-girls junior clinic. Bullpen Gate off 126th St.
• Ridgewood – 1 p.m. – “Out in the Streets” Music Fest. Onderdonk House. 1820 Flushing Avenue
• St. Albans – 3 to 7 p.m. – The Saint Albans Craft Walk. St. Albans Park, Merrick Blvd. and Sayres Ave.
• LIC – 5 to 7 p.m. – The Legendary Ladies of SKYY & DJ Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue.  Queensbridge Park, 4100 Vernon Blvd.
 Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – My Morning Jacket w/ guest Gary Clark Jr. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
 Jamaica – 6 p.m. – SummerSounds: The Tee Tones (Motown) Roy Wilkins Park, Merrick Blvd & Baisley Blvd.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Dance the Night Away!  Italian Charities, 83-20 Queens Blvd
• Ridgewood – 8:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Beauty & The Beast.  Grover Cleveland Playground, Grandview Ave & Stanhope St.
Sunday
• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Electronic Waste Recycling Event.  QBG Parking Lot on Crommelin St.
• Rockaway Park – Noon – Rock! Away! Music Fest!  Riis Park Beach, 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
• Ridgewood 1 p.m. – “Out in the Streets” Music Fest. Onderdonk House. 1820 Flushing Avenue
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Taking It To the Streets: Photography Tour & Lesson.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
 Astoria – 2 p.m. – Munich (Spielberg Summer Series!) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• Astoria – 6p.m. – Lincoln. (Spielberg Summer Series!) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• Springfield Gardens – 6 p.m. – Katz’ Summer Series: Dr. K Motown Revue.  Springfield Park, Springfield Blvd btwn 146th & 147th Sts.
• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Rumble Fish. Athens Square park, 30th Avenue & 29th Street

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July 14th, 2017 at 2:51 pm

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