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Friday, April 5

Weather
• Rain all day with a high of 41. Mostly cloudy on Saturday and a high of 66 degrees. Sunday will be cloudy with a high of 64 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump will tap former pizza executive and presidential candidate Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve board.

• OJ prosecutor Chris Darden will represent the alleged Nipsey Hussle killer, who plead not guilty.

Chicago will sue Jussie Smollett to pay for the cost of the investigation.

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Apple Blossom Children’s Carnival Sat Apr 6th & Sun Apr 7th 11am-6pm Our children’s carnival kicks-off our special event season! $20 includes admission & carnival rides. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
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Queens News
• An elderly man in Ridgewood allegedly murdered his daughter-in-law by stabbing her multiple times in the neck.

• A woman was fatally struck by a passing train at a N/W station in Astoria.

• The beloved Shalimar Diner in Rego Park will be demolished within one month.

Politics
• De Blasio appointed former housing commissioner Vicki Been as the city’s newest deputy mayor.

• Queens Councilman Barry Grodenchik could be punished after being investigated for making a staffer feel uncomfortable with hugs and kisses.

Entertainment
• Mick Jagger is now resting after having successful heart surgery.

• The “Game of Thrones” cast got lit after their New York City premiere.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975, this song by Minnie Ripperton reached the top of the Billboard charts. She’s the mother of this SNL alum.

• In 1908, actress Bette Davis was born in Lowell, MA. Although she first recorded this tribute song in 1974, singer Kim Carnes popularized it.

Opinion
• The Post says Councilman Carlos Menchaca is holding Industry City hostage and putting thousands of jobs at risk.

• USA Today says President Trump’s border solutions get dumber and dumber.

In the Blogs
• Queens College is hosting a resource fair for veterans on Tuesday.

• The Kew-Forest School is having an open house for its summer camp this weekend.

Trending in New York
Billy Ray Cyrus
#DragRace
Ulysses
#HookEm
#WrestleCon

Scoreboard
• The Mets (5-2) were blanked by the Washington Nationals, 4-0.

• The Yankees (3-4) topped the Baltimore Orioles, 8-4.

• The Islanders (47-27-7) beat the Florida Panthers in a shootout, 2-1.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks (15-63) visit the Houston Rockets. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.
• The Rangers (31-36-13) welcome the Columbus Blue Jackets to MSG at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Amazins’ host the Nationals. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Orioles in Baltimore at 7:05 p.m.
• The Nets (39-40) head to Milwaukee to take on the Bucks at 5 p.m.
• The Rangers wrap up their season in Pittsburgh for a 7 p.m. clash with the Penguins.
• The Islanders cap off the regular season against the Capitals in Washington. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• Virginia plays Auburn in the Final Four. Tip-off is at 6:09 p.m.
• Texas Tech takes on Michigan State at 8:49 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets finish their series with the Nationals at 1:10 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers conclude their three-game set in Baltimore at 1:05 p.m.
• The Knicks host the Washington Wizards for a 7:30 p.m. matchup.
• The Nets play the Indiana Pacers on the road at 5 p.m.

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Generations  Sat Apr 6th 9pm-1am The High Energy Classic Rock n Roll Dance Band you won’t forget! The excitement is contagious and the fun never stops! The Blvd Restaurant & Lounge, 19-11 Francis Lewis Blvd., Whitestone.
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Real Estate
• The 26-story Star Tower in Long Island City is finally nearing completion.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Apr 7th 1-2:30pm. 10 Holder Place, Apt 1B, Forest Hills - Large, 3 BR/2 bath apt in Forest Hills Gardens offer Old World Charm – 10′ ceilings, hardwood floors, renovated EIK, lots of closets.  PT doorman, pet friendly building.  $1,075,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Apr 7th 2-4pm. 159-11 97th Street, Howard Beach – Two family home on 3 levels plus attic.  1st flr has LR,  FDR, 2 BRs, kitchen w/ SS appliances, access to backyard w/garden & 2 car garage.  2nd flr is a nice 1 BR/1 bath apt.  $799,000  Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Maspeth – A six-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,648-square-foot house at 60-13 59th Road for $897,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
Evil Twin Brewing’s new Ridgewood location is one of the most anticipating openings this spring.

• Try the Sicilian and Neapolitan slices at La Nortena Express in Corona.

Restaurant ABC’s – Springfield Gardens
Grade A – Magic Soul Food, 134-50 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. – Evidence of mice.
Grade B – The Calabash Experience, 217-06 Merrick Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Live roaches.
Grade C – Good Food For Less, 153-14 Rockaway Blvd. – Hand-washing facility not provided near food prep area, Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.

Events
LIC – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Bringing Steel to Life. LIC Arts Open Gallery @ The Factory LIC, 30-30 47th Ave.

Kew Gardens – 9:30 a.m. – Assemblyman David Weprin, Borough President Melinda Katz and NYCT President Andy Byford host briefing on bus network redesign. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

LIC – 10:30 a.m. – TF Cornerstone, Selfhelp Community Services, HPD, HDC and elected officials break ground on affordable housing development. LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd.

Jamaica – 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. – 2019 United Ink “No Limits” Tattoo Festival. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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

Rockville Centre – 7:30 p.m. – 38th Annual Asbury Short Film Concert. Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.

Flushing – 8 p.m. – Flor De Toloache. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Saturday
• LIC – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Bringing Steel to Life.  LIC Arts Open Gallery @ The Factory LIC, 30-30 47th Avenue
Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Apple Blossom Children’s Carnival.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy
Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – ACE Flea Market.  PS 290, 55-20 Metropolitan Avenue
• Jamaica – Noon to 1 a.m. – 2019 United Ink “No Limits” Tattoo Festival.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
Flushing – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Queens Parks of the Month: Kissena Park.  Rose & Oak Avenues
Forest Hills – 2 to 4 p.m. – The Con Brio Ensemble.  Queens Library, 108-19 71st Avenue
Ridgewood – 6 to 9 p.m. – Candlelight Tour.  Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue
Rockaway Park – Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty Tribute).  St. Camillus Catholic Academy, 185 B99th Street
Flushing - 8 p.m. – Global Mashup #3: Latin Boogaloo Meets Klezmer.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Whitestone – 9 p.m. – Generations performs. (Classic Rock & Roll) The Blvd Restaurant, 19-11 Francis Lewis Blvd.
Sunday
• LIC – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Bringing Steel to Life.  LIC Arts Open Gallery @ The Factory LIC, 30-30 47th Avenue
Forest Hills – 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Our Lady of Mercy Church, 7001 Kessel Street
Elmhurst – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Health Department, ASPCA, ACC and CB4 host vaccination and dog licensing event. Veterans Grove, Judge St. and Whitney Ave.
Glendale – 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, 84-05 78th Ave
Astoria – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – 31st Street Festival.  Ditmars Blvd to 21st Avenue
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Apple Blossom Children’s Carnival.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy
• Jamaica – Noon to 1 a.m. – 2019 United Ink “No Limits” Tattoo Festival.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.
Bayside – 3 p.m. – Hollywood Confidential.  Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue
Astoria – 7 p.m. – Improvised Tarot Readings.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue.

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April 5th, 2019 at 9:03 am

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