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Friday, April 5

• 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.

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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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

• 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
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.

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.

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.

• 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.
• 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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