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Friday, March 10

Weather
• Snow in the morning tapers off to cloudy skies in the afternoon. High of 41. The weekend will be partly cloudy with a high of just 31.

Top Stories
• A South Korean court ruled to remove the country’s impeached president over a corruption scandal.

• New York joined Washington, Hawaii and other states in a lawsuit challenging Trump’s revised travel ban.

• A man was arrested for kicking a pregnant woman in the stomach twice after an argument on a crowded subway.

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Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys Fri Mar 10th 7pm Mardi Gras is never over with one of the most influential accordionists and vocalists in modern zydeco music. $16Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• Cops in Queens arrested 19 people behind a massive credit card and identify theft ring.

• Police busted 14 members of a Jackson Heights gang for drug dealing and acts of violence.

• An elderly woman was struck and critically injured by a tow truck collision in Flushing.

Politics
• The head of the EPA doesn’t believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to climate change.

• In the latest saga of their feud, Cuomo beat de Blasio to the punch after a Jewish museum bomb scare.

Entertainment
• Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced on Facebook they’re expecting a baby girl.

• Diddy and Faith Evans celebrated the life of Notorious B.I.G. on the 20th anniversary of the rapper’s death.

Buzzing Back

• In 1988, disco sensation Andy Gibb dies at the age of 30.

• In 1940, martial arts actor Chuck Norris is born in Ryan, Oklahoma.

Opinion
• The Daily News criticizes Trump for slashing funding for public housing and calls on de Blasio to act.

• The Post says Cuomo’s millionaire tax will hurt all New Yorkers.

In the Blogs
• Police are still looking for a suspect wanted for attacking and robbing three women in Forest Hills.

• A student at St. Stan’s in Maspeth was awarded the Jill Rudzwick Memorial Award.

Trending in New York
• #Scandal
• Constitutional Court
• Jughead
• #MonsterSongs
• No Frauds

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (43-23-2) fell to the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-3.

• The Islanders (32-23-11) topped the Vancouver Canucks in overtime, 4-3.

• St. John’s (14-19) was crushed by Villanova in the Big East Tournament, 108-67.

• Fordham (13-19) lost to George Mason in an overtime thriller in the A10 Tournament, 82-71.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Nets (11-52) are in Dallas for a 9 p.m. contest with the Mavericks.
Saturday
• The Knicks (26-39) are in Detroit to take on the Pistons. Tip-off is at 5 p.m.
• The Islanders and Blues skate in St. Louis at 8 p.m.
Sunday
• The Knicks and Nets meet in Brooklyn at 6 p.m.
• The Rangers are in Detroit to take on the Red Wings. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Love Chart Reading Sat Mar 11th 11am-1pm All participants who register at least 48 hours prior to class will receive a personalized written report based on their individual love chart that can be put into practice in everyday life. $25 Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• F&T Group is looking to sellout its proposed Tangram South condos in Flushing for $173.6 million.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Mar 12th 1-3pm  59-15 Madison Street, Ridgewood.  Semi detached 2 family brick. 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms over 5 rooms w/ 2 bedrooms. Great location. Only 1 block to Forest Ave. M train. Asking $1,299,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-821-5999

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Mar 12th 1-3pm  73-11 52nd Court, Maspeth.Detached one family near schools and shopping.  3 bedrooms, LR, FDR, 2 full bath, EIK, driveway, private yard, porch.   O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Far Rockaway – A six-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,400-square-foot house at 2368 Mott Avenue for $500,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Looking for bars with great happy hour deals? Check out DiWine in Astoria or Achilles Heel in LIC.

• Eater is out with its March list of the hottest restaurants in Queens.

Restaurant ABC’s – Jamaica Estates
Grade A – Jamaican Best, 204-08 Hillside Ave. – Food not cooled bt approved method
Grade B – Hong Kong, 190-12 Hillside Ave. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies
Grade C – Infinity Bar, 204-01 Jamaica Ave. – Food cross-contaminated, Filth flies

Events
• Flushing – 8 to 10 a.m. – Business Forum Breakfast.  Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Glendale – 8 a.m. – Dick’s Sporting Goods Grand Opening. 73-25 Woodhaven Blvd.
 Corona - 2 p.m. – Last of the Red Hot Lovers.  Queens Theatre, 14 United nations Ave. South
• Little Neck – 3:30 p.m. – Local elected officials, Samuel Field Y and Jewish Community Relations Council denounce recent rise of anti-Semitic threats. 58-20 Little Neck Parkway.
• Astoria – 6 p.m. – Elected officials host Greek Independence Day celebration. Stathakion Center, 22-51 29th St.
• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie and city agencies host town hall against hate. Jamaica Muslim Center, 85-37 168th St.
 Flushing – 7 p.m. – Jeffrey Broussard & The Creole Cowboys.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Queensboro Symphony Orchestra.  Mary’s Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of After Hours.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Some Night. Ophelia Theater, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Queens – 9 p.m. – Watch on QPTV’s “Remembering the Life of Helen Marshall.” Spectrum channel 34, RCN channel 82, Fios channel 34.
• Astoria – 10 p.m. – Mardi Gras Dance Party. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave.

Saturday
• Middle Village – 9 a.m. – Defensive Driving Course. St. Margaret’s Church, 66-05 79th Pl.
• Astoria – 11a.m. to 1 p.m. – Love Chart Reading. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
• LIC – Noon – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer hosts citizenship application assistance workshop with CUNY Citizenship Now. LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave.
• Jamaica – Noon – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts Women’s History Month Event. York College, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.
• Flushing – 1 o 4 p.m. – Children’s Garden Open House. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Corona – 1:30 to 5 p.m. – Little Makers: Hand Sewing. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
 Astoria – 2 p.m. – Screening of After Hours. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Corona – 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. – Last of the Red Hot Lovers. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. South
• Elmhurst – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Legal Aid Society: Know Your Rights! Elmhurst Library, 86-07 Broadway
• Astoria – 6 p.m. – Some Night. Ophelia Theatre, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Astoria – 7 p.m. – Screening of New York Stories. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria - 7 p.m. – Screening of Bringing Out The Dead. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
 Astoria – 8 p.m. – The Astoria Choir presents: Through the Looking Glass.  Trinity Lutheran Church, 31-18 37th St.
 Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Dance the Night Away!  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Sunday
• Woodhaven – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Nature Photography: Changing Seasons.  Forest Park Visitor’s Center, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Dr.
 Flushing – 1 to 3 p.m. – Start Your Summer Veggies Workshop. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.
• Astoria – 1 to 6 p.m. – The NY Cocktail Expo. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, 29-12 24th Ave.
 Corona – 1:30 to 5 p.m. – Little Makers: Hand Sewing. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
• Astoria - 2 p.m. Screening of Bringing Out The Dead. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Forest Hills – 2:30 to 5 p.m. – Taste of the World. Our Lade Queens of Martyrs School, 72-55 Austin St.
• Corona – 3 p.m. – Last of The Red Hot Lovers. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. South
• Astoria - 6 p.m. – Some Night. Ophelia Theatre, 21-12 30th Rd.
• Astoria - 7 p.m. – Screening of After Hours. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 8 p.m. – American Showstoppers. Kupferberg Center, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

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March 10th, 2017 at 2:08 pm

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