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Tuesday, August 28

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 95.

Top Stories
Senator John McCain to be laid to rest at US Naval Academy after a week of memorial services.

• U.S. farmers across the country that were hurt during the trade wars will receive $4.7 billion.

• Defending U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens played in the brand-new, $150 million Louis Armstrong Stadium.

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“Discover Flushing” Walking Tour  Aug 27th– Sept 7th Mon-Fri 5-6pm Free walking tour during the US Open. Focus will be on the commercial corridors on Main Street, Roosevelt Avenue, Union Street and Northern Boulevard. Free, register here.  Meet at St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave.
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Queens News
• Sunnyside residents wish to rename Phipps Playground for fallen firefighter.

• The teen who ran from a Queens crime scene with a weapon was already under indictment in another gun case.

Serena Williams easily won her first U.S. Open match in two years in Flushing Meadows.

Politics
Senator John McCain left one last message for the united States.

North Carolina’s Congressional map was declared unconstitutional and may need to be redrawn before midterms.

Entertainment
Louis CK performed for the first time since the #MeToo allegations.

John Goodman revealed that Roseanne will be killed off in “The Connors” spinoff.

Buzzing Back

• In 1996 Prince Charles and Diana divorce. Rumor has said it was because of this woman.

• In 1986 indie rock singer Florence Welsh is born in Chamberwell, England and is best known as the front-woman of this rock band.

Opinion
• The New York Times believes the U.S. is coming very close to adopting Polish and Hungarian political systems.

• The Daily News believes that Kavanaugh should apologize to Lewinsky.

In the Blogs
Bagel Boss opened on Main Street in Kew Gardens Hills.

Demolition is complete at 45-57 Davis street for the creation of a multi-purpose building that will be nine stories high.

Trending in New York
#BachelorInParadise
Serena
#GraciasManu
Apple
Louis CK

Scoreboard
• The Mets (58-73) lost to the Chicago Cubs 4-7 but face them again tonight at 8:05 p.m.

• The Yankees (83-48) lost to the Chicago White Sox 6-2 but play them again tonight at 7:05 p.m.

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Supermambo Tues Aug 28th 7pm   A Vibes Tribute to Tito Puente  Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Road, LIC
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Real Estate
Speed cameras in NYC school zones are going to be reinstated and the City Council, Mayor and the Governor will all play a role.

• For Sale – Glendale – Semi detached one family home features 3BRs, full finished basement, 1 car garage, and private yard.  Asking $659,000 Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• For Sale – Little Neck - One family detached Ranch features 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, finished basement, detached garage and private driveway.  Excellent school district.  Asking $948,000 O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold – Jamaica – A four bedroom, two and a half bathroom, 1,376 square foot house at 15838 91st Street for $800,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Toyota invested $500M in Uber to develop self-driving cars.

• The newest iPhone X has been revealed and there are not as many new innovations as people may have hoped.

Events
Flushing  – 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Imagination Animation Youth Tech Workshop. Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131-40 Fowler Avenue

Flushing – 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Movie Magic Youth Tech Workshop. Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 131-40 Fowler Avenue

Bayside – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – KWYP (Keller Williams Young Professional) LI Queens Chapter end of summer networking mixer. One Station Plaza, 213-10 41st Avenue

LIC – 7 p.m. – Live @ The Gantries: Supermambo.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Road

Written by QTadmin

August 28th, 2018 at 12:01 pm

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