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Monday, January 21

Weather
• Partly cloudy and windy with a high of just 15 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump lashed out at Democrats for rejecting his offer to provide temporary protections for Dreamers in exchange for wall funding.

• Catholic school students wearing MAGA hats taunted a Native American playing his ceremonial drum in a video that went viral.

• Bundle up! New York City is being blasted with dangerously cold weatherthese next two days.

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GingerBread Lane House Giveaway Mon Jan 21st 2-5pm Museum visitors can take home a piece of the GingerBread Lane on a first come, first served basis until every piece is gone! NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona.
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Queens News
• A Flushing woman is in critical condition after she was struck by two minivans.

• Police are looking for a suspect who vandalized a Buddhist temple in Flushing.

• A Queens man claimed he lost an eye after a Long Island cop zapped him with a Taser.

Politics
• Democratic candidate Kirsten Gillibrand touted her small town roots as she kicks off campaigning in Iowa.

• State Senator John Liu still hasn’t set up his district office in Queens yet.

Entertainment
• Pete Davidson addressed his suicide scare in the latest episode of SNL.

Weekend Box Office
• Glass: $40.5 million
• The Upside: $15.6 million
• Dragon Ball Super: Broly: $10.6 million
• Aquaman: $10.3 million
• Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: $7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1977, President Carter pardoned Vietnam War draft dodgers.

• In 1956, actress Geena Davis was born in Wareham, MA. In 1988, she was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in this movie.

Opinion
• The Post says MLK would have cheered the racial progress made today, but dismayed by the injustices that remain.

• The Daily News says 24 months into his term, Donald Trump has proven to be a bad president.

In the Blogs
• The first 4DX movie theater in Queens will be built inside a new Flushing development.

• Take this survey of what you want to see at Hunters Point South Park.

Trending in New York
• Patriots
• Tony Romo
• SuperBloodWolfMoon
• Super Bowl
• Chiefs

Scoreboard
• The Los Angeles Rams will meet the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIIIafter each team won in overtime.

• The Knicks (10-34) host the Oklahoma City Thunder at 12:30
p.m.

• The Nets (24-23) welcome the Sacramento Kings to Brooklyn at 3:30 p.m.

• The Islanders (29-15-4) blanked the Anaheim Ducks, 3-0.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Aquarius: The Nation’s Only Sustainable Seafood Festival! Sat Jan 26th 7pm Featuring delicacies from the sea, craft beers, hard sodas, sweet treats, specialty cocktails. $100. The Foundry, 42-38 9th St., LIC.
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Real Estate
• The redevelopment of Willets Point could include a soccer stadium and more housing.

• For Sale – Middle Village – One email home on spacious 55×90 lot offers LR, FDR, office/den, Queen BR, full bath on 1st flr, 4 BRs & bath w/ Jacuzzi on 2nd. Finished basement w/ bath, gas fireplace, laundry room and lots of storage.  Asking $1,638,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – 158-48 92nd Street, Howard Beach - 2 family Cape Cod on huge 50×100 ft lot, renovated from top to bottom.  1st flr has 2 BRs, 1 bath & sunroom. 2nd flr has 1 BR, 1 bath.  Both kitchens have granite countertops, SS appliances. Asking $789,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold - Forest Hills - A one-bathroom studio co-op at 76-26 113th Street for $170,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Police are looking for a man who forcibly entered Rincon Diner in Corona early Thursday morning. He took $2,600 from the register and fled on foot. The suspect was last seen wearing a hooded jacket and long pants.

Events
 LIC - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – MLK Jr. Adventure Day. Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge, 23-10 41st Ave.

• Corona – 2 to 5 p.m. – Gingerbread Lane House Giveaway. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

• Astoria – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Musical Theatre Mayhem. QED, 27-16 23rd Ave.

Written by QTadmin

January 21st, 2019 at 12:49 pm

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