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Tuesday, May 7

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 65 degrees.

Top Stories
• Despite fear that he would cancel, China’s economy czar is heading to Washington for tariff war talks.

• New York and New Jersey have sued the IRS for information as to why they have stopped collecting donor information from certain non-profits.

• The American who died in the Russian plane crash last week has been identified as a fly-fishing guide who was traveling for work.

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Expanding to a Global Market  Fri May 10th 11am-2pm  Join the Queens Chamber of Commerce and meet with experts to get their insight on how to take your business to the next level.  Complimentary admission – open to all – light refreshments will be provided. Register here.   The Harvest Room, 90-40 160th Street, Jamaica
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Queens News
• The new Kosciuszko Bridge, that connects Queens to Brooklyn over Newton Creek, is set to open in September.

• The family of the child who was left chained inside a burning vehicle expresses their disgust as details emerge.

• The funeral for longtime Queens DA Richard Brown will be held this morning at 10 a.m. with a procession from Queens Courthouse.

Politics
• A former Trump official who helped plan Trump’s inauguration says she was “thrown under the bus” because of how much she profited.

• U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled his trip to Berlin citing “pressing issues”.

Entertainment
• From Lady Gaga’s 4 jaw dropping looks to Serena William’s sneakers, here are the best looks from last night’s 2019 Met Gala.

Comedian Amy Schumer gave birth to her first child and it’s a boy!

Buzzing Back

• In 1965 in a Florida hotel room Keith Richards laid down the opening riff to this song.

• In 1919 First Lady of Argentina Eva Peron is born in Argentina.  In 1996 this pop singer portrayed her in this Andrew Lloyd Webber play.

Opinion
• From his retweets of right-wing activists and more, the Times says that Trump helps bigots go viral.

• The Post says that despite Congress’s demand for Mueller to speak at a public hearing, his only real job now is to go away.

In the Blogs
• Astoria’s popular Vaccaro’s Bakery and Cafe is closing to the surprise of its dedicated customers.

• The NYPD says thieves stole more than $14,000 in cell phones from the Best Buy on Northern Blvd.

Trending in New York
Myanmar 
#TuesdayThoughts
#TuesdayMotivation
Jean Vanier 
#TuesdayMorning

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (20-14) toppedSeattle Mariners, 7-3. They’ll take the field against the Mariners tonight at 6:35.

• The Mets (16-19) fell to the San Diego Padres, 4-0. they play again tonight in California at 10:10 p.m.

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Solid Gold 50’s and 60’s featuring Bobby Hardin & Friends  Fri May 10th 11am-Brunch  This concert features the jazz sounds of the 50’s and the soulful sounds of the 60’s. $51 p/p  Towers on the Green (@ North Shore Towers) 272-48 Grand Central Pkwy, Floral Park.
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Real Estate
• More than a quarter of Queens DA candidate Melinda Katz’s $1 million in donations came from real estate players like Apple Group’s John Catsimatidis.

• For Sale – 93-26 86th Avenue, Woodhaven – One family detached Victorian on 47×100 lot has 5 BRs, 1.5 bath, 2 car garage, private backyard, front & rear porches. Close to all shopping, transportation & Forest Park.  $825,000. O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Bay Terrace, Bayside – 1 BR apt at luxury full service property w/ Country Club amenities include spa, health club, on site parking, in-ground pool, deli/convenience store, and more!  $399,000 Carrollo Realty  718-366-6636

• Sold – Jamaica – A 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 974-square-foot home located at 10117 94th Ave. sold for $380,000.

Technology
• 5G technology would allow consumers to cancel cable subscriptions, have access to more AI apps and more – and studies show US consumers are willing to pay the price.

• As Samsung has yet to announce a rerelease date for their Galaxy Fold, unconfirmed orders of the device will be cancelled if orders don’t ship soon.

Events
Cambria Heights – 10 to 11 a.m. – Intermediate Mat Yoga with Olivia. 206-20 Linden Blvd.

• LIC – 10 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams announces mental health program for for-hire vehicle drivers. Vital Transportation, 41-24 38th St.

• Forest Hills – Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at fueneral for Queens DA Richard Brown. Reform Temple of Forest HIlls, 71-1 112th St.

Corona – 6 to 9 p.m. – Queens Taste 2019.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street

Long Island City – 6:30 p.m. – Igor Volsky on Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns. Book Culture LIC, 26-9 Jackson Ave.

Whitestone – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 7 committee meeting. 160-11 Willets Point Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

May 7th, 2019 at 9:06 am

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