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Wednesday, February 13

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 42 degrees.

Top Stories
• An NYPD detective was killed by friendly fire while responding to an attempted armed robbery at a cellphone store in Richmond Hill.

• The wreck of a WWII US Navy aircraft carrier has been found in the South Pacific after being lost for 76 years.

• Rapper 21 Savage was released from ICE detention nine days after being taken into custody.

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Sleeping Beauty Sat Feb 16th  2:15pm A rhymed verse spin on the classic fairy tale with live music and image projections that create a magical world where the princess is awakened by a true love’s kiss. For ages 5 & up. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• Despite vocal opposition, the majority of New Yorkers support the Amazon deal.

• A 24-year-old Queens resident was arrested and charged with kidnapping which resulted in the death of Valerie Reyes, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase.

• Firehouse Subs has closed its Queens Center Mall location just three monthsafter opening.

Politics
• Governor Cuomo visited the White House and got an earful about the state’s taxes and abortion laws.

• A BBC cameraman was attacked following a Trump rally in Texas where the president took aim at the media once again.

Entertainment
• Pete Davidson has covered up his Ariana Grande tattoo with the word “cursed.”

• There’s a lot of drama between Nicki Minaj, BET, the Grammys and Cardi B.

Buzzing Back

• In 1972 Led Zeppelin is forced to cancel a concert in Singapore when officials won’t let them off the plane because of their long hair.

• In 1997 Prince Jackson is born in Beverly Hills, CA. He is the oldest son of this pop legend and the godson of this actress.

Opinion
• The Post took aim at Senator Kamala Harris for trying to seem cooler by confessing to smoking pot in college.

• The Times wondered what the president will do now that Congress has practically dared him to veto the latest budget agreement.

In the Blogs
• Aigner Chocolates is offering some pretty cute and tasty chocolate for Valentine’s Day.

• Beck will play at Forest Hills Stadium this August.

Trending in New York
• #RHOBH
• #SchultzTownHall
• #NYPD
• Brian Simonsen
• #ThisIsUs

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (24-24-8) fell to the Winnipeg Jets, 4-3.

• The Islanders (33-17-6) were defeated by the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Nets (29-29) face the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (10-46) take on the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

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A Valentine for Murder!  Sat Feb 16th 8pm  A Comedy Murder-Mystery Dinner Show. $45 per/person  Call 718-721-7777 for tickets.  Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• New zoning may possibly help Long Island City’s underused hotel properties.

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – One family home has 4 BRs, 2.5 bath, modern kitchen, LR/DR, porch, yard, semi finished basement.  Asking $725,000. Pirillo Realty Inc.  718-418-9500

• For Sale – Maspeth – Beautiful one family has 4 BRs, 2 bath, large LR, DR, 2 modern kitchens w/ SS appliances, wood floors, full finished basement, parking for 3 cars.  Asking $775,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold - Little Neck – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op at 4001 Little Neck Pkwy for $233,000. Zillow

Business News
• Cindy Nicola, Tesla’s vice president of global recruiting, is leaving the company.

• Toys ‘R’ Us is making a comeback as Tru Kids.

Events
• Queens Village – 8 a.m. – Annual Breakfast w/ Borough President Melinda Katz.  Antun’s, 96-43 Springfield Blvd.

• East Elmhurst - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Valentine’s Day Market. Bulova Corp Center, 75-20 Astoria Blvd.

• Maspeth - 2:30 to 4 p.m. – Bereavement Group.  Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd Street

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Valentine’s.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main Street

• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Nicole Dorsey will be speaking a stabbing attack and lack of response at a NYPD “Build A Block” sector meeting, held by Police Service Area 9. 116-40 Guy R. Brewer Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting.  Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

• Middle Village - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 6 Monthly Meeting.  80-02 Kew Gardens Road

• Jamaica – 8:30 p.m. – Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito participates in the South Asian American Voice public advocate forum. 166-26 89th Ave.

Written by QTadmin

February 13th, 2019 at 1:13 pm

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