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Friday, November 23

Weather
• Sunny and a high of 33 degrees. Saturday warm up to 51, but expect rain in the afternoon. Sunday will be sunny with a high of 55 degrees.

Top Stories
• A gunman was killed, and two others were injured, at an Alabama mall shooting on Black Friday.

• Trump wants to “close the border” if Mexico doesn’t properly handle the caravan situation.

• Thousands braved the coldest temperatures during a Thanksgiving since 1901 to watch the parade.

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Ronnie Spector and The Ronettes Sat Nov 24th 8pm A raucous, rocking and intoxicating blend of Christmas classics and Ronette’s hits. $45-$55 Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre.
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Queens News
• Opponents of the deal are plastering Long Island City with anti-Amazon graffiti.

• Police are looking for a 21-year-old suspect behind a violent sexual assault in Richmond Hill.

• Nicki Minaj gave away 500 Thanksgiving turkeys in South Jamaica.

Politics
• The opposition to Nancy Pelosi as House speaker is quickly collapsing as she continues to win supporters.

• State Senator Jose Peralta’s widow is still searching for answers as to why her husband passed away.

Entertainment
• Check out the first trailer to “The Lion King,” which will be released next July.

• “Jersey Shore” star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is expecting her third baby.

Buzzing Back

• In 1976,  this song by Queen hit #1 on the UK chart, and stayed there until January 1977.

• In 1987, reality star Nicole “Snookie” Polizzi was born in Santiago, Chile. She gained fame for her role on this MTV reality series.

Opinion
• USA Today says Black Friday shoppers still love to crowd stores in the Internet age.

• The Post says a judge’s ruling that de Blasio can’t deny funding for pre-k at charters that refuse to give him control is a big win.

In the Blogs
• Burn some calories after your Thanksgiving dinner by participating in the open run in Astoria Park this weekend.

• A Whitestone civic association has a packed agenda for its upcoming meeting next week.

Trending in New York
• #BlackFriday2018
• Falcons
• #FridayFeeling
• Grand Canyon
• Lion King

Scoreboard
• The Chicago Bears took down the Detroit Lions, 23-16.

• The Dallas Cowboys topped the Washington Redskins, 31-23.

• The New Orleans Saints demolish the Atlanta Hawks, 31-17.

• Here’s a breakdown of the “The Match” between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Knicks (5-14) host the New Orleans Pelicans at 7:30 p.m.
• The Nets (8-11) welcome the Minnesota Timberwolves to Brooklyn for a matchup at noon.
• The Rangers (12-8-2) hit the road to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers at 1 p.m.
• The Islanders (10-8-2) play the New Jersey Devils on the road at 4 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn (2-2) heads to Indianapolis to face the Jaguars at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Rangers host the Washington Capitals at MSG. Puck drops at 2 p.m.
• The Islanders welcome the Carolina Hurricanes to the Barclays Center at 7 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn (3-2) takes on NJIT in Brooklyn at 2 p.m.
Sunday
• The Knicks head to Memphis to face the Grizzlies at 6 p.m.
• The Nets host the Philadelphia 76ers at 6 p.m.
• The Giants (3-7) take on their divisional rival Eagles in Philadelphia at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (3-7) welcome the New England Patriots to town. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.

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Q.E.D.’s Holiday Bazaar  Sat Nov 24th 12-5pm Celebrate Small Business Saturday and kick off your holiday shopping season with locally-crafted gifts from neighborhood creative makers. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria.
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Real Estate
• New Empire Real Estate Development’s condo project in LIC is aiming for a $78 million sellout.

• For Sale – 17 W.12th Road, Broad Channel - Two family Waterfront home conveniently located just steps away from Cross bay Blvd, 1st flr is a garage w/ storage, 2nd flr has 2 1BR apts. Asking $469,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Forest Hills Gardens – Gut renovated Duplex offers 3 BRs, 2 bath.  All new appliances, windows & wood floors. EIK, FDR, garage available for extra fee.  Close to all.  Asking $4,100/month. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• Sold – Murray Hill – A two-bedroom, 1.5 bedroom condo at 141-36 33rd Avenue for $430,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Flushing favorite Joe’s Steam Rice Roll is opening a second location in Chinatown.

• Eater has your guide to where to eat at both JFK Airport and LaGuardia Airport.

Restaurant ABC’s – Belle Harbor
Grade A – Healy’s Pub, 108-07 Rockaway Beach Blvd. – Evidence of mice.
Grade B – Pico, 419 Beach 129th St. – Food not cooled by approved method, Filth flies.
Grade Pending – Rockaway Crown Restaurant, 115-09 Rockaway Beach Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Live roaches.

Events
• Oakland Gardens – 10 to 11:30 a.m. – Black Friday Hike: The Alley Giant. Alley Pond Park, Union Turnpike.

 Flushing – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Turkey Bowl: Friends, Family and Football! Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave.

• Astoria - 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Thanksgiving Recess: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.” Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – A Christmas Carol. Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave.

• Flushing - 8 p.m. – Holiday Hip Hop Jam. Queens College Colden Auditorium, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

Saturday
• Astoria - 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Thanksgiving Recess: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• Sunnyside – Noon to 6 p.m. – Outdoor holiday market. Bliss Plaza, 46th St. and Queens Blvd.
• Ridgewood – Noon to 3 p.m. – Pictures with Santa.  Myrtle Avenue & 71st Avenue Plaza
• Rego Park – Noon to 4 p.m. – Free Meet & Greet with Santa Claus & Friends.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Q.E.D.’s Holiday Bazaar.  27-16 23rd Avenue
• Middle Village – 6 p.m. – Spaghetti & Eggs Dinner Dance.  Our Lady of Hope, 71st Street & Eliot Avenue
• Glendale – 6 to 8 p.m. – Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony.  The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Avenue
• Flushing – 8 p.m. – R&B Holiday Bash: Keith Sweat & Kid Capri.  Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
• Rockville Centre – 8 p.m. – Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue
Sunday
• Astoria - 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. – Thanksgiving Recess: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor“.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• Sunnyside – Noon to 6 p.m. – Outdoor holiday market. Bliss Plaza, 46th St. and Queens Blvd.
• Corona – 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. – The Dan Zane Trio – Holiday Sing Along.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue So.
• Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party”. Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue.

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November 26th, 2018 at 3:51 pm

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