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Thursday, January 24

Weather
• Grab an umbrella! It will be rainy and windy with a high of 56.

Top Stories
• President Donald Trump announced he would deliver his State of the Union after the government shutdown is over.

• Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was the only Democrat to vote against a measure to end the government shutdown.

• A disgraced NYPD lieutenant facing bribery charges detailed the special treatment given to allies of President Trump and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Talavya  Fri Jan 25th 8pm  Global ambassadors for Indian percussion, Talvaya  is a leading example of tradition and modernity coming together seamlessly. $10-$16  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• The man who was slashed with a samurai sword by the ex-girlfriend of disgraced former pol Hiram Monserrate defended his attacker in court.

• A homeowner on Ditmars Boulevard says the ongoing construction at LaGuardia Airport is damaging his home.

• Borough President Melinda Katz will give her State of the Borough address tomorrow, here’s the topics she will discuss.

Politics
• The race for public advocate is so chaotic that a man who isn’t even running took part in a forum for candidates last night.

• With Queens District Attorney Richard Brown officially announcing his retirement, three candidates have emerged as frontrunners to replace him.

Entertainment
• This weekend’s Aquarius festival in Long Island City promises to showcase the best in sustainable seafood.

• Lauren Sanchez, the L.A. woman dating Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, tried to make a grand entrance in NYC yesterday, but no one cared.

Buzzing Back

• In 2006, Walt Disney announces the $7.4 billion purchase of Pixar.

• In 1979, actress Tatyana Ali is born in Brooklyn. She began her acting career at the age of six on this show.

Opinion
• A columnist for the Post says Beto O’Rourke’s rambling Kerouac-like journal of his trip through the West just might help him become president.

• A contributor to the USA Today says Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez is right, the rich should pay more in taxes.

In the Blogs
• Two groups will be hosting a bystander intervention training event at Q.E.D. Astoria on Saturday afternoon.

• Demolition work has started on a building across from the Forest Hills Post Office and MacDonald Park.

Trending in New York
 Harden
• Knicks
• J Cole
• Grand Slam
• #DonaldTrumpsTheTypeOfGuy

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-36) fell to the Rockets, 114-110. James Harden dropped 61and center Enes Kanter has had enough of New York.

• The Nets (26-23) continue to roll, edging the Magic by a final of 114-110.

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Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Aromatherapy  Thurs Jan 24th 6-8pm Learn about the different uses and healing properties of aromatic oils. 21+  $20-$25 Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St., Flushing
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Real Estate
• Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is pushing a bill that would require LLCs, which can be used to purchase real estate anonymously, to reveal their owners.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 26th 12-2pm 61-01 78th Street, Middle Village - One family with3 BRs, full bath upstairs. Finished basement, detached garage, attic storage, private yard. $849,000 Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 26th 12-1:30pm  69-33 66th Place, Glendale – One family home offers modern kitchen, 3 BRs, 2 full bath, full finished basement, one-car garage. $709,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-8700

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,000-square-foot co-op apartment at 118-18 Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens for $365,000.

Style & Fashion
• Troll dolls are inspiring a new hair-raising style trend for men.

• Don Cheadle shares his inspirations for his style for his character in Black Monday and why he doesn’t like wearing suits.

Events
• Flushing - 11 a.m. – Community leaders announce new free business support service. St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave.

• Bayside – 1 p.m. – State Senator John Liu celebrates passage of Reproductive Health Act. 38-50 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m.  – Evening Cocktail & Craft: Botanical Aromatherapy. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

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January 25th, 2019 at 1:34 pm

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