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Thursday, January 24

• 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.

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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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
• Knicks
• J Cole
• Grand Slam
• #DonaldTrumpsTheTypeOfGuy

• 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

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.

• 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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