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Thursday, July 13

Weather
• Cloudy and muggy with thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 93.

Top Stories
• Donald Trump claims he never knew about his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower.

• Amtrak’s “Summer of Hell” could last into the fall at Penn Station.

• New York-area airport employees temporarily suspended their strike as negotiations are underway.

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2017 Waterfront Concert Series Thurs July 13th 7:30pm “Strawberry Fields-The Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band” in full costume, featuring former cast members of the Broadway hit musical Beatlemania. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd & Hell Gate Bridge, Astoria
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Queens News
• Resorts World Casino at the Aqueduct Racetrack is breaking ground on a $400 million expansion.

• Two men robbed and attacked a 50-year-old churchgoer in Jamaica, including forcing her to perform oral sex at gunpoint.

• Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 72-year-old man in Astoria this week.

Politics
• A new poll shows Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting low marks for his handling of the MTA.

• A Brooklyn councilman slammed the acting Brooklyn district attorney for wrongful convictions.

Entertainment
• Kid Rock hinted that he will run for the U.S. Senate in Michigan.

• See all the looks on the red carpet and all the winners at this year’s ESPY Awards.

Buzzing Back

• In 1985 worldwide Live Aid concert

• In 1942 actor Harrison Ford is born in Chicago, Illinois

Opinion
• The Daily News says members of Trump’s campaign have conveniently “forgotten” about key meetings with Russians.

• The Post bashes the MTA for their E-ZPass trickery.

In the Blogs
• Check out this community event, packed with kids game, activities and a movie in the parkon Friday in Forest Hills.

• The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale is hosting a classic car display this weekend.

Trending in New York
• Lonzo
• Kobes
• #QueenSugar
• #YoungerTV
• #RHONY

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (45-41) start their second half at Boston on Friday at 7:10 p.m.

• The Mets (39-47) return from their All-Star break on Friday with a home series against the Rockies. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.

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Queens Beer & Art Run Fri July 14th 6:30pm On this 10K fun run we will see hundreds of murals by street artists from around the world, then enjoy a complimentary beer at Rockaway Brewing Company. $25 46-01 5th Street, LIC
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Real Estate
• Investment sales in Queens fell to $396 million in May, representing a 21 percent drop off from April.

• OPEN HOUSE – Thurs July 13th 5:30-7pm  62-16 Cooper Avenue, Glendale  Legal 2 family home, 4 rooms on 1st floor and 3 rooms on 2nd floor.  Full basement, driveway and 1.5 car garage. Ideal as one or two family home.  Near public transportation.  Asking $749,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun July 16th  12-2pm  60-72 70th Street, Maspeth/Middle Village  Well maintained one family brick home features large LR, DR, modern kitchen, king sized master bedroom, finished basement, yard & patio.  Located off Eliot Ave and convenient to all.  Asking $699,999  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

• Sold – Jamaica Hills – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,450-square-foot house at 166-15 Grand Central Parkway for $779,000. Zillow.

Style & Fashion
• Days before its eagerly-awaited launch, Louis Vuitton cancelled its collection with Supreme.

• Vogue lists the best summer Spandex fashion to wear at the gym, on the street and beyond.

Events
• Elmhurst – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Job Fair. Queens Center Mall Food Court, 90-15 Queens Blvd.

• South Ozone Park – 10 a.m. – Resorts World Casino NYC to hold groundbreaking ceremony, unveil plans for expansion. 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

• Flushing – 3 p.m. – Assemblyman Ron Kim welcomes back Marine captain from Afghanistan. Kim’s District Office, 136-20 38th Ave., Suite 10A.

 LIC – 3 p.m. – Summer Kids @ LIC Landing: Music with Andy & Susanna.  2 Center Blvd.

• College Point – 6 p.m. – Katz’ Concert Series: Yesterday & Today – A Beatles Tribute. MacNeil Park, Poppenhusen Ave & 119th St.

 Flushing – 6 to 8:30 p.m. – Master Marketing Workshop & Networking. Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, 144-61 Northern Blvd.

• LIC – 7 to 9 p.m. – Latin free-stylers Judy Torres and Cynthia. Queensbridge Park, 4100 Vernon Blvd.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Waterfront Concert Series: Strawberry Fields – The Ultimate Beatles Tribute. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd. & Hell Gate Bridge

• Woodhaven 7:30 p.m. – Nikki Torres & Rhythm Machine Band. Forest Park, George Seuffert Bandshell.

• LIC – 8 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: 2001 – A Space Odyssey. Hunters Point So Park, Center Blvd. & 50th Ave.

• Maspeth – 8 p.m. – 104 COP/G-COP General Memership Meeting. The Maspeth Pizza House, 55-60 60th St.

Written by QTadmin

July 13th, 2017 at 2:26 pm

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