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Friday, July 19

Weather
• The heat wave is here. High of 93 with mostly sunny skies. Partly cloudy on Saturday with a high of 98. Mostly sunny on Sunday and a high of 100 degrees.

Top Stories
• Trump will nominate Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court justice, for Labor Secretary.

• Tense protests outside Gracie Mansion led to arrests after Eric Garner’s family met with the mayor to discuss the NYPD trial.

• Organizers have canceled the New York City Triathlon this weekend due to the heat wave.

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Nickelodeon’s Jojo Siwa  Sun July 21st 7pm D.R.E.A.M. Tour presented by Party City. $39.50 – $89.50. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl., Forest Hills.
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Queens News
• An Auburndale mother will spend up to 12 years in prison for allowing the fatal beating of her toddler.

• Business owners and civic leaders in Ridgewood rallied against a proposed bus lane on Fresh Pond Road.

• A Fresh Meadows man accused of killing his wife and stabbing his daughterwas charged with murder.

Politics
• Trump now says he disagrees with the “send her back” chants about Ilhan Omar at his own campaign rally.

• Republican Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee are backing down from their opposition to the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.

Entertainment
• Check out the first trailer for “Top Gun: Maverick” starring Tom Cruise.

• ABC series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is concluding with its seventh season.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975, this song by Orleans hits #6 in the Billboard Hot 100 and has since been played on the radio over four million times.

• In 1976, actor Benedict Cumberbatch is born in London. He is best known for playing the lead in this BBC crime drama series.

Opinion
• The Times explores the meaning of “send her back” and says it’s become the message of Trump’s presidency.

• The Post says the Senate must not delay the replenishing of the 9/11 victims fund.

In the Blogs
Ditmars-Steinway is the second priciest neighborhood in Queens, according to a recent Property Shark report.

• Get free Mets tickets by donating blood at this annual blood drive in Bay Terrace.

Trending in New York
#TheGiftAlbum
Aaron Boone
#PRETTYMUCHLying
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Scoreboard
• The Mets (44-52) fell to the San Francisco Giants in 15 innings, 3-2.

• The Yankees (62-33) beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 and then 5-1 in a double header in the Bronx.

• Yanks manager Aaron Boone delivered a memorable tirade after being tossedin the first game.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets are in San Francisco to face the Giants at 10:15 p.m.
• The Yankees host the Colorado Rockies at 7:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets take on the Giants at Oracle Park. First pitch is at 4:05 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers welcome the Rockies to Yankee Stadium at 1:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets wrap up their four-game set in San Francisco at 4:05 p.m.
• The Yankees conclude their home stand against the Rockies at 1:05 p.m.

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Myrtle Avenue Street Fair Sun July 21st 10am-6pm Food & craft Vendors, live entertainment, classic car show with ECCA raising funds for Toys 4 Tots, games, rides, Heavenly Angels mobile pet adoption, FDNY fire safety team. Myrtle Ave. btwn Fresh Pond Rd. and Forest Ave., Ridgewood.
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Real Estate
• Alexandria Real Estate Equities purchased a single-story warehouse and its air rights in Long Island City for $25 million.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 20th 12-3pm. 76 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park - Split one family brick has spacious & sunny LR w/ fireplace, DR, EIK, 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, den.  $815,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 20th 1-3pm. 72-16 Harrow Street, Forest Hills Gardens – One family home has 5 BRs, 4 bath, FDR, EIK, piano room, legal basement, 2 car garage.  $1.890M. Joann C. Realty. 917-371-4034

• Sold – College Point – A seven-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,583-square-foot house at 20-07 120th Street for $870,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater names these eateries as the hottest restaurants in Queens for July2019.

• If you’re looking for spots that can accommodate big groups, check out Szechuan Mountain House in Flushing or Favela Grill in Astoria.

Restaurant ABC’s – Little Neck
Grade A – La Baraka Restaurant, 255-09 Northern Blvd. – Sanitized equipment improperly stored.
Grade B – LN 1380, 251-03 Northern Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cold food held above 41 degrees, Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade C – Northern Manor, 251-13 Northern Blvd. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Filth flies, Tobacco use.

Events
Hillcrest – 9 a.m. – State Senator Leroy Comrie, Councilwoman Adrienne Adams attend LiveOnNY’s educational community health forum. St. John’s University, Bent Hall, 8000 Utopia Pkwy.

Far Rockaway – 10 a.m. – Councilman Donovan Richards, local clergy denounce ICE actions in the Rockaway community. God’s Pentecostal Church, 18-35 Mott Ave.

Flushing – 7 to 9:30 p.m. – Salsa Warriors (music & dancing). Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Middle Village – 8 p.m. – The Addams Family. Maggie’s Little Theatre @ St. Margaret’s Parish, 66-05 79th Pl.

Astoria – 9 to 11 p.m. – Erotic Paint & Sip. 21+ only! The Paint Place, 31-21 31st St.

Saturday
Rockaway Beach - 10 a.m. – Rockaway Kite Festival. Beach 84th Street Boardwalk.
Woodside – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Woodside on the Move – Weekend Walks. 60th St btwn Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues.
Middle Village – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  OR  12:45 to 2 p.m. –  Learn to Ride. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd. North.
LIC – Noon to 3 p.m. – TF Cornerstone hosts pet adoption event. 47-20 Center Blvd.
Rego Park – 2 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival. Lost Battalion Hall, 93-29 Queens Blvd.
Astoria - 5:30 to 7 p.m. – Dan McNamara’s WISH WEASEL. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
Forest Hills - 7 p.m. – “Weird Al” Yankovic. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
Corona – 7 to 10 p.m. – Apollo, A Party! NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Glendale – 8 p.m. – Saturday Live Music Night: Metorana (70’s punk to 90’s alternative rock). Cooper Beer Garden, 80-00 Cooper Ave.
Rockville Centre – 8 p.m. – Long Island Comedy Festival. Madison Theatre, 1000 Hempstead Ave.

Sunday
Ridgewood – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Myrtle Avenue Street Fair. Myrtle Ave btwn Fresh Pond Rd. & Forest Ave.
Forest Hills – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Queens Blvd Summer Fest. Queens Blvd from 70th Rd. to Yellowstone Blvd.
Oakland Gardens – 1 to 2:30 p.m. – Science in the Park. Alley Pond Park, Springfield Blvd. & 76th St.
St. Albans – 1 to 3 p.m. – Cardinal S. Sandiford Way Street Co-Naming Ceremony. Anderson Rd. and Sidway Pl.
• Middle Village – 2:30 p.m. – The Addams Family. Maggie’s Little Theatre @ St. Margaret’s Parish, 66-05 79th Pl.
Jamaica – 5 p.m. – Katz Concert Series presents Mr. Cheeks. Springfield Park, Springfield Blvd. & 84th St.
Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Nickelodeon’s Jojo Siwa. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.

Written by QTadmin

July 19th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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