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Friday, November 2

• Scattered thunderstorms and a high of 70. Showers early Saturday but sun in the afternoon. High of 60. Sunday will be sunny with a high of 55 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Trump plans to sign an executive order cracking down on asylum seekers ahead of the coming migrant caravan.

• Tennessee executed a death row inmate by electric chair, and his last words were, “Let’s rock.”

• Google employees across the world, including in New York, walked out to protest the corporation’s handling of sexual harassment.

Generations Fri Nov 2nd 8pm Generations is the high energy, classic rock n roll dance band you won’t forget! The excitement is contagious and the fun never stops! The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills.

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Queens News
• Police are looking for a straphanger who punched another rider on the M train for manspreading.

• An 8-year-old girl in Bayside is heartbroken after a thief stole her handmadescarecrow.

• During a visit to a Woodside school, Chancellor Richard Carranza announced a plan to make schools more accessible.

• U.S. Ambassador to Russia and former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman revealed he has cancer.

• De Blasio apologized for botching his memorial for last year’s terrorist attack on Halloween.

• Another celebrity-in-chief? Akon is seriously considering a presidential run in 2020.

• Director Ridley Scott is in the early stages of making a sequel to “Gladiator.

Buzzing Back

• In 2011, a Federal Appeals Court ruled that NBC should not be fined for broadcasting Janet Jackson’s infamous “wardrobe malfunction” in 2004.

• In 1966, actor David Schwimmer was born in Astoria. He won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance for his role in this sitcom.

• The Daily News endorses Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for re-election.

• The Post says Cuomo chickened out again for another gubernatorial debate.

In the Blogs
• Missing Halloween already? Check out these photos from Chip NYC’s Halloween Costume Contest.

• The Forest Hills Asian Association is hosting a Diwali Festival this weekend.

Trending in New York
• Raiders
• Giannis
• #TheLastWeekend

• The Rangers (5-7-1) topped the Anaheim Ducks in a shootout, 3-2.

• The Islanders (7-4-1) beat the Penguins in a shootout, 3-2.

• The San Francisco 49ers demolished the Oakland Raiders, 34-3.

• Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner opened up about his disappointment in this postseason’s performance.

Weekend Sports Schedule
• The Knicks (2-6) are in Dallas to face the Mavericks at 8:30 p.m.
• The Nets (3-5) host the Houston Rockets at 7:30 p.m.
• The Islanders go head to head with the New Jersey Devils at home. Puck drops at 7 p.m.
• The Jets (3-5) head to Miami to play divisional rival Dolphins. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.
• The Knicks fly to Washington to take on the Wizards at 6 p.m.
• The Nets welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to the Barclays Center. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.
• The Rangers host the Buffalo Sabres at MSG at 7 p.m.

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Sinatra by Request: Mid-Autumn Show & Dance Social  Sun Nov 4th 2pm Join us for a musical afternoon as we pay tribute to the legendary Frank Sinatra. $51 p/p. Towers on the Green (@ North Shore Towers), 272-48 Grand Central Pkwy, Floral Park.

Real Estate
• The rental tower replacing 5 Pointz in Long Island City is getting its facade.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 4th 1-3pm  164-22 97th Street, Howard Beach – Renovated one family Colonial on 2 levels.  Large kitchen w/ SS appliances, LR, FDR, Sunroom, fenced backyard w/ deck.  3 large BRs, modern bath, finished basement w/ separate entrance & 1/2 bath.  Asking $649,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Nov 4th 2-4pm  79-24 68th Road, Middle Village – Two family home, 52′ long, box rooms.  5BRs, 2 bath total.  Asking $858,000. Dave Pastorini – Coldwell Banker Phillips 718-757-5881

• Sold – Woodhaven – A two-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,720-square-foot house at 85-05 Jamaica Avenue for $975,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• Eater lists 19 excellent restaurants and bars in Astoria to try.

• The new Taco Mix in Jackson Heights has flavorful barbacoa tacos and moreto boast.

Restaurant ABC’s – Little Neck
Grade A – Le Bbang, 248-12 Northern Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade B – Noodle House, 56-09 Marathon Pwky. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Cross-contamination.
Grade C – Grain House, 249-11 Northern Blvd. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies.

• Howard Beach – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Free Mammograms – By Appointment Only. Call 718-738-1111. NY Community Bank, 156-02 Cross Bay Blvd.

• Cambria Heights – 9 a.m. – 5,600 rabbis arrive for International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries. Old Montefiore Cemetery, 226-20 Francis Lewis Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 11 a.m. – Queens Library, Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz announce $425,000 in capital funding. Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71st Ave.

• Corona – 12:30 p.m. – Queens Library, Councilman Francisco Moya announce $650,000 in capital funding. Langston Hughes Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd.

• Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Elected officials, advocates demand safe and secure Downtown Jamaica. Parsons Blvd. and Archer Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 7 to 10 p.m. – Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd.

• Forest Hills – 8 p.m. – Generations (Classic Rock & Roll). The Other Place, 103-19 Metropolitan Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Flea Market.  LIRR North Pkg Lot, 82-60 Austin Street
• Bayside – 10 a.m. – NYPD superheroes fly to visit patients at St. Mary’s. 29-01 216th St.
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekends.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy
• Glendale – Noon to 3 p.m. – Stop ‘n’ Swap.  The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue
• Sunnyside – Teen films @ 1p.m. – Adult films @ 7 p.m. – Sunnyside Shorts International Film Festival.  Sunnyside Reformed Church, 48th Street & Skillman Avenue
• Forest Hills – 2 to 4:30 p.m. – Celebrate Diwali Festival of Lights.  Queens Library, 108-19 71st Avenue
• Corona – 7:30 p.m. – One Hot Night: America’s #1 Neil Diamond Tribute.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South
• Bayside – 8 p.m. – “The King and I”. Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th Street
• Corona – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – High School Fair. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street
• Floral Park – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Wildlife Weekends.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy
• Middle Village – Noon – Veteran’s Day Parade.  80th Street & Metropolitan Avenue
• Floral Park – 2 p.m. – Sinatra by Request: Mid-Autumn Show & Dance Social.  Towers on the Green (@ North Shore Towers), 272-48 Grand Central Pkwy.
• Rockville Centre – 3 p.m. – Chinese Warriors of Peking.  Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue
• Bayside - 1 p.m. – “The King and I”. Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center, 1300 209th Street
• Oakland Gardens – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Ranger’s Choice: Gather Around the Campfire.  Alley Pond Park
• Astoria – 6:30 p.m. –  Rhinoceros: The Decline of Civilization.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue
• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Fragrance of the Moon Night V.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

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November 2nd, 2018 at 4:13 pm

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