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Morning Buzz: Woodside cyclist dragged and killed by MTA bus; One World Casino to open next week

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Friday, September 4
• Mostly sunny with a high of 86 degrees.

Top Stories
• Seven Rochester police officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man they put in a “spit hood,” were suspended.

• U.S. stocks took a deep drop, posting their worst day since June after Big Tech stocks gave back some of their hefty gains over the past several months.

• Governor Cuomo fired back after Trump ordered the the federal government to begin the process of defunding New York City.

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Queens News
• A 50-year-old cyclist in Woodside was killed after being hit by an MTA bus and then dragged one full avenue along with it.

• Resorts World Casino will reopen next week, less than six months after its parking lot was transformed into one of the borough’s first COVID testing sites.

• Police are searching for two men they believe shot a 23-year-old in Ridgewood a little over a year ago.

• More than 50 state lawmakers strongly opposed to a Trump administration proposal that would override New York’s interest cap for borrowers.

• The president injected more confusion into an already a chaotic election season, suggesting that North Carolina residents attempt to illegally vote twice.

• “Jeopardy!” is returning for its 37th season, with a new role for all-time great contestant Ken Jennings.

• The trailer for “No Time To Die,” the 25th installment of the Bond franchise, has dropped.


Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story – OnlineRunning thru Wed Sept 16th  Tells the true story of Buddy’s meteoric rise to fame, from the moment in 1957 when “That’ll Be the Day” hit the airwaves until his tragic death less than two years later on “The day the music died.”  $15

Buzzing Back

•  In 1959 Following the stabbing deaths of two teenagers and other similar incidents of violence in New York City, WCBS radio in the Big Apple bans all versions of this song.

• In 1975 music producer Mark Ronson is born in England.  He won both a Golden Globe and a Grammy award for this song from this 2018 movie.

• The NY Times believes libraries might be able to save the 2020 election.

• The Daily News says the MTA should restart 24/7 service to avoid a transit breakdown the city can’t afford.

In the Blogs
• Three Queens council members want New York sports arenas and franchisees to pay more taxes to help the city get through economic crisis.

• A section of Ditmars Boulevard has been added to the city’s Open Restaurants program for weekend outdoor dining.

Trending in New York
• Cuomo
Steve Nash
• Zion
• McCain
• Jessica Krug

• The Mets (17-21) topped the Yankees (20-16), 9 to 5.

• The Flyers pushed Game 7 against the Islanders in double overtime.

Weekend Sports Schedule
• The Mets host the Phillies at 7 p.m.
• The Yankees take on the Baltimore Orioles at 5 p.m.
• The Mets face the Phillies at 7 p.m.
• The Yankees play Orioles at 7:30 p.m.
• The Islanders go head-to-head with the Flyers at 7:30 p.m.
• UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai. Main Card starts at 8 p.m.
• The Mets and Phillies go head-to-head at 1 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Orioles at 1 p.m.

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Real Estate
• Are residents fleeing the city in large numbers? Mayor De Blasio and moving companies weigh in on the current NYC real estate debate.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 5th & Sun Sept 6th 12-5pm – 99-61 163rd Road, Howard Beach - Newly renovated one family home offers 3 BRs, 2 bath, patio, finished basement w/private entrance. Hardwood floors, patio, deck, luxury outdoor furniture. Free 65in TV and 2 a/cs.  $549,000.  Sherwin Wilson 347-572-3469 

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 5th 12-2pm – 242-29 89th Avenue, Bellerose – Spacious Colonial style home in immaculate condition has FDR, EIK, full finished basement, stand-up attic, 3 BRs. Private driveway & street parking available. Close to all.  $650,000. Zillow

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,855 square foot condo at 4026 College Point Ave. for $1.4 million. Zillow.

Eating Out
• A Burmese takeout joint just opened in the Jackson Heights – Roosevelt Avenue subway station.

• Chef Chintan Pandya, owner of popular Long Island City Indian joint Adda shares his recipe for traditional, homestyle breakfast dish.

Restaurant ABC’s – Woodside
Grade A – La Abundancia, 6314 Broadway. Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized; Accurate thermometer not provided; Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade B – Desi Cuisine, 6208 Roosevelt Ave. Hot food item not held at or above 140º F; Evidence of mice; Facility not vermin proof; Non-food contact surface improperly constructed.
Grade C – Kapamilya, 69-10 Roosevelt Ave. Cold food item held above 41º F; Hot food item not held at or above 140º F; Evidence of mice; Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present.

Webinar – 10 a.m. – Guidelines for Reopening Your Business.  Register here.

Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Drive In: 9To5 – The Story of a Movement / Nine to Five (Double Feature).  $45  NY Hall of Science, 47-011 111th Street

Virtual - 6 p.m. – The Fab Four: Rubber Soul Live Stream.  $15
Corona – 7 p.m. – Queens Drive-In: Born in Flames.  $35  NY Hall of Science, 47-011 111th Street

Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Drive-In: Back to the Future / Rick & Morty (Double Feature) $45






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September 4th, 2020 at 7:59 am

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