Queens Daily News Ticker

A daily rundown of top news in Queens, NY

Morning Buzz: Man on lam after escaping Queens courtroom, Group looking to oust Addabbo

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Thursday, Oct 3

Weather
• Good change of rain showers throughout the day with a high of just 60.

Top Stories
• The 14th Street car ban begins today. Here’s what you need to know if you plan on driving into Manhattan.

• In an emotional scene, the brother of a Texas man killed when an off-duty officer mistakenly went into the wrong apartment hugged his killer in court.

• The Dow dropped almost 500 points as the markets fell for a second straight day.

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Antonio Hart Quintet  Sat Oct 5th 8pm  Recognized as one of the most talented instrumentalist of his generation. Tickets Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing
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Queens News
• The construction at LaGuardia Airport has been a boon to one East Elmhurst restaurant, who is making daily deliveries to the workers there.

• A man charged with illegal gun possession is still on the loose after a judge revoked his bail and he bolted from a Queens courtroom.

• One of the two teens still missing off Rockaway Beach was trying to help a friend who couldn’t swim, according to relatives.

Politics
• Brooklyn congressman Max Rose now says he supports impeachment, becoming the last Big Apple Dem to back the move after holding out.

• The “Joe’s Gotta Go” coalition is looking to oust a longtime south Queens
pol – and Democrat – from office for a more
progressive voice.

Entertainment
• Rapper Chingy denies he got busy with Tiffany Hadish, who claims she slept with him, stating the breakout comedian actually was intimate with his brother.

• A new exhibit at its Flushing headquarters pays tribute to the rich history of Queens Public Television and its commitment to the First Amendment.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964, The Animals’ self-titled album enters the Billboard LP chart. It contains this #1 hit.

• In 1973, actress Neve Campbell is born in Guelph, Canada. She is best known for her role in this movie franchise.

Opinion
• A writer for Slate says if yesterday was any indication, we’re in for a long autumn of ranting from President Donald Trump.

• The LIC Journal writes the decades-long fight to open the Hunters Point Library is a testament to community advocacy, and Fausta Ippolito in particular.

In the Blogs
• A 15-year-old boy had his bike stolen at knifepoint at a Maspeth intersection by two thugs.

• Musica Reginae will host a free concert/workshop for kids in Kew Gardens this weekend exploring the folk music of Mexico.

Trending in New York
#AEWDynamite
#AHS1984
Rays
Jacob Wohl
Tyga

Scoreboard
• The Rays topped the A’s, 5-1. Tampa Bay now move on to face the Houston Astros in the ALDS.

• In the NLDS round of the MLB playoffs, the Cardinals and Braves meet at 5:02 p.m., while the Nationals take on the Dodgers at 8:37 p.m.

• The Rangers kick off the NHL season at home against the Winnipeg Jets. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

• On Thursday Night Football, a couple of 3-1 teams in the Seahawks and Rams meet at 8:20 p.m. The Rams are favored by 1.5 points.

• WFAN host and Queens Ledger columnist John Jastremski writes the Yankees won’t get a pass this year if they (again) miss the World Series.

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The Art of the Brick  Running till Jan 26th, 2020  More than 100 art pieces were created for this exhibition made of more than a million LEGO bricks.  Tickets  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• Is there a right time to try and sell your home? A realtor from Forest Hills says the right time is the time that’s right for you. (But it’s really winter.)

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 5th 2-4pm. 63-57 Dry Harbor Road, Middle Village – One family across from Juniper Park.  4 BRs, 2.5 bath, fireplace. Close to all. $1.158M. Eliot Hill Realty. 718-672-4444

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Oct 5th 12-3pm. 71-38 Cooper Avenue,Glendale – Renovated one family home has 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, kitchen w/ SS appliances. Move in ready. $780,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 850-square-foot co-op at 147-40 72nd Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills for $380,000.

Style & Fashion
• This CBD-infused foot cream that is loved by celebrities isn’t a miracle, but it does ease some of the pain of traipsing around in impractical shoes.

• Here’s Phil Oh’s best street-style photos from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2019.

Events
Fresh Meadows – 9 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Cunningham Park, Union Turnpike & 193rd St.

Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga. Cunningham Park , Union Turnpike. & 193rd St.

Jamaica - 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga. Roy Wilkins Park, Baisley Blvd. & 177th St.

Jamaica – 11:30 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Roy Wilkins Park, Baisley Blvd. & 177th St.

• Maspeth – Noon – Masepth Kiwanis Club Meeting. O’Neill’s Restaurant, 64-21 53rd Dr.

• Fresh Meadows – 1:50 p.m. – Vincentian Chair of Social Justice Lecture Series. St. John’s, Little Theatre, 80-00 Utopia Parkway

Rockaway Beach – 5:30 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Peninsula Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Sunnyside – 6:30 p.m.- Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting. Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St.

Jamaica – 6 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce Building Awards Gala. TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Jamaica – 6:30 p.m. – Former TWA flight attendants attend Silver Wings cocktail event. TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Rego Park – 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Pint & Sip: Flowers in Vase. La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

Corona – 7:45p.m. – Community Board 10 Monthly Meeting. Old Mill Yacht Club, 163-15 Cross Bay Blvd.

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October 3rd, 2019 at 9:04 am

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Morning Buzz: Worse feared for two missing teens at Rockaway Beach, NYC Ferry primarily used by upper-middle class

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Wednesday, October 2

Weather
• Showers later today with a high of 91 degrees.

Top Stories
• According to his aides, Trump suggested shooting migrants in the legs in order to slow them down after they crossed the border.

• A new study shows that NYC Ferry is primarily being used by white, upper-middle class residents.

• Georgia’s controversial ban on abortions was blocked from going into effect in January.

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The Big Quiz Thing: DC vs. Marvel  Wed Oct 2nd  7:30-9:30pm  A rare open-to-the-public game show spectacular in honor of New York Comic Con.  $10  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Queens News
• There are fears that two missing teens have possibly drowned at Rockaway Beach while rescuers managed to pluck a third teen from the water.

• A man shot his accomplice in the head when the two attempted to rob a man of his chain in Jamaica.

• The hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a homeless man in Rosedale has been arrested.

Politics
• Councilman Donovan Richards will likely make official his run for Queens borough president this afternoon.

• Ex-Congressman Chris Collins pleaded guilty to two charges in an insider-trading case.

Entertainment
• After a disappointing premiere week for most, new fall TV shows held steady in its second week.

• A “Schitt’s Creek” pop-up is coming to New York City this holiday season.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 Rod Stewart enjoyed a two sided, US number one record with this side A song and this side B song.

• In 1970 TV show host Kelly Ripa is born in Stratford, NJ.  For 12 years she played Hayley Vaughn on this soap opera.

Opinion
• The Daily News argued that the cost of health insurance around the countryhas left families reeling.

• The Los Angeles Times declared that communist China is a rising but irresponsible global superpower.

In the Blogs
• The Yoga Studio’s space in Astoria has a secret history filled with neighborhood tales.

• A teen was forcibly touched by a bicyclist last week in Corona.

Trending in New York
• Hader
• Brewers
• Bryce Harper
• #WNBAFinals
• #Empire

Scoreboard
• The MLB postseason kicked off last night with the Washington Nationals beating the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-3, in the National League Wild Card Game.

• The American League Wild Card Game, between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics, will start at 8:09 p.m.

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EEEEEATSCON NY 2019  Sat Oct 5th & Sun Oct 6th  12pm   A two day food experience built to feel like a music festival, but with restaurants as the headliners.   Tickets   Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills
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Real Estate
• Construction on Queens Plaza Park is nearing the halfway mark and the final structure will eventually stand 755 feet tall.

• For Sale – 76-22 57th Road, Middle Village – One family on large 30×100 lot, beautiful backyard w/ deck.  2 BRs, 1 bath.  $788,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• For Sale – 52-36 62nd Street, Maspeth – Detached one family has hardwood floors, modern kitchen, 3 BRs, fully finished basement, pvt yard w/ detached garage.  $899,000. Eliot HillRealty. 718-672-4444

• Sold – Jamaica – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom,1,530-square-foot condo at 151-39 Sapphire St. for $449,000. Zillow

Business News
• Gap’s Hill City, a men’s active wear brand, is the latest online brand to move into physical retail.

• Drone deliveries for institutions, such as universities and hospitals, could soon become a reality.

Events
Little Neck – 8:50 a.m. – Senator John Liu will greet kids and parents at school drop-off time at Commonpoint Queens before joining a Pre-K class to read students a book. Sam Field Center, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Astoria - 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21st St & Hoyt Ave So.

Corona – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis.  Tennis Courts, Meridian Road, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Flushing - 12 p.m. – Councilman Donovan Richards, joined by family and former Borough President Claire Shulman, will make an announcement about the future of Queens. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Unisphere, near Queens Museum

Astoria – 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – The Big Quiz Thing: DC vs. Marvel.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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October 2nd, 2019 at 10:01 am

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Morning Buzz: College Point shelter now for women, Woodside deaths mysterious.

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Tuesday, Oct 1

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 78 degrees.

Top Stories
• House Democrats have subpoenaed President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani for documents related to Ukrainian interactions.

• A second person is under arrest after nearly $300,000 went missing from JFK airport last week.

• Police are searching for a driver that injured an NYPD officer in Staten Island  after fleeing during a traffic stop with the officer’s hand caught in the window.

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State Senator Joe Addabbo Fall Job Fair  Tue Oct 1st 10am-2pm  Free parking across from Casino entrance. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
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Queens News
• The NYPD is investigating the deaths of two men who were found in a Woodside park early Monday morning, with overdoses being suspected.

• The College Point homeless shelter will open this week as a women’s-only facility.

• Following Mayor de Blasio’s promise to create 100,000 “good paying jobs,” Councilman Paul Vallone is calling on the city to show its progress.

Politics
• Republican senator Jeff Flake told the GOP that President Trump ‘does not deserve reelection’ and encourages fellow senators to reject him.

• President Trump pushes the idea that successful impeachment would cause a Civil War-like fracture in the US.

Entertainment
• Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are wedding bound, heading to South Carolina for a full wedding after a year of being legally married.

• ‘Clueless’ star Stacey Dash has been arrested for domestic violence after attacking her new husband, claiming self-defense.

Buzzing Back

• In 2017 the Las Vegas shooting occurred, killing 58 people and injuring more than 800.

• In 1935 actress Julie Andrews is born in Surrey, England.  She gained fame for her musical roles in this movie as well as this movie.

Opinion
From the left: a former ICE chief melts down.

From the right: how Mexicans see the US and Trump.

In the Blogs
• At just 24 years old, Anthony Sciarratta is an old soul, writing a 1970s love story despite his young age.

Meet Margot Karp, the 99-year-old Holocaust survivor.

Trending in New York
• #911onFOX
• Allen
• #PowerTV
• #90DayFiance
• Cowboys

Scoreboard
• The New York sport scene was quiet, but in Pittsburg, Monday Night Football was underway with the Steelers getting their first win of the season as they played the Cincinnati Bengals. Final score, 27-3.

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Monstrous Birth: Tales from the Haunted Womb Fundraiser  Tues Oct 1st 7:30-9pm  A horror reading event to benefit Planned Parenthood.  Tickets  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• A duo shared their story with Curbed, where they designed a home around the East River – along with 200 plants.

• For Sale - 53-99 66th Street, Maspeth – Detached 1 family home offers s spacious fenced in front and back yard, easy parking for multiple cars, 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, finished basement, large attic for storage.  $849,000. The Pastorini Team. 917-797-7567

• For Rent – South Ozone Park - Apt for rent features 3 BRs, 2 full bath, LR, DR, EIK, fully finished basement, hardwood flooring throughout, pvt driveway.  $3,100/month. Carollo Rentals. 718-747-7747 

• Sold – Glendale – Spacious 20 foot wide, one family house on a tree lined street featuring three bedrooms, a large living room and spacious formal dining room for entertaining at 78-18 75th Street for $655,000. Crifasi Realty.

Technology
• Leak reveals Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7, 15-inch Surface Laptop, and ARM-powered Surface.

• Worldwide boss of PlayStation’s Game Studios, Shawm Layden, departs Sony.

Events
Fresh Meadows – 9 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis.  Cunningham Park Tennis Courts, Union Tpk & 193rd St.

Fresh Meadows - 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga.  Cunningham Park Tennis Courts, Union Tpk & 193rd St.

Jamaica – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Yoga.  Roy Wilkins Park, Basiley Blvd & 177th St.

Jamaica – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Fall Job Fair.  Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

Jamaica - 11:30 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis.  Roy Wilkins Park, Basiley Blvd & 177th St.

Astoria – 7:30 to 9 p.m. – Monstrous Births: Tales from the Haunted Womb Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

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October 1st, 2019 at 9:09 am

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Morning Buzz: Two fatal stabbings in Queens, Motorcyclist killed after Jackson Heights crash

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Monday, September 30
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Rosh Hashanah. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 69 degrees.

Top Stories
• NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen was shot dead by his own gun while attempting an arrest in the Bronx.

• Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 has filed for bankruptcy and will close 178 stores in the United States.

• Hundreds participated in the annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Walk and Run in honor of a fallen 9/11 hero.

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Movies on the Green: Incredibles 2 Mon Sept 30th Sunset The Shops @ Atlas, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Glendale.
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Queens News
• Police found a man fatally stabbed in the basement of his Queens Village home and are now questioning his roommate.

• A 22-year-old man was stabbed to death in his chin, back and arm in Corona.

• A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into an SUV in Jackson Heights.

Politics
• Joe Biden’s campaign is urging TV networks to stop booking Rudy Giuliani.

• Chuck Schumer wants to Trump to pass gun legislation despite ongoing impeachment talks.

Entertainment
• Sony and Marvel have worked out a solution to allow Spider-Man to stay in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Weekend Box Office
Abominable: $20 million
Downton Abbey: $14 million
Hustlers: $11 million
It: Chapter Two: $10.4 million
Ad Astra: $10.1 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1987, John Lennon receives a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where fans still gather on the anniversary of his death.

• In 2003, actress Bella Ramsey is born in England. She made her professional debut playing Lyanna on the HBO fantasy series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the Trump administration is slashing the refugee cap to unconscionably low levels.

• The Post says 2020 Democrats, even Joe Biden, are racing to the far left

In the Blogs
• Central Astoria’s annual “Batty Over Halloween” event is set for October 20.

Orangetheory Fitness is coming to the Tangram development in Flushing.

Trending in New York
Cowboys
#JesusIsKing
#SuccessionHBO
Civil War
#90DayFiance

Scoreboard
• The Mets (86-76) finished their season with a 7-6 walk-off win over the Atlanta Braves. Pete Alonso notched the rookie record with 53 home runs in a season.

• The Yankees (103-59) complete their regular season with a loss against the Texas Rangers, 6-1.

• The Giants (2-2) clobbered the rival Washington Redskins, 24-3.

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Zumbini with Miss Gina The Zumbini – a 12-week program for kids ages 0-4 & caregiver combines music, dance and more for 45 minutes of non-stop learning, bonding & fun! Contact Gina for more information hereA Place to Dance, 69-61 Grand Ave., Maspeth.
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Real Estate
• Tishman Speyer has locked in $1 billion in financing for the massive Jackson Park in Long Island City.

• For Sale – 112-20 72nd Drive, #D14, Forest Hills – Spacious Junior 4/ 2BR co-op features EIK, windowed kitchen & bath, lots of closet space, F/T doorman, pet friendly, close to all transportation $369,000. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Whitestone – Newly renovated 1 BR apt for rent offers EIK, LR/DR, small office, 1 full bath. Close to transportation. #1358476. $2,000/mo. Carollo Rentals 718-747-7747

• Sold – Far Rockaway – A six-bedroom, 4.5 bathroom, 2,464-square-foot house at 1463 Gateway Boulevard for $575,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday night, police responded to a report of an assault at 438 Beach 40th Street in Edgemere. Cops found 18-year-old James Scott with a gunshot wound to the chest and legs. A 25-year-old was shot in the head. Scott was taken to St. John’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The 25-year-old victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Events
Astoria – 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21st St. & Hoyt Ave So.

Corona - 10 a.m. – CityParks Senior Tennis. Tennis Courts, Meridian Road, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Glendale – Sunset – Movies on the Green: Incredibles 2. The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

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September 30th, 2019 at 9:09 am

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Morning Buzz: Student busted bringing loaded gun to school, Port Authority approves toll hikes

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Friday, September 27

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 76. Partly cloudy on Saturday and a high of 80. Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high of 80 degrees.

Top Stories
• The whistleblower, identified as a CIA officer, alleged in a complaint that the White House tried to “lock down” Ukraine call records.

• The Port Authority approved fare and toll hikes on bridges, tunnels and trainsto fund infrastructure improvements.

• The city comptroller’s audit found that 12,000 kids tested positive for lead poisoning across 10,000 buildings.

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Kew Gardens Autumn Craft & Flea Market Sat Sept 28th 9am-5pm Fab vendors selling some unique and one-of-a-kind items! Heavenly Angles Animal Rescue adoptions from 12-4pm. Ray & Fay w/ basic pet services. All vendor fees benefit Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Dept. LIRR North Parking Lot, 82-60 Austin St., Kew Gardens.
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Queens News
• A 16-year-old was busted trying to bring a loaded gun into John Adams High School in South Ozone Park.

• Success Academy rallied in St. Albans to demand space for a new middle school.

• A JFK Airport worker was arrested after allegedly walking off with nearly $300,000 in cash.

Politics
• Trump called the whistleblower “maybe a spy” and accused their sources of treason.

• Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending the voter registration deadline for the 2020 primaries.

Entertainment
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will headline the Super Bowl 2020 halftime show.

• Fresh off winning an Emmy for her role in “Killing Eve,” Jodie Comer is in talksto join the cast of “The Last Duel.”

Buzzing Back

• In 2018, Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin passed away on the way to the hospital in Tampa, Florida, at the age of 76.

• In 1972, actress Gwyneth Paltrow is born in Los Angeles. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in this 1998 film.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Donald Trump’s impeachment just got serious and more likely.

• The Post says Cuomo’s war on pipelines has truly perverse effects.

In the Blogs
• A Long Island City charter school received $10,000 in funding to boost its special education program.

• A longtime Glendale resident was honored on his 85th birthday.

Trending in New York
#HTGAWM
Packers
#SVU21
#CancelNYT
Barnett

Scoreboard
• The Mets (83-76) fell to the Miami Marlins, 4-2.

• The Rangers topped the Philadelphia Flyers in a shootout, 2-1.

• The Philadelphia Eagles (2-2) beat the Green Bay Packers (3-1) in a close one, 34-27.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets host the Atlanta Braves for the last series of the season at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (102-57) head to Texas for a final series with the Rangers. First pitch is at 8:05 p.m.
Saturday
• The Mets take on the Braves at Citi Field at 7:15 p.m.
• The Bronx Bombers take on the Rangers in Texas at 8:05 p.m.
• The Islanders host the Rangers for a preseason game at 7 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets cap off their season at home against the Atlanta Braves. First pitch is at 3:10 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their regular season on the road in Texas at 3:05 p.m.
• The Giants (1-2) hope to continue the magic at home against the Washington Redskins at 1 p.m.
• The Jets (0-3) get an early season bye.

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The Amazing Maize Maze Sats & Suns Now to Oct 26th 11am-4:30pm Enjoy getting lost in NYC’s only corn maze – designed like the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows! Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Glen Oaks.
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Real Estate
• A new report by the city comptroller found that retail vacancies have doubled in NYC since 2007.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 28th 2-4pm  Parc Plaza Bldg, 39-60 54th Street, #6D, Woodside – Freshly painted apt is MOVE IN READY!  Hardwood floors, great building!  Call broker for details 347-739-7438

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 29th 1-3pm 103-12 92nd Street, Ozone Park – Three family brick on corner lot – 12 rooms, 8 BRs, 5 bath total. Pvt 1 car garage & onsite parking for 2 additional cars, backyard w/ storage shed.  $1.239M. Capri Jet Realty. 718-388-2188

• Sold – Rockaway Park – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 845-square-foot condo at 172 Beach 101st Street for $500,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• It’s no surprise that Flushing dominates this Gothamnist list of best dumpling spots in NYC.

• If you’re looking for amazing tapas, look no further than Café Salamanca in Jackson Heights.

Restaurant ABC’s – Dutch Kills
Grade A – Mamabites, 42-09 28th St. – Food not protected from potential contamination.
Grade B – Sapps, 27-26 Jackson Ave. – Cold food held above 41 degrees, Filth flies, Wiping cloths soiled.
Grade C – Tropical II Restaurant, 36-10 Greenpoint Ave. – Food not cooled by approved method, Food worker does not use proper utensils, Cross-contamination, Evidence of mice, Filth flies, Hand-washing facility not near food prep area, Food not protected from potential contamination, Wiping cloths soiled.

Events
Rockaway Beach - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Free Mammogram Screening. 88-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Fresh Meadows – 10 a.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, DOE present Operation Recognition diploma to WWII Air Force veteran. Francis Lewis High School, 58-20 Utopia Pwky.

Flushing – 11 a.m. – Councilman Peter Koo, community groups announce free fall festival in Flushing. Koo’s District Office, 135-27 38th Ave. Suite 388.

Flushing – 3 to 5 p.m. – Wake for Reverend Phi Phu (Antonius) Ho. Central Funeral Home, 162-14 Sanford Ave.

Ridgewood – 7 to 10 p.m.- Local Tribute Artist Lamar Peters. 1st Ave Plaza, Myrtle Ave btwn Forest Ave & Stephen St.

Saturday
Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Kew Gardens Autumn Craft Fair & Flea Market.  LIRR North Pkg Lot, 82-60 Austin St.
Corona – 10 a.m. – Queens Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens Village - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Community Board 13 Health Community Day. Queens Village Veterans Plaza, Jamaica Ave. and Springfield Blvd.
Glen Oaks – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – The Amazing Maize Maze. Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Sunnyside – Noon to 6 p.m. – Sunnyside Pop Up Bazaar.  Lowery Plaza, 40th Street under the 7 train.
Ridgewood – 1 to 4 p.m. – 104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol BBQ Fundraiser.  RSVP 718-497-1500. 20-29 Himrod Street
Maspeth – 1 to 4 p.m. – Fall Shred & Recycle Event. Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.
Corona – 1:30 to 3 p.m. OR 3:30 to 5 p.m. – Make It: Back to School Journals.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Corona – 2 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival.  Corona Plaza, 103rd St under the 7 train
Flushing – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Oktoberfest Flushing Style: Sauerkraut & Kimchi.  Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.

Sunday
Woodhaven – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Fall Recycling Event.  Forest Park Bandshell Pkg Lot
Bayside - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Living History at Fort Totten.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.
Glen Oaks – 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – The Amazing Maize Maze.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
Elmont - 11:30 a.m. – Kiwanis Club of Ridgewood’s “A Fun Day at Belmont Park Race Track”.  Belmont Park Picnic area, 2150 Hempstead Tpk.
Astoria – Noon to 5 p.m. – Ladies Clothing Swap.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.
Sunnyside – Noon to 6 p.m. – Sunnyside Pop Up Bazaar.  Lowery Plaza, 40th Street under the 7 train.
Corona – 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. OR  3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Make It: Back to School Journal. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.
Flushing - 2 p.m. – Wearable Art: Make Your Own Lucky Pouch.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Ridgewood – 3 p.m. – Special event focusing on raising funds for Climate Control.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

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September 27th, 2019 at 8:53 am

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Morning Buzz: Board DM pleads for ‘civility’ at upcoming shelter hearing, Mayor reverses course on SHSAT

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Thursday, Sept 26

Weather
• Partly sunny with a high of 81.

Top Stories
• The MTA board and Mayor Bill de Blasio gave their support to a $51.5 billion capital plan. Final approval is now up to a four-member panel.

• President Donald Trump asked Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold off on impeachment hearings, and was stunned when she started a formal inquiry.

• Illnesses related to vaping have now topped 1,000 as the health epidemicworsens.

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Queensboro Dance Festival Thurs Sept 26th 7pm Athens Square Latin Night. 30th St & 30th Ave, Astoria
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Queens News
• A Kew Gardens man whose neighbors reported him to the cops for hanging a mannequin outside his house is now suing them for $50 million.

• The FBI is now investigating the theft of $300,000 in cash from an armored car at JFK Airport.

• The district manager of Community Board 5 is pleading with residents to act in a civil manner at an upcoming hearing on a homeless shelter in Glendale.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo and longtime girlfriend Sandra Lee have announcedthey are breaking up.

• Mayor Bill de Blasio has reversed course, and now says he is open to keeping the admissions test for the city’s elite high schools.

Entertainment
• Matt Lauer’s sexual harassment accusers plan to tell their stories in a new book by Ronan Farrow.

• Marvel president Kevin Feige has been tapped to develop a new Star Warsfilm.

Buzzing Back

•  In 2003, ssinger Robert Palmer, who in 1979 reached #14 on the US charts with this song, died of a heart attack at the age of 54.

• In 1981, tennis player Serena Williams is born in Saginaw, Michigan. In 2017, she married entrepreneur and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the real reason there are so many vacant storefronts in NYC isn’t rising rents, but exorbitant property taxes.

• A writer for Slate says Attorney General William Barr has hit a new low in the Ukrainian whistleblower case.

In the Blogs
• Elected officials will take part in a town hall this Sunday hosted by the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce.

• A new art exhibit in Forest Hills draws inspiration from the Koi pond that greets visitors to Jade Eatery & Lounge.

Trending in New York
#AHS1984
#BigBrother
#TheMaskedSinger
#PresidentPelosi
#ThursdayThoughts

Scoreboard
• The Mets topped the Marlins, 10-3. The Mets (83-75) play one last game with the Marlins for the year at 7:10 p.m. in Flushing.

• The Yankees fell to the Rays, 4-0. New York (102-57) is off tonight before starting the last series of the season against the Rangers in Texas.

• Philadelphia (1-2) and Green Bay (3-0) meet on Thursday Night Football. The Packers are favored by 4.5 points.

• WFAN host and Queens Ledger columnist John Jastremski writes that Daniel Jones silenced his critics, which included himself, and gave Giants fans hope.

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Wearable Art: Make Your Own Lucky Pouch  Sun Sept 29th 2pm  Make your own Bokjumeoni – a traditional Korean pouch that is believed to contain good luck. Tickets  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
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Real Estate
• Ikea will open a new store at Rego Center next summer.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 29th 12-3pm. 53-40 212th Street, Bayside – One family, 3 BRs, kitchen & full bath. Stand up attic, finished basement w/ 1/2 bath, pvt driveway, 1 car garage. $868,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Sept 28th 12-2pm. 53-81 66th Street, Maspeth – Detached two family on double lot, 2 BRs over 2 BRs, 3 baths, full basement. 2 car garage, 4 car driveway, deck. $1.150M. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Two-bedroom, one-bath 774-square-foot condo at 40-53 62nd Street in Woodside for $605,000.

Style & Fashion
• Fall has officially arrived, which means boot season is here. Vogue has got you covered on the latest styles.

• Amid the controversy over his pricey on-the-field timepieces, Odell Beckham, Jr. is now the face of a global campaign for a watch you maybe can afford.

Events
• Elmhurst - 10 a.m. – Opioid Overdose Public Education and Responder Training. Elmhurst Hospital, 79-01 Broadway

• Flushing – 1:10 p.m. – State Senator John Liu to hand out dessert bags to seniors. Korean Community Services, 42-15 166th St.

• Jackson Heights - 2:15 p.m. – City officials to discuss rapid response program for immigrants facing deportation. Make the Road New York, 92-10 Roosevelt Ave.

Kew Gardens Hills – 5:30 to 7 p.m. – State Senator Joe Addabbo Mobile Office Hours. Kew Gardens Library, 72-33 Vleigh Pl.

Jamaica – 6 to 7:30 p.m.- Author Talk & Book Signing: Crystal Wolfe. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.

Astoria – 7 p.m. – Queensboro Dance Festival. Athens Square Latin Night, 30th St. & 30th Ave.

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Morning Buzz: Nancy Pelosi launches formal impeachment inquiry, Cops investigating anti-gay hate attack in Jackson Heights

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Wednesday, Sept 25

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 79 degrees.

Top Stories
• House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an impeachment investigation into Trump. The White House is preparing to release the whistleblower complaint to Congress in addition to a transcript of Trump’s phone call with Ukraine’s president.

• Thirteen children of firefighters who died on 9/11 have now graduated from the FDNY training academy.

• City school kids will have an extra day off for the holidays this year.

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Fall Shred & Recycle Event  Sat Sept 28th  1-4pm  Paper shredding, electronic recycling, pet adoptions, vin-etching, & Kids Pumpkin Patch!  Maspeth Federal, 56-18 69th St, Maspeth
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Queens News
• Cops are investigating an anti-gay hate attack after two men were beaten unconscious in a Jackson Heights restaurant.

• Three MS-13 members plead not guilty to charges that they knifed a 16-year-old and dumped his body in Alley Pond Park in 2017.

• Corona, Lefrak City and Elmhurst seniors are now eligible for free Lyft rides to the doctor’s office.

Politics
• Council Speaker Corey Johnson threw shade at Mayor de Blasio for not “showing up” for New Yorkers.

• The NYPD Special Victims Division is under investigation by Internal Affairs.

Entertainment
• Ready for some fall TV? TheWrap has the entire lineup for shows appearing on NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS and The CW.

Robert Hunter, the poet and lyricist known for his work with the Grateful Dead, has died at the age of 78.

Buzzing Back

• In 1970 The Partridge Family premiers on ABC television.

• In 1951 movie actor Mark Hamill is born in Oakland, CA.  Since 1977, he has played this character in the Star Wars franchise known as the “Skywalker Saga”.

Opinion
• A Daily News columnist argued that Greta Thunberg’s emotion must not be confused with scientific credibility.

• A GQ columnist calls out those who are attacking Thunberg, like Trump and Fox News, and the scientifically-backed arguments in her UN speech.

In the Blogs
• Bar Dalia is taking over the space once occupied by The Freckled Moose in Astoria.

• Ikea is coming to Rego Center next year.

Trending in New York
#ThisIsUs
#NewAmsterdam
#RHOC
Chuck Todd
#Impeach

Scoreboard
• The Mets (82-75) defeated the Miami Marlins, 5-4. They play again at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (102-56) fell to the Tampa Bay Rays, 2-1. They face off again at 7:10 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-3) beat the Islanders (4-2), 3-1.

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Living History at Fort Totten  Sun Sept 29th 10am-4pm  We proudly welcome the 67th New York Infantry for a day of Civil War Living History.  Register here.  Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Avenue,  Bayside
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Real Estate
• Film studios in Queens are benefiting from the “Netflix effect.”

• For Sale – 88-68 62nd Drive, Rego Park – One family brick Tudor offers 3 BRs, 1 bath, decorative fireplace in LR, kitchen w/ breakfast nook, pvt backyard w/ patio, detached 2 car garage. $935,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• For Sale – 60-72 70th Street, Maspeth – One family brick Townhouse has 2 BRs, 2 bath, large LR, DR, modern kitchen, finished basement, yard w/ patio, garage.  $699,000. Eliot Hill Realty. 646-287-0722

• Sold – South Ozone Park – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,368-square-foot home at 115-03 Sutter Ave. for $575,000. Zillow

Business News
• Adam Neumann has stepped down as WeWork’s CEO and blamed public scrutiny as a distraction in running the firm.

• The Bitcoin market fell sharply as Litecoin suddenly crashed.

Events
Corona – 6 to 9 p.m. – Evening Under the Stars Fundraiser.  Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

•  Flushing – 7:30 p.m – Senator John Liu and Greater Whitestone Taxpayers Civic Association to host public forum on issues related to marijuana legalization. American Legion Post 131, 10-20 Clintonville St.

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September 25th, 2019 at 9:01 am

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Morning Buzz: LIC library finally opens, Updates on Queens BIDs.

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Tuesday, Sept 24

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 77.

Top Stories
• A two-year-old boy is dead after falling six floors from a window in East New York, Brooklyn.

• Newark authorities said that the water filters designed to remove lead from homes are working with a 97% effectiveness rate.

• This interactive map can allow you to find the measles vaccination rate at your school.
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“Evening Under the Sphere”  Wed Sept 25th 6-9pm  Join us for our third annual fundraising cocktail party to support the Alliance for Corona Park.  Tickets  Unisphere at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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Queens News
• A Middle Village organization launched a Department of Transportation lawsuit over Fresh Pond Road bus lane.

• Decades later, Queens Business Improvement Districts are still shaping their neighborhoods.

• Assistant District Attorney Carmencita Gutierrez was named recipient of the Queens District Attorney’s 2019 Hispanic Heritage Award.

Politics
• Moderate Democrats eye impeachment as Ukraine furor builds, with pressure being increased on Nancy Pelosi.

• This piece by The Week argues what “cancel culture” and its critics gets wrong.

Entertainment
• Here’s how Kit Harrington coped with ‘Game of Thrones’ controversial final season: not watching it.

Disney nearly bought Twitter but backed off because “the nastiness is extraordinary.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1977 this song by Fleetwood Mac peaks at #3 on the US singles chart.  In 1992 Bill Clinton used this song for his Presidential campaign.

• In 1936 puppeteer Jim Henson is born in Grenville, MS.  He was posthumously inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame as himself and as this character.

Opinion
• From the left: Trump’s outsourcing of the asylum process sets an un-American example to the world.

• From the right: Betsy DeVos busts colleges misusing federal dollars for anti-Semitic social justice curriculum.

In the Blogs
• The Queens Chamber of Commerce is going on the road with a pop-up program to reach as many neighborhoods as possible.

• The New York City Guitar School opened a new location in Astoria.

Trending in New York
• Daniel Jones
• #Emmys
• Danny Dimes
• #PowerTV
• #BiVisibilityDay

Scoreboard
• The Mets (81-75) lost to the Marlins, 8-4. New York hosts Miami for three more games. Tonight’s starts at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees (102-55) begin a two-game series against the Rays in Tampa Bay. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.
•  The Islanders (4-1) defeated the Detroit Red Wings in a preseason matchup, 3-2. Long Island will verse the New York Rangers at the Garden tonight at 7 p.m.
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Backyard Wilderness 3D  Now till Sept 30th Noon & 2pm  Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses – in our own backyards.  Tickets  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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Real Estate
• A utility-management company is taking its fight concerning changes to the city water-billing database to court, with the DEP Commissioner replying to Queens electeds.

• For Sale – 162-41 Powers Cove Blvd Unit #2K, Whitestone - 1 BR, 1 bath 1,200 s/f Co-op w/ terrace overlooking the Whitestone Bridge.  Heat, hot water and taxes are included the maintenance fees. Seasonal pool, 24 hr. concierge and security.  Storage & monthly parking spot available.  Coldwell Banker 917-648-3213 

• For Rent – Glendale – 1 BR, 1 bath apt available in private house. Large EIK, renovated bath, office/den space. Small dog or cat OK. $1,675/month  # 1357469. Carollo Rentals  718-747-7747

• Sold – Glendale – Spacious 20 foot wide, 1 family house on a tree lined street featuring 3 bedrooms, a large living room and spacious formal dining room for entertaining. $655,000. Crifasi Realty 718-894-8700

Technology
• Amazon could unveil fitness-tracking earbuds and a larger Echo speaker this week.

• Fortnite is adding skill-based matchmaking and bots: A big change for how competitive the game will feel for newer players.

Events
Kew Gardens – 10 a.m. – Borough President Katz hosts a Senior Appreciation Month musical luncheon.  Helen Marshall Cultural Center, Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• East Elmhurst - 11:30 a.m. – Electeds break ground on a new seating area in park.  One Room Schoolhouse Park, Astoria Blvd & 90th St.

Long Island City - 2:30pm – Officials delivers remarks at the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new library.  Hunters Point Library; 47-40 Center Boulevard

Glendale – 7 p.m. – Free Narcan Training for Opioid Overdoses.  Registration Required – 718-497-1630.  Green Space @ Atlas Mall, 8000 Cooper Avenue

Rochdale – 7 p.m. – Weprin is a guest speaker at the Fred Wilson Democratic Club, 126-02 Locust Manor Lane

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September 24th, 2019 at 8:53 am

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