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Friday, May 10

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms with a high of 68 degrees. Mostly cloudy on Saturday with showers at night. High of 65. Expect showers on Sunday and a high of just 52 degrees.

Top Stories
• The U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods goes into effect today, but China has vowed retaliation.

• Jeff Bezos has unveiled his “Blue Moon,” which he hopes to land by 2024.

• A judge ruled that police officer Daniel Pantaleo must face an administrative trial for his role in the death of Eric Garner.

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Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals Sat May 11th 7-10pm Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals come to Rockaway for an evening of classics, with guest Squid. $65-$75. St. Francis De Sales Catholic Academy, 219 Beach 129th St., Belle Harbor.
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Queens News
• An Auburndale mother who beat her 1-year-old child to death pleaded guilty and faces up to 12 years in prison.

• The MTA expects more reliable service on the 7 train now that it has completed an operation upgrade.

• NYPD detectives demanded DNA swabs from hundreds of black and Latino men while hunting for the killer of Karina Vetrano.

Politics
• Trump will nominate former Boeing exec Patrick Shanahan to be the next Defense Secretary.

• Mayor de Blasio is planning a rally outside Trump Tower to promote NYC’s own Green New Deal.

Entertainment
• She said yes! Hilary Duff and longtime flame Matthew Koma are now engaged.

• Cardi B confessed that she got liposuction after giving birth.

Buzzing Back

• In 1964 Dusty Springfield made her TV debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, singing this song.

• In 1978, actor Kenan Thompson was born in Atlanta. In 2003, he became part of this TV family.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the MTA needs to produce labor savings now.

• The Times says Mayor de Blasio needs to keep his promise on building senior housing.

In the Blogs
• A Flushing nurse was honored by the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault for her work with victims.

• Taiwanese singer Yu Ya is hosting a meet-and-greet and performance at Resorts World Casino this weekend.

Trending in New York
Game 7
James Comey
Soobin
#TXTinNYC
#DearMeTenYearsAgo

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (22-15) topped the Seattle Mariners, 3-1.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Mets (17-20) host the Miami Marlins at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to Tampa to begin a three-game series with the Rays at 7:10 p.m/
Saturday
• The Mets welcome the Marlins to Citi Field for a 7:10 p.m. matchup.
• The Bronx Bombers are in Tampa to face the Rays. First pitch is at 6:10 p.m.
Sunday
• The Mets conclude their home stand against the Miami Marlins. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m.
• The Yankees finish their three-game set with the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:10 p.m.

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Family Fun Day: Princess Sing-A-Long Sat May 11th 11am-2pm Please come dressed in your royal best! Free entertainment, prize wheel, bounce house, face painter and more! Don’t forget your camera! Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd., Rego Park.
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Real Estate
• Take a sneak peek inside the revamped TWA Terminal at JFK Airport.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun May 12th  2-4pm  60-70 Woodhaven Blvd, Unit #6B, Middle Village - 3 BR, 2 bath condo has renovated kitchen. Washer/dryer in unit, pet friendly. $765,000 Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sat May 11th 3:45-5pm. 77-18 82nd Street, Glendale – Semi detached one family home offers 5BRs, 3 full bath, large LR, finished basement, central air, parking for 3 car including garage.  $999,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-894-700

• Sold – South Jamaica – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 896-square-foot house at 144-14 120th Avenue for $500,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• The Mothership Meat Company, LIC’s new outdoor BBQ spot, already serves on-the-money brisket.

• Raan Kway Teow in Elmhurst serves up popular thin rice noodles and shrimp rolls.

Restaurant ABC’s – Kew Gardens Hills
Grade A – Carlos & Gabby’s, 69-44 Main St. – Food contact surface not properly washed.
Grade B – Simcha Palace, 73-27 Main St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, cold food held above 41 degrees.
Grade C – Bagel Boss of Queens, 69-48 Main St. – Hot food not held above 140 degrees, Cross-contamination, Filth flies, Personal cleanliness inadequate.

Events
Bayside – 10 a.m. – Go Baby Go workshop teaches children how to hack toy cars so kids can move. St. Mary’s Hospital for Children, 29-01 216th St.

Fresh Meadows – 10:30 a.m. – NYC Parks, Borough President Melinda Katz, Councilman Barry Grodenchik celebrate improvements to picnic area and performance space. Cunningham Park, 193rd St. and Aberdeen Rd.

Floral Park – 11 a.m. Brunch – Solid Gold 50’s & 60’s featuring Bobby Hardin & Friends. Towers on the Green (North Shore Towers), 272-48 Grand Central Pkwy.

Jamaica – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce – Expanding to a Global Market. The Harvest Room, 90-40 160th St.

LIC – 1:15 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks before Friday prayer. Al-Amin Jame Masjid and Islamic Center, 35-19 36th Ave.

Rochdale Village – 2 p.m. – Katz co-sponsors “An Aretha Tribute – Mother’s Day Concert” with Councilwoman Adrienne Adams. 169-65 137th Ave.

Astoria – 2:45 p.m. – Councilman Costa Constantinides, State Senator Jessica Ramos rally to save Astoria Key Food. 22-15 31st St.

Astoria – 7 to 9 p.m. – BESA: The Promise. Zukor Theater @ Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36th St.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Ben Pernick EP Release Party. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Jamaica – 8 p.m. – An Evening with Legendary Motown Singer Martha Reeves. Black Spectrum Theatre, 117th Street & Baisley Blvd.

Saturday
Elmhurst - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
Woodside – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Woodside “Queens” Festival.  Woodside Ave from 63rd St to Roosevelt Ave
Rego Park - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day: Princess Sing-A-Long.  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd
Flushing - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Al Oerter Springfest 2019.  Al Oerter Rec Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue
Glen Oaks – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Sheep Shearing Festival.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy.
LIC – Noon to 5 p.m. – 6th Annual LIC Springs!  Vernon Blvd btwn 50th & 46th Avenues
Ridgewood – Noon to 6 p.m. – A,C,E, Flea Market.  PS 290, 55-20 Metropolitan Avenue
Woodhaven – 1 to 3 p.m. – Arts, Culture & Fun: Hike & Paint.  Forest Park Visitors Center, Woodhaven Blvd & Forest Park Drive
Flushing – 2:15 p.m. – Beauty & The Beast.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
Forest Hills – 4 p.m. – Cultural Exchange – A Community Concert for Kids.  The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave
Flushing – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Arts, Culture & Fun: Mandala Workshop. Al Oerter Rec Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue
Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Istanbul to Kathmandu.  The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave
Belle Harbor – 7 to 10 p.m. – Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals.  St. Francis De Sales Catholic Academy, 219 B219th Street
Jamaica - 9 to 11 p.m. – Taiwanese Singer Yu Ya performs.  Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd
Sunday
Astoria – 2 p.m. – Murderous Mothers: A Dark Celebration of Mother’s Day.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue
Astoria – 5 p.m. – Sauced Cinemas: Mars Attacks.  The Astorian, 28-50 31st Street.

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May 10th, 2019 at 9:17 am

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