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Afternoon Buzz: Former Soviet spy attended meeting with Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer, Man killed in Far Rockaway shooting

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Friday, July 14

Top Stories 
• A former Soviet counterintelligence officer was present at the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and the Russian lawyer.

• The teen neighbor of an 11-year-old New Jersey girl was arrested and charged with her murder.

Queens News
• A shooting near a deli in Far Rockaway left one man dead and another injured.

• City officials denied rumors about opening a homeless shelter at the Marriott Hotel near LaGuardia Airport.

• House Democrats are demanding answers after ICE agents attempted to arrest a possible human trafficking victim.


Out in the Streets” Music Fest Sat/Sun July 15th & 16th Rock and roll bands, food, refreshments. Suggested Donation $3. Onderdonk House, 1820 Flushing Avenue, Ridgewood.


Subway Status 
• No M trains between Myrtle Av and Metropolitan Av.

• Due to road work on Myrtle Av and Bleecker St, M train shuttle buses are running with delays in both directions.

• F Manhattan-bound trains skip 75 Av.

Weekend Service Changes

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 17E – I-278 and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 65th Pl and Exit 3 – Astoria Blvd; Hoyt Ave.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between 82nd St and Northern Blvd; NY 25A.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy westbound between Northern Blvd; NY 25A and Exit 6 – 94th St.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 11 – Jewel Ave; Ramp and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp  and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 23 – Main St and Exit 28 – Oceania St / Francis Lewis Blvd – WestBound Only.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between 164th St and Exit 20 – Junction Blvd / Queens Blvd.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St until further notice.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expy Exit and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 39th St band Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

• The Mets host the Rockies at Citi Field. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees head to Fenway Park to play the Red Sox at 7:10 p.m.
• The Amazins’ take on Colorado at 7:10 p.m.
• The Yankees face the Red Sox at 4:05 p.m.
• The Mets finish their three-game set with the Rockies with a 1:10 p.m. matinee.
• The Bombers battle with the Red Sox in a doubleheader, first at 1:05 p.m. and later at 8:08 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Masters of Illusion (CW, 8PM) – Cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers display their skills. Appearing: RJ Cantu; Bill Cook; Tommy Wind; Jarrett & Raja; Jibrizy; Scott Pepper; Chris Randall; and Jeff McBride.

• Dark Matter (SYFY, 9PM) – A familiar face returns as one of the Raza crew learns a game changing bombshell about their past.

• UFO Files: Revisited (HIST, 10PM) – A look at the public’s fascination with aliens begins.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Friends from College Season 1 – A group of friends from Harvard are facing down their forties.

 Hulu: Parks and Recreation Season 4 – Leslie is finally approached with the possibility of mounting a political campaign for public office.

• Amazon Video: Mozart in the Jungle Season 2 – Rodrigo’s tenure as the new maestro is a roaring success, but the conductor is having doubts.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Ridgewood – Renovated apartment features 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, new kitchen with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, heat and hot water included. Asking $2,600/month Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat July 15th  2-4pm  66-56 Pleasantview Street, Middle Village  Large 2 family home.  1st floor & partial 2nd floor duplex has 4 BRs and a 2 BR apt. Full finished basement, 2 car garage, beautifully landscaped w/ in ground sprinkler.  Asking $1.175M  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

Local Eats of the Day

• Sac’s Place of Jackson Heights 
Located at 86-14 37th Ave.

Enjoy a large Mama’s Old Fashioned Pizza made with sliced fresh mozzarella cheese, San Marzano tomatoes, grated Romano cheese, garlic and fresh basil for $17.50.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Rockaway Park – 6 p.m. – Rock! Away! Music Fest! Riis Park Beach, 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
 Astoria – 7 p.m. – Munich (Spielberg Summer Series!) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC – 7 to 9 p.m. – Lost Boys member Mr. Cheeks and DJ Large Professor perform.  Queensbridge Park, 4100 Vernon Blvd.
• Rockaway Beach – 8 p.m. – Movie Night in the Rockaways: Moana. Beach 59th St Boardwalk.

• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Circus Academy Family Fun Day!  Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd.
• Rockaway Park – Noon – Rock! Away! Music Fest!  Riis Park Beach, 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
• Woodhaven – Noon – Woodhaven Town Hall.  Emanuel United Church of Christ, 93-12 91st Ave.
• Ridgewood – 1 p.m. – “Out in the Streets” Music Fest. Onderdonk House. 1820 Flushing Ave.
• LIC – 5 to 7 p.m. – The Legendary Ladies of SKYY & DJ Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue.  Queensbridge Park, 4100 Vernon Blvd.
 Forest Hills – 6 p.m. – My Morning Jacket w/ guest Gary Clark Jr. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
 Jamaica – 6 p.m. – SummerSounds: The Tee Tones (Motown) Roy Wilkins Park, Merrick Blvd & Baisley Blvd.
• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. – Dance the Night Away!  Italian Charities, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Ridgewood – 8:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Beauty & The Beast.  Grover Cleveland Playground, Grandview Ave & Stanhope St.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Electronic Waste Recycling Event.  QBG Parking Lot on Crommelin St.
• Rockaway Park – Noon – Rock! Away! Music Fest!  Riis Park Beach, 167-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
• Ridgewood - 1 p.m. – “Out in the Streets” Music Fest. Onderdonk House. 1820 Flushing Ave.
• Flushing – 2 p.m. – Taking It To the Streets: Photography Tour & Lesson.  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
 Astoria – 2 p.m. – Munich (Spielberg Summer Series!) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Astoria – 6p.m. – Lincoln. (Spielberg Summer Series!) Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Springfield Gardens – 6 p.m. – Katz’ Summer Series: Dr. K Motown Revue.  Springfield Park, Springfield Blvd btwn 146th & 147th Sts.
• Astoria – 8:30 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Rumble Fish. Athens Square park, 30th Avenue & 29th St.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Google Easter Egg: You can access a hidden game by searching “Zerg Rush” on Google. Once the game starts, click with your mouse and shoot all the o’s before they destroy everything!

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July 14th, 2017 at 4:04 pm

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