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Afternoon Buzz: Woman bites and robs cab driver, Underground fire in Corona leads to power outages

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Friday, August 17

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• The judge in the Manafort fraud trial said he received threats and refused to release the names of jurors due to safety concerns.

• Two men were rescued off the Jersey coast after their fishing boat was flipped over by a whale.

• The grieving mother of a Bronx teen who was fatally stabbed said scammers are trying to use her son’s name for personal gain.

IN QUEENS
• An undocumented cab driver, who was detained by ICE after trying to protect his family’s dog, was issued a reprieve from a federal judge.

• A woman was caught on video biting and robbing a taxi driver.

• An underground fire in Corona led to power outages for dozens of residents.

SUBWAY STATUS
• 2,5 Trains run at a reduced speed in the area of 149 St-Grand Concourse.

• No A trains running to Far Rockaway-Mott Av.

• No S Rockaway Park Shuttle service at Broad Channel.

• N Trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 St and 45 St in both directions.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 24 Min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 26 Min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 19 Min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi field on Northern Blvd.

• 27 Min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
Friday
• The Yankees begin a three-game series with the Blue Jays at home beginning at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets continue their five-game series in Philadelphia at 6:05 p.m.
• The Giants take on the Lions in a pre-season matchup at 7 p.m.

Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers host the Blue Jays at 1:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ face the Phillies 4:05 p.m.

Sunday
• The Yankees finish their series with the Blue Jays with a 1:05 p.m. matinee.
• The Mets complete their road trip at 8:08 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Janet Jackson released her new music video “Made For Now,” which features Daddy Yankee.

• Rapper 2 Chainz is set to marry Kesha Ward this weekend.

• Scarlett Johansson surpassed Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston as the highest paid actress in Hollywood.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Cooper’s Treasure (DSC, 9PM) – The team finds ornate artifacts that indicate the location of a 16th century captain’s quarters.

• Wynonna Earp (SYFY) – A demon causes havoc in town as Wynonna, Waverly, and Jolene must decide who they can trust.

• The Great British Baking Show (PBS, 9PM) – Three finalists attempt pastry perfection with a Signature pithivier.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Disenchantment Season 1 – The medieval misadventures of a hard-drinking princess, her feisty elf, and her personal demon.

• HULU: Stan Against Evil Season 2 – A disgraced small-town sheriff teams up with his replacement to battle demons in New Hampshire.

• AMAZON PRIME: All or Nothing: Manchester City Season 1 – In this ground-breaking docu-series, follow Manchester City behind the scenes throughout their Premier League winning, record-breaking ’17-18 season.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google clarified how it tracks users even if they have their location history turned off.

• Check out the latest rumors for the three new iPhones that Apple plans to release in 2018.

• Are you thinking about investing in new speakers for your home? Check out this guide.

#TRENDINGNY
• #ArethaFranklin

• #NationalNonprofitDay

• #ParentingIn5WordsOrLess

• #BlackCatAppreciationDay

• #Milasafterparty

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Glendale – Four Family Townhouse features 8 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms. Asking $1,449,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Rent – Middle Village – Three bedroom house rental featuresspacious living room & dining room with modern open layout kitchen, modern bath, and yard deck. Convenient to shopping, transportation, and Juniper Park. Asking $3,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• LIC – 4 p.m. –  Summer Kids @ The Landing: Improv & Music. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.
• Forest Hills - 6 p.m. – Cake & Ben Folds. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
• Glen Oaks – 6 p.m. – Attorney General candidate Tish James greets voters at North Shore Towers. 271-10 Grand Central Pkwy.
• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear. Voelker Ortho Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.
• Astoria – 8 p.m. – Murder at the Sock Hop: A Murder Mystery Dinner. Riccardo’s 21-01 24th Ave.
• Astoria – 9:30 to 11 p.m. – Shame – The Not So Honorable Comes Show. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Saturday
• Rochdale – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Family Fun Day.  Rochdale Village, 169-65 137th Ave.
• Elmhurst - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
• Flushing - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Ridgewood – Noon – Saturday Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.
• Queens Village – Noon to 4 p.m. – 5th annual Wayanda Park Family Fun Day. Hollis Ave. and Springfield Blvd.
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – See If Big!  Cleopatra.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• Flushing – 2 to 4 p.m. – Watercolor Workshop: Orchids. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• LIC – 2 to 9 p.m. – New York Cocktail Expo 2018.  Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St.
• LIC - 4 p.m. – Norte Maars “Dance at Socrates”.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
• Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Russell Peter’s “Deported World Tour”.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.
 LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: All’s Well That Ends Well.  Gantry Plaza Park, 4-09 47th Rd.

Sunday
• Flushing - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Rockaway - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Rockaway Beach Super Boardwalk Street Fair.  B86th St off Shorefront Pkwy.
• Sunnyside - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Greenpoin Ave “Sunnyside” Festival.  Greenpoint Ave from 48th to 42nd Sts
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – See If Big!  Cleopatra.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
• LIC – 2 to 9 p.m. – New York Cocktail Expo 2018.  Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St.
• LIC – 4:30 p.m. – Hip to Hip Theatre: King Lear.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
• Rochdale – 5 to 8 p.m. – Rochdale Village Music Festival 2018.  169-65 137th Ave.
• Rockaway – 6 p.m. – Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown Revue.  O’Donohue Park, Seagirt Blvd btwn 15th & 17th Sts
• Rockaway – 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Saving Jamaica Bay. B94th St off Shorefront Pkwy.

That’s all for today, enjoy your weekend!

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August 17th, 2018 at 4:17 pm

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Morning Buzz sponsored by Zara Realty in Jamaica

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Friday, August 17

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 89. Scattered thunderstorms on Saturday afternoon and a high of 87. Expect showers on Sunday and a high of just 76.

Top Stories
• The Pentagon is pushing Trump’s requested military parade to 2019 after cost estimates ballooned to $92 million.

• NYU School of Medicine is giving a full ride to current, new and future students.

• Fifteen yeshivas denied access to DOE investigators as the city probes the schools’ educational standards.

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CAKE & Ben Folds  Fri Aug 17th  6pm With special guest Tall Heights. $49.50 – $79.50. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills.
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Queens News
• A Parks Department worker was accused of hitting a co-worker with a chair during a dispute in Woodside.

• A LaGuardia Airport contractor was charged with cheating two dozen employees out of $40,000 in wages.

• Commuters in Rosedale are angry that the city is proposing a massive hike to park in a lot next to the LIRR.

Politics
• Cynthia Nixon and Jumaane Williams rallied for universal rent control, but struggled to define its meaning.

• City and State breaks down who’s supporting and opposing four new jails to replace Rikers.

Entertainment
• Rapper Juelz Santana pled guilty to gun charges, and faces up to 20 yes in prison.

• See how celebrities like Diana Ross, Barbra Streisand and John Legend paid tribute to Aretha Franklin.

Buzzing Back

• In 1960, The Beatles performed for the first time using that name at a bar in Hamburg, Germany.

• In 1958, pop singer Belinda Carlisle was born in Los Angeles. In 1978, she became the lead singer for this band, releasing their first hit in 1981.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump’s yanking of Brennan’s security clearance is a dangerous precedent.

• The Post says Jumaane Williams had a breakdown when asked about his taxes.

In the Blogs
• Take a freelance writing course at Ridgewood Library next month.

Jazz Thursdays are coming back to Forest Hills on 70th Road and Queens Boulevard.

Trending in New York
Slime Language
Made For Now
Tom Brady
Pretty Woman
Teddy Bridgewater

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (75-46) fell to the Rays, 3-1.

• The Mets (52-68) routed the Phillies 24-4, then fell 9-6 in a double-header.

• The Jets lost to Washington, 15-13.

Weekend Sports Schedule
Friday
• The Yankees begin a three-game series with the Blue Jays at home beginning at 7:05 p.m.
• The Mets continue their five-game series in Philadelphia at 6:05 p.m.
• The Giants take on the Lions in a pre-season matchup at 7 p.m.
Saturday
• The Bronx Bombers host the Blue Jays at 1:05 p.m.
• The Amazins’ face the Phillies 4:05 p.m.
Sunday
• The Yankees finish their series with the Blue Jays with a 1:05 p.m. matinee.
• The Mets complete their road trip at 8:08 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Murder at the Sock Hop  Fri Aug 17th  8pm  A comedy murder mystery dinner show. $45 p/p. Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Avenue, Astoria 718-721-7777.
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Real Estate
• RockFarmer Properties and RWN Real Estate Partners received a $42 million loan to complete their purchase of a Jackson Heights building.

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Aug 19th 1-2:30pm – 95-16 162nd Avenue, Howard Beach – One family brick Ranch w/ parking for 4 cars.  3BRs, 1 bath, central air, good closet space, large yard, patio, finished basement w/ washer & dryer.  Asking $649,000 Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

OPEN HOUSE – Sun Aug 19th 2-3:30pm – 54-39 64th Street, Maspeth – Detached 1 family has 3 BRs, 1.5 bath, attic, full finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $815,000  Crifasi Real Estate. 718-894-8700 

• Sold – Little Neck – A three-bedroom, two-bedroom co-op at 54-44 Little Neck Parkway for $465,000. Zillow.

Eating Out
• New Astoria spot Adriaen Block is serving CBD-infused cocktails and special sauce.

• Looking for a refreshing salad? Eater recommends Taverna Kyclades’s Greek salad in Astoria.

Restaurant ABC’s – Dutch Kills
Grade A – Dutch Kills Centraal, 38-40 29th St. – Filth flies.
Grade B – Silver Kitchen, 43-01 21st St. – Live roaches.
Grade C – Manetta’s Ristorante, 10-76 Jackson Ave. – Live roaches, Filth flies, Personal cleanliness inadequate.

Events
Flushing - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids Event. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.

LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids @ The Landing: Art w/ Leonie & Natasha. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

Astoria – 10 a.m. – Councilman Costa Constantinides outlines funding to keep Astoria clean. 30th Ave. and Newtown Ave.

Flushing – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo hosts back-to-school backpack giveaway. Ebenezer Baptist Church, 36-12 Prince St.

Flushing – 11:30 a.m. – Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announces new walking tour pilot program during U.S. Open. St. George’s Church, 135-52 38th Ave.

Jamaica – 12:45 p.m. – Council Speaker Corey Johnson speaks at Islamic Circle of North America. 166-26 89th Ave.

Bayside – 2:30 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella introduces legislation requiring traffic studies before daycare center license approval. Avella’s district office, 38-50 Bell Blvd.

LIC – 4 p.m. –  Summer Kids @ The Landing: Improv & Music. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

Forest Hills - 6 p.m. – Cake & Ben Folds. Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl.

Glen Oaks – 6 p.m. – Attorney General candidate Tish James greets voters at North Shore Towers. 271-10 Grand Central Parkway.

Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear. Voelker Ortho Museum, 149-19 38th Ave.

Astoria – 8 p.m. – Murder at the Sock Hop: A Murder Mystery Dinner. Riccardo’s 21-01 24th Ave.

Astoria – 9:30 to 11 p.m. – Shame – The Not So Honorable Comes Show. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

Saturday
Rochdale – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Family Fun Day.  Rochdale Village, 169-65 137th Ave
Elmhurst - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Flea Market.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.
Flushing - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
• Ridgewood – Noon – Saturday Cookout & Ping Pong Tournament.  Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.
Queens Village – Noon to 4 p.m. – 5th annual Wayanda Park Family Fun Day. Hollis Ave. and Springfield Blvd.
Astoria – 1 p.m. – See If Big!  Cleopatra.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.
Flushing – 2 to 4 p.m. – Watercolor Workshop: Orchids. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
LIC – 2 to 9 p.m. – New York Cocktail Expo 2018.  Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St.
LIC - 4 p.m. – Norte Maars “Dance at Socrates”.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Russell Peter’s “Deported World Tour”.  Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place
LIC – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: All’s Well That Ends Well.  Gantry Plaza Park, 4-09 47th Rd.
Sunday
• Flushing - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Taiwan: A World of Orchids.  Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St.
Rockaway - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Rockaway Beach Super Boardwalk Street Fair.  B86th St off Shorefront Pkwy.
Sunnyside - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Greenpoin Ave “Sunnyside” Festival.  Greenpoint Ave from 48th to 42nd Streets
• Astoria – 1 p.m. – See If Big!  Cleopatra.  Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave•
• LIC – 2 to 9 p.m. – New York Cocktail Expo 2018.  Melrose Ballroom, 36-08 33rd St.
LIC – 4:30 p.m. – Hip to Hip Theatre: King Lear.  Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.
Rochdale – 5 to 8 p.m. – Rochdale Village Music Festival 2018.  169-65 137th Avenue
Rockaway – 6 p.m. – Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown Revue.  O’Donohue Park, Seagirt Blvd btwn 15th & 17th Streets
Rockaway – 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Saving Jamaica Bay. B94th St off Shorefront Pkwy.

Written by QTadmin

August 17th, 2018 at 11:53 am

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Afternoon Buzz: Aretha Franklin dies at 76, Elderly woman scammed by man in Queens

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Thursday, August 16

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” died at the age 76 due to advanced pancreatic cancer.

• Federal agents arrested more than two dozen people in connection with one of the largest counterfeit goods rings in city history.

• Two window washers were rescued after they became stuck on the 39th floor of the United Nations building in Manhattan.

IN QUEENS
• A 90-year-old woman was allegedly scammed out of $7,500 after a man pretended to be a loved one in jail.

• The DOT proposed a 700 percent price increase for parking at a Rosedale lot.

• A medical marijuana dispensary in Forest Hills is hosting a breast cancer support group.

SUBWAY STATUS

• 2,5 Trains run at a reduced speed in the area of 149 St-Grand Concourse.

• Some northbound A trains are running local from Euclid Av to 59 St-Columbus Circle.

• Some Lefferts Blvd-bound A trains are running local from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Euclid Av.

• These service changes are because of signal problems at Chambers St. Expect delays in A, C and E train service.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 32 Min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 27 Min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 18 Min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 26 Min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees fell to Tampa Bay, 6-1. New York (75-45) wraps up its series with the Rays today at 1:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

• The Mets routed the Orioles, 16-5. The Mets (51-67) are in Philadelphia for a 4:05 game with the Phillies.

• The Jets are in Washington for their second game of the preseason after topping Atlanta, 17-0, in the first. Kickoff is at 8 p.m.

• Keith Hernandez says the Marlins did the right thing by drilling hot-hitting Braves rookie Ronald Acuna, then Twitter drilled him for his old-school take.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Disney confirmed that it will not rehire former Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn despite backlash.

• Pete Davidson revealed in an interview that he told Ariana Grande he would marry her the day he met her.

• A hacker took over Lili Reinhart’s Twitter account and posted a fake nude photo.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Queen of the South (USA, 8PM) – To help wipe out her rivals in Phoenix, Teresa gets into bed with an ambitious politician.

• Shooter (USA,9PM) – Bob Lee’s search for Bama Jr. leads him to a fringegroup, but causes a rift in his marriage. Isaac and Nadine use information left behind by Earl to meet with the President’s Chief of Staff.

• Take Two (ABC, 9PM) – A man who had just hired Sam and Eddie to find his missing wife is murdered by a serial killer.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Evan Almighty – God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.

• HULU: Shanghai Knights – When a Chinese rebel murders Chon’s estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.

• AMAZON PRIME: A Cinderella Story – Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Sam Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school’s Halloween dance.

TECHNOLOGY
• Android 9 Pie has been released for select phones. Check out The Verge’s review.

• A Tesla whistle blower tweeted photos that allegedly show damaged batteries and flawed practices at Tesla’s battery factory.

• Interested in portrait photography? Check out these 14 tips.

#TRENDINGNY
• Aretha Franklin

• #NationalTellAJokeDay

• Slack

• #FreePress

• #ThursdayThoughts

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Astoria – Semidetached 2 family home, 22X36 on a spacious 25X100 lot size. Single car garage on the back. First floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and full bath access to backyard. Second floor: living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Unfinished basement. Asking $1,299,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Rent – Maspeth – Renovated apartment features 2Br, new bath and kitchen, and spacious living room. Prime location near to all the conveniences of Eliot Avenue, including express buses to Manhattan. Asking $2,000/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS

• LIC - 4 to 6 p.m. – Summer Kids at The Landing: Girls Scouts. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.
• Bayside – 5:30 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella joins members of the Chinese community for voter registration drive. LIRR Station, Bell Blvd.

• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – JFK Redevelopment Meeting. Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, 157-11 Rockaway Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Jazz Thursdays. 70h Rd. & Austin St.

• Rego Park – 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Paint & Sip. La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Waterfront Concert Series: Michael Patrick’s “Ring of Fire”.  Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear. Crocheron Park, 35th Ave. & Corbett Rd.

• Woodhaven - 7:30 to 9 p.m. – The Four Tops Revue. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Dr. & Woodhaven Blvd.

• LIC – Sundown – Cinema LIC: Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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August 16th, 2018 at 5:53 pm

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Morning Buzz: MidVille residents drowning in waste, Mob boss ordered to sell Howard Beach manse

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Thursday, August 16

Weather
• Partly cloudy and hot with a high of 93.

Top Stories
• Dozens of people overdosed on a bad batch of K2 in a New Haven park that borders Yale University.

• The number of city school students charged with a felony sex crime skyrocketed by 138 percent over the past academic year.

• Norman Seabrook, the former head of a union representing Corrections officers, was found guilty on corruption charges.

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Waterfront Concert Series  Thurs Aug 16th 7:30 Michael Patrick’s “Ring of Fire” band plays country. Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd.
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Queens News
• A Queens immigrant was held in ICE custody for 23 days after a Seattle-bound Greyhound bus he was riding briefly crossed into Canada.

• Thanks to aging sewer lines, residents in Middle Village are up to their knees in their own waste every time the city is hit with heavy rains.

• A capo in the Bonnano crime family got 14 years in prison for extortion, andthen a judge ordered him to sell his Howard Beach mansion.

Politics
• Pot, meet kettle: President Trump tweeted that Governor Cuomo was have a “total meltdown” over his comments that America was never great.

• A candidate for Assembly in Corona and Jackson Heights has been meeting weekly with a small group of voters over coffee to discuss their issues.

Entertainment
• A judge ruled that Angelina Jolie must give Brad Pitt visitation rights to their children, an arrangement that is part of an increasingly testy divorce.

• Gunshots were fired on the set of a video shoot featuring rappers 50 Cent and 6ix9ine in Greenpoint. Nobody was hurt.

Buzzing Back

• In 1977, music icon Elvis Presley dies. Buried on the grounds of Graceland, see footage of his grave and meditation garden here.

• In 1958, pop singer Madonna is born in Bay City, Michigan. She has sold over 300 million albums worldwide

Opinion
• Newspapers across the country are pushing back on attacks by the president labeling them “fake news” and “enemy of the people.”

• The Post argues leaders in the Catholic Church are treating the latest blockbuster sex abuse allegations more like a PR headache than a moral crisis.

In the Blogs
• The Edge of the City blog pays a visit to the first outdoor beer garden in Forest Hills.

• How did your state representative do this year on the environment? The NY League of Conservation Voters has released its annual scorecard.

Trending in New York
• #ShareYourRejections
• #RHONY
• #NickixGenius
• #njmorningshow
• #NationalTellAJokeDay

Scoreboard
• The Yankees fell to Tampa Bay, 6-1. New York (75-45) wraps up its series with the Rays today at 1:05 p.m. in the Bronx.

• The Mets routed the Orioles, 16-5. The Mets (51-67) are in Philadelphia for a 4:05 game with the Phillies.

• The Jets are in Washington for their second game of the preseason after topping Atlanta, 17-0, in the first. Kickoff is at 8 p.m.

• Keith Hernandez says the Marlins did the right thing by drilling hot-hitting Braves rookie Ronald Acuna, then Twitter drilled him for his old-school take.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Jazz Thursdays  Thurs Aug 16th 7pm  LA Blacksmith & Jazz Plus presents a tribute to Herbie Hancock and Grover Washington. Free! 70th Rd. between Austin St. and Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
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Real Estate
• A group of Willets Point business owners is calling on the city to reclaim two acres it sold to a developer for $1 as part of a project an appeals court blocked.

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Aug 19th 4-5pm  2106 Rene Court, Ridgewood - Two family brick on 3 levels. 1st flr has 4BRs, 2 baths, kitchen. 2nd flr has 3BRs, 1 bath, kitchen. $985,000  Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• OPEN HOUSE – Sat Aug 18th 12-2pm 159-35 82nd Street, Howard Beach – Split Colonial with bath, 3 BRs on main floor, master suite upstaris. Pool, Florida room, finished basement. $849,000 Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 1,120-square-foot home at 48-03 39th Avenue in Sunnyside Gardens for $1.1 million.

Style & Fashion
• One of the best-dressed on the court, Serena Williams will return to Queens for the 2018 U.S. Open in a new ensemble designed by Virgil Abloh for Nike.

• Sales of Kate Spade handbags have soared since the designer took her own life.

Events
• LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids at The Landing: OWL Creative Movement. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

 Corona – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – City Parks Foundation hosts City Wide Tennis Tournament.  Flushing Meadows Corona Park

• Flushing - 1 pm. – Preview  of Fifth Annual “Taiwan: A World of Orchids” exhibit. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

• LIC – 4 p.m. – Summer Kids at The Landing: Music with Andy & Suzanna. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

• LIC - 4 to 6 p.m. – Summer Kids at The Landing: Girls Scouts. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

• Bayside – 5:30 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella joins members of the Chinese community for voter registration drive. LIRR Station, Bell Blvd.

• Jamaica – 7 p.m. – JFK Redevelopment Meeting. Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, 157-11 Rockaway Blvd.

• Forest Hills – 7 p.m. – Jazz Thursdays. 70h Rd. & Austin St.

• Rego Park – 7 to 9 p.m. – Adult Paint & Sip. La Gringa Grill, 63-34 Woodhaven Blvd.

• Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Waterfront Concert Series: Michael Patrick’s “Ring of Fire”.  Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear. Crocheron Park, 35th Ave. & Corbett Rd.

• Woodhaven - 7:30 to 9 p.m. – The Four Tops Revue. George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park Dr. & Woodhaven Blvd.

• LIC – Sundown – Cinema LIC: Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

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Wednesday, August 15

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• Sarah Huckabee Sanders apologized after she incorrectly stated that President Trump has created more jobs for African-American workers than President Obama.

• Mayor de Blasio unveiled plans to replace Rikers Island with four community-based jails in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the Bronx.

• Norman Seabrook, the former head of the union representing city correction officers, was found guilty in his corruption retrial.

IN QUEENS
• A man was seriously injured in a hit-and-run on Northern Boulevard in LIC.

• Community groups in Woodhaven plan to launch a wellness check program for the neighborhood’s seniors after the death of an 83-year-old woman.

• The Sunnyside Spa and Salon Fest, showcasing the neighborhood’s salon and personal care businesses, will kick off on Friday.

SUBWAY STATUS
• N trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 St and 45 St in both directions.

• No A trains running to Far Rockaway-Mott Av.

• No S Rockaway Park Shuttle service at Broad Channel.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 37 Min Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 30 Min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

•  19 Min - Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 30 Min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees (75-44) topped the Rays, 4-1. They host Tampa Bay again at 7:05 p.m.

• The Mets (50-67) fell to the Orioles, 6-3. They take on the Orioles in Baltimore again at 7:05 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Morgana King, the Jazz singer who appeared in “The Godfather and its sequel, died in March at the age of 87.

• “The 100″ actress Marie Avgeropoulous was arrested after she allegedly punched her boyfriend during an argument.

• Aerosmith will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an 18 show Las Vegas residency.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8PM) – Seven of 12 acts from the previous night’s show will move on to the semi-final round of competition. Tonight, viewers will have one last chance to send their favorite performer to the next round.

• Suits (USA,10PM) – Harvey confronts his personal issues to defend his brother. Louis sacrifices for family.

• The Sinner (USA,10PM) – Heather makes a startling realization about Marin, as Vera and Julian are dealt a hard blow.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Clerks – A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

• HULU: Jackie Brown – A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.

• AMAZON PRIME: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child – Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google rebranded its Drive storage plans under Google One, which provides cheaper cloud storage plans.

• Microsoft will allow Alexa device owners to use its own virtual assistant, Cortana, on their Echo devices.

• Instagram is a great social media tool, but it has its fair share of hackers and scammers. Click to learn how to stay safe and secure.

#TRENDINGNY
• Nicki

• #NationalRelaxationDay

• #WednesdayWisdom

• #ImTheHappiestWhen

• Jalen Ramsey

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – 2BR in Hyde Park Apartments w/ low maintenance of $888 includes all utilities.  Renovated EIK & bath, 5 closets & large walk-in closet, 24 hr security, on-site laundry & storage facility.  Windows in every room. Asking $299,000. Sotheby’s International Real Estate

• For Sale – Bayside – Duplex 2Br Co-Op features kitchen, living room, dining room, 1 bathroom & possibility of half bathroom on the 1st floor; hardwood floors and attic space for storage. Asking $318,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• Corona - 5 p.m. – Assemblywoman Ari Espinal’s campaign hosts Dreamers Day of Action. 46-20 104th St.

• Kew Gardens – 6 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz hostscelebration of India’s 72nd Independence Day. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows - 7 to 9 p.m. – Jewish Music Under the Stars. Cunningham Park, 196-10 Union Tpke.

• Kew Gardens – 7:30 p.m. – Borough President Katz speaks at Tomchei Shabbos of Queens’ 7th annual Volunteer Night of Appreciation. 129-01 Metropolitan Ave.

• Maspeth – 8 p.m. – Free. Summer Movies: Paddington Bear 2. Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.

• Middle Village – 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles. Juniper Park 80th St & Juniper Blvd South.

• Ridgewood – Sundown – Outdoor. Film Night: Desperately Seeking Susan.Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Wednesday, August 15
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Feast of the Assumption. Meters are in effect.

Weather 
• Sunny and warm with a high of 92 degrees.

Top Stories
• Democrats embraced diversity while Republicans went for Trump-backedcandidates on a major primary night.

• A grand jury report detailed the horrifying sexual abuse by more than 300 priests in Pennsylvania’s Catholic Church.

• Drivers dashed to register their cars with Uber and Lyft as New York City’s first-ever cap on e-hail cars went into effect.

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Free Summer Movies: Paddington Bear 2  Wed Aug 15th 8pm Maspeth Federal Pkg Lot, 56-18 69th St, Maspeth.
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Queens News
• A body found in Jamaica Bay is believed to be that of a missing Far Rockaway woman.

• Actress Sean Young returned two laptops that were removed from an Astoria film production office.

• The hit-and-run driver who struck an 11-year-old boy in Far Rockaway has been arrested.

Politics
• Senator Elizabeth Warren privately met with Bill de Blasio at City Hall.

• New York attorney general candidates focused on Trump, but not each other, at a Manhattan debate.

Entertainment
• Rom-com “Crazy Rich Asians” is on pace for a $26 million weekend debut.

• Tessa Thompson and Justin Theroux are in talks to star in the new “Lady and the Tramp.

Buzzing Back

• In 1969, the Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, New York. See images here.

• In 1990, actress Jennifer Lawrence was born in Louisville. In 2013, she won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in this movie.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Pennsylvania’s Catholic Church sex abuse scandal is a call for New York to extend statute of limitations.

• USA Today says after FEMA’s soul-searching on their actions in Puerto Rico, they have no more excuses.

In the Blogs
• Here are three family-fun events coming up in Maspeth.

• The K-Mart on Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Village is closing in October.

Trending in New York
• Minnesota
• Vermont
• Connecticut
• #BachelorInParadise
• #LOVEis

Scoreboard
• The Yankees (75-44) topped the Rays, 4-1. They host Tampa Bay again at 7:05 p.m.

• The Mets (50-67) fell to the Orioles, 6-3. They take on the Orioles in Baltimore again at 7:05 p.m.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Taiwan: A World of Orchids  Fri Aug 17th– Sun Aug 19th Enjoy a stunning display of orchids and a weekend filled with art & culture. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing.
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Real Estate
• Beijing-based firm Yihai Group plans to build a 19-story, 506-unit hotel and residential project in Flushing.

• For Rent – Rego Park – 1BR apt w/ renovated bath and kitchen, all. new appliances.  Close to transportation & shopping.  Asking $1,900/month. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Middle Village – Renovated 3BR boxed apt features formal LR, FDR, EIK w/ SS appliances, 1 full bath.  Hardwood floors,  heat & hot water included. Ample street parking. Asking $2,000/month. ID #1323405  Carollo Real Estate. 718-366-6636

• Sold – Kew Gardens Hills – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,299-square-foot house at 67-11 147th Street for $1.25 million. Zillow.

Business News
• The CEO of Sears wants to use his own hedge fund to buy Kenmore and Sears’ home improvement businesses for $470 million.

• Apparel maker Perry Ellis has ended buyout talks with Randa Accessories.

Events
• LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids @ The Landing: OWLbert Einstein. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

• Jackson Heights – 10 a.m. – Jackson Heights family reunites with father detained by immigration agents. Jackson Heights Post Office, 78th St. and 37th Ave.

• Maspeth – 10 a.m. – Elected officials and FDNY host street co-naming ceremony for Lt. Mario Bastidas Way. 73rd Pl. and 57th Ave.

• Flushing – 10 a.m. – Councilman Peter Koo, summer interns clean up Downtown Flushing. Lippman Plaza btwn Roosevelt Ave. and 39th Ave.

• East Elmhurst – 12:30 p.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta receives endorsements from local clergy members. 32-33A Junction Blvd.

• LIC – 4 p.m. – Story Hour w/ the Court Square Library. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

• Corona - 5 p.m. – Assemblywoman Ari Espinal’s campaign hosts Dreamers Day of Action. 46-20 104th St.

• Kew Gardens – 6 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz hosts celebration of India’s 72nd Independence Day. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd.

• Fresh Meadows - 7 to 9 p.m. – Jewish Music Under the Stars. Cunningham Park, 196-10 Union Tpke.

• Kew Gardens – 7:30 p.m. – Borough President Katz speaks at Tomchei Shabbos of Queens’ 7th annual Volunteer Night of Appreciation. 129-01 Metropolitan Ave.

• Maspeth – 8 p.m. – Free. Summer Movies: Paddington Bear 2. Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.

• Middle Village – 8 to 10 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: The Incredibles. Juniper Park 80th St & Juniper Blvd South.

• Ridgewood – Sundown – Outdoor. Film Night: Desperately Seeking Susan.Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

 

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Report lists more than 300 Catholic priests accused of sex abuse, 11-year-old buy struck in hit-and-run in Queens

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Tuesday, August 14

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• A grand jury report revealed that Catholic Church leaders protected more than 300 “predator priests” in Pennsylvania over a period of 70 years.

• President Trump referred to former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman as a “dog” in a tweet.

• At least 26 people were killed after a highway bridge in Italy collapsed.

IN QUEENS
• Surveillance video captured the moment an 11-year-old boy was slammed by a hit-and-run driver in Far Rockaway.

• NYPD divers recovered the body of woman who was swept away by a wave in Jamaica Bay.

• Senator Jose Peralta and transportation advocates called on the State Senate to renew and expand the expired speed camera program.

SUBWAY STATUS
• 2,5 Trains run at a reduced speed in the area of 149 St-Grand Concourse

• Southbound C trains are running express from 59 St-Columbus Circle to Canal St.

• Southbound E trains are running express from 42 St-Port Authority Bus Terminal to Canal St.

• These service changes are because of a person struck by a train at Spring St. Expect delays in A, C and E train service.

• No A trains running to Far Rockaway-Mott Av.

• No S Rockaway Park Shuttle service at Broad Channel.

• N Trains are making local stops in Brooklyn at 53 St and 45 St in both directions.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
24 Min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 32 Min – Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 19 Min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 33 Min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Mets (50-66) topped the Yankees (74-44), 8-5. The Mets begin a two-game series with the Orioles at 7:05 p.m., while the Yankees host the Rays at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees put CC Sabathia on the 10-day DL with right knee inflammation.

• Giants rookie Saquon Barkley tweaked his hamstring during practice, but Big Blue isn’t concerned.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Demi Lovato’s near fatal overdose was caused by a fentanyl-laced batch of oxycodone.

• A judge approved a lawsuit that accuses Harvey Weinstein of being a sex trafficker.

• The Backstreet Boys are set to kick-off MTV’s Video Music Awards with a live performance.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8PM) – After hundreds of acts auditioned, the competition is down to 36 acts. Twelve performers will take the stage from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood as judging is turned over to the American viewing audience.

• Bachelor in Paradise – Becca Kufrin is still in Paradise and on her way to talk to an emotional bachelor from her season.

• Animal Kingdom (TNT) – The Cody family picks up the pieces from their showdown with Lucy. Smurf is determined to reel Pope back into the fold at any cost. Meanwhile, J goes to extreme lengths to protect a secret.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: No Reservations – The life of a top chef changes when she becomes the guardian of her young niece.

• HULU: Babe – Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

• AMAZON PRIME: Avoiding Apocalypse – How science and technology will help society avoid its collapse as environmental issues are becoming more and more catastrophic.

TECHNOLOGY
• The FBI warned banks that ATMs will face a global attack by criminals in the “coming days.”

• Sprint and LG are set to release a 5G smartphone in the first half of 2019.

• Are you trying to keep track of your carbs? Check out these five free carb counter apps.

#TRENDINGNY
• Nicki

• Rick Court

• #TuesdayThoughts

• #SocSec83

• Catholic Church

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath large living room, formal dining room, lovely newly polished wood floors, and lots of windows for fresh air and light! Great location convenient to transportation & shopping. Asking $1,900/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Little Neck – 1 Family Detach Ranch, features 3 Beds, 1.5 Baths, Finished Basement, Det Garage & Opvt Driveway. Excellent School District Ps 221 & Is 67. Asking $948,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

LOCAL EVENTS
• Kew Gardens – 6 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz celebrates Pakistan’s 72nd Independence Day. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Live @ The Gantries: The Bartlett Band w/ The Next Generation Sound. Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Rd.

• Flushing – 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Core Workout w/ Swim Strong. Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center, 131-01 Meridan Ln.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Tuesday, August 14

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• A car crash outside parliament in London, injuring two, is being treated as a terror attack.

• At a rally for an upstate Republican, Trump dared Cuomo to run against him in 2020.

• Aretha Franklin, 76, has entered hospice care in her own home.

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2018 Summer Concert Series  Tues Aug 14th  7-9pm Generations – Classic Rock & Roll. Bring your own lawn chair. Juniper Park, 80th Street and Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village.
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Queens News
• An 11-year-old boy on a bike was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Far Rockaway.

• A city parks worker was accused of choking and mugging a woman in Astoria, and may be behind more robberies.

• A Long Island City man died trying to jump from his apartment balcony to the next-door roof.

Politics
• Andrew Cuomo has finally agreed to debate Cynthia Nixon on Wednesday, August 29 on CBS.

• Disgraced pol Hiram Monserrate is making yet another comeback bid for district leader.

Entertainment
• Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are waiting until 2019 to get married.

Meet the actress who will play Mulan in the upcoming live action remake of the Disney classic.

Buzzing Back

• In 2003, a blackout hit northeast United States. See images here.

• In 1983, actress Mila Kunis was born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. She gained recognition for her role on this TV show, marrying her co-star in July 2015.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Peter Strzok’s firing by the FBI was a lapse in judgment.

• The Post says Bill de Blasio is taking a slow road toward lobbying transparency.

In the Blogs
• Check out the environmental scorecard of your Queens legislator here.

• Seniors in northeast Queens can check out this resource guide for help.

Trending in New York
#BachelorInParadise
#TuesdayThoughts
Soyeon
Genoa
#FloribamaShore

Scoreboard
• The Mets (50-66) topped the Yankees (74-44), 8-5. The Mets begin a two-game series with the Orioles at 7:05 p.m., while the Yankees host the Rays at 7:05 p.m.

• The Yankees put CC Sabathia on the 10-day DL with right knee inflammation.

• Giants rookie Saquon Barkley tweaked his hamstring during practice, but Big Blue isn’t concerned.

Visit NYDiscountTickets.com for the best prices on sports, concerts & movies.

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Movie Night: The Lion King  Tues Aug 14th 7:30pm  Bring a chair or blanket. Alley Pond Park, 76th Avenue & Springfield Blvd, Douglaston.
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Real Estate
• A 139-apartment, mixed-use high-rise is coming to Jamaica Avenue courtesy of BFC Partners.

• For Sale – 69-33 Bell Blvd, Bayside - 2BR duplex co-op features kitchen, LR, DR 1 bath, hardwood floors, attic space.  Asking $318,000  Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Woodhaven - Two family home in good condition features LR, DR, 2BRs & full bath on 1st flr, 3BRs on 2nd flr.  Rear porch, semi-finished basement, 2 boilers, 2 water heaters.  Asking $698,800 CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100

• Sold – Murray Hill – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,250-square-foot house at 144-16 41st Street for $1.25 million. Zillow.

Technology
• A new report says Google can still track your location even if you turn that function off.

• Elon Musk is talking to Saudi Arabia’s wealth fund and other potential backersof a Tesla buyout.

Events
LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids @ The Landing: Music w/ Andy & Suzanna. Hunter’s Point Park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

Corona – 11 a.m. – New York Mets, 110th Precinct host youth clinic. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Fields 10 and 11.

LIC – 11:30 a.m. – Elected officials, advocates and business owners call for more solar households in New York. LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd.

Kew Gardens – 6 p.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz celebrates Pakistan’s 72nd Independence Day. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

LIC – 7 p.m. – Live @ The Gantries: The Bartlett Band w/ The Next Generation Sound. Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Rd.

Flushing – 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Core Workout w/ Swim Strong. Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center, 131-01 Meridan Ln.

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