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Wednesday, October 11

Top Stories 
• Trump denied an NBC report that said he wanted to increase the U.S. nuclear stockpile and suggested pulling NBC’s broadcast license.

• A study found that 10 percent of all New York City students were identified as homeless last year.

Brooklyn News
• Police arrested a woman with a possible mental illness after she attempted to steal a baby in Crown Heights.

• A man who stole a Citi-Bike from a 13-year-old boy in Bed-Stuy was busted only a few feet away.

• Two men were arrested for groping and grinding against women on the subway in separate incidents.

Subway Status 

• Southbound Q trains are making stops along the B line from Prospect Park to Brighton Beach due to track maintenance at Kings Highway. Expect delays on B and Q trains.
Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on Grand Central Parkway eastbound 94th St to I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound I-495 Long Island Expwy to Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound Rockaway Blvd to Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 westbound Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge to Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound Exit 30 – Flushing Ave to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

Sports
• The Yankees head to Cleveland for the pivotal Game 5 of the ALDS. First pitch at 8:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-3) fell to the St. Louis Blues, 3-1.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) are in Anaheim to take on the Ducks at 10 p.m.

NVR Sleep Dirty South
Wed Oct 11th 9pm
Gear up for the latest installment of NVRSleep, 90’s R&B style. Jam to feel-good sounds and also lift others up, because proceeds will go to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Get down and do good! Totally free, just RSVP here.  Kinfolk, 90 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg.

What’s On TV Tonight

• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – Archie struggles with the emotional aftermath of the shooting at Pop’s diner, as Fred’s life hangs in the balance. Meanwhile, Veronica’s father arrives in Riverdale earlier than expected.

• The Blacklist (NBC, 8PM) While the Task Force investigates a series of suspicious police shootings, Agent Ressler is distracted by increasing external pressures.

• Modern Family (ABC, 9PM) – Phil thinks he’s going to have a day of bad luck after he doesn’t complete his daily superstition, but Claire has no time for his silly notion.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Prison Break Season 3 – The season opens with Michael Scofield in Sona, a hellish and deadly Panamanian prison where a previous riot has forced all authority out and has left the prisoners in charge of their own lives.

• Hulu: Bob’s Burgers Season 5 – It’s Tess McGill vs. John McLane in the very musical season premiere.

• Amazon Video: Covert Affairs Season 5 – CIA operative Annie returns to the Agency after having faked her death to go deep undercover to find a traitor to the CIA.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Park Slope – Co-Op features 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, renovated kitchen, living room, dining room. Asking $639,000.  Crifasi Real Estate  718-782-4411

• For Rent – Ridgewood – Renovated apartment features 3 beds, 1 bath high ceilings, new floors, mew kitchen appliances, heat and hot water included. Asking $2,550  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• Joe’s Pizza 
Located at 216 Bedford Ave.

Enjoy their Sicilian Square Pie for $24.

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

Local Events 
• Boerum Hill – 5:30 p.m. – Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s LGBT Business Committee hosts 2017 Fall Mixer. Even Hotel, 46 Nevins St.

• Downtown – 7 p.m. – Katy Perry performs. Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Ave.

• Greenpoint - 8 p.m. – Free Screening: Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave.

• Williamsburg – 9 p.m. – NVR Sleep Dirty South – A Hurricane Harvey Benefit. Kinfolk, 90 Wythe Ave.

Tech Tip of the Day 
• Excel Shortcuts: Enhance your Excel knowledge by learning keyboard shortcuts for Windows users as well as Mac users.

Have a tech tip to share? Contact us at queensnewsticker@queensledger.com.

Written by BKTicker

October 11th, 2017 at 4:20 pm

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