Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Tuesday: Generally cloudy. High 34. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy early followed by cloudy skies overnight. Low 24. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.


The Creek and the Cave presents “Two Nice” during open mic night, every Tuesday through March 4. Fresh off their first place finish in the Nature Valley “Pleasant Gentleman” pageant, professional good dudes Jay Dean and Tynan DeLong bring you “Two Nice Guys.” Open mic  performers get two minutes to “Take the Choo Choo to Chuckletown!” So come out, stay loose and have fun! Juice and cookies provided by Jay’s mom, Gail. The performance starts at 6 p.m. For more information call 718-706-8783. The Creek and the Cave is located at 10-93 Jackson Avenue in LIC. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

City Council holds hearing on traffic deaths

Some New York City parents are all bound together by a common tragedy: their sons and daughters were killed by vehicles on city streets. Read more: Fox New York

Plane returned to JFK over concerns about anti-icing system

A plane had to return to John F. Kennedy International Airport Monday evening, after a cockpit indicator light showed possible problems with the anti-icing system. Read more: CBS New York

De Blasio to appear on CBS’s ‘The Good Wife’

Mayor de Blasio, fresh off Monday morning’s appearance on the “Today” show, is now ready for prime time. Read more: New York Post

Study links acetaminophen use by pregnant women to ADHD in children

A warning for pregnant women: A popular over-the-counter pain reliever may put your unborn child at risk for developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read more: CBS New York

Riders becoming less wasteful with MetroCards

Riders wasted tens of millions of dollars less on their MetroCards in 2013 than the year before, according to new MTA data. Read more: New York Post