Thursday: Cloudy. Light snow likely this afternoon. Temps nearly steady around 30. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 40%. Thursday night: Periods of snow. Low 16. Winds NNE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 90%. 5 to 8 inches of snow expected.
EVENT OF THE DAY: Pop Americano!
From the creators of “Comedy Outliers” comes “Pop Americano!” a fun, interactive show where a panel of comedians breakdown current pop culture and political news. Propelled by it’s use of news clips, sound bites and a quick round of pop culture trivia, “Pop Americano” is a show you can’t miss! 10 p.m. at The Creek and the Cave in Long Island City. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own
Storm bringing near-blizzard conditions to NYC
The year is starting out with a shot of nasty weather that is predicted to bring near-blizzard conditions to the city. Read more: The Queens Courier
NYPD: Queens shooting is city’s first murder of 2014
A man shot to death in Jamaica Wednesday is the first homicide of the year, police said. Read more: The Queens Courier
De Blasio sworn in as 109th mayor of New York City
New York City’s 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, was sworn in during a ceremony at his Park Slope, Brooklyn home just after midnight Wednesday, followed by a formal inauguration on the steps of City Hall later that day. Read more: The Queens Courier
Freed ailing ex-terror trial lawyer arrives in NYC
A dying former civil rights lawyer convicted in a terrorism case but released early from prison has arrived in New York City. Read more: AP
Three Rangers named to U.S. Olympic squad
The New York Rangers will be well-represented at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, at least as far the U.S. Men’s Hockey team is concerned. Read more: ABC New York