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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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TODAY’S FORECAST 

Tuesday: A mix of clouds and sun. High 52. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Some clouds. Low 38. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: GingerBread Lane

Come to the New York Hall of Science to see GingerBread Lane, homemade gingerbread houses that took an entire year for chef Jon Lovitch to conceptualize and create. The 1.5 ton, 300-square-foot village is made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy, is a contender for the Guinness World Record for the largest gingerbread exhibit. The exhibit also includes a behind-the-scenes window that gives a look at the makings of GingerBread Lane. Free with museum admission through January 12. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

De Blasio pushes pre-K plan to Assembly Democrats

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio attended the annual luncheon sponsored by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Monday. His purpose as to firm up support to lobby Albany to pay for universal prekindergarten by increasing taxes on New York City residents making more than $500,000. Read more: Fox New York

City subpoenas Macy’s on ‘shop and frisk’

Macy’s will be forced to share details of its controversial theft-prevention tactics after the city’s Human-Rights Commission served it with subpoena papers, officials said Monday. Read more: New York Post 

Artist suing over Statue of Liberty stamp mix-up

An embarrassing mistake involving a Statue of Liberty stamp could come back to haunt the U.S. Postal Service. Read more: NBC New York

Some see face in piece of steel from WTC

A piece of a steel column salvaged from the wreckage of the World Trade Center after 9/11 is stirring speculation over whether a face can be seen on the twisted structure. Read more: NBC New York

Obama administration highlights health care website fixes

Following a roll out plagued with glitches and frustration, the Obama Administration is reporting dramatic improvements in its health care website. Read more: CBS New York/AP