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The three things you need to know today in New York: Sat August 12

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Rebecca Fontana

1. The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival starts today in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens! The two-day festival has boat races, martial arts demonstrations and more.

2. There’s a beer and wine festival in Bed-Stuy today. Tickets to Tap and Cork get you 15 drink samples of craft beer and artisanal wine.

3. Madonnathon is exactly what it sounds like: A massive Madonna-themed party. Get your costume and head over to Brooklyn Bowl tonight.

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