Reward offered for help in finding serial Queens bank robber


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of the FBI New York office

Federal agents and the NYPD are offering “a significant reward” for the public’s help in finding the man responsible for at least a dozen bank robberies in Queens dating back to last year — including several armed heists.

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Remember the old Brooklyn Dodgers


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

Did you know that the first game to be played at the Brooklyn Dodgers Ebbets Field was an interleague exhibition game against the New York Yankees on April 5, 1913? Ebbets Field officially opened on April 9, 1913 against the Philadelphia Phillies. It reminded me that if it had not been for mega builder Robert […]

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Site near Aqueduct could be home to new MLS stadium: report


| slicata@queenscourier.com

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After plans to build the New York City Football Club’s new stadium in the South Bronx fell through, developers are now looking at land near the Aqueduct Racetrack, according to a published report.

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Queens, Bronx borough presidents make edible wager on Subway Series


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

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The stakes are going to be deliciously high when the New York Mets and New York Yankees take the field during this year’s Subway Series.

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New York theater: Not just for tourists


| Bobmetnews@aol.com

Live theater!  It’s one of the oldest art forms in history barring some cave dude entertaining the rest of the tribe by scratching pictures on a wall.  There’s little argument that New York City is the theatrical center of the world. Other cities—Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston—all have live theater, but none can come close to […]

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Renderings leaked of potential Manhattan soccer stadium at Pier 40


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Screenshot via Google maps

Renderings of a possible stadium for the new Major League Soccer (MLS) team, New York City Football Club, made their way onto the Internet yesterday. The renderings were made in 2012 by the organization, but it is not known who leaked them online. “This rendering was a conceptual design that Major League Soccer produced when […]

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Bloomberg retracts statement on MLS coming to Yankee Stadium


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

The possibility that Queens might have a soccer stadium got another kick backwards. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Yankee Stadium will be the home for the new Major League Soccer (MLS) team, the New York City Football Club, on his latest weekly radio show. “Yankee Stadium will become the home of the New York City Football […]

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Queens Morning Roundup


| brennison@queenscourier.com

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to […]

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‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ at Rockaway Theatre Company


| ckasden@queenscourier.com

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The 2012 New York Yankees were facing their postseason rivals. But the 1937 Yankees were facing much tougher opponents—Eugene Jerome and his eccentric family in Neil Simon’s award winning comedy, “Brighton Beach Memoirs”. Opening night’s performance brought bona fide talent onstage. Unlike some other troupes who merely recite the playwright’s lines, the actors of Rockaway […]

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Queens Morning Roundup


| brennison@queenscourier.com

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Thursday night: Showers likely, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. EVENT of the DAY: Screening of […]

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Robert Moses and the Barclays Center


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

Let’s take a trip down memory lane to understand that if it had not been for mega builder Robert Moses along with both the New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers leaving the Big Apple in 1957 for California, there may have been no Barclays Center or Brooklyn Nets. The golden era of baseball in New […]

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Queens’ Morning Roundup


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 59. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 54. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE after midnight. Chance of […]

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Subway Series kicks off at Yankee Stadium tonight


| brennison@queenscourier.com

Mets fans will be eschewing the No. 7 train for the No. 4 and the D to the Bronx this weekend. The Mets face off with their cross-town rivals the New York Yankees in the annual Subway Series. Johan Santana returns to the mound for the first time tonight since tossing the franchise’s first no-hitter […]

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