LIC and Astoria Flea & Food vendors to be at World’s Fair Anniversary Festival


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Several food vendors from the LIC Flea & Food and Astoria Flea & Food at Kaufman Astoria Studios are making their way to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park this Sunday to add their flavor to the World’s Fair festivities.

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Readers continue to share their World’s Fair memories


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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In anticipation of NYC Parks’ World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, which will be held in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sunday, May 18, readers of The Queens Courier have been sharing their World’s Fair memories and memorabilia with us.

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World’s Fair panel discussion to explore its design legacy


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

International engineering company Thornton Tomasetti organized a panel discussion about the 1964 World’s Fair that will be held on Wednesday, May 7, at the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter Center for Architecture.

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More readers share their World’s Fair memories


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of reader Dean Psomiades/Photos by Bill Psomiades

NYC Parks’ World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, which will be held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on Sunday, May 18, will bring to Queens a day of food, rides, live entertainment and World’s Fair memorabilia.

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NYS Pavilion recognized as ‘National Treasure’ on World’s Fair anniversary


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

The New York State Pavilion, a surviving relic of the 1964-65 World’s Fair, was named a “National Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation on the 50th anniversary of the opening of the famed event.

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Officials announce events to mark World’s Fair anniversary


| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

The “world’s borough” is ready for its six-month-long anniversary party. Officials unveiled a long lineup of Queens events Friday to celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 World’s Fairs held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

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World’s Fair of 1939 exhibit


| jlyons@queenscourier.com

An exhibition currently on display at the Queens Museum of Art (QMA) is giving viewers an inside look at the construction of the 1939 New York World’s Fair, which was held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. “Future Perfect: Re-Constructing the 1939 New York World’s Fair” will be on display through August 14. It includes original blueprints […]

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NYS Pavilion documentary to premiere this May at Queens Theatre


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Matthew Silva

“Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion,” a documentary about the history of the iconic Flushing Meadows Corona Park structure and the efforts to save the neglected relic, will debut to the public at the Queens Theatre this May.

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