Gastropub and beer bar is newest concession stand at Citi Field


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Randolph Group and Entertainment Fusion Group

Mets fans wanted it, and now they’ve got it — after winning the second annual Citi Call-Ups Program, Randolph Beer, an American gastropub and beer bar, will be joining the culinary lineup at Citi Field starting July 23 during the Mets’ first home game after the All-Star break.

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Citi Field to host qualifier for Nathan’s hot dog eating contest


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Shea Communications

The top male and female finishers at the event, to be held on Sunday, June 14, will go on to compete in the famous food-eating competition in Coney Island.

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Sen. Tony Avella, park advocates sue to stop Citi Field mega mall


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy NYCEDC

State Senator Tony Avella and a long list of Queens park advocates are suing the city to stop a mega mall from coming to Citi Field. The 1.4 million-square-foot shopping center is part of a major $3 billion project by Sterling Equities and Related Companies to redevelop Willets Point.

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Mets host first sleepover at Citi Field


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Call it the Citi Field of sweet dreams. The Mets hosted their first ever sleepover at Citi Field on August 10. Hundreds of fans brought pillows, sleeping bags and even tents to sleep on the grass and enjoy the Mets 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on the jumbo screen in the outfield. “I was […]

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Spend the night with Mr. Met: Citi Field Sleepover announced


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

File photo

The Mets are hoping to make fans’ dreams come true— with a sleepover. The team announced its first-ever “Citi Field Sleepover” will be on Saturday, August 10 at the ballpark. Tickets for the sleepover started to go on sale today at 10 a.m., and a presale was available yesterday for Mets season ticket holders. Only […]

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Former MLB players, celebrities compete in All-Star softball game at Citi Field


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THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Former Major League greats mixed with A-list celebrities for the annual All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday, July 14 at Citi Field. Many local recognizable stars participated in the game, while the Mets had four former franchise players on the field including Mike Piazza, Dwight Gooden, John Franco and Darryl Strawberry. The legends […]

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