Forest Hills Rhythmic Gymnastics team performs at ‘World’s Most Famous Arena’


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Photos courtesy Forest Hills Rhythmic Gymnastics

The girls from the Forest Hills Rhythmic Gymnastics team got the chance to showcase their skills on center court at Madison Square Garden during the halftime show at a New York Liberty game earlier this month.

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Gastropub and beer bar is newest concession stand at Citi Field


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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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Team Duce of Bayside Little League completes undefeated season with championship win


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Photo courtesy of Team Duce

After finishing the regular season undefeated, Bayside Little League’s Team Duce made it to the championship game and were victorious over Texas West Division rival, W7, by a score of 4-3, completing their season with a perfect 16-0 record.

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Kids learn basketball fundamentals at Maspeth High School summer camp


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RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photos by Anthony Giudice

Maspeth High School wrapped up its second summer basketball camp on Friday, where local middle school students came together to learn the fundamentals of basketball, play some games and most importantly, have fun.

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Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day will kick off US Open with day of tennis and music


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Photo by Dominick Totino Photography

The 20th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, taking place on August 29 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, is set to be an exciting, star-studded time for kids and parents alike.

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Wild night of ‘Big Battel’ wrestling in Elmhurst


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THE COURIER/Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

As the lights of Queens Boulevard began to dim and store owners pulled down their metal gates on the night of July 10, a diverse crowd began to assemble at the Elmhurst Elks Club to watch costumed monsters square off in a ring as Boston-based wrestling sensation Kaiju Big Battel roared into town.

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Josh Groban to perform at US Open opening night ceremony


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Photo courtesy of USTA

The U.S. Open’s opening night ceremony in Queens will not only once again feature a chart-topping singer, but also a special appearance by the National Tennis Center’s namesake.

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New York Racing Association’s fall schedule to include two ‘Super’ Saturdays


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Photo by Adam Coglianese

As the New York Racing Association (NYRA) spring season wraps up on July 19, the 38-day fall championship meet at Belmont Park is set to deliver two “Super” Saturdays, with 11 graded stakes worth $4.2 million on Sept. 26 and Oct. 3.

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Boston-based sci-fi ‘monster wrestling’ event to debut in Queens


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Photo courtesy of Kaiju Big Battel

Where in the world can you witness mutant alien creatures and giant monsters facing off against each other in an epic battle amid a crumbling, Styrofoam cityscape? In Queens, of course, as Kaiju Big Battel takes over the Elks Club in Elmhurst this Friday, July 10.

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Maspeth could be getting a community athletic field near Newtown Creek


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Ridgewood Times/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The area around Newtown Creek, which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes as one of the “nation’s most polluted waterways,” a could be the site of a brand-new community athletic field in Maspeth.

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The St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Flyers celebrate record-breaking season


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Photo courtesy St. Margaret's/Resurrection Flyers

During their end-of-season celebration, the St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Flyers presented special plaques to runners, including those who broke records this season.

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Cyclists compete at Red Bull Mini Drome race in Maspeth


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Photos courtesy M&C Saatchi Sports and Entertainment

The fastest athletes on two wheels faced intense competition on a rare figure-eight mini velodrome racetrack in front of hundreds of spectators at the Red Bull Mini Drome Race held at 56-70 58th St. in Maspeth, on June 19.

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