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All-Star Game makes millions for city, benefits borough
All-Star Game makes millions for city, benefits borough
Business Liam La Guerre 7/23/2013 at 1:09PM

The 2013 MLB All-Star Game and weekend events were a home run for businesses in and around Citi Field. The major sports event pumped $191.1 million into the city, according to Rob Mackay, director of marketing, events and tourism for the Queens Economic Development Corporation. “In general it’s good for the city,” Mackay said. “so [...]

Teen who ran onto field at All-Star Game faces year in jail
Teen who ran onto field at All-Star Game faces year in jail
Police Liam La Guerre 7/18/2013 at 2:19PM

The truth is that this dare landed him in hot water. The teenager who ran onto the field during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field as part of a Twitter dare may pay big for that error in judgment. District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that Dylan McCue-Masone, 18, has been arraigned [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/17/2013 at 6:49AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 95. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 81 with a heat index of 88F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 [...]

Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
News Terence M. Cullen 7/15/2013 at 6:05PM

It was a bright day at Citi Field, Mr. Met on the JumboTron and traffic on all surrounding parkways was bumper-to-bumper. Then the sky fell dark as artist Charles Fazzone took a paintbrush to the heavens and made it a midnight blue. A group of people gathered around his work station and marveled as Fazzone [...]

All-Star Game to benefit local communities
All-Star Game to benefit local communities
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/12/2013 at 12:56PM

Major League Baseball is planning to bring more than just entertainment to Queens during the All-Star Game and events next week. The MLB is partnering with the New York Mets Foundation to support charitable initiatives in Queens that will fund recovery efforts from Sandy, impact the lives of underserved youth and local veterans, and help [...]

Queens expects money boost from All-Star Game
Queens expects money boost from All-Star Game
Business Liam La Guerre 7/11/2013 at 2:05PM

With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Queens this year, local businesses are expecting a boost from the fans who will attend the game on July 16 at Citi Field, as well as the many events in the days before. “The All-Star Game brings in more people than just the 45,000 people for the [...]

Mets’ Captain David Wright to start in All-Star Game at Citi Field
Mets’ Captain David Wright to start in All-Star Game at Citi Field
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/06/2013 at 6:45PM

The ballots are counted and it appears fans around the country made the Wright choice. Mets third baseman  David Wright will be starting for the National League team in the MLB All-Star game, which will be played at Citi Field on July 16. The Amazing’s captain outpaced San Francisco Giants Pablo Sandoval, who bested Wright [...]

Mets unveil All-Star logo
Mets unveil All-Star logo
News Terence M. Cullen 8/08/2012 at 9:07AM

Though there are still 11 months until the best of the best in baseball come to Citi Field, the Mets are getting an early start. The team unveiled the logo on Tuesday, August 7 for the 2013 All-Star Game, highlighting that next year will be the first time the Mets have hosted the game since [...]

All-Star Game may be boom for Queens business
All-Star Game may be boom for Queens business
Business Liam La Guerre 5/24/2012 at 4:09PM

Businesses owners are hoping that the 2013 MLB All-Star Game will hit one over the fence. As baseball fans everywhere flock to the 84th All-Star Game next year at Citi Field, Queens businesses are prepping for the influx of customers. “It gives Queens a huge national event. We’re planning to promote ‘the All-Star Game comes [...]

Mets to host 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field
Mets to host 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field
News Billy Rennison 5/16/2012 at 2:44PM

Next year, the Mets home will field an all star at every position. Commissioner Bud Selig, Mets owner Fred Wilpon and Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that Citi Field will host the 2013 MLB All-Star Game at a press conference Wednesday, May 16. This marks the ninth time the Midsummer Classic will be played in the [...]