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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/04/2013 at 7:27AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 41. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph EVENT OF THE DAY:  Sunnyside Restaurant Week The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) is holding its first-ever Sunnyside Restaurant Week [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/26/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Mostly cloudy with rain showers, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 82. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Monday night: Overcast with thunderstorms, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 73. Winds from the WSW at [...]

Forest City Ratner wins bid to renovate Nassau Coliseum
Forest City Ratner wins bid to renovate Nassau Coliseum
News Liam La Guerre 8/15/2013 at 5:17PM

Nassau Events Center, LLC an affiliate of Barclays Center builder Forest City Ratner Companies, announced Thursday that it won the bid to renovate Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Nassau Events was picked over the Madison Square Garden Company, and will oversee a $229 million renovation of the Long Island sports arena. “We are ready to get [...]

Brooklyn Nets make blockbuster trade
Brooklyn Nets make blockbuster trade
News Liam La Guerre 6/28/2013 at 11:38AM

The Brooklyn Nets reportedly completed a blockbuster trade with the Boston Celtics that puts the revamped franchise back into the spotlight for the second time this off-season. The trade will send future hall of famers Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce and sharpshooter Jason Terry as well to Brooklyn, while the Nets will ship shooting guard [...]

Jason Kidd named Brooklyn Nets head coach
Jason Kidd named Brooklyn Nets head coach
News Queens Courier Staff 6/13/2013 at 3:32PM

BY MAGGIE HAYES & TERENCE M. CULLEN Famed NBA player Jason Kidd couldn’t stay away from the game for long. Roughly a week after he announced his retirement, the Brooklyn Nets hired Kidd as its next head coach. “The game of basketball has been great to me,” Kidd said. “In my heart, this was the [...]

MTV Video Music Awards coming to Brooklyn
MTV Video Music Awards coming to Brooklyn
Entertainment Denise Romano 3/25/2013 at 6:09PM

It’s the biggest news since Madonna kissed Britney. The 30th annual MTV Video Music Awards will be coming to Brooklyn this year, at the Barclays Center to be exact, on Sunday, August 25. The blockbuster, globally watched event usually takes place at the Los Angeles Staples Center. It’s the first time an awards show of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/15/2013 at 7:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 46. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 34. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Emilio Solla [...]

Bloomberg gives final State of the City address at Barclays Center
Bloomberg gives final State of the City address at Barclays Center
Politics Helen Klein 2/14/2013 at 5:57PM

It may have been Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s last opportunity to deliver the State of the City address, but one thing was clear, it was no swan song. Addressing a crowd at downtown Brooklyn’s Barclays Center — arguably the largest development to come to fruition while he occupied City Hall  – the mayor spent a full [...]

Headlines from around the web
Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 12/09/2012 at 2:02PM

The Rolling Stones hit the Barclays Center English beat combo The Rolling Stones made their highly-anticipated Brooklyn debut last night at the Barclays Center for the first of three NYC-area shows. And they gave the crowd their money’s worth with a 2 1/4 hour, 23-song set filled with ’60s classics (“Paint It Black,” “The Last Time”), ’70s warhorses (“Miss [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2012 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday :Overcast with rain. High of 41. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Tuesday Night: Overcast with rain. Low of 34. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. [...]