bocce ball

$850,000 to improve courts at Middle Village park
$850,000 to improve courts at Middle Village park
News Billy Rennison 7/26/2012 at 8:16AM

The bocce ball players that arrive at Juniper Valley Park rain or shine will no longer have to worry about the elements. The city’s Parks Department announced a request for proposal for improvements to the Middle Village park’s bocce courts, including a shade structure covering the space. Many of the area’s large Italian-American population descends [...]

‘Bowne’d for Renovations: Upgrades coming to Flushing park
‘Bowne’d for Renovations: Upgrades coming to Flushing park
News Steve Mosco 2/15/2012 at 12:56PM

No matter the weather or time of year, crowds gather on a daily and nightly basis at Bowne Park in Flushing, where the game is bocce ball and everyone plays. “Sometimes you can wait an hour to play,” said Sime Stulic, who has played at the park for more years than he can remember. “We [...]