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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/16/2013 at 6:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 97. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Clear. Low of 79. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: SummerStage -  Meli’sa Morgan/Fonda Rae/Alicia Myers/Marley Marl SummerStage, New York’s largest free performing arts festival, runs in Queens thru August [...]

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 [...]

Former MLB players, celebrities compete in All-Star softball game at Citi Field
Former MLB players, celebrities compete in All-Star softball game at Citi Field
News Liam La Guerre 7/15/2013 at 2:04PM

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 [...]

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 [...]

Mrs. Met returns to Citi Field
Mrs. Met returns to Citi Field
News Liam La Guerre 7/10/2013 at 4:40PM

Behind every great Mr. Met there is a Mrs. Met and she’s back. Gone for a few years, the better half of the iconic Mr. Met appeared at Citi Field recently, surprising fans, many of which may have never even known she existed. Mrs. Met was apparently on sabbatical from the team, but will make [...]

Borough President Marshall OKs Willets West
Borough President Marshall OKs Willets West
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/10/2013 at 3:26PM

Borough President Helen Marshall approved a special permit that would pave the way for a mega mall near Citi Field. Marshall gave developers Sterling Equities and Related Companies the thumbs up on July 2 to move parking for Citi Field to Willets Point. The joint venture ultimately needed the permit to construct a 1.4 million-square-foot [...]

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 [...]

PHOTOS: Fireworks light up Citi Field
PHOTOS: Fireworks light up Citi Field
News Queens Courier Staff 7/04/2013 at 12:04PM

On Wednesday, July 3, following the Mets game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field, a fireworks display lit up the skies above the baseball stadium.   

PHOTOS: Queens Taste 2013
PHOTOS: Queens Taste 2013
News Queens Courier Photographers 5/16/2013 at 2:17PM

Queens Taste 2013 took place at the Caesars Club at Citi Field on Tuesday, May 14.  Close to 50 food and drink purveyors offered samples of their products for free in a festive atmosphere full of Queens residents and business people. Click here to see more photos from the event.