Citi Field

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.   

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/14/2013 at 7:19AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 63. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 52. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Queens Taste 2013 Queens Taste 2013 will take place [...]

Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/29/2013 at 11:04AM

Now that surviving Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been captured and charged with using a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death, some of the motivations behind the attack are becoming clearer. Other questions about security and how to prevent future attacks at similar events are under heated debate. “Thinking about the football season [...]

City unveils MLB All-Star week festivities
City unveils MLB All-Star week festivities
News Terence M. Cullen 4/24/2013 at 1:28PM

The 2013 MLB All-Star Game, at Citi Field on July 16, will feature a slew of events throughout the city in the week leading up and will be spread throughout the borough. Citi Field was cited as a potential venue for the mid-summer classic since opening in 2009, with the rumor becoming official last May. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/24/2013 at 8:24AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 68. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 45. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight. Chance of rain 50%. EVENT OF THE [...]

Driver crashes into Queens auto body shop, killing 1, injuring 2
Driver crashes into Queens auto body shop, killing 1, injuring 2
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/24/2013 at 8:07AM

A car slammed into an auto body shop near Citi Field Tuesday, leaving one dead and two injured. The vehicle’s 52-year-old driver was heading southbound on 126th Street between 35th and 36th avenues around 11:40 a.m. when his 1992 Toyota Corolla rear-ended another car, said police. After the impact, the Toyota veered across the northbound [...]