Filmmaker and Mets fan Heather Quinlan is making a documentary based on the 1986 world champion Mets team to commemorate the upcoming 30th anniversary.
A New York baseball legend’s sports bar shuttered Sunday after poor management ran the popular Douglaston dive to the ground, the Courier has learned. Strawberry’s Sports Grill — the brainchild of the Mets’ and Yankees’ four-time World Series champ, Darryl Strawberry — had only been open for two years before the prominent restaurant struck out, [...]
Two-time silver slugger award winner Darryl Strawberry is entering his golden years. Strawberry turns 50 on Monday, March 12 and the former rookie of the year will be celebrating his birthday amongst fans at his Douglaston sports grill — Strawberry’s. Guests will have a chance to sign a “supersized” birthday card for the four-time World [...]
The word “comfort” always brings me back to Sunday afternoons at my grandparent’s house watching the New York Mets in the late 80s. My grandfather always had a colorful way of describing his love for the Mets – it was tumultuous, and sometimes a tad vulgar, but memories of our Met-chats always make me smile. [...]
Southeast Queens serial rapist eyed in three attacks A stocky rape suspect brutally pounced on a Queens woman from behind, put her in a choke hold on a residential street and tried to rape her, a chilling police video shows. The Wednesday attack happened in southeast Queens around 2 a.m. when the suspect — described [...]
I was saddened to hear the news of Jose Reyes signing a 6-year contract with the Miami Marlins this week. He has been a superstar for the Mets, and a fan favorite. He has an electrifying style of play and will be a tough player to replace. When facing the realization that losing Reyes to [...]