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Officials announce events to mark World’s Fair anniversary
Officials announce events to mark World’s Fair anniversary
Top Stories Melissa Chan 3/28/2014 at 5:17PM

The “world’s borough” is ready for its six-month-long anniversary party. Officials unveiled a long lineup of Queens events Friday to celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 World’s Fairs held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Sen. Tony Avella, park advocates sue to stop Citi Field mega mall
Sen. Tony Avella, park advocates sue to stop Citi Field mega mall
Central Melissa Chan 2/11/2014 at 2:36PM

State Senator Tony Avella and a long list of Queens park advocates are suing the city to stop a mega mall from coming to Citi Field. The 1.4 million-square-foot shopping center is part of a major $3 billion project by Sterling Equities and Related Companies to redevelop Willets Point.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/03/2014 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of snow. Snow will be heavy at times especially this morning. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches. Monday night: Scattered snow flurries and snow showers possible this evening. Becoming mostly clear later. Low 24. Winds N at 10 [...]

Public comes out to support restoring NY State Pavilion
Public comes out to support restoring NY State Pavilion
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/29/2014 at 3:47PM

As the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair is set to mark its 50th anniversary, the Parks Department and an advocacy group are asking the community to share its vision for one of the event’s iconic structures.