Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/09/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Periods of rain. High around 45. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low 33. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: World Ice Arena at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Bring your friends, bring a scarf [...]

Dragon boats give back
Dragon boats give back
News Queens Courier Staff 11/17/2013 at 12:52PM

As this year’s participants of The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York (HKDBF-NY) will receive thousands of dollars for the charities of their choice, the city begins to prepare for next year’s boat race. On behalf of the HKDBF-NY 2013 Charity Boat Race, which took place on August 11,  participants’ $7,500 will be [...]

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 11/15/2013 at 9:44AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: The Rocket Thrower in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Ribbon cut on Queens Museum expansion project
Ribbon cut on Queens Museum expansion project
Top Stories Melissa Chan 10/30/2013 at 4:52PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and ranks of officials cut the ribbon Wednesday on the $68 million Queens Museum expansion project. “There always seems to be something new and magical happening in this incredible space,” the head of the city said. “It really is an experience like no other. This is one of the great cultural institutions [...]

Free senior fitness classes at Queens parks
News Queens Courier Staff 9/22/2013 at 12:06PM

This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga instruction and tennis lessons at four Queens parks. The activities, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 23 and will take place twice a week at each park through November 1. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions [...]