Flushing Meadows

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/03/2012 at 7:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. Fog early. High of 59. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Greater Astoria Historical Society Christmas Party Widely regarded as one of the greatest storytellers of all [...]

Hundreds rally against development at Flushing Meadows
Hundreds rally against development at Flushing Meadows
News Maggie Hayes 9/21/2012 at 12:28PM

Hundreds of residents packed into the Our Lady of Sorrows auditorium in Corona to make known that they want to keep their park. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, the biggest park in Queens, is currently being considered for the development of a new shopping mall, two new stadiums and concert venues and several parking garages and roads [...]

Game’s still on at West Side Tennis Club
Game’s still on at West Side Tennis Club
News Queens Courier Staff 9/04/2012 at 4:32PM

BY SHAMANTH RAO The rhythmic thwacks of tennis balls hit by wooden rackets resounded once again across the grass courts at the West Side Tennis Club on a recent Saturday morning amid the rumble of the occasional passing Long Island Railroad train. Some 35 years after the U.S. Open ended its six-decade run at the fabled [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/03/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: JAMS Under the Stars JAMS Under the Stars is an evening outdoor concert that kicks off the next day of festivities for the Jamaica Arts and Music Summer (JAMS) Festival. This year, JAMS Under the Stars will pay homage to the legacy of Soul Train and the musical legends of Jazz, R&B, [...]