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Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
News Queens Tourism Council 5/13/2013 at 10:08AM

Legendary former New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling and current outfielder Mike Baxter, a Whitestone native, headlined a small business luncheon at the Irish Circle Tavern in Rockaway Beach on May 7. In addition to signing autographs and posing for photos, the athletes discussed Citi’s local efforts to help rebuild after Hurricane Sandy and plugged [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/09/2013 at 7:26AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then thunderstorms and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 68. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the South in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night; Mostly cloudy. Low of 54. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT [...]

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. [...]

Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Rumored NHL outdoor games snub Citi Field
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/22/2013 at 11:17AM

It looks like Citi Field has been “shut out” from an outdoor NHL game next season. The Sports Network (TSN) reported the league plans five outdoor games on top of the traditional Bridgestone Winter Classic – slated between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day, 2014. NHL officials first have [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/16/2013 at 8:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 63. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 25 mph. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the WSW [...]

Mets open season with lowered expectations
Mets open season with lowered expectations
Sports Terence M. Cullen 4/01/2013 at 3:25PM

Met fans, notorious for their cynical optimism, are getting ready for another season riddled with questions. With the recent news that Johan Santana might be out for the entire season, fans outside Citi Field today don’t have high hopes for the team. “If they win 75 games,” said Ken Jones of Long Island, “It’ll be [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/01/2013 at 7:35AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 54. Breezy. Winds from the West at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 36. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 3/29/2013 at 8:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy with rain showers in the afternoon. High of 52. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Disco Inferno II Due to popular demand, Disco Inferno [...]

Mets: Johan might miss 2013 season
Mets: Johan might miss 2013 season
News Terence M. Cullen 3/28/2013 at 7:55PM

Mets starter Johan Santana could miss the entire 2013 because of a re-tear in his left shoulder, General Manager Sandy Alderson announced Thursday during a conference call. Santana, originally staying in Florida on the disabled list, flew to New York today where he was diagnosed with the new rip, Alderson said. “Johan will remain in [...]

Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
Mets ranked sixth most valuable team in baseball
News Terence M. Cullen 3/28/2013 at 2:04PM

The Mets are the sixth most valuable team in Major League Baseball according to Forbes, possibly putting to rest concerns the team is underwater on the financial front. Forbes listed the Amazin’s value at $811 million – a 13-percent increase from last year. The crosstown rival Yankees ranked first with a $2.3 billion worth. Between [...]