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Spend the night with Mr. Met: Citi Field Sleepover announced
Spend the night with Mr. Met: Citi Field Sleepover announced
News Liam La Guerre 7/25/2013 at 11:35AM

The Mets are hoping to make fans’ dreams come true— with a sleepover. The team announced its first-ever “Citi Field Sleepover” will be on Saturday, August 10 at the ballpark. Tickets for the sleepover started to go on sale today at 10 a.m., and a presale was available yesterday for Mets season ticket holders. Only [...]

Mrs. Met returns to Citi Field
Mrs. Met returns to Citi Field
News Liam La Guerre 7/10/2013 at 4:40PM

Behind every great Mr. Met there is a Mrs. Met and she’s back. Gone for a few years, the better half of the iconic Mr. Met appeared at Citi Field recently, surprising fans, many of which may have never even known she existed. Mrs. Met was apparently on sabbatical from the team, but will make [...]

Borough President bestows honors
Borough President bestows honors
News Billy Rennison 1/25/2012 at 12:01PM

Besides celebrating Queens during her State of the Borough address, Borough President Helen Marshall honored a special few whose spirit and dedication have made the borough a better and safer place to live. Marshall reserved the end of her speech to recognize a handful of residents and workers who went above and beyond the call [...]

Kids meet former Mets’ hurler John Franco
Kids meet former Mets’ hurler John Franco
News Alexa Altman 12/07/2011 at 12:52PM

Thirteen-year-old Joseph Santana stood in line wearing an oversized striped Mets jersey, clutching a cobalt blue baseball cap. He bobbed excitedly as the line grew shorter, anticipating his turn. When he reached the front of the line, he thrust the cap at former Mets relief pitcher John Franco, who scribbled his signature in black Sharpie [...]