National Tennis Center

Department of City Planning approves National Tennis Center expansions
News Terence M. Cullen 5/28/2013 at 6:13PM

The Department of City Planning approved expansions at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Wednesday, May 22, pushing the project another step toward a final green light. U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) officials want to expand the center’s campus in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park by 0.68 acres, build a new stadium and make renovations. The [...]

Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Boston Marathon bombing has races rethinking security
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 4/29/2013 at 11:04AM

Now that surviving Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been captured and charged with using a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death, some of the motivations behind the attack are becoming clearer. Other questions about security and how to prevent future attacks at similar events are under heated debate. “Thinking about the football season [...]

PHOTOS: Easter egg hunts at National Tennis Center, Ozone Howard Little League field
PHOTOS: Easter egg hunts at National Tennis Center, Ozone Howard Little League field
News Queens Courier Staff 3/27/2013 at 5:05PM

Ahead of the Easter holiday, two Easter egg hunts took place last weekend. One at the Ozone Howard Little League field on Saturday, March 23, and another at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on Sunday, March 24. Here are some photos from the events:   Ozone Howard Little League field (Photos courtesy [...]

Op-Ed: A new alliance for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
News Queens Courier Staff 3/10/2013 at 10:54AM

BY COUNCILMEMBER JULISSA FERRERAS With public review of the National Tennis Center’s proposed expansion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (FMCP) well under way, it is time to set our sights on the future of what is the largest and most important open space for the residents of Queens. Having spent my whole life in and around [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/09/2013 at 7:17AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday Night: Clear. Low of 36. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Indians in the Caribbean A photographic exhibition of arts, culture and nation building (1900-1950) at the Rajkumari Cultural Center in Richmond Hill, Indians [...]