Strawberry’s Sports Grill

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Top headlines around the web
News Melissa Chan 10/13/2012 at 12:49PM

Aqueduct racino and tax coffers in the chips This is one gamble that paid off. The Aqueduct Resorts World “racino” in Queens is celebrating its one-year anniversary — amid positive reviews from state officials and community leaders that the facility has boosted jobs and swelled Albany’s coffers in a fragile economy. Read more: New York [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Strawberry’s closes suddenly this weekend
EXCLUSIVE: Strawberry’s closes suddenly this weekend
News Melissa Chan 10/12/2012 at 6:33PM

A New York baseball legend’s sports bar shuttered Sunday after poor management ran the popular Douglaston dive to the ground, the Courier has learned. Strawberry’s Sports Grill — the brainchild of the Mets’ and Yankees’ four-time World Series champ, Darryl Strawberry — had only been open for two years before the prominent restaurant struck out, [...]

St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
News Billy Rennison 3/16/2012 at 2:48PM

Queens’ St. Patrick’s parades have passed and for those that want to avoid the madness of Manhattan there are a plethora of options right here in the borough. Bars around Queens borough are serving up St. Paddy’s Day specials, so revelers can save some green. Here are some spots around the borough to celebrate: Austin [...]

Celebrate Darryl Strawberry’s 50th birthday with him
Celebrate Darryl Strawberry’s 50th birthday with him
News Billy Rennison 3/09/2012 at 3:47PM

Two-time silver slugger award winner Darryl Strawberry is entering his golden years. Strawberry turns 50 on Monday, March 12 and the former rookie of the year will be celebrating his birthday amongst fans at his Douglaston sports grill — Strawberry’s. Guests will have a chance to sign a “supersized” birthday card for the four-time World [...]

Where to spend Valentine’s Day in Queens
Dining Billy Rennison 2/10/2012 at 1:35PM

Choosing the right restaurant for romantic Valentine’s Day dinner date can turn even Casanovas into klutzes. So for all you Queens cupids, here are some dinner deals that will be sure to make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Aegean Cove, Astoria, Greek: The restaurant is offering a three-course prix-fixe menu for $49.95 per person. [...]

Local businesses benefit from Giants’ championship run
Business Alexa Altman 1/24/2012 at 11:19AM

As Big Blue heads to Indianapolis, New York is seeing green. After their teeth-clenching defeat of the San Francisco 49ers in overtime, the Giants are set for Super Bowl XLVI — and local companies are experiencing an upswing in business as fans flock to retailers and restaurants teeming with team spirit. Shoppers stormed Modell’s within [...]

Home run meal at Strawberry’s Sports Grill
Home run meal at Strawberry’s Sports Grill
Dining Steve Mosco 12/20/2011 at 1:07PM

The word “comfort” always brings me back to Sunday afternoons at my grandparent’s house watching the New York Mets in the late 80s. My grandfather always had a colorful way of describing his love for the Mets – it was tumultuous, and sometimes a tad vulgar, but memories of our Met-chats always make me smile. [...]

Darryl Strawberry: Mets unwise not to trade Reyes
Darryl Strawberry: Mets unwise not to trade Reyes
News Darryl Strawberry 12/08/2011 at 10:23AM

I was saddened to hear the news of Jose Reyes signing a 6-year contract with the Miami Marlins this week.  He has been a superstar for the Mets, and a fan favorite.  He has an electrifying style of play and will be a tough player to replace. When facing the realization that losing Reyes to [...]

Mets ’86 champs reunite at Strawberry’s
Mets ’86 champs reunite at Strawberry’s
News Bob Doda 10/24/2011 at 4:32PM

The World Series Champion 1986 New York Mets – one of the most memorable teams in New York baseball history – recently gathered for their 25th anniversary celebration at Strawberry’s Sports Grill in Douglaston. With Game Six on every television screen, almost all of the storied team filed in, including fan favorites Keith Hernandez, Mookie [...]

What’s Happening this week
Entertainment Steve Mosco 10/17/2011 at 3:19PM

Saturday, October 22 at 8 p.m. Queens Center for the Performing Arts: Feel Good Music, the World’s Greatest Love Songs; part of the Culture Expressed Through Sound concert series; some of the most enduring and heartfelt romantic songs from American Pop, Jazz, Broadway and top 40 radio playlists; featuring Dakota MacLeod and Ray Naccari; call [...]