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U.S. Open dining options please both fans and foodies
U.S. Open dining options please both fans and foodies
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/29/2012 at 2:09PM

With over 700,000 fans expected to attend the U.S. Open, which started August 27 and lasts until September 9, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center has a number of options to feed them. At the tennis tournament there are 60 concession stands, five restaurants, the new Moët & Chandon Terrace, which features champagne [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/29/2012 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Clear. High of 82. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon.Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 64. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph EVENT of the DAY: Michael Jackson Birthday Bash  “Do you Remember the Time” when you [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 88. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. [...]

Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is aces
Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is aces
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 8/27/2012 at 9:01AM

The kids came to celebrate their “love” of the game. Thousands of tennis fans flooded the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing for the 17th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day — the official kickoff event for the US Open Tennis Championships — on Saturday, August 25. Kids and their families enjoyed tennis [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/27/2012 at 7:03AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, then overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 81. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Monday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of [...]

US Open a big boost to Queens business
News Terence M. Cullen 8/26/2012 at 10:26AM

Thousands of fans from across the country and around the world pour into the city at summer’s end to watch some of the world’s biggest tennis stars battle it out in the final leg of the Grand Slam. The U.S. Open not only showcases the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, but a number of [...]

World’s top women to compete at US Open
World’s top women to compete at US Open
News Queens Courier Staff 8/26/2012 at 9:24AM

The USTA has announced that all 102 of the world’s top women, including 2012 Grand Slam singles champions Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, and Victoria Azarenka are entered in the women’s singles field for the 2012 US Open Tennis Championships. Williams, Sharapova, and Azarenka will be joined in the field by former US Open champions Kim [...]

Men’s lineup at the US Open
Men’s lineup at the US Open
News Queens Courier Staff 8/26/2012 at 9:18AM

World No. 1 and five-time US Open singles champion Roger Federer, defending US Open champion Novak Djokovic, and former US Open champions Andy Roddick and Juan Martin Del Potro lead the men’s singles field for the 2012 US Open Tennis Championships. Each of the world’s top 101 men received direct entry into the US Open, [...]

Festivities, big names will kick off the US Open
Festivities, big names will kick off the US Open
News Queens Courier Staff 8/26/2012 at 9:10AM

The USTA has announced a dramatic opening night ceremony that will include an immersive video and light show for the first time, and a special performance by pop sensation Jordin Sparks. The ceremony will take place prior to the night session in Arthur Ashe Stadium, on Monday, August 27. Sparks will perform “Celebrate,” the hit [...]

USTA Arthur Ashe Kids Day
USTA Arthur Ashe Kids Day
News Alexa Altman 8/25/2012 at 2:51PM

Thousands flooded the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for the 2012 USTA Arthur Ashe Kids Day celebration on Saturday, August 25. Attendees enjoyed face painting, tennis demonstrations, magic shows and jugglers before watching a tennis show and concert inside the stadium. To check out our photos from today’s event, click here.