World’s Fair

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/07/2014 at 7:49AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: Cloudy early, then off and on rain showers for the afternoon. High 51. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Monday night: Rain likely. Low 47. Winds SE at 15 to 25 mph. Rainfall around a half an inch.

Officials announce events to mark World’s Fair anniversary
Officials announce events to mark World’s Fair anniversary
Top Stories Melissa Chan 3/28/2014 at 5:17PM

The “world’s borough” is ready for its six-month-long anniversary party. Officials unveiled a long lineup of Queens events Friday to celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 World’s Fairs held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Steinway Street goes Green
Steinway Street goes Green
News Michael Pantelidis 9/28/2011 at 2:25PM

Astoria’s green initiative is also beautifying the neighborhood. Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr., Senator Michael Gianaris, Department of Transportation Queens Borough Commissioner Maura McCarthy and members of the Steinway Astoria Partnership united on September 15 for the unveiling of several environmentally-friendly additions to Steinway Street. Among the improvements are new plants and flower baskets lining [...]