Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Throughout the summer New Yorkers will get a chance to relive their youth at the World’s Fair grounds in Flushing.
They lined up by the thousands, just like they poured onto the grounds on this day back in 1964. They carried their World’s Fair identification cards, and so many memories.
Preparations have gotten under way for a months-long celebration, commemorating the anniversaries of two world’s fairs in Queens.
Since the Yankees own a stake in the New York City Football Club, a site on East 153rd Street and River Avenue could keep the team close to home.
The City Council voted 47 to 1 to allow the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to tear down two old stadiums that were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and build two new stadiums in their place.
A member of the world’s smallest deer species was born this has been born at the Queens Zoo at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
A local filmmaker is trying to save the ruins of the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Queens.
The league and New York City have been involved in negotiations to build a stadium on a 10-acre site in the Flushing Meadows park. A team there would start play in 2016 and be rivals of the New York Red Bulls, who play in Harrison, N.J.
City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. said on Thursday that the National League club is “very interested and fully capable” of bringing Major League Soccer to Citi Field, the New York Daily News reported on Thursday.
A 3-year-old boy was found safe after disappearing Monday evening from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Neighbors and some elected officials are furious over a proposal to eliminate part of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens for a mall, two stadiums and new roads and parking space.
Despite the devastation from superstorm Sandy, a Brooklyn firehouse will continue with a thanksgiving week tradition.
Central Park was back open Saturday – five days after Superstorm Sandy struck the area – but many major city parks remained closed.
There are proposals to expand The U.S.T.A. National Tennis Center with two new stadiums, build a 25,000-seat professional soccer stadium, and build a mall – all in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Authorities said the men were arguing on the job when the argument got physical and spilled outside around 3 p.m. near the Al Oerter Recreational Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.