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5 Fun Things To Do Before School Starts In NYC

Share quality time as a family before the hustle and bustle of studying and school activities begins. Check out these perfect places for end-of-summer outings.

08/27/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22:  People walk near the Unisphere near the New York State Pavilion as part on a tour during festivities marking the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World's Fair, which opened in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on April 22, 2014. Hundreds of World's Fair buffs, tourists and the curious waited in line for hours to tour the grounds of the landmark pavilion. The World's Fair's, which began in Europe in the 19th century, looked to celebrate technological advancement and cultural exchanges among other ideas. The 1964 World's Fair in Queens had the motto "Peace through understanding" and saw over 51 million people attend the fair.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Go Back In Time At The World’s Fair Grounds In Queens

Throughout the summer New Yorkers will get a chance to relive their youth at the World’s Fair grounds in Flushing.

05/18/2014

Crowds line up at the New York State Pavilion on April 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Thousands Show Up To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of ‘World’s Fair’

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.

04/22/2014

New York State Pavilion from the 1964-1965 World's Fair (credit: Matthew Silva)

Big Celebrations Planned For World’s Fair Anniversaries In Queens

Preparations have gotten under way for a months-long celebration, commemorating the anniversaries of two world’s fairs in Queens.

03/28/2014

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New York City Football Club’s Home Might Be In Yankees’ Backyard

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.

08/30/2013

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (file/credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

US Open Site Wins Approval For $500 Million Expansion Plan

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.

07/25/2013

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Tiny Deer Born At Queens Zoo In Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

A member of the world’s smallest deer species was born this has been born at the Queens Zoo at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

07/08/2013

New York State Pavilion from the 1964-1965 World's Fair (credit: Matthew Silva)

Filmmaker Tries To Save New York World’s Fair Pavilion

A local filmmaker is trying to save the ruins of the New York State Pavilion from the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Queens.

07/08/2013

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

MLS Hopes To Announce Plans For Stadium In Queens In 4 To 6 Weeks

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.

04/25/2013

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Mets ‘Very Interested’ In Bringing MLS To Citi Field; Politicians Speak Out

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.

01/04/2013

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Boy, 3, Found After Vanishing From Van In Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

A 3-year-old boy was found safe after disappearing Monday evening from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

12/31/2012

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Neighbors March To Protest Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Development Plans

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.

12/09/2012

FDNY Engine 233 Ladder 176 in Brooklyn (file / credit: Google Maps)

FDNY Thanksgiving Charity Run To Proceed Despite Sandy

Despite the devastation from superstorm Sandy, a Brooklyn firehouse will continue with a thanksgiving week tradition.

11/19/2012

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Central, Prospect Parks Largely Reopened; Many Parks Still Closed

Central Park was back open Saturday – five days after Superstorm Sandy struck the area – but many major city parks remained closed.

11/03/2012

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Queens Communities Concerned About Overdevelopment In Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

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.

10/01/2012

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