World’s Fair

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

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

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

Ex-NYC Parks Official Accused Of Stealing More Than $50,000 From Queens Park

A former New York City parks department official is accused of stealing more than $50,000 from the nonprofit group she founded to improve the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.

07/18/2012

“I’m in a different location every day, so my car serves as a mobile office.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Todd At Corona Park

“My car is actually a mobile office. It travels with me wherever I need to be.” – Todd and his Subaru Forester

07/16/2012

Field Station: Dinosaurs - Secaucus, NJ - May 27, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Dinosaurs Invade Secaucus At ‘Field Station: Dinosaurs’

65 million years ago, giants roamed the Meadowlands. Now, as WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported, they’re back. Well, sort of.

05/27/2012