Tag: flushing-meadows-corona-park

Queens Night Market to open for fall season on Sept. 16


Sep. 12, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Queens Night Market will be making its return to Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sept. 16 for the fall season. It will be operating every Saturday from 5 p.m. to midnight until Oct. 28, when the season concludes with a Halloween-themed event. The Queens Night Market has welcomed more than 2 million visitors since it debuted in 2015. Over that same span, it has helped launch almost 400 new businesses across New York City. Its vendors and food have represented over 90 countries around the world. The market has remained busy thus far…
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MTA adding extra service on 7 line, Long Island Rail Road during U.S. Open

Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) helped kickoff U.S. Open Fan Week on Aug. 21 at Corona Yard adjacent to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the main draw gets underway from Monday, Aug. 28, and will run through Sunday,…
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Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park announces 2023 arts grant recipients

Aug. 14, 2023 By Bill Parry When St. Albans’ favorite son LL Cool J brought his Rock The Bells Festival to Forest Hills Stadium on Aug. 5, he was just over a mile away from where a unique eight-foot-tall bronze sculpture of him stood until recently in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Astoria-based sculptor Sherwin Banfield…
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Queens Night Market celebrates opening night with special guests, performances

Apr. 18, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed The Queens Night Market officially kicked off its eighth season with Mayor Eric Adams at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday, April 15.  Attendees included Commissioner of Small Business Services Kevin Kim, Councilman Shekar Krishnan, and NYC Department of Parks and Recreation…
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