Maker Faire 2012 featured a fiery volcano. Photo by Jennifer Morrow.

World Maker Faire Coming to Flushing Meadows

The East Coast’s largest celebration of invention, creativity and curiosity is making its way to Queens later this month, bringing the “Maker Movement” within walking distance of the No. 7 train.

The New York Hall of Science, located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, will host The World Maker Faire on Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23, featuring everything from an exhibit on sustainable architecture to a live presentation hosted by Adam Savage, the former host of “Mythbusters,” as well as other special events that are sure to delight the borough’s tech heads.

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Photo: The State Pavilion and Astro Towers were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and have fallen into disrepair // Eagle photo by Katie Finkowski

The Average Queens Park Hasn’t Had a Major Upgrade Since the First Bush Administration

And at 72, they’re as old as George W. By David Brand The average Queens park has not had a major

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