By Brian Mahoney Associated Press Sloane Stephens came back to a whole new U.S. Open. From a rebuilt stadium toRead more
A day before the start of the U.S. Open, the Flushing’s famed tennis grounds opened to kids wielding rackets for their own fun games.
Three-time U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal, the current No. 1-ranked player in the world, joined children from across Queens and other parts of the city for Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.Read more
Associated Press This year’s U.S. Open marks an even half-century since the event formerly known as the U.S. Championships joinedRead more
More than 500,000 visitors from every corner of the world converge on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center each year for the U.S. Open. This tournament, one local organization plans to show them that Flushing is more than just a tennis hub with a baseball stadium nearby.
Starting today, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce will host Discover Flushing, a free walking tour series that takes place for throughout the tournament, which ends Sept. 9.Read more
Serena and Venus Williams could be headed toward their earliest Grand Slam meeting in 20 years, facing a potential third-round matchup at the U.S. Open.
If the sisters do play each other, the winner might face No. 1-ranked Simona Halep in the fourth round.Read more
On Sunday, Flushing will be the hottest cycling spot this side of France.
The second annual Tour de Flushing cycling extravaganza kick off at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.Read more
The three thieves pretended to be grandchildren, they said they were old neighbors, they even recruited children to assist in their schemes — anything to get inside senior citizens’ home and steal their stuff.
Now the trio of Maspeth schemers are headed to prison for up to 10 years, having been sentenced yesterday in Queens Criminal Court. The three thieves targeted senior homeowners in Jackson Heights, Flushing and Maspeth in the summer of 2016, said Queens County District Attorney Richard A. Brown said.Read more
By Jack Ryan Queens Daily Eagle A multi-agency operation that stretched from Queens to California resulted in the arrest onRead more
Fresh off his appearance on the City & State Queens Power 50 list, Rob MacKay sat in his favorite neighborhood restaurant Aubergine Cafe and discussed how Queens has fostered a fertile environment for a flourishing legal community.Read more
By David Brand Mets ads have long encouraged visitors to “take the train to the game,” but if Council Member FranciscoRead more