OP-ED: Why New York City Needs Another World’s Fair

BY JOHN CATSIMATIDIS This past week, Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz, and a number of elected, civic and community leaders held a news conference to announce a series of events to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the 1939 World’s Fair and the 50th Anniversary of the 1964-65 World’s Fair. Sadly, to New Yorkers who aren’t […]

All We Want For Xmas…

While some Mets players showcased their singing talents, we do not think they should be quitting their day jobs. Last week, the Mets released a holiday video featuring some players singing – or butchering, depending on your point of view – the Christmas classic “Sleigh Bells.” Several players, including David Wright, Matt Harvey and Dillon […]

Baseball Convention Coming To Queens Bar Next Year

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Queens Baseball fanatics will soon get a chance to attend a Comic Con-like convention centered on America’s pastime. The first annual Queens Baseball Convention will be held on Jan. 18 at McFadden’s Citi Field, the bar and restaurant adjacent to the Mets home field. The convention will feature a variety […]

Another Baseball Team Could Call Queens Home

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer An upstart baseball league is looking to establish one of its teams in Queens. The Independent Professional Baseball League is looking for a local investor to own a proposed baseball team that would play its home games in the Borough. The IBL will be a league similar to the Atlantic […]