When the U.S. Open comes to town, tennis seems to take over the city, and for a few weeks it’s cool to wear a visor. If you’re not in the stands at Flushing’s USTA Bille Jean King National Tennis Center or glued to a TV catching the matches, and instead want to get in a … Continue reading Where are NYC’s public tennis courts?
As residential development has boomed in many corners of the city and several school districts are bursting at the seams, the city is opening several new schools this year and in the coming years. But finding space for these buildings is rarely easy. Many end up being built on less-than-desirable parcels, often near heavily trafficked … Continue reading Hidden hazards: Hundreds of public schools are near a heavily polluting roads
Thousands of tennis fans will flock to Flushing for the US Open, from Aug. 26 to Sept. 8. Most will take the No. 7 train or the Long Island Rail Road or drive, and while few might venture beyond the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, many might catch glimpses … Continue reading Beyond the US Open: 12 things to know about what’s happening in Flushing