Category Archives: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

What to do with the city’s stinkiest water bodies

By Len Maniace The coming months are likely to be crucial for the future of two of our city’s most odiferous water bodies, both in name and in fact. New York State is expected to rule on plans by New … Continue reading

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Did state really OK Flushing Meadows shopping mall in 1961?

Full disclosure: The author of this article is president of the Jackson Heights Beautification Group, a civic and environmental nonprofit that has contributed funding for the lawsuit opposing the shopping mall at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. By Len Maniace The David … Continue reading

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Thousands line up to visit World’s Fair ruin at Flushing Meadows

By Len Maniace The line of pilgrims waiting for a glimpse inside the ruin known as the New York State Pavilion today was worthy of any line at the World’s Fair 50 years ago. It was also a tribute to … Continue reading

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