Tag: new-york-mets

Mets host Wheelchair Sports Federation softball game and clinic for District 75 students with disabilities

wheelchair

May. 21, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets hosted their annual Wheelchair Softball Clinic Tuesday at the Citi Field parking lot, where the playing field of Shea Stadium once stood. Members of the Wheelchair Sports Federation played a softball game before helping to facilitate a clinic for approximately 100 students with disabilities from…
Read More

Mets to celebrate diversity with ‘A Celebration of Queens Culture’ event at Citi Field

diversity

Apr. 4, 2024 QNS News Team The New York Mets have announced “A Celebration of Queens Culture,” a groundbreaking event set for Aug. 13 and 14 at Citi Field. This initiative marks a departure from the team’s traditional approach to heritage celebrations, offering a multi-day experience that aims to inclusively honor the borough’s diversity. Historically,…
Read More

Mets hit a home run with ‘New in 24’ Citi Field upgrades

mets

Mar. 22, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Get ready to be wowed! The New York Mets just unveiled a dazzling array of fresh features at Citi Field, all part of their  “New in 24” showcase, just in time for the 2024 season. Among the notable features are the redesign and expansion of the team store near the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, the addition of the new Delta Sky360 Club lounge, the Mets Hall of Fame plaques being moved to the top of the rotunda and the Mets Hall of Fame Museum being moved to the FanFest area in centerfield, with some artifacts…
Read More

Mets announce winning businesses to be featured in ‘Taste of Queens’ in Citi Field during 2024 season

taste

Jan. 26, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets announced the three winning Queens-based small businesses whose food will be available at the portable “Taste of Queens” in Citi Field throughout the 2024 season. The aim of the Taste of Queens mobile initiative is to contribute to the community by offering exposure opportunities to…
Read More

Mets and USO team up to prepare care packages for veterans

USO

Dec. 13, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets and the United Service Organizations (USO) partnered to prepare care packages for members of the United States military serving overseas during the holiday season on Thursday, Dec. 7 at Citi Field. The event was held as a way to give back to the troops on…
Read More

Mets hold annual coat drive as part of ‘MetsGiving’ initiative

Mets

Dec. 8, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets held their 17th annual coat drive on Dec. 6 at Citi Field. The coat drive marked the latest event held by the organization as part of its “MetsGiving” initiative. Mr. Met and Amazin’ Mets Foundation President and Mets co-owner Alex Cohen joined team personnel and…
Read More

Mets give out over 7,500 turkeys as part of ‘MetsGiving’ initiative

giving

Nov. 22, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets kicked off their “MetsGiving” initiatives with a food drive benefiting New York Common Pantry at Citi Field Wednesday, Nov. 15. This event, along with the other MetsGiving initiatives, is part of the organization’s greater effort to help combat food insecurity. Fans and community members donated…
Read More

Mets invite local small businesses to apply for 2024 ‘Taste of Queens’ culinary lineup at Citi Field

taste

Oct. 25, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Mets are now inviting Queens-based small businesses to take part in their culinary lineup in 2024 as part of Citi Field’s “Taste of Queens.” Winning applicants will be selected by the Mets to be featured at the field level concourse on a rotating basis. Citi Field has earned a lot of recognition for their food, having just received the 2023 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award for Best Stadium Food. This was due in large part to the Taste of Queens, which debuted at Citi Field this year. Among the four local Queens…
Read More