Monday, August 26, 2013

Today's Daily News Story About the Stadium

Tennis stadium, home to greats like Arthur Ashe, the Beatles and Bob Dylan, now will host Mumford & Sons
Forest Hills Tennis Stadium is on the backswing.
The long-closed venue, which brought acts including the Beatles, Bob Dylan and Barbra Streisand to Queens in the ’60s and ’70s, will host its first concert in 16 years when Mumford & Sons take the stage on Wednesday.
The once-legendary venue lay fallow for over a decade, leaving it a gnarled pit of spiraling weeds and chipped stones that promoter Mike Luba described as “a crumbling mess” when he visited six months ago. Yet he saw in it “a priceless jewel.”

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