A video of the "Slambonis", Zamboni-like machines, were designed to dry the courts at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in NYC's Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
For urban explorers, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, NYC, home of the U.S. Open holds a special lore with its layered history and abandoned structures.
In 1977 at the 96th US Open Tennis in Forest Hills, Queens, the players flee the court. A spectator had been shot, prompting the move to Flushing Meadows
The historic Forest Hills Tennis Stadium will host a Mumford & Sons concert on August 28th, 2013 following a $1.5 million renovation.