LIRR Teams Up with Mets & Strawberry's Grill for Mail & Ride

MTA Long Island Rail Road has teamed up with the New York Mets and former Mets great Darryl Strawberry to provide new LIRR Mail&Ride customers with two free game tickets and a $15 gift card to Strawberry's Sports Grill, Darryl's restaurant in Douglaston, Queens.

All LIRR customers who sign up for Mail&Ride during May will receive this unique, free sports gift package, which promises a great day at Citi Field and great food at at Strawberry's Sports Grill, the venue that's become a favorite of New York sports fans.

And that's not the only bargain. Mail&Ride is the easy, convenient way to receive your monthly LIRR commutation ticket. Avoid the long lines of last minute purchasers at LIRR ticket windows and ticket vending machines. Get your monthly ticket automatically by mail and enjoy an additional 2% discount off the cost of a standard monthly ticket when it is combined with an unlimited subway and bus MetroCard.

"We are delighted to be able to team up with the Mets and Darryl Strawberry to bring this offer to new Mail & Ride customers," said LIRR President Helena E. Williams. "It's truly a winning combination."

Since opening its doors in August 2010, Strawberry's Sports Grill, located at 42-15 235th St., just a short walk from the LIRR's Douglaston station, has served up delicious BBQ and comfort food in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. With 16 HD TV's.

The 2012 Mets, led by manager Terry Collins, All-Star third baseman David Wright and pitching great Johann Santana, have been playing exciting baseball and there is no better place to see a game than beautiful Citi Field.

For further details on this special offer, go to and see how easy it is to join fellow LIRR commuters who are already receiving their tickets the Mail&Ride way.