The 25,000-seat stadium would be the home of the recently revived New York Cosmos. The proposed site is currently a parking lot and would be developed with private funding, if approved.
The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, but will Long Island soon gain a professional soccer team? The New York Cosmos have big plans for a soccer stadium on the Queens/Nassau County border.
This New Year marks the final year in office for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and his resolution for 2013 is to remain relevant – even as New York City focuses on choosing his successor.
Neighbors and some elected officials are furious over a proposal to eliminate part of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens for a mall, two stadiums and new roads and parking space.