Mets owner Steve Cohen on Tuesday released more details about his plan to build a casino on the city-owned parking lot surrounding Citi Field, although he still needs the state legislature to approve so-called park land alienation to start any construction. New Green Willets LLC, Cohen’s lobbying firm, has officially unveiled “Metropolitan Park,” an $8 […]
Backlash to the International Cricket Council’s plan to put up a “temporary” 34,000 seat stadium in Van Cortlandt Park began as soon as THE CITY first reported on it.
With a full casino license coming and a track in Nassau being restored, the end is approaching for New York City’s only horse track, which has held races since 1894.
A City Council committee shrinks the timeline for the Midtown arena’s operation as Penn Station plans hang in the balance.
Community organizations sent a letter to city and state officials opposing a City Hall-backed plan to build a venue for an international cricket tournament.
A Manhattan dad pulled his kids from play after city consumer affairs chief Vilda Mayuga circulated a petition asking Mayor Adams to cancel shelters on sports fields.
The administration is hoping to get a 34,000-seat stadium hosting World Cup matches in Van Cortlandt Park next June, but parkgoers aren’t sold and time is running short.
The “temporary” facility would need to be completed before next June to host matches in the T20 Cricket World Cup, according to local officials briefed by the administration and a document obtained by THE CITY.
Steve Cohen has not agreed to a deal that would allow fans at NYCFC games park on Citi Field’s lots, hoping to leverage the land in favor of his casino bid.
Records show a lobbying blitz is underway to get local and state support for bringing gambling to the arena’s 50-acre parking lot in Queens.