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.
The baseball boss is lobbying hard for a Queens casino on the property.
While Yankees and Mets help pay back state-issued bonds, the arena home to the Knicks and Rangers gives “nothing, zero, bupkis” says lawmaker who’s pressing to end MSG’s $42-million-a year benefit.
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Legislation introduced Wednesday by Jeff Aubry would allow building on the Citi Field parking lot, which is owned by the City of New York, but regulated by the state.
A casino in Flushing could cash in on an Asian market with a proven appetite for gaming, but neighborhood feedback so far is mixed and the obstacles to landing a license are significant.
A Bronx parking deal on city-owned land since 2010 has failed to yield city taxpayers a single dime, while the bill owed continues to grow — by $17 million in 2021 alone.
After THE CITY reported on the local mainstay’s likely closure, owners say they have new hope for a new lease on life.
NYCFC will be crossing from The Bronx to Queens for a new soccer stadium that will be coupled with 2,500 so-called affordable housing units, local electeds and developers are expected to announce Wednesday.
In 2022, members of the family that owns Madison Square Garden and its sports teams gave more than $20,000 in campaign contributions to the Staten Island-based congresswoman who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s election.
State law and a complicated bond financing deal stand in the way of bringing legal betting to Citi Field area
A recent beach closure over bacteria highlights that New Yorkers don’t always know what they’re swimming in.
Former Mayor Bill de Blasio terminated a Trump company’s contract to run Ferry Point Park golf course last year citing the ex-president’s role in stirring up the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
The New York Mets’ billionaire owner has been pushing City Hall for development around his Queens ballpark, possibly including gambling and nature trails.