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.
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.
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Thousands of private and public sector employees can’t work because of a vaccine mandate, but for the city’s sports and nightlife celebs, it’s game on.
Bronx bars and souvenir stores barely clawing their way out of COVID shutdowns face a delayed start to the season at best.
The Olympic-sized Queens public aquatic center that’s been closed since before the pandemic due to a crumbling roof is set to reopen next early year with protective netting. But swimmers will be ordered out again once redesign plans for the ceiling are finished.
Parents and other neighbors express confusion over separate gym and pool memberships that exceed costs at other Brooklyn facilities — save for a limited number of long-promised hyperlocal discounts that may never grow beyond 250.
The education department will group certain nearby high schools so they can share access to sports teams.
Survey by a local business group highlights concerns over who would really win if a billion-dollar real estate deal for New York City FC home reaches its goal. But residents wouldn’t mind getting discounted stock in a new ballpark.
Attorney for ex-president tells judge Trump’s firm has a right to keep running the Ferry Point Park golf course past Nov. 14 — even if it loses its suit against the city for canceling its contract following the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Mayor de Blasio wants to end the ex-president’s operation of the public course, invoking his role in inciting the U.S. Capitol attack. Trump’s lawyers say the links in the shadow of the Whitestone Bridge have pulled in a record $8 million so far this year.
Councilmember Laurie Cumbo blasts out a defense of the 2017 pact she brokered for a city-backed Crown Heights real estate project after THE CITY found just 250 locals will benefit from long-promised discounts.
THE CITY asked why a homeless shelter operator was set to take over Ferry Point Park links and other news outlets revealed self-dealing and sanctions. Now the mayor says he’s baffled why his Parks Department didn’t spot the red flags.
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