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Pols raise concerns over planned Cosmos soccer stadium near Queens border
Pols raise concerns over planned Cosmos soccer stadium near Queens border
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/05/2013 at 10:09AM

Some politicians feel the New York Cosmos need to do everything they can to win the community. The soccer club, which restarted recently after not playing a game in nearly three decades, is planning to construct a 25,000 seat stadium in Elmont’s Belmont Park near the Queens and Nassau border. The team currently plays at [...]

Renderings leaked of potential Manhattan soccer stadium at Pier 40
Renderings leaked of potential Manhattan soccer stadium at Pier 40
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/02/2013 at 12:42PM

Renderings of a possible stadium for the new Major League Soccer (MLS) team, New York City Football Club, made their way onto the Internet yesterday. The renderings were made in 2012 by the organization, but it is not known who leaked them online. “This rendering was a conceptual design that Major League Soccer produced when [...]

MLS announces deal with Manchester City, Yankees for New York soccer team
MLS announces deal with Manchester City, Yankees for New York soccer team
Sports Terence M. Cullen 5/21/2013 at 1:20PM

The announcement of a new team may be a major score for soccer officials, but it pushes back the goalposts for a new Queens stadium. Manchester City Football Club and the Yankees are partnering up to establish the New York City Football Club (FC), officials announced today. It is Major League Soccer’s (MLS) 20th expansion [...]

MLS commissioner talks deadline for Flushing Meadows soccer stadium
MLS commissioner talks deadline for Flushing Meadows soccer stadium
Sports Terence M. Cullen 2/28/2013 at 1:08PM

While there’s no set deadline, Major League Soccer (MLS) Commissioner Don Garber said he hopes the top US soccer league will ink a deal with the city sometime this year for a 25,000 seat arena in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Garber, speaking at a Q&A with reporters after his opening season address, said he wasn’t putting [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/28/2013 at 7:52AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with rain showers. High of 46. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 36. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Comedy Show Featuring Lisa Corrao Middle-school-teacher-turned-comedian Lisa Corrao, [...]

Queens soccer stadium plans pulled offline after leak
Queens soccer stadium plans pulled offline after leak
News Angy Altamirano 2/27/2013 at 2:28PM

The controversial Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park finally showed its face, but then went back into hiding. According to the blog A Walk in the Park, fans and those opposed got their first glimpse of the proposed stadium on Tuesday, February 26. The renderings were leaked after a video was uploaded [...]

State senator wants to landmark Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
State senator wants to landmark Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Northeast Terence M. Cullen 2/27/2013 at 1:15PM

Landmark the park. That’s what State Senator Tony Avella wants for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park to block development in the area. These include an entertainment center at Willets Point — an area that is technically parkland — along with expansions at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center and a proposed Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium. [...]

Unions back Queens soccer stadium
Unions back Queens soccer stadium
News Terence M. Cullen 2/13/2013 at 9:17AM

Kicking in their support for hundreds of potential jobs, several construction unions have backed the proposed Major League Soccer (MLS) stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The Hotel Trades Council; the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York; and 32BJ SEIU all backed the project for its potential to give union workers jobs and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/07/2013 at 7:59AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High of 34F with a windchill as low as 16. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of snow, then snow after midnight. Low of 30 with a windchill as low as 23. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow [...]