January 2, 2013
BLOOMBERG'S GOALS FOR 2013
NYT reports among them is to get a deal to build a stadium for MLS in Queens
With Mayor Bloomberg entering his final year of his third term running New York City, he told the New York Times his goals for 2013.
|This is the site of the proposed stadium at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Photo by Michael Lewis
Those goals included rezoning in midtown Manhattan and to complete a deal to build a stadium for a Major League Soccer team in Queens, the Times reported on Monday.
MLS commissioner Don Garber has been championing a stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Flushing. The stadium would cost in the range of $300 million and would become home to the second MLS team in the area.
The Red Bulls, who begin their 18th season, call Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. home.
Asked what goals he had for 2013, his last year in office, Mr. Bloomberg said there was a lot on his administrationís agenda, including rezoning in Midtown and a possible deal to build a stadium for Major League Soccer in Queens.
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