Developing the surrounding area of the Mets home ballpark and the U.S. Open Tennis Center is a major win for New York sports fans. Now it looks like Amazin's billionaire owner Steve Cohen is looking for his own win.
For decades New York Mets (and for many years Jets fans) always felt that the area in Queens surrounding Shea Stadium, now Citi Field, detracted from the fan experience. From the rows of auto repair shops to the barbed-wire fences surrounding the junk yards, there is basically nothing for fans to do outside of Citi Field, if they don't need work done on their car. However, that is about to change. New York City officials have reached an agreement to build the city’s first professional soccer stadium and it has benefits for Mets fans.
The question is no longer 'when will Kyrie Irving be allowed to play home games in Brooklyn?' The question is now, when? New York City Mayor Eric Adams has been steadfast over the past 24 hours that vaccine mandates in the Big Apple are about to go away.
The biggest complaint I hear about the Capital Region is "there is nothing to do here". Well that isn't true there are plenty of things to do here, If you choose to believe that narrative, there are plenty of place to go that are close by with plenty to do...