The mayor slipped on Sunday, saying the new soccer team will play in the Bronx, not Queens.
Mayor Bloomberg inadvertently revealed the change, but the remarks were later scrubbed from his website.
Ruben Diaz Jr. asked MLS to build a stadium for its newest pro team in The Bronx, not Queens.
Renderings of a proposed MLS stadium in Queens were leaked online, according to reports.
Arguing that development will create jobs, three labor unions have come out in support of an MLS stadium.
Officials worry about the traffic, parking and parkland issues associated with the stadium.
Major League Soccer officials visited a potential replacement park site as pro stadium plans moved ahead.
The stadium would be located next to Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Volunteers including Parsons The New School for Design students and Major League Soccer Players gathered to build the Splash House structure at Highbridge Pool in Washington Heights Tuesday.
The Highbridge Pool will be closed from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday as crews build the Splash House, a poolside changing area.
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