Some residents were enthusiastic to see the NYCFC arrive, while others had not heard of the team.
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.
The new Major League Soccer team could play its first season in Yankee Stadium.
The Yankees and Manchester City are bringing the New York City Football Club to town.
But the commissioner of the soccer league hopes to seal a deal for the stadium this year.
Renderings of a proposed MLS stadium in Queens were leaked online, according to reports.
Despite soccer's popularity, Hispanic support for an MLS stadium remains divided, activists say.
The fountain, built for the 1964 World's Fair, has become an eyesore in the decades since.
Neighbors and politicians marched Sunday to protest development plans at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Major League Soccer officials visited a potential replacement park site as pro stadium plans moved ahead.
Polluted land near Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is among the potential sites for a replacement park.
Residents at a town hall protested plans for a new mall and soccer stadium in Flushing Meadows.
The stadium would be located next to Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Major League Soccer hopes to build a 20-25,000 seat stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
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