http://consumerist.com/2009/03/13/the-mta-will-be-the/

The MTA will be the first entity to refuse to refer to the new Mets stadium as “Citi Field.” The subway authority refuses to spend its own money rebranding the station with a corporate name — so it’ll be known as “Mets/Willets Point.” Hey, that’s better than “Bailout Park.” [Gothamist]

Should Citibank Pay $400 Million To Name A Stadium While Taking Taxpayer Money?

Should Citibank Pay $400 Million To Name A Stadium While Taking Taxpayer Money?

The New York Mets are getting a new stadium. It’ll be called Citi Field and that honor cost Citibank (and by extension, one could argue, taxpayers) $400 million.