Gallery: Queens Residents Outraged Over Bloomberg’s Plan to Redevelop F...

Earlier this year, Mayor Bloomberg announced a massive plan to transform Willets Point, Queens into a mega complex including a mall, movie theaters, parking lots and housing. Despite the promise of hundreds of new jobs, Queens residents are none too thrilled about the project – they’re concerned about the redevelopment of a large portion of the community’s much-loved Flushing Meadows Park. Flushing, Corona, Elmhurst and Jackson Heights residents met last week to talk about Bloomberg’s plan to take away their park space and how they can unite against it.

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