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Willets Point business in the shadow of Citi Field. The city has sent eviction letters to dozens of business owners as it moves forward with plans to build a mall and redevelop the neighborhood. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

As Deadline Looms, Pressure Turned Up On Willets Point Business Owners

Hundreds of small businesses in Queens face a crucial deadline Saturday. They must agree to move, or lose city money to help with relocation. It’s the latest effort to clear out Willets Point.

11/29/2013

Behind the scenes: Erica Tavaglione posing for The 7 Line's 2014 calendar. (credit: Darren Meenan/The 7 Line)

HOT Stove: The 7 Line Set For Calendar Release Party At McFadden’s

Who made the cover is a secret known only to The 7 Line founder Darren Meenan. Not even the models have any idea. “We like to keep that a surprise,” he said.

11/15/2013

Phil Hughes (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Have ‘Some Level Of Interest’ In Free Agent Phil Hughes

The 2010 All-Star had a brutal season for the Bronx Bombers in 2013. He went an abysmal 4-14 with a 5.19 ERA, surrendering 24 home runs in 145 2/3 innings.

11/13/2013

The American flag covers the field before the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Mets To Wear Camouflage Jerseys For ‘Military Mondays’

The Mets will wear camouflage jerseys for five home games next year as part of a “Military Monday” event that will include free tickets for U.S. servicemen and servicewomen.

11/11/2013

Aryn Leroux (Credit: West Haven Police)

Police: Conn. Man Charged With Threatening Mets Execs, Players And Coaches

A Connecticut man has been charged with threatening New York Mets players, coaches and executives on Twitter postings.

10/23/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Ace Matt Harvey Undergoes Successful Tommy John Surgery

Dr. James Andrews performed the operation that repaired a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in Harvey’s right elbow on Tuesday. Recovery from Tommy John surgery typically takes about a year.

10/23/2013

Rendering of Willets Point redevelopment. (credit: NYC Economic Development Corporation)

City Council Approves Sweeping Redevelopment Plan For Willets Point

The City Council on Wednesday approved a redevelopment plan that will bring create a brand new neighborhood in Willets Point, Queens, anchored by a massive retail and entertainment complex.

10/09/2013

Terry Collins (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

He’s Back: Mets Sign Manager Terry Collins To 2-Year Extension

Collins’ contract was set to expire after the season, his third in charge of the Mets, but it became increasingly clear late in the year that he likely would return.

09/30/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Jonathan Daniel / Allsport / Getty Images)

Mets Induct Fan Favorite Mike Piazza Into Team’s Hall Of Fame

The Mets honored former slugger Mike Piazza on Sunday during a 30-minute ceremony at Citi Field before their season finale against Milwaukee.

09/29/2013

(credit: Darren Meenan/The 7 Line)

Mets Superfans ‘The 7 Line Army’ Set For Sunday’s Piazza Party

Mike Piazza will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame before this weekend’s season finale, and 860 blue-shirted die-hards will be there to revel in the proceedings.

09/27/2013

Mariano Rivera tips his cap after becoming baseball's all-time leader in saves on September 19, 2011. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Soaking It In: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Defining Mo-ments — Part 5

This week we have looked back at memorable games and achievements during Rivera’s career. Today we look at two moments where the fans had the chance to express their feelings and how deeply it affected him.

09/27/2013

Mariano Rivera celebrates after earning his 500th career save against the New York Mets on June 28, 2009 at Citi Field. The Yankees defeated the Mets 4-2. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

1st RBI, Final Ring: Mariano Rivera Recalls 10 Defining Mo-ments — Part 4

On Wednesday, we looked at two of the most emotional nights at the old Yankee Stadium. Today we take a look at memories made in the first year of New York’s current baseball stadiums.

09/26/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

GM Sandy Alderson: Ace Matt Harvey Might Pitch In Arizona Fall League

The Arizona Fall League is usually host to minor-league prospects — not the faces of big-league pitching staffs. But pitching in the AFL would give the 24-year-old the opportunity to face live hitters.

09/24/2013

Relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins #32 of the New York Mets is hugged by catcher Anthony Recker #20 after saving their 4-3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

Schwei: Closing Out The Season, A Bad Year At Citi And More Mets Notes

The Mets close out the 2013 season with a three-game series against the Reds in Cincinnati, and then they return home for four games vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.

09/23/2013

Willets Point business in the shadow of Citi Field. The city has sent eviction letters to dozens of business owners as it moves forward with plans to build a mall and redevelop the neighborhood. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Willets Point Business Owners Due In Court Over Eviction Notices

The eviction notice sent out to dozens of business owners said to be out by the end of August.

09/20/2013

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