Will it provide an economic boost or be a neighborhood nuisance? That was the debate Monday along the New Jersey water front where Formula 1 racers will take to the streets next year.
Preparation for the big game at MetLife Stadium is under way. The big daddy of all football games could potentially generate half-a-billion dollars for the region, and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission is helping towns in the area revitalize.
West New York and Weehawken, New Jersey will soon look more like Monte Carlo as a huge, international car race is speeding towards those towns.
Not so long ago an auto race in West New York and Weehawken would have been called the Dingy 500. But now it’s a whole new world along the Hudson River watefront.