Small business owners

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.