Willets Point

Willets Point Development Project Suffers Another SetbackPlans to transform the area adjacent to Citi Field have suffered another setback, leaving the future of the project up in the air.
Court Rules Against Planned Mega Mall On Flushing Meadows-Corona Park LandA lawsuit has halted a planned mega-mall and development planned for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.
State Sen. Avella Joins Activists At Rally For Flushing Meadows Park LandState Senator Tony Avella (D-Bayside) joined residents and community activists on Saturday, at a rally to take back the parkland of Flushing Meadows.
Deadline Arrives For Willets Point Shop Owners To MoveGualotuna is one of about 120 auto shop owners and scrap metal dealers who have been pushed off of the 23 acres of land across from Citi Field to make room for a $3 billion neighborhood filled with shopping, condos, and hotels.
As Deadline Looms, Pressure Turned Up On Willets Point Business OwnersHundreds 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.
Banksy Fever Continues To Grip New York As Art Appears In All 5 BoroughsBritish street artist Banksy has now hit all five boroughs in his month-long New York “residency” and his work has continued to turn heads.
City Council Approves Sweeping Redevelopment Plan For Willets PointThe 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.
Willets Point Business Owners Due In Court Over Eviction NoticesThe eviction notice sent out to dozens of business owners said to be out by the end of August.
Willets Point Tenants Offered Rent Subsidies To Make Way For Mall Next To Citi FieldSmall businesses in the blighted area near Citi Field, where the Mets play, are being offered payment equal to a year's rent if they vacate by the end of November to make way for a retail-and-entertainment mall.
Local Business Owners, City Clash Over Plans For Willets PointShop owners protested what they called a plan by the Mets and city agencies to force them out of business with excessive violations.
Neighbors Protest Plan For Mall In Citi Field Parking LotCity officials said Wednesday a $1 billion shopping mall in the parking lot of Citi Field will spearhead development in a blighted section of Queens.
Willets Point Business Owners: We Are Being Evicted By NYC For No ReasonA lot of workers are about to lose their jobs. They got kicked out of their auto body shops by the landlord. The landlord … is New York City.