From NY1:

It is business as usual in Willets Point but things have not been the same since Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to transform the area five years ago. The city is looking to get rid of the auto body shops and industrial businesses to make way for a shopping mall, hotel, housing and other amenities.

“The government right now is stealing my past, my present and my future by telling me to pack up and leave,” says one Willets Point resident.

Read more about David Schwartz here…