There is much the city and state could benefit from the project.
Originally Posted by Mongoose
Are you really this ignorant? Have you ever been to a stadium that has a fan-friendly neighborhood right outside the stadium? If you haven't, go to Wrigley, Fenway, or even Yankee Stadium. It adds a great deal to the experience of going to the game. No one goes to the game solely to see the game. People like the surrounding areas with places to shop or eat at. If people didn't, stadiums would just be seats and the field.
For some reason some people have forgotten that baseball is played between foul lines on a diamond. Food courts in the stadium are a waste of money that adds nothing to the experience. Food courts outside the stadium are a waste of money that adds nothing to the experience.
You certainly have a great deal of interest.
If you're interested in Mets baseball, I don't see why you give a damn about blue collar business being conducted outside the ballpark. Why do you care enough to want $3 Billion of largely public money spent on it?
The development of Willets Point is independent of the layoffs of police, firemen, and teachers.
As long as a single policeman, fireman or teacher is being laid off in this City, any talk of this Willets Point nonsense is obscene.
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