As reported by the Queens Courier:
Courting of Willets Point as a potential site for what could be the nation’s largest convention center – and a major booster for New York City’s economy – has begun, with an open letter from State Senator Jose Peralta to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
In the letter, Peralta notes that he supported the governor’s original announcement in January to build a convention center at Aqueduct.
He goes on to say that although it was unfortunate that current talks have fallen through, there are still options in north Queens.
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