April 19, By Hannah Wulkan
Mayor Bill de Blasio will be coming to Long Island City next week for a town hall meeting to address community concerns.
The town hall meeting will be held on April 27 at 7 p.m. at the Queens Vocational and Technical High School at 37-02 47th Avenue along with Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and State Senator Michael Gianaris.
Though the town hall will have no specific theme, the Mayor will answer questions from constituents on whatever topics they bring up, according to a spokeswoman for de Blasio.
The Mayor is making a visit to the area while there are three extremely controversial projects in the works.
The Sunnyside Yards feasibility study was released earlier this year, which showed that the project could bring up to 24,000 new residential units to the area.
The Brooklyn-Queens Connector, a $2.5