Photo Credit Michal Gannon
Akbar Rizvi, far right, president of the Blissville Civic Association, joined in a morning wakeup call for Mayor de Blasio across from Gracie Mansion. Residents are fighting a third homeless shelter about to open in their neighborhood.
The Department of Homeless Services is showing no signs of backing down in the dispute over its placement of a third homeless shelter in Long Island City’s Blissville neighborhood.
Neither are the residents of Blissville.
With the DHS moving at full speed to open a shelter for adult families in the Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel at 52-34 Van Dam St., residents took to the streets of Manhattan earlier this week.http://www.qchron.com/editions/queenswide/blissville-residents-bring-wakeup-call/article_6b1989b8-00e2-5b4a-81e6-1927398f0c7f.html