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Citi Field looms large in the distance beyond Javier Tomala’s two tiny auto shops in Willets Point and in his life as well.

The Mets’ owners are scheduled to demolish this tract of scrappy junkyards, auto shops and factories starting in February 2013 to make way for Phase 1 — a hotel and retail space. There is no relocation timeline for property owners and tenants outside of Phase 1, according to Benjamin Branham, spokesman for the Economic Development Corp., the nonprofit tasked with facilitating the city’s project. A total of three phases of redevelopment are planned to be completed by 2032.

˝welve LaGuardia Community College photography students conquered volcanos, survived their ship capsizing and have the stunning photographs to show for it. On Monday half the group shared the behind the scenes photos — pictures of friends and finished works that didn’t quite make it into the show — of their month long trip to Chile.

“I learned about patience, perseverance and team work,” Sebastian Loaya, from Long Island City, said. “We learned how to turn hard moments into a nice experience.”

It’s not a part of MoMA PS1’s “September 11” exhibit, but it feels like it could be.

Three video screens as big as walls in a large, darkened room project grainy images of a crowd at a hardcore punk show.