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Not everyone's happy about the greenmarket opening in Zuccotti Park in the Financial District. The market will displace food vendors who moved to the spot after 9/11 forced them from their posts outside the World Trade Center. For some reason, it's an either/or situation. “Last year, police were called several times to settle disputes over sidewalk space. In one incident, police seized the cart of one of the vendors. 'The police never listen to us,' [vendor Fikry] Ahmen said. 'We are right, but we are very weak.' Greenmarket organizers see it differently, however. 'We have a street activity permit,' said Greenmarket director Michael Hurwitz. 'We have DOT approval. We are there by the will of the community.'" Fight! Fight! Fight! [Tribeca Trib]