Post Tagged with: "FreshDirect"

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Business, Government September 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm 4 comments

After briefly collaborating with FreshDirect to distribute its unique Puerto Rican liquor, The Port Morris Distillery has changed its mind and decided that the first order of Pitorro moonshine it sends the company will be the last.

To the editor: MS 223 students speak out on FreshDirect

To the editor: MS 223 students speak out on FreshDirect

Education, Environment August 21, 2015 at 10:36 am 0 comments

Rising fifth graders from MS 223 sound off on whether FreshDirect’s move to Mott Haven will benefit the neighborhood.

Immigration debate hits home at local restaurant

Immigration debate hits home at local restaurant

Immigration, Politics March 16, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 comment

The owners of a popular Mott Haven restaurant are hopeful the President’s plan to help undocumented immigrants will be enacted.

State Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. got out of his car to give protesters booing him the thumbs-up.

Residents protest FreshDirect groundbreaking

Environment, Politics December 23, 2014 at 3:51 pm 5 comments

FreshDirect and its government backers celebrated the start of construction in Port Morris, but protesters remain hopeful the city and the state will withhold financing for the project.

To the Editor: FreshDirect is not Mott Haven’s road to a better life

Environment, Jobs November 25, 2014 at 8:48 pm 2 comments

A former candidate for office speaks out against FreshDirect in the wake of the Nov. 17 public hearing in Mott Haven.

Employees, opponents collide over FreshDirect

Employees, opponents collide over FreshDirect

Environment, Government November 18, 2014 at 9:40 pm 4 comments

Some 100 Mott Haven residents locked horns with about as many FreshDirect employees on Nov. 17, at a contentious public hearing on the state’s plans to subsidize the online grocer’s proposed move to the Port Morris waterfront.

Protesters walked their recreation of a FreshDirect truck at the march.

Mott Haven throng marches for environment

Environment, Government September 24, 2014 at 8:53 am 4 comments

Protesting sky-high asthma rates, air pollution and the lack of parks and gardens, about 100 demonstrators representing Mott Haven made their voices heard at the People’s Climate March last Sunday.

The city planning department will begin a 30-day evaluation period of FreshDirect's planned move to Port Morris. The public is invited to submit its comments.

To the Editor: Is mayor showing double standard on FreshDirect?

Environment, Politics August 22, 2014 at 6:41 pm 3 comments

An incoming resident writes that “by kowtowing to Brooklyn demands while blowing off the same from the Bronx, it paints an ugly picture of how the Bronx waterfront is slated for industrial / commercial development – residents’ health be damned,” unlike Brooklyn.