Post Tagged with: "FreshDirect"

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.

Opponents take FreshDirect back to court

Opponents take FreshDirect back to court

Business, Environment April 9, 2014 at 7:53 am 2 comments

Lawyer says state illegally gave company a lease last year South Bronx residents who want to keep FreshDirect from moving to Port Morris say they have new evidence that will help them win their fight. Lawyers for the state and FreshDirect say that’s nonsense.

Court denies appeal to block FreshDirect

Court denies appeal to block FreshDirect

Environment, Jobs March 28, 2014 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

An appellate division of the State Supreme Court yupheld a lower court’s decision to throw out a lawsuit brought by South Bronx Unite that would have blocked FreshDirect from building a new facility on the Harlem River Yard.

About a dozen demonstrators were arrested outside the gates of the Harlem River Yard on March 22 for protesting the city's deal with FreshDirect.

Nine protestors arrested at Harlem River Yard

Environment, Police March 22, 2014 at 7:09 pm 4 comments

Nine demonstrators were arrested while trying to enter the Harlem River Yard in Port Morris on Saturday in a protest against the city’s deal to relocate FreshDirect.

The site in the Harlem River Yard where FreshDirect plans to build its headquarters

Lobbyists smoothed way for FreshDirect

Business, Government January 20, 2014 at 11:21 am 7 comments

In its quest to relocate to the Bronx with millions of dollars in city and state tax breaks and subsidies, FreshDirect has spent freely on well-connected lobbyists and consultants, public records, other documents and interviews show.

Needy enjoy holiday meal

Needy enjoy holiday meal

News December 26, 2013 at 1:22 pm 1 comment

FreshDirect partners with food pantry Give Them to Eat, the food pantry of the Spanish Evangelical Church on East 155th Street in Melrose, hosted a holiday meal for 100 people in need on Dec. 19. FreshDirect provided the food, including turkey, stuffing, potatoes and vegetables, and volunteers from the on-lineRead More

FreshDirect funding request hits snag

Environment, Jobs December 19, 2013 at 5:53 pm 2 comments

The New York Empowerment Zone said “no” to FreshDirect’s request for $3.5 million to help them move to Port Morris.

FreshDirect fight goes back to court

FreshDirect fight goes back to court

Business, Environment November 21, 2013 at 3:41 pm 4 comments

Opponents of FreshDirect’s move from Queens to Port Morris will be back in court to take one more shot at keeping the online grocer out of the Bronx through legal action. Lawyers for South Bronx Unite will ask the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court to reconsider a lower courtRead More