Post Tagged with: "FreshDirect"

Mayor throws his weight behind FreshDirect

Mayor throws his weight behind FreshDirect

Environment, Jobs August 15, 2013 at 10:29 am 0 comments

The mayor has removed another hurtle from FreshDirect’s plans to move to Port Morris, but opponents remain steadfast.

From the editor: a dysfunctional community board

From the editor: a dysfunctional community board

Government August 13, 2013 at 9:27 am 2 comments

Again and again, the too-long-entrenched leaders of Community Board 1 show they disrespect the people they are supposed to serve.

Comptroller John Liu addressed protesters downtown after the city approved a subsidies package for FreshDirect.

City approves incentives package for FreshDirect

Environment, Government July 25, 2013 at 10:31 am 2 comments

The city’s Industrial Development Agency voted to approve a package of tax exemptions and incentives that would bring online grocer FreshDirect to the Harlem River Yards in Port Morris.

Community Board 1 member Michael Brady, seated in black jacket and yellow tie, reads from an agreement while the board votes.

Hot meeting ends in vote for FreshDirect

Environment, Jobs July 11, 2013 at 6:47 pm 3 comments

In another tumultuous meeting, the community board voted to approve FreshDirect’s plans, but opponents cried foul.

Community board chaos erupts over FreshDirect

Community board chaos erupts over FreshDirect

Jobs, Transportation June 29, 2013 at 12:06 pm 6 comments

Community Board chaos accompanies FreshDirect’s proposed move to Port Morris.

The site where FreshDirect plans to build.

FreshDirect move enters home stretch

Business, Government June 14, 2013 at 11:09 am 2 comments

A team of lawyers and spokesmen for FreshDirect informed Community Board 1 that a final review of the company’s proposed relocation to Port Morris will begin next week.

Judge throws out lawsuit vs. FreshDirect

Environment, Jobs June 4, 2013 at 8:30 am 1 comment

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Mott Haven residents in March to try to stop online grocer FreshDirect from relocating to the Harlem River Rail Yards in Port Morris. Bronx Supreme Court Justice Mary Brigantti-Hughes tossed out the case on May 31, drawing elation from the Borough President,Read More

Critic of borough president gets the boot

Government June 1, 2013 at 5:48 pm 3 comments

One of Community Board 1’s most vocal members is ousted.