Post Tagged with: "FreshDirect"

Push begins to reclaim Harlem River waterfront

Push begins to reclaim Harlem River waterfront

Environment, Parks March 8, 2012 at 9:18 am 1 comment

With FreshDirect set to occupy a crucial piece of the waterfront, a grassroots coalition, buoyed by promises of federal support, has launched an effort to reclaim recreational access to the Harlem River shore.

City approves FreshDirect subsidies

City approves FreshDirect subsidies

Business, Environment, News February 14, 2012 at 5:15 pm 3 comments

The city’s Industrial Development Agency voted overwhelmingly on Feb. 14 in favor of subsidies that will bring the food delivery company FreshDirect to Port Morris, as about a dozen South Bronx residents sat and fumed that the agreement was rammed through without sufficient public input.

FreshDirect makes new promises to Bronx

FreshDirect makes new promises to Bronx

Business, Environment, News February 14, 2012 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Responding to intense criticism from South Bronx residents and organizations over the deal to subsidize a new facility in Port Morris for FreshDirect, the online grocer has promised to seek out Bronx residents for new jobs, to expand its service to the Bronx and to build a non-polluting fleet of delivery trucks.

Mott Havenites say ‘no deal’ to FreshDirect

Mott Havenites say ‘no deal’ to FreshDirect

Business, Environment February 10, 2012 at 4:10 pm 3 comments

Arguing that huge city and state subsidies would increase air pollution and disrupt the South Bronx Greenway while bringing few benefits to South Bronx residents, Mott Haven activists asked a public hearing to scuttle the deal to create a new headquarters in Port Morris for the online grocer FreshDirect.

On-line grocer will move to Port Morris

On-line grocer will move to Port Morris

Business February 7, 2012 at 5:24 pm 2 comments

By pledging $100 million in grants, loans and tax breaks, New York has lured FreshDirect to Port Morris, thwarting New Jersey’s effort to capture the on-line grocer’s business. The company promises to create 1,000 new jobs.