Post Tagged with: "Harlem River Yards"

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.

A section of shoreline is falling into the Harlem River.

Bulkhead crumbles into Harlem River

Environment December 14, 2013 at 11:53 am 2 comments

A bulkhead on the shore of the Harlem River is crumbling into the water leaving about 100 yards of state-owned waterfront unprotected from high tides and future storms.

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.

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.

New allies join FreshDirect foes

New allies join FreshDirect foes

Business, Environment March 28, 2013 at 8:13 am 4 comments

Sustainable South Bronx, Greenworker Cooperatives and the Bronx Council on Environmental Quality have joined the opposition to FreshDirect’s move to the Harlem River Yards.

Advocates for more green space in the Harlem River Yards point to parks along the Bronx River like this one next door to the Fulton Fish Market as examples of the way industry and recreation can share space.industry and recreation can share space.

Residents push for greener waterfront

Environment, Parks January 25, 2013 at 8:12 pm 4 comments

Election year presents opportunities to press for policy changes, City Councilwoman Mark-Viverito tells Mott Havenites.

FreshDirect brings hobbled trucks to Port Morris

FreshDirect brings hobbled trucks to Port Morris

Business, Environment November 13, 2012 at 9:33 am 9 comments

Activists cry foul when they learn the food delivery company has parked trucks damaged in Hurricane Sandy on its riverfront lot.