Post Tagged with: "Harlem River Yards"

FreshDirect begins accepting food stamps

FreshDirect begins accepting food stamps

Business, Environment September 13, 2012 at 10:01 pm 2 comments

But local opposition gains momentum despite company’s new pilot program Shoppers from Mott Haven and Port Morris who rely on food stamps to buy their groceries will now be able to use their benefits to shop from internet delivery company FreshDirect. The online grocer launched a pilot program on Sept.Read More

Group digs in against FreshDirect

Group digs in against FreshDirect

Environment, Government September 9, 2012 at 2:37 pm 2 comments

Mott Haven residents suing FreshDIrect to ensure pollution concerns are addressed, will urge more residents to join in their fight for stricter environmental measures.

Group discusses future of waterfront

Group discusses future of waterfront

Economy, Environment August 2, 2012 at 10:42 am 1 comment

Mott Haven residents and activists met in July to consider ways to revive the local waterfront in ways that would echo initiatives already realized along the banks of the Bronx River farther east.

Elected officials release capital budgets

Economy, Government July 17, 2012 at 10:45 pm 0 comments

Harlem River Yards among biggest beneficiaries Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is committing $1 million to clean up the Harlem River Yards site where food company FreshDirect is scheduled to move. Diaz released his 2013 construction budget in July, saying he will allocate $23 million across the borough for projectsRead More

Mott Haven resident Libertad Guerra was one of several Mott Haven residents who applauded a lawsuit against FreshDirect in front of the Supreme Court Building on the Grand Concourse on June 13.

Mott Haven residents sue FreshDirect

Environment, Government June 13, 2012 at 11:17 pm 3 comments

Suit asks judge to order a new environmental study A lawsuit filed by a public interest law firm on behalf of several Mott Haven residents says the city pushed through a deal to provide $130 million in subsidies to food delivery company FreshDirect far more quickly than it should have,Read More

The site where FreshDirect plans to build.

Politicians raise new FreshDirect questions

Business, Government June 11, 2012 at 5:24 pm 1 comment

Call for a moratorium on building in Harlem River Yards A Congressman, state senator and two members of the New York City Council have asked the State Department of Transportation to reconsider the lease that gives a private company control of the land where FreshDirect is planning to build itsRead More

The pathway to Randall's Island will run from 132nd Street under the Amtrak trestle.

Hearing scheduled on Randall’s Island path

Parks June 6, 2012 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

In a step toward building the long-delayed pathway and bridge to Randall’s Island, the New York State Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 20, to determine the need for a public rail crossing of the railroad line near the Bronx Kill.