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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.

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

Community board questions FreshDirect deal

Community board questions FreshDirect deal

Environment, Government March 30, 2012 at 9:45 am 3 comments

Worried members say Mott Haven will suffer Community Board 1 condemned the deal to move online grocer FreshDirect from Queens to Port Morris without community consultation after a heated debate at its March meeting. The board passed a resolution authored by board member and activist Mychal Johnson, who charged BronxRead More

Two who work to make a difference

Government, Housing, News December 16, 2010 at 12:57 am 0 comments

Neighborhood leadership takes many forms. From organizing farmers’ markets to advocating tenants’ rights, Mott Haven has many residents who work hard to make the their neighborhood a better place to live.