Mayor Bloomberg and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. weighed in on the Fresh Direct controversy stewing in the Bronx in a New York Daily News op-ed Sunday. Writing in favor of Fresh Direct's move to the South Bronx the two politicians tried to assuage critics' fears over the damage the ... More >>
Last Tuesday, the city Industrial Development Agency announced that it and several other city and state bodies planned to hand over $128 million in grants, tax credits, and assorted vouchers to FreshDirect, which would use the cash to move its headquarters to the Bronx waterfront ... all the way fro ... More >>
It started as a take-that-New-Jersey story -- but now it's become not-in-my-backyard.
Ah, land use battles in New York City!
The central character in this debate is FreshDirect, the online grocer looking for a new home, having outgrown its location in Queens.
Last week, news broke that the compan ... More >>