Posts Tagged ‘FreshDirect’

Bronx Neighborhood Files Suit Against Fresh Direct Relocation

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, Our Town

Photo by Mr. Adrian Camera. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. By Paul Bisceglio South Bronx residents and community groups filed a lawsuit last Wednesday to halt online grocery delivery service FreshDirect’s relocation from Queens to a new 500,000 square-foot facility in the Harlem River Yards. The residents argued that the city failed to account for the new facility’s adverse environmental effects, the consequence of what [&hellip
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FreshDirect Fights Local Critics with New Website

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News

Critics have blasted FreshDirect’s government-subsidized move from Queens to the Bronx as a waste of taxpayer dollars with little benefit to local residents, as well as a serious health issue since more delivery trucks could exacerbate the borough’s already high asthma rates. So this week the online grocer is striking back with a new web [&hellip
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