Jason Ackerman

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Mott Haven »

FreshDirect Breaks Ground as Protests Denounce the Project

Protesters chanted slogans like "Children's health over corporate wealth!" and "Whose land? Our land!"

Port Morris »

FreshDirect's Bronx Move Hits Snag as Congressman Opposes $3.5M Subsidy

Rep. Jose Serrano opposed $3.5 million in public subsidies for FreshDirect's move to The Bronx. 

Port Morris »

City Approves $87 Million in Subsidies for Hotly Debated FreshDirect Plan

The company has promised to create about 1,000 new jobs in its planned move to the South Bronx.

Port Morris »

FreshDirect Encourages Bronx Residents to Apply for 200 New Jobs

The company will partner with local leaders to hire residents of The Bronx, its future home, it said.

Hunts Point »

FreshDirect Hires Majora Carter to Round Up Local Support for Bronx Move

The online grocer hired the award-winning eco-activist as a consultant to engage local groups.

Port Morris »

FreshDirect Will Serve Entire Bronx and Take Food Stamps

Critics had slammed Fresh Direct for taking public subsidies, but only delivering to the north Bronx.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Councilwoman Wants Delivery Trucks Put on the Grid

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer wants delivery trucks to plug into the city's power grid to cut noise and pollution.