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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. 

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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.

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Community Board Votes For FreshDirect Plan After Raucous Meeting

The board voted by a wide margin to back a lease modification the company needs to move to The Bronx.

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Chaotic Community Board Meeting Ends Without Decision on FreshDirect Plan

A heated CB1 meeting ended Thursday without a decision on FreshDirect's planned move to the district.

Port Morris »

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Meant to Stop FreshDirect from Moving to The Bronx

Bronx groups filed the suit last year to block FreshDirect from building a large new base in Port Morris.

Mott Haven »

Bronx Borough President Won't Reappoint FreshDirect Foe to Community Board

Ruben Diaz Jr. did not reappoint a CB1 member who had loudly opposed FreshDirect's planned Bronx move.

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FreshDirect Defends New Bronx Facility Against Legal Challenge

A group of residents filed a lawsuit trying to block the company from building a new base in The Bronx.

Soundview »

Diaz Touts the 'New Bronx' in State of the Borough Speech

Crime is down and investments are up in the Bronx, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. said.

Mott Haven »

FreshDirect Talk at TEDxManhattan Angers Some in the Bronx

David McInerney of FreshDirect spoke at the event. Meanwhile a Bronx activist was booted from the lineup.

Mott Haven »

Urban Planners Propose Green Alternatives to FreshDirect's Bronx Facility

Urban planners suggested parks and community spaces would be a better use of the South Bronx waterfront.

New York City »

Ruben Diaz Jr. Ditches Public Advocate Race to Seek Re-Election

Diaz Jr. withdrew from the citywide race Tuesday, saying he will run for re-election in 2013.

Port Morris »

Gristedes Owner and Other Grocers Join Fight vs. FreshDirect's Subsidies

John Catsimatidis and a grocer coalition say the public benefits are unfair and a misuse of tax money.

Port Morris »

FreshDirect Cancels Some Deliveries Until After Thanksgiving Due to Sandy

FreshDirect, whose headquarters was in an evacuation zone, lost dozens of trucks in the storm.

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.

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