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Clicking Your Way Through the Grocery Aisle

Friday, December 05, 2014

Lugging groceries around New York is tough. The weather's bad. The bags break. It's a grind. Fresh Direct pioneered home delivery, and now Amazon and Google want a piece of the action.

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WNYC News

Jobs Could Improve Health of the Bronx, Advocates Tell Its Residents

Monday, October 22, 2012

Community health advocates in the Bronx say more jobs for the community could improve the overall health of the borough, which suffers from the highest diabetes and asthma rates in the city.

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WNYC News

Bronx Residents Flock to Apply for Low-Wage Fresh Direct Jobs in Queens

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Fresh Direct is opening a new headquarters in the Bronx in 2015, but residents of the borough aren't waiting around for the new facility to get a foot in the door.  

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WNYC News

Community Activists Sue to Stop Fresh Direct from Moving In

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

A local Bronx activist group, South Bronx Unite, and other local residents are suing Fresh Direct, city agencies and developers, to stop the internet grocer from relocating to the neighborhood.

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WNYC News

Fresh Direct Will Take Food Stamps, Deliver to the Bronx

Friday, May 18, 2012

Online Grocer Fresh Direct is expanding its delivery area to include all of the Bronx — and not just the more affluent parts. The company says it will also accept food stamps at a few select locations as part of a pilot program.

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WNYC News

Diaz Defends Fresh Direct's Move to the Bronx

Monday, February 27, 2012

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. is defending online grocer Fresh Direct's plans to move to Mott Haven.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

State of The Bronx

Monday, February 27, 2012

Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx borough president, talks about some of his recent state of the borough address, including FreshDirect's move to the Bronx and the Kingsbridge Armory plans.

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WNYC News

Fresh Direct Plans Move to the Bronx

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Fresh Direct, the grocery delivery service based in Long Island City, Queens, announced plans Tuesday to open new headquarters in the Bronx within three years — despite attempts from New Jersey to woo the company to the Garden State.

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