"This cheerleading-type interview without any analysis does a terrible disservice to the public, especially when it comes to something as contentious as this Bronx FD deal. He [Jason Ackerman, FreshDirect CEO] talks about 1000 Bronx jobs and then brags of being a tech company. But of those BX jobs, how many are in tech and how many of them are $8.75/hour jobs to work in a cold freezer all night that they advertised for with the BOEDC? THAT's the jobs question that should have been asked. Those are poverty jobs he's offereing many Bronxites and it's despicable that the interviewer calls it 'way cool' without asking the questions that need to be asked. Sorry, i'm not big on prostitution in media and that's what this is."Courtesy of our friends and colleagues at Bronx Movers and Shakers.
Bronx Residents Protest $130M Subsidies For Online Grocer
In an amended complaint filed in New York state court, two community groups known as Friends of Brook Park and South Bronx Unite and a group of individual residents allege that the city and Empire State Development Corp. overstepped their authority in approving.
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