Tag: Lower Concourse Rezoning District

FreshDirect Drivers File Class Action Lawsuit Against The Company Over Gratuities

On Wednesday, March 19th, delivery workers for FreshDirect have filed a class action lawsuit against the firm over gratuities they are losing due to misleading company policies.

It is not the first time FreshDirect is under fire for its dubious labor practices and once again solidifies even more why the majority of residents do not want FreshDirect to relocate to our waterfront.

Back in 2007 FreshDirect fired scores of immigrant workers because of a pending unionization vote.

The Bronx Harlem River Waterfront District Plan: An In Depth Analysis

Last month during the State of the Borough address by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr, he unveiled plans to create a waterfront district along the Harlem River in the Lower Concourse Rezoning District.

We have received a copy of the 55 page report by Magnusson Architecture & Planning, LP on behalf of the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO) and have read the entire document and will provide a more detailed analysis than has been provided by the mainstream media.

BREAKING NEWS: Bronx Borough President Calls On The City To Issue A New RFP For PS 31; Also Calls For New Waterfront District In The Lower Concourse

During Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr’s State of the Borough address today, he publicly called upon the city to issue a new Request for Proposal for PS 31 and to truly explore whether or not it needs to be demolished.

It seems the Borough President has listened to our cries for the building to be salvaged since our petition to save the building was addressed to him among others.