It’s a Happy Foodtown Anniversary for Roosevelt Island, the first. Just one year ago, the retailer fixed a vexing problem on Main Street. We needed a high quality, full service supermarket, and now, we have one.
By David Stone
The timing could not have been worse. Only a month after ribbon-cutting, the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed public health services, plunging the world into unknown territory.
Going back decades, local residents complained about prices as well as product quality and service. Changes came, but they never were enough.
Finally, it took smart, experienced management from Foodtown to turn the corner.
Foodtown a fresh weekly circular for Roosevelt Island.
Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims Follow Years of Public Warning Signs — and Anti-Misconduct Training He Mandated
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The fire outside Duane Reade started at around midnight, and reportedly, a witness saw it a pile of debris deliberately set aflame. There were no injuries and only exterior damage. Roosevelt Island Daily News The Roosevelt Island Daily News thanks our friend Sylvan Klein for an early tip on this story. In the daylight, a
Allison Dikanovic, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Feb 24 at 12:25pm ESTby THE CITY When the state Legislature passed the Emergency Eviction Act at the end of last year, nearly all eviction proceedings were paused for 60 days. That pause ended on Friday, Feb. 26. After Feb. 26, pending eviction cases can start