Happy Foodtown Anniversary: one year ago, this week, they upgraded Main Street

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

Roosevelt Island News

Store manager Freddy Guzman cuts the ribbon for the grand opening. Guzman’s still around for the first happy Foodtown anniversary.

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.

Grand Opening, and now, after one year, a Happy Foodtown Anniversary.
On the first day after the conversion, Foodtown welcomed shoppers to its grand opening.

Foodtown a fresh weekly circular for Roosevelt Island.

Latest from the Roosevelt Island Daily News

photo of people doing handshakes

New York enacts law requiring businesses to take steps to combat airborne disease

Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square contributor/May 6th, 2021 (The Center Square) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that requires workplaces to follow certain standards to prevent the spread of airborne diseases, but only after the he got an agreement from lawmakers to make some “technical changes” to the legislation.

Share

Written by:

287 Posts

View All Posts
Follow Me :

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: