In a reversal, City Hall is advancing a new minimum hourly rate of $19.96, nearly $4 less than previously proposed.
The city’s live bird markets and slaughterhouses are, well, playing chicken with animal rights organizations pushing to permanently ban new operations here.
The proposed new sites, at Verdi Square and in Fordham Heights, would join one already announced at City Hall Park in converting vacant newsstands into charging and rest stations.
The fast-casual seafood chain never registered as a franchisor in New York and has faced several lawsuits from franchisees and investors. Its CEO argues these claims come from disgruntled ex-associates.
Grassroots Grocery has a charismatic founder, a compelling origin story and a six-figure reserve fund that mutual-aid workers and organizers in the borough say are the fruits of “poverty pimping.”
See shells journey from dinner plates to docks as environmentalists and restaurateurs use mollusks to boost local ecology.
Hostos Community College students are entering their second year of in-person classes. But they still have to go off-campus for food.
The borough’s community refrigerators — fewer than during the pandemic — are strapped for cash as well as volunteers to transport food.
Pervaiz Shallwani dipped a hot dog into New York’s melting pot, and what came out was delicious.
It’s a Moth Pit! Food Safety Inspectors Found Moths in Coffee Storage Area at Manhattan Starbucks Reserve Roastery
The inspection report, obtained by THE CITY, also found other violations including old food residue on surfaces like a matcha stirrer and a cappuccino nozzle.
Campylobacter is a gastrointestinal bug that can come from eating raw or undercooked poultry. About 50 cases have been reported so far to city health authorities.
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Scooters, e-bikes, hoverboards, unicycles — New Yorkers will find all sorts of creative ways to get around. But it’s becoming an e-jungle out there on the streets.
E-bike and phone chargers are coming soon to City Hall Park and other spots, after drivers for companies like Grubhub and DoorDash dreamed of having warm places to pause between runs.
Operator Howard Hughes Corporation says new upscale dining hall from the French food impresario fulfills its obligation under a 2013 deal with the City Council for locavore food stalls — while a longstanding nonprofit market gets shunted to a small storefront.
Eric Adams Says He Wants to End ‘Food Apartheid.’ These Bed-Stuy Residents Are Trying To Do It Themselves.
A Black-led grassroots project is trying to acquire space for a member-operated grocery store that could sell fresh food at affordable rates for residents.
New bills would require licenses and limits for Gorillas, Getir and other “dark store” delivery operations. A supermarket union helped shape the measures.
On July 31, the Sanitation Department will begin issuing fines between $250 and $1,000 for establishments that don’t separate and process their organic waste, officials say.
Food insecurity has jumped by 36% in the city. And it’s higher among children. An estimated 1 in 4 kids don’t have enough to eat — a 46% increase over pre-pandemic numbers.
Complaint filed with National Labor Relations Board alleges termination of Brenda Garcia interfered in SEIU fast food labor drive, while city case alleging scheduling law violations continues. Chipotle claims Garcia was never terminated.
The demand for food resources continues to grow for many New Yorkers, but closures of community run pantries have resulted in difficulty accessing food banks.
City social service agency imposes limits on orders of fruits and vegetables under federally funded P-FRED initiative. “We didn’t hear anything,” says one volunteer.
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