Friday, August 15, 2008

Gristedes on Henry St., BJ's in Brooklyn, Whole Foods cuts jobs, Wal-Mart still booming and Friday Morning One Liners



More Eli Zabar press


Prominent labor groups are seeking an investigation into whether Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated federal election laws by telling employees that electing Democrats would lead to passage of legislation making it easier to unionize companies.

Organizing campaign turns to the Supreme Court in Brooklyn.

Gristedes on Henry St. in the Brooklyn Heights is all cleaned up.

Two popular local blogs picked up the BJ's story....Queens Crap.....and The Gothamist.

Whole Foods Market Inc. said Wednesday it is cutting 49 jobs out of 650 in Austin.

  
Wal-Mart keeps reaping benefits in a tight economy.

Willets Point
Hiram Monserrate introduced a bill Thursday to require financial impact reports to be conducted before land can be seized by the city under eminent domain.


Political
The NY Sun analyzes the most competetive race in NY: Staten Island Congressional Race.
This is the week of the broken alliance. On Wednesday the state Working Families Party, which went all out for the Eliot Spitzer-David Paterson ticket two years ago, launched an advertising assault against the new governor's proposal for a 4 percent cap on school-related property-tax increases.

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