Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Brooklyn Navy Yard needs a supermarket, SEIU foregoing raises for pension, Whole Foods does a 180 on Gowanus

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Another Pathmark in New Jersey will close this month.

SEIU 1199 has voted to freeze raises and contribute more towards their pension plan.

The city has made it official: It wants a supermarket inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard.


Whole Foods Gowanus.
Daily News: The Whole Truth, Whole Foods decides to continue development at Gowanus, Brooklyn.

The Brooklyn Paper: Whole Reversal on Organic Megastore.
“Certainly, our spokesperson’s statement could have been a lot clearer,” said Libba Letton, a higher-ranking spokeswoman based at Whole Foods’ Austin headquarters than the official who spoke to the Brooklyn Paper last week. “[But] that doesn’t change the fact that Whole Foods Market is actively working on plans for a store at the Gowanus site.”
Development
Coney Island: "I will kill this plan if my constituents are not taken care of," Domenic Recchia (D-Coney Island) said after a vote on the 47-acre zoning plan was postponed for a second time because the Council and the Bloomberg administration weren't in agreement.Here's more on the Coney Island stalemate.

Politics
Suozzi: 500 union workers to leave county payroll.

Carolyn Maloney apologies for repeating a racial slur.

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