That thinks Whole Foods moving in to JP isn't all bad? To be fair, my boyfriend has worked for them for 3 years or so and treated him very well, fyi. But they're going to employ more people than Hi…Continue
"As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. “Truly I tell you,” he said, “this poor widow has put in…"
" Hi Anita,
As a long-time resident of "that neighborhood," as you call it, I can assure you that many of my neighbors already shop at Whole Foods and are looking forward to ditching the car and doing their grocery shopping on…"
"I am with the people that think Whole Foods is too expensive, especially for that neighborhood. A few comments on the above:
* $8500 for the Hyde Square task force is probably an hour's profit for them. It's really a…"
The last we heard from Matt O'Malley's office, Whole Foods has interviewed every ex-Hi Lo employee who sought an interview and has hired 25 of them -- more than any businesses in JP. Two weeks ago, Whole Foods donated…"
I have mixed feelings about the issue. I currently purchase certain items from Whole Foods in Brighton, and I can easily continue to do so because I have a car and can afford to pay for gas. Although I would clearly benefit from having a…"
"Jodie, you're not the only one! I haven't met any neighbors who aren't competely excited to have a Whole Foods in their neighborhood. I live just 3 blocks from Whole Foods new location, and everyone I know in my area wants Whole…"
"And I just saw that Rick Stockwood, JP For All's founder, posted an update here on Neighbors for Neighbors yesterday. It's still on the welcome page under a few other postings in the left-hand column. "
"Jodie, you're not the only one! Check out www.jpforall.org for the sanest, most rational and forward-looking statement about Whole Foods' arrival in JP that I've seen in this whole debate.
Sadly, much of the anger that…"
That thinks Whole Foods moving in to JP isn't all bad? To be fair, my boyfriend has worked for them for 3 years or so and treated him very well, fyi. But they're going to employ more people than Hi Lo, give better benefits, likely pay better, etc. And they've added a lot of local vendors over the last few years. Plus, I know for a fact they gave interviews to all the Hi Lo employees that wanted them. I understand wanting to keep the neighborhood diverse (I lived in Queens for years and loved…See More
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