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Am I the only one?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Loay May 3, 2011. 13 Replies

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

 

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Loay replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"Exactly Dorian!"
May 3, 2011
Matt replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"Um, what?"
Apr 23, 2011
Dorian Walsh replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"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…"
Apr 23, 2011
Gretchen Van Ness replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
" 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…"
Apr 13, 2011
Anita Horn replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"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…"
Apr 13, 2011
Matt replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"i think most people are for Whole Foods... the opposition just shouts the loudest."
Apr 11, 2011
Maureen Finegan replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"Hi Gretchen, Thanks for your reply and information. I will take this into consideration."
Apr 10, 2011
Gretchen Van Ness replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"Hi Maureen, 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…"
Apr 10, 2011
Maureen Finegan replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"Hi Jodie, 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…"
Apr 9, 2011
Erin A. replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"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…"
Apr 8, 2011
Gretchen Van Ness replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"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. "
Apr 8, 2011
Jodie Goodnough replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"Thanks, Gretchen. I'll do that..."
Apr 8, 2011
Gretchen Van Ness replied to Jodie Goodnough's discussion Am I the only one?
"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…"
Apr 8, 2011
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Am I the only one?

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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