Fairway has been heavily flirting with a location on the Upper East Side since February, but it looks like construction on the Second Avenue subway could Heisman the deal. The popular gourmet food market has been considering opening on East 86th Street between Second and Third Avenues, but as subway construction crews take over Second Avenue, truck loading and unloading zones will be blocked. As a result, more businesses will be using the East 86th Street truck zone, and Fairway lawyers tell the MTA, "We’re concerned we’ll be competing with everyone else." Oh nos, is Fairway doomed or.... Hey, wait a minute—you know, for a second we actually caught ourselves naively believing that the Second Avenue subway was actually happening!
2nd Ave Subway Could Cost Upper East Side A Fairway
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