New wave of fast-delivery stores spark worries they threaten bodegas, isolate poor New Yorkers
An April survey found many of the establishments don’t take cash.
Jul 9, 3:31 PM
As 15-minute grocery apps move in, LES bodega owners contend with getting muscled out
"These bodegas are facing the ultimate threat from these 15-minute delivery apps,” said Christopher Marte, the new City Council member for the Lower East Side.
Feb 10, 10:55 AM
City Council Passes "Groundbreaking Package Of Legislation" To Help Food Delivery Workers
The six bills could improve some of the harsh conditions faced by the city's 65,000+ food delivery workers.
Sep 23, 2021 3:45 PM
Report: NYC Food Delivery Workers Face Low Pay, High Risks
They routinely earn low wages well below New York's minimum wage, lack basic labor and employment protections, and face dangerous working conditions on the streets of NYC.
Sep 15, 2021 4:46 PM
New York City Council Puts New Limits On Food Delivery Apps
The action was in response to the growing popularity of delivery apps during the pandemic, and concerns that they’re taking advantage of hard-hit restaurants.
Jul 29, 2021 5:39 PM
Taste Of Persia Has Returned As In-Demand Delivery-Only Business
"It is a lot of work, but I can't say no to my customers, and they are very, very, very happy that I'm cooking for them."
May 19, 2020 3:59 PM
Delivery Apps Sued In New York Over "Shocking" Fees And "Monopoly Power"
Three New Yorkers filed a class action complaint against Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates, and Uber Eats.
Apr 15, 2020 10:23 AM
Instacart Shoppers In Brooklyn Say Company Gave Them Baby Wipes, No Masks
"They don't care what happens to you as long as you're there making money for them."
Apr 8, 2020 4:16 PM
Grubhub, Food Delivery Apps May Be Forced To Cap Fees
The City Council is mulling legislation that could reduce the amount of fees that restaurants pay to participate in third-party delivery programs and increase oversight of the industry.
Feb 27, 2020 6:24 PM
Should Big Delivery Companies Like UPS Still Be Getting Discounts On Parking Tickets In NYC?
A special fine program saved the 10 most heavily fined companies in 2018 as much as $20.4 million on their summonses, according to a report.
Dec 3, 2019 3:27 PM
East Village Residents Enraged By Atomic Wings Super Bowl Sunday Meltdown
'This is the Fyre Festival of wings. Biggest scam in New York City.'
Updated: Feb 5, 2019 5:22 PM
Food Banks Brace For Shortages Resulting From Government Shutdown
Now in its fifth week, the longest government shutdown in history may soon have a significant impact on how food banks, as well as the charities and food pantries they distribute to, can get food to families in need.
Updated: Jan 24, 2019 2:06 PM
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