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It wouldn’t be a stretch to say opening a business during the coronavirus pandemic is a risky venture. This is especially true for restaurants, cafés and bars — many of which have closed over the past year. more
Key Food likes to bill its grocery stores as “fresh,” and indeed, it’s a fresh new day for the chain’s North Riverdale location after its franchise owner settled a union dispute with the city’s consumer affairs department, restoring the jobs of more than a dozen employees let go last summer. more
It wasn’t Christmas unless it was Christmas with the Connaughtons. Throughout the 1980s and ‘90s, Connaughton’s Riverdale Steak House just off West 259th Street was the place to be on Christmas Eve. The restaurant’s owners, Terry and Anne Connaughton, would spend a month preparing for their biggest night, when the steakhouse was packed to the brim. more
It’s not like it was free of issues before, but few expected the Key Food supermarket at 5661 Riverdale Ave., to be shuttered on a seemingly random morning. Yet, that’s exactly what happened to the long-embattled North Riverdale grocery store Monday morning when would-be customers were greeted with large banners declaring the store had indeed closed. more
If there are indeed plans for the Key Food supermarket at 5661 Riverdale Ave., to close, it won't be during the coronavirus crisis. more
It's not a new thing to hear rumors that the Key Food super market at 5661 Riverdale Ave., is closing. But the gossip the troubled store might shut down in the middle of a coronavirus pandemic has even elected officials ready to step in. more
More often than I would like, I find myself leaving our North Riverdale office quite late in the evening. If you’ve never been around Skyview Shopping Center near West 259th Street after midnight, it’s an interesting experience. What’s typically a busy Riverdale Avenue becomes eerily quiet. more
Riverdale wants a Trader Joe’s, but does Trader Joe’s want Riverdale? No. At least, not yet. An email has circulated throughout North Riverdale in recent weeks calling on locals to fill out a form on the supermarket chain’s website requesting the grocery chain open a new store in the area. Specifically, the email called for people to request Trader Joe’s replace the Key Foods at 5661 Riverdale Ave. more
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