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Democratic City Council Candidates Speak Out Against Walmart, Offer Plans To...

It looks like yesterday's post about Republican City Council candidate David Storobin supporting the push for a New York City Walmart generated quite a...

Storobin: I Will Fight For A NYC Walmart!

Former State Senator David Storobin has a plan to help the poor if elected to the New York City Council this year: let them...

South Slope Confessions: April Fools’ Edition

Okay, okay....Walmart isn't really coming to 5th Ave. Breathe. Seriously, though, what would you like to see open up in the old Frost building?

After East New York Failure, Walmart Eyes South Slope

It's no secret that the king of big box superstores, Walmart, has been attempting to infiltrate New York City for a number of years...

Walmart In Brooklyn? Fuggedaboutit! Nation’s Biggest Retailer Gives Up Fight For...

Proving that resistance is not futile, the All-American Ultra-Chain, Walmart, has retreated from efforts to plant its flag in East New York. Since at least...

Walmart's Brooklyn Push, By The Numbers

New York Magazine has put together a nice roundup of bribes donations Walmart has made around the city, as it attempts to cobble support...

Feds Seek To Make It Easier For Unions To Organize

As employees at a Long Island Target store try to organize and the likelihood that anti-labor union behemoth Walmart will soon try to bribe...

Walmart ‘Interested’ In Cropsey Family Land

There's a new twist in the tale of big box retailer BJ's Wholesale Club coming to the Gravesend Bay waterfront, a story Bensonhurst Bean...

Barrison: Walmart Is No Good For Small Business!

Bay Improvement Group President Steve Barrison took to the Daily News yesterday, with an editorial bashing the big P.R. push to bring Walmart to...

Pols Want Whole Foods, D’Agostino… Or Whatever

Elected officials have fired off letters to Stop & Shop, White Rose, D’Agostino Supermarkets, Key Food and Whole Foods in an attempt to find...

Walmart Would Jam Belt Parkway Traffic?

Opponents of a potential Walmart at the Gateway II shopping center in East New York say that the big box retailer would bring Belt...

Misinformation Abounds As Walmart Debate Resurfaces

We've been following the news that Walmart may be moving to the Gateway Center ever since rumors surfaced last April. In the face of...

Tough Times For Walmart As They Eye Gateway

Walmart is struggling through the muck of the American retail slowdown, and some opponents to a New York City location are saying they should...

Barrison Bashes Greens, Traffic Commish On Walmart

Been wondering what's up with the Brooklyn Walmart proposed for the Gateway II Center? Us too, but in reality there's been very little headway...

Local Pol Gets Promise To Ban Walmart From Gateway

Walmart's best opportunity for a Brooklyn location is still the soon-to-be-built Gateway II development. But one lawmaker said he's got the developer's word that...