DNAinfo: Bed-Stuy Couple Bringing ‘Fresh and Local’ Grocery to the Neighborhood

“A Bed-Stuy couple is opening a new grocery store in the neighborhood that they say will bring fresh, healthy foods to locals at lower prices. …

Bridge Street Development Corporation helped the duo hone their business plan and pick their location at Patchen Avenue and Macon Street. They’ve signed their lease, and start construction in July, Akbar said.

Kenneth Mbonu, the director of economic development at Bridge Street, said the two had a ‘fantastic plan,’ and that the grocery store can help fill a void in Bed-Stuy.”

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