Fine Fare Overhauls Produce Department

Posted on: February 19th, 2013 at 6:26 am by

fine-fare-produce-1

Fine Fare on Clinton Street needed to step up its game after the Pathmark competition closed for good back in December. Modifications are now underway to elevate the overall appearance of the budget supermarket.

For the last few days, the southern third of ground floor real estate has been cordoned off while the produce department receives a massive makeover. This might bode well for shoppers who often contend with a rather suspect selection of (often rotten) fruits and vegetables. Larger refrigerated shelving is now in place, just waiting to be stocked.

fine-fare-produce-2

Store employees tell us the new and improved produce department should be ready sometime tomorrow.

Recent Stories

falafel-shop-rivington
The Falafel Shop on Rivington Takes a ‘Maintenance’ Break, Should Return Next Week

You may have noticed that the Falafel Shop on Rivington Street wasn’t open all week. An explanation as to why didn’t actually materialize until yesterday. According to a laminate on the shuttered gate, the popular four-year-old Mediterranean joint closed for routine “maintenance,” but should reopen “middle of next week. Eyal Tov founded the Falafel Shop […]

172ludlow-door
In Which a Hell Square Egg Toss Turns Violent

There is a sense among some that Hell Square is regressing to its former violent self after a brief period of baby-step progress. No more, claim neighbors in the DMZ. Case in point was a rowdy incident this past Monday night (late) involving a crew of revelers outside the Hotel Indigo. A tipster tells us that […]

247cherry-rendering-1
The City is About to Screw the LES Waterfront Again with this 1,000-Foot Tower

The city will screw the Lower East Side waterfront by allowing this 1,000-foot tower to proceed. Indeed, the Department of City Planning reversed course this week, and will now hear the case for this monstrosity. This despite the ongoing litigation over the contested few parcels on the backside of Extell’s One Manhattan Square. It’s certainly a […]

155rivington-closed
St. Jerome’s on Rivington Street is Dead, for Real This Time

Okay, so now it’s really happened. Again. The reincarnated St. Jerome’s on Rivington Street – also known as Rivington F+B – is officially kaput. This past Wednesday was its final night in business. The gates are now shuttered for good, capping a decade (including a year-long hiatus) for the establishment. The closure follows two months […]

gracias-mama-work
MTA Brushes off Vehement Local Opposition to ‘Gracias Mama’ Entrance on Rutgers Street

The MTA sees nothing wrong with having a restaurant entrance mere feet from a bustling subway station. Specifically that of Gracias Mama, whose principals (Koorosh Bakhtiar and Nima Garos) are trying to alter their method of operation, which could become a harbinger of overcrowding in a small area. The bold choice to move the front […]

  • joey

    Wait why would you need to “step up your game” when your competition is shut down? Unless by “stepping up your game” you mean receiving additional business without needing to do absolutely anything at all to get said business?

  • Party Time!

    I still am in shock that the Pathmark closed. They were a service to the community. We need to bring back pre-Reagan Capitalism (when there were regulations that protected the middle class). This is just ridiculous!