Fordham newsstand might be closing in March

The owners of the Nabila Newsstand on Fordham Road say they’re being forced to leave after Mayor Eric Adams announced it would be replaced by a rest station for delivery workers.

News 12 Staff

Jan 29, 2023, 6:35 PM

Updated 504 days ago

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The owners of a Bronx newsstand say they're moving from the Fordham neighborhood after more than a decade of business.
Nabila Newsstand operates under a concession agreement through the New York City Parks and Recreation Department. But in March, that comes to an end.
Recently, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Mayor Eric Adam's announced a plan to transform vacant newsstands into "street hubs" for bike-riding food delivery workers to rest and recharge.
News 12 asked the Parks Department about the potential closure of Nabila Newsstand and responded: "The selection of deliverista hubs is not yet final, and conversations are ongoing between city hall, the community board, and relevant stakeholders."


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