NEW YORK — New York state and city officials, with an assist from baseball great Darryl Strawberry, marked the official opening of a new Western Beef store in the South Bronx today, the first supermarket to open under the city's Food Retail Expansion to Support Health (FRESH) program. The new store replaces a smaller unit located four blocks away. Launched in 2009, FRESH is a city-led program designed to increase access to fresh food in underserved communities —known as food deserts — by ...
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