NEW YORK — While Western Beef may conjure up images of cattle out on the plain, its latest store is located in an urban food desert. On Aug. 25, 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 East Tremont section of the Bronx here, the first supermarket to open under the city's Food Retail Expansion to Support Health (FRESH) program. The new store, which has 35,000 square feet of ...
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