The city girded itself for mass panic as the news leaked out over the weekend that FreshDirect will close next Wednesday to allow the company’s 1,800 employees to go to a company picnic.
According to Crain's NY Business, the shut-down is meant to be a celebration of FreshDirest's fifth year of business. But the revelation shook Brownstone Brooklyn to its core.
"OMG!" was the typical shocked reaction.
A correspondent from Brooklyn's delivery-excluded 11216 zip code laughed diabolically, shouting, "NOW you see how it feels! Hahahaha!"
Sunday, July 15, 2007