The chain began its quest to open a store on a former 4.2-acre Superfund site at Third Street and Third Avenue eight years ago.READ MORE: NYPD: Delivery Worker Stabbed To Death, E-Bike Stolen Near Sara D. Roosevelt Park
1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan reports
The proposed 52,000-square-foot, two-story store is five times larger than zoning regulations allow.
A city panel will vote on the plan Tuesday.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Foundation Holds Fundraiser On Long Island
Neighborhood opinion on the proposed site is split.
“I think it kills all the mom-and-pop stores which these neighborhoods are basically built on,” one man told 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan.
Others believe the supermarket would stimulate the area.
“It’ll be good, I think that another grocery store can’t hurt,” another man said.MORE NEWS: Police: Suspect In Killing Of New Rochelle Taxi Driver Taken Into Custody After Shootout In Brooklyn
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