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August, 2009

City hacks off Ikea’s illegal cab service

Red Hook: Turns out, this guy was not all he claimed to be. Comments (4)

July, 2009

Ikea to start charging for ferry service to Hook superstore

Red Hook: The Swedish furniture giant, which made alternative transportation a big selling point at its Red Hook megastore, will now start charging for boat rides from Manhattan. Comment

June, 2009

Road awakening at Ikea

Mean Streets: Fewer people are driving to the one-year-old Ikea in Red Hook than the Swedish superstore expected, but big box traffic is exacerbating backups at a historically pesky intersection, a new study finds. Comments (1)

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Cabbies get hacked off at Ikea!

Red Hook: A city crackdown on livery cab drivers who cruised for furniture-lugging passengers at the remote Ikea in Red Hook has led the Swedish home-furnishings behemoth to create a livery dispatch station for shoppers. Comments (7)

February, 2009

Red Hook Ikea tops them all

Red Hook: Marty says it, so it must be true: The Ikea in Red Hook is already the busiest in North America. Comments (11)

Don’t fear the Big Box

Editorial: Our editorial board sees the success of the Red Hook Ikea as another reason to cheer for big box retail. Comments (5)

January, 2009

More ferry bad news at Ikea

Red Hook: Ikea has again slashed its free ferry and shuttle bus service, citing declining use of the complimentary transit by shoppers to its Red Hook megastore. Comments (3)