Manhattan Snaps: Protest outside supermarket in 1982

(Villager file photo)

The front page of The Villager on Jan. 21, 1982, featured a photo of a demonstration by the United Farm Workers, which was held in the snow outside the Grand Union supermarket at LaGuardia Place and Bleecker Street. “The protest against non-union Andy Boy broccoli,” the caption read, “was attended by approximately 20 people who braved the bone-chilling cold in order to voice their feelings.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *