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Cult-fave Wegmans is finally coming to New York City


Wegmans PA storefront

Rochester-based supermarket brand Wegmans announced plans to open a giant-by-NYC-standards location at the Brooklyn Navy Yard by 2017—and everyone is going totally crazy for the news.

Why? “To its devotees, Wegmans strikes the balance between the variety of a Whole Foods, the prices of a Trader Joe’s and the scale of a Walmart,” reports the New York Times.

In other words, this represents grocery store trifecta, particularly for Brooklynites excommunicated from the Park Slope Food Coop. And at 74,000 square-feet, it’ll be larger than the Red Hook Fairway and Gowanus Whole Foods (they’re about 50,000 and change). So maybe fuel up before you go? —Sarah Sarway

For more information, visit www.nytimes.com

Related Reading: Whole Foods will open cheaper stores for Millennials…

(Photo: Wegmans)