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Wegmans Market to Open at Former Astor Place Kmart

Posted July 30, 2021 at 5:00 am

Something rather unexpected. Not two weeks after Kmart terminated its presence in Astor Place, its replacement is announced. From left field – Wegmans is to open its first Manhattan grocery at this location. The well-regarded, Rochester-based chain already maintains a store in Brooklyn. Curb your enthusiasm, though, as the new Wegmans won’t open at 770 […]

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Astor Place Kmart Throws in the Towel After 25 Years

Posted July 13, 2021 at 5:00 am

Attention Kmart shoppers, no more blue light specials for Astor Place. The twenty-five-year-old location is officially kaput. As first reported by EV Grieve yesterday, this once-bustling downtown Kmart shuttered suddenly on Sunday. Apparently, employees weren’t told of the closing date until this past Friday. Signs announcing the final days were circulated throughout the store a […]

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