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McKinley Park Mariano's to Open May 6

By Casey Cora | April 28, 2014 10:48am
 A woman inspects strawberries at Mariano's.
A woman inspects strawberries at Mariano's.
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MCKINLEY PARK — One of the area's most pressing questions finally has an answer.

The Mariano's Fresh Market at 3145 S. Ashland Ave. will open at 6 a.m. May 6, the company announced Monday. The store's pharmacy is already open and accepting new customers.

Citing corporate policy, a spokesman for the grocery chain's parent company wouldn't say what special features the store will contain.

Other new Mariano's in Chicago have such amenities as a smokehouse and wine bar, smoothie station and wild game section and a gelato bar and grilling station.

The new South Side store, which is set to replace the shuttered Dominick's, will hire about 350 workers.