The Countdown to Wegmans Begins

Get your wallet out, folks.

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If you can just hang on a little bit longer — it’s hard, I know — the wait will be over. Finally. Wegmans announced today that its store at 12501 Stone Village Way in Midlothian at 7 a.m. on Sunday, May 22.

“It appears that Richmond-area shoppers are anxious for the new store to open,” said spokesman Jo Natale in a news release. “According to Wegmans, nearly 24,000 customers have gone on-line already to sign up in advance for a Wegmans Shoppers Club card.”

This will be the company’s 89th store, and clocks in at an impressive 115,000 square feet. Folks who’ve seen stores in Fredericksburg and Northern Virginia wax poetic about its produce section, bakery, extensive cheese shop, deli and charcuterie, meat and seafood, wine and beer shop, plus typical grocery items. The store offers pizza, subs, sushi prepared on-site, and a several salad and hot bars, as well as a Market Café, which serves as a coffee shop. Plus, there's a full-service family restaurant, the Pub by Wegmans, located within the store.

Are you excited yet?

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