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High-end grocery mini-chain Union Market opened the doors to its new South Slope location on Wednesday. A report from a reader: "The new Union Market on 7th Ave and 13th Street opened quietly yesterday (Wed). Surely much needed by South Slopers who feel like the poor cousins of the Real Park Slope. I stopped in briefly for a few things, lots of MILFs on hand including a few with baby carriages that were WAY too big for the rather small aisles. Still it remains to be seen if the South Slope demographic can afford the 'line-caught' Chilean Sea Bass at $22 per pound (considerably more expensive than the north Slope competition, I might add)." The next neighborhood to get UM'd is Fort Greene, which can look forward to the upscale offerings this summer; no doubt other nearby neighborhoods will follow suite. But Union Market Bushwick? Well, that's much, much less likely.
· Union Market [Official Site]