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It looks like Fidi residents are finally going to get that greenmarket they so crave. The Downtown Express reports that a representative from Seaport developer General Growth Properties, Janell Vaughan, let slip that General Growth is planning to open a market on the first floor of the former Fulton Fish Market space. Rumors of a fresh-food market for the area have been flying around for awhile, but this was the first time that a specific location had been mentioned by developers. Exciting news, yes, but nothing is permanent yet: "On Wednesday, a General Growth spokesperson minimized Vaughan’s comment. 'Ideas for the market are out there, but there are no firm plans,' the spokesperson said. Get Batali back down there to grease some wheels, pronto.
· Seaport mall identifies site for large food market [Downtown Express]
· 2008: The Year of the Greenmarket? [Racked]
· Fulton Fish Market Reborn as Locavore Paradise? [Curbed]