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Harlem + Bespoke reports that the Whole Foods planned for 100 West 125th Street in Harlem is ready to break ground. "A tip just came in that the permits have finally been approved for the new construction and a quick check on the DOB site confirms this fact."
However, it might not be the market's next New York City branch. Another tipster wrote in to Curbed NY that the Gowanus location, which has had its fair share of issues already, may arrive within the next two months. The story goes: "I was shopping at WF Tribeca yesterday, and an employee who will be transferring over to the Gowanus store told me that they are aiming to open in time for Thanksgiving, to compete with the other grocery stores in the area for the holiday. He also said that it would have its own brewery, and its own rooftop garden." The race is on!
· REVIVE: Harlem Whole Foods Gets Ready [Harlem + Bespoke]
· The New Yorker Is Spot On; Gowanus Whole Foods Opening? [Curbed NY]
· The Gowanus Whole Foods Will be Topped With a Rooftop Farm [Racked NY]