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The first grocery store in decades to serve the downtown Phoenix community opens Wednesday morning. The new Fry’s store, located at First and Jefferson streets, will eliminate a food desert in one of the fastest growing parts of the Valley.
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After four years of planning and building, a brand new Fry's grocery store is open, and it's being welcomed as a sign of downtown's continued growth and ability to grow while also addressing the area's longstanding status as a food desert.
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