Wegmans, Cracker Barrel and a Target on 5th Street?

Wegmans, Cracker Barrel, a Target … and maybe even a new connector road, bike paths and hiking trails on 5th Street?

We had the rumors at the Nest Report a few days ago and Charlottesville Tomorrow reports this morning that the “Fifth and Avon Center is Moving Forward.

Update 24 February 2012 – Ah well. No Cracker Barrel in Charlottesville.

Stay tuned – the neighborhoods in the Fifth Street and Avon Street corridors are about to get closer to stuff – which is mostly good … except for the trees and nature that will have to be destroyed to make way for said stuff.

Update 24 April 2012: I have a new unconfirmed rumor that Wegmans has been signed.

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4 Comments

  1. Pegster57 February 21, 2012 at 16:45

    YAY! A nice grocery store on 5th St. No more shopping at the skanky Food Lion!

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    1. Jim February 22, 2012 at 12:13

      Agreed. “Great grocery store” is one of the things my clients consistently ask for. I also hear that Wegmanss have a similarly loyal following to Trader Joe’s.

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  3. Featfan May 29, 2012 at 15:10

    NICE!!!  I moved from the Buffalo NY area 6 months ago, and the thing I miss the most is Wegmans!!!!!  (and Andersons)

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