Fry's Marketplace to open on Higley Road in Gilbert

Fry’s Food Stores anticipates opening a Fry's Marketplace store Sept. 2 at 1455 N. Higley Road, Gilbert. Beyond the usual selection of groceries found at Fry’s, the 129,000-square-foot marketplace store will have a Starbucks Coffee and Chompie’s Bagels, a pharmacy, a housewares department, an apparel department, a wine department, a cheese shop, a sushi station as well as a fuel center in the parking lot. www.frysfood.com
By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.