Food Cellar appears to be close to opening.1 No, really. Last week, we stopped by the location and saw new help wanted signs looking for experienced prospective employees in the produce department. And when we peaked inside, it really appeared to us that the long-awaited supermarket was on the cusp of opening. Take a look at the two photos below and decide for yourself.
While no official date has been announced, sources have told The Court Square Blog the grocer is now aiming for a late-August/early-September opening, though Food Cellar has set and missed several opening deadlines already. In February, Food Cellar tweeted that it was projecting a late-March or early-April delivery.2 When that time period came and passed, another tweet sent out said they were opening in “late spring,” which obviously has not happened.3 When the deal with Linc LIC was announced in 2013, the initial projected date was summer of 2014.4