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Key Food heading to Cross Bay


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THE COURIER/Photo by Maggie Hayes

After sustaining the flood waters of Sandy, one Cross Bay Boulevard store is fixing up and changing its colors.

The former Duane Reade, located at 162-30 Cross Bay Boulevard, is on the way to becoming a new Key Food.

“It’ll be good to have another supermarket around here,” said Wendy Maldonado, a nearby resident. “I’ve heard good things about Key Food. I know it’ll be great.”

There are already Key Foods in both Rockaway Park and Rockaway Beach.

A Waldbaum’s grocery store is just down the road on the corner of 156th Avenue, but residents and employees down the street think the addition of another supermarket will only be convenient.

Geographically, it’s a great location,” said Betty Braton, chair of Community Board 10. “This will give people more choice, and choices are always good.”

Marian Genao works close to the new Key Food site and said the supermarket will help working people in the area.

“Buying meat and bread at the supermarket will be so much easier than buying lunch every day,” she said. “Other places around here are expensive.”

Genao added that a sandwich at a nearby, independent deli can reach up to $10 and said paying for that every day “really adds up, especially for working people.”

Key Food did not return requests for comment as of press time.

 

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