Construction work continues on the Avani Living Apartments, located at the south end of the Miracle Mile shopping center, just off 2nd Street. The luxury apartment compound will have over 100 units for rent and will house Rochester's newest grocery store.

Fresh Thyme plans to open on January 9th and according to their website they're on a mission "to improve the way our communities eat by offering fresh and healthy food at amazing values." This is good news for those that are looking for affordable healthy options.

Wikipedia chronicles the history of the grocery chain which now has over 175 stores in 24 states. The sites says: The Fresh Market was founded by Ray and Beverly Berry on March 5, 1982 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Berrys' idea was to develop a better grocery store that brought back the feeling of open European-style markets.

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