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Anyone been to the new Wegman's???

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Phoebe Jul 6, 2008 08:02 AM

Just wondering if anyone's been there yet? Heard it's one of the largest built yet. True or not.

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    Elyssa RE: Phoebe Jul 6, 2008 08:12 AM

    Where is the new Wegman's (Weggies as we called it at school in Upstate NY) located?

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      dpan RE: Elyssa Jul 6, 2008 08:18 AM

      One just opened in Woodbridge, VA. Another one is under construction on US 29 outside Gainesville, VA. There is also one going up in PG County.

    2. biscuit RE: Phoebe Jul 6, 2008 09:24 AM

      Would be helpful to say where it is.

      1. JonParker RE: Phoebe Jul 6, 2008 11:19 AM

        Apparently the newest store is in Potomac, MD.

        http://newstores.wegmans.com/

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          Mister Big RE: JonParker Jul 6, 2008 11:22 AM

          No, not Potomac, MD. Potomac store is near Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, VA. I wish Montgomery County had one.

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            JonParker RE: Mister Big Jul 6, 2008 02:24 PM

            Oops. Thanks for correcting that. I always shop at the Hunt Valley MD store anyway. It's absolutely my favorite grocery store.

        2. Joe H RE: Phoebe Jul 6, 2008 12:44 PM

          http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/... reports it as 140,000 which is the largest. Sterling is 130,000 and Fairfax about 125,000. I do not know the size of their stores in Gainesville, near Leesburg, and near Crofton which are under construction.

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            Moonpie RE: Joe H Jul 7, 2008 05:25 PM

            No wonder the Fairfax store gets so crowded!

            In all seriousness, I have almost stopped shoppng at Wegman's unless I can get there etremely early in the morning. Otherwise I tend to get frustrated at the traffic jams with the shopping carts (and whoever invented the &*(*@&( carts shaped like a car for kids should be shot!).

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              dpan RE: Moonpie Jul 7, 2008 05:55 PM

              The Fairfax Wegmans is not bad at all during the week. It's only on weekends that it's crazy with traffic. Even then, the checkouts are very efficient, and I've never had to wait more than a couple of customers to get checked out.

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