Trader Joe’s to land in hot patch of Allston

The Boston Globe | By Tim Logan and Adam Vaccaro
September 16, 2016

trade-joAllston is getting a Trader Joe’s.

The quirky grocery store chain — famous for its store-brand delicacies and Hawaiian-shirt-wearing staff — said Friday that it will open a 13,000 square-foot store on Western Ave. next year. The company will lease a portion of the ground floor of Continuum, a large apartment and retail building at Barry’s Corner, near Harvard Stadium.

It will be the California-based company’s second store in Boston, though it has several on the fringes of the city: two in Cambridge, one each in Brookline and Arlington, and a store planned at Assembly Square in Somerville. Overall, Trader Joe’s has 18 stores in Massachusetts.

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