Publix

Tallahassee's new GreenWise Market.
Eleanor Clark / WFSU-FM

Publix officially opened its GreenWise Market in Tallahassee’s Collegetown Thursday. It’s the first store of its kind for the company.

James Clarke Ash

Shoppers are flooding Tallahassee area grocery and department stores as they make last minute grabs for ice, bottled water and batteries in anticipation Tropical Storm Hermine.

R.Benk / WFSU-News

Tallahassee officials have confirmed the redevelopment of a second large property along North Monroe Street. A Boca Raton-based developer has its eyes on an Albertson’s supermarket, vacated long ago.

Largely a result of a messy company reorganization and mounting pressure from competitors like Publix, grocery chain Albertson’s was essentially crowded out of the Florida market in the early 2000s. Tallahassee lost its last Albertson’s in 2005 with the closure of a North Monroe Street location.

Jessica Palombo / WFSU News

Although the grocery chain doesn’t flaunt it, one Tallahassee Publix store has long had a reputation as a place to meet potential dates, earning it the nickname Club Pub. But it’s a different local grocery store that’s officially embracing supermarket lust—with a series of speed-dating events this week.

The newly opened Midtown Whole Foods Market on Thomasville Road is inviting shoppers to walk down the grocery aisle for love.