A Sunflower Sprouts on Henderson
So, now we know what'll become of the contentious former Carnival at 1800 N. Henderson Avenue: It's going to be a grocery store again. Months after brothers Marc and Roger Andres withdrew their zoning request that would have transformed the site from an abandoned grocery to a multi-use residential-retail development, they're leasing the property to Colorado-based Sunflower Farmers Market, which markets its crunchy edibles with the slogan "Serious Food ... Silly Prices." According to its Web site, the Henderson Ave. location's scheduled to open in 2009; notes the Dallas Business Journal this a.m., should be in the first quarter. Plano and Austin locations are in the works as well. Whole Foods, I think they're looking at you. Still, no Trader Joe's? Dang. --Robert Wilonsky
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