The 68,000-square-foot store, with parking for more than 800 cars, occupies part of the former Home Depot Expo space on Corporate Drive and sits in the middle of a vibrant retail corridor. To Fairway's west is Roosevelt Field, and to its north a cluster of major retailers on Old Country Road, including a just-opened Trader Joe's in the new Gallery at Westbury Plaza.
The exterior of the new Fairway Market in Westbury. (Aug. 20, 2012)
Howie Glickman, Fairway's vice chairman of development and grandson of the founder speaks with Rabbi Avrohom Marmorstein in the new store, which will open on Wednesday. Rabbi Marmorstein is the store's supervising rabbi. (Aug. 20, 2012)
People stock the shelves and prepare the newest Fairway Market for the opening on Wednesday. (Aug. 20, 2012)
Leyda Mejia works in the kitchen of the newest Fairway market, preparing for the store's opening on Wednesday. (Aug. 20, 2012)
David Frisa, the night manager of the deli department in the new Fairway Market, prepares the counters and display cases for the store's opening on Wednesday. (Aug. 20, 2012)
Lis Mendes and Lucy Saune prep vegetables in the kitchen of the new Fairway Market which will open on Wednesday. (Aug. 20, 2012)
Howie Glickman, Fairway's vice chairman of development.and grandson of the founder with his son Danny Glickman, vice president, check the produce in their new store which will open on Wednesday. (Aug. 20, 2012)