Whole Foods signs are now up at the site of the grocer's new Jamaica Plain store. The grocery store has said it aims for a late fall opening.
While many JP residents say they are thrilled at the store coming to the neighborhood, other residents have opposed the store, saying it will worsen what they say are negative effects of gentrification.
The store is replacing the former , which catered to the Caribbean and Latin communities.
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