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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The 47,000-square-foot Zagara's Marketplace, which opened in June 2002, illustrates what can be accomplished when an independent grocer works closely with city planners to improve the community with an enhanced retailing shopping experience.It helped that the project got a boost from the local mayor, Ed Kelly, who at one time worked at the old Zagara's store a few blocks

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- The 47,000-square-foot Zagara's Marketplace, which opened in June 2002, illustrates what can be accomplished when an independent grocer works closely with city planners to improve the community with an enhanced retailing shopping experience.

It helped that the project got a boost from the local mayor, Ed Kelly, who at one time worked at the old Zagara's store a few blocks away from the new $12 million location on Lee Road here.

John Zagara, who is pr

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