River District Martin's main entrance drone

The new Martin’s Super Market on Jackson Boulevard opened Wednesday morning.

ELKHART — A few hundred people showed up Wednesday morning for the opening of the River District’s new Martin’s Super Market.

The store, located much closer to Jackson Boulevard than the old store it is replacing, is the latest project to materialize in the revitalized River District, which is turning into a walkable neighborhood with many modern amenities. The new Martin’s was built to fit into that urban atmosphere.

River District Martin's smokehouse

Shoppers at the new Martin’s can get grilled-to-order pub burgers at the Smokehouse BBQ station.

River District Martin's butcher

At the back of the store is a seafood shop and a butcher.

River District Marin's town green construction

A town green is under construction right next to the grocery store.

Old Martin's demolition

The demolotion of the old Martin’s Super Market on Jackson Boulevard is underway. When removed, construction of new apartments will begin in the same area.

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