Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Site May Be Market of Many Cultures.(Final)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

One Expanding Store Signs On

Ta Lin supermarket has been a fixture in the Southeast Heights for years. Now, its expansion and new location will anchor a proposed International Marketplace -- a multi-cultural shopping, eating and entertainment location that would be a "unique area in Albuquerque," city officials said.

"We wanted to make this area a destination -- to go to far away places; to try foods from different lands," said Ralph Mims, a planner with Albuquerque Development Services, the city's redevelopment office.

Ta Lin owners and city officials recently broke ground on the International Marketplace. …

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