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Gabe's Opens New Store

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A newly re-located Gabriel Brothers' retail store is open for business on Friday. The store brings new life to a formerly vacant building along upper Peach Street in Erie.

The store has adopted the name used by customers, changing the store simply to "Gabe's."The new 86,000 square foot store is in the Summit Town Center, sharing a plaza with Sam's Club and Giant Eagle.

The store is the biggest in the Gabriel Brothers' chain - double the size of the old location in Erie - and adds 50 new jobs to the area.

"The biggest thing here is that the selection is about twice what we had. Our customers asked for a bigger store with more amazing deals and more amazing prices, and so that's why we're here," said Tom Taylor, vice president of Stores for Gabriel Brothers.

The grand opening celebration continues on Saturday. The store is offering hourly raffles for prizes, a $1 dollar Valerio's Pizza for lunch, and even face painting for the kids in the afternoon.

The store hours on Saturday is 8am-10pm.

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