Menino to announce Wegmans will open store in Fenway

In a major speech today before 500 business and civic leaders, Mayor Thomas M. Menino is scheduled to announce that Wegmans Food Market will open its first Boston store in the Landmark Center in the Fenway.

Wegmans, a family-run supermarket chain popular for its expansive selection and friendly atmosphere, has 81 stores in six states. Its first store in Massachusetts opened in 2011 in Northborough. A year ago, the Globe reported that the New York-based company came to Boston to scout locations for a potential store.

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