New grocery store opens doors in East St. Louis

The Gateway Market celebrated its grand opening Tuesday morning in East St. Louis.

A new business celebrated its grand opening Tuesday morning in East St. Louis.

The Gateway Market opened its second grocery store on State Street, in the same space where a Schnucks was formerly located.

"We have about 20 employees at the other store, and here we're looking at about 30 employees," said Jimmy Makluf, the market's owner.

The market will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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