Gray built the 24-foot span of metal modules and installed them. As recently as four weeks ago, he put the last one into place, making that customized section the centerpiece of a 60-foot stretch of produce along the right side of the store, just beyond the floral department.
Gray, who worked in the construction industry before joining Newport Avenue Market two years ago, cut and welded the pieces of perforated, stainless steel to make the modules.
“The [curved] pieces were hand ...
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