Di Bruno Bros. at The Franklin opening later this month

Ninth Street in the Italian Market is Di Bruno Bros.' roots.

Ninth Street in Center City is the grocer's next store.

Heavy hammering is happening in a 4,500-square-foot corner of The Franklin (formerly the Ben Franklin House) on the Ninth and Sansom Street side.

Depending on city inspections early next week, Di Bruno Bros. at The Franklin could open Oct. 21. It will house a market with cheese counter, grab-and-go cases, and coffee bar.

Food demos will be held during the first few weeks of business.