Hang on to your Hoagiefests. Foobooz reports that there are signs up in the windows of the former Wawa in the Dorchester building at 20th and Locust Streets, signs that indicate that a 7-11, the sloppy seconds of convenience stores, will be opening in its place.
While Wawa spokespeople have consistently denied that there is an evil master plan to pull out of urban areas, this sure doesn’t help their case. After all, if a 7-11 has decided that the location was appropriate for a convenience store in the middle of a recession, then it certainly must have been lucrative enough in its many years as a Wawa. While a convenience store is good news for the neighborhood, any Philadelphian worth their salt knows that a 7-11 is no substitute for a Wawa. Even though you continue to abandon us, Wawa, we are still your bitches and would welcome you back with open arms full of shortie rolls and another candlelight vigil in your honor.
Quick Bites [Foobooz]