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What ought to substitute Wawa in Heart Metropolis? How about…Sheetz

After Wawa closed two Market Avenue places final month, we requested what Philadelphians thought ought to take over still-vacant, high-traffic places.

  • The 150+ responses have been assorted, starting from neighborhood facilities to public bogs and quick meals joints to espresso outlets. The preferred enterprise steered? The comfort model’s cross-state rival.

“Sheetz!” wrote a 38-year-old South Philly resident. “Wawa has made it clear it needs no a part of Philly anymore.” Right here’s a recap of what else folks stated.

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Easy methods to Philly: The place to donate the stuff you now not want

It’s the season of giving…and the season of closet cleansing. How are you aware which Philly org is correct in your gently-loved items?

  • Each place has totally different preferences, however Philly is chock fill of secondhand properties, from thrift shops elevating cash for a trigger to nonprofits that give objects on to folks in want.

Lizzy McLellan Ravitch rounded up 19 locations in search of donations proper now — and arranged them in a helpful chart so you possibly can plan your winter giving properly.

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MAYOR WATCH

Calder Gardens would be the latest museum to hitch the Ben Franklin Parkway, and Mayor Kenney attends the groundbreaking ceremony for the subterranean cellular showcase (10:30 a.m.). Kenney then slides over to East Marketplace for a press convention saying particulars on all the vacation goings on, from Christmas Village to the Metropolis Corridor gentle present (11 a.m.). Afternoon brings the mayor to a Streets Division facility to mark America Recycles Day (1:30 p.m.).

ON THE CALENDAR

🎄 Manayunk kicks off the vacation season with a tree lighting at Canal View Park, that includes pre-show giveaways and a photograph sales space. (5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17)

🎭 What occurs once you combine trivia and comedy? At Queen Village hideaway Ulana’s, “A Quizzo Expertise” affords the reply. Tix are $5, with snacks and money bar. (8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17)

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