Summer Love at Wawa?


Love and Wawa. Photos | Wawa Instagram

A couple weeks ago, I was interviewed by a reporter from Philadelphia Magazine for my take on an interesting new trend (that is not fashion related!):

Looking for a summer love? Don’t bother with dimly-lit bars serving $6 Coors Lights. Skip the club scene and the electronic beats. Even your corner coffee shop with the expensive — but admittedly delightful — light roast may not be the right spot. The real place you should plop down is in your local Wawa. At least that’s what the data from Craigslist’s Missed Connections suggests.

To read the rest of the article, click on the link here.

Why do you think Wawa, a popular convenience store/gas station in the Philadelphia tri-state area, is a popular site for love connections? Is the fantasy of a Missed Connection at Wawa a way for us to inject a bit of romance into the mundane?


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