Dunkin Donuts Opens Bus Stop Outpost at 149 Canal

Posted on: October 24th, 2011 at 6:28 am by

The Canal Street divergence near the Manhattan Bridge approach, home of Fung Wah HQ, is seeing some action of late. First a soulless new Cemusa newsstand landed on the northernmost sidewalk as a quick respite for customers.  Now we can report that another symbiotic business has arrived, albeit one of corporate ilk – Dunkin’ Donuts.

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Within the last few days, Dunkin Donuts opened a franchise here at 149 Canal Street.  While the store seems like a cubbyhole from street-level, its appearance is actually deceiving.  The fast-food snack house extends deeper into the building. Still small, though.

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To be honest, we’re surprised it took this long for a corporate coffee house to set up shop here.  Given the popularity of Fung Wah as a cheap mode of transport, there are constantly hordes of travelers waiting around the immediate vicinity.

What’s the over/under on the slogan, “Fung Wah runs on Dunkin”?

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