7-Eleven Opens Seward Park Outpost at 403 Grand

Posted on: August 9th, 2013 at 6:10 am by
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It’s here. Jump for joy.

The Seward Park 7-Eleven became a lightning rod issue in May 2012, when the co-op board, which owns the retail strip, was on the verge of inking a ten-year lease. Residents rebelled, arguing that there was little benefit to hosting this national chain here. Ultimately the board approved, and after a fifteen months of community drama and construction, finally opened at 403 Grand Street this week. So anti-climactic.

In the meantime, the old-timers have already taken to the new location. Boogie contributor Lady of Grand snapped this quality pic yesterday afternoon.

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[Photo: Lady of Grand]Permanent brain freeze. How do you feel?

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