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It isn’t the coffee that’s hot in Philly right now; it’s the coffee shop. In South Jersey strip malls and still-quiet corners of the city’s up-and-coming neighborhoods, dozens of new independently owned cafes are serving up caffeine and community — a brave business plan in a region with more than 125 Starbucks, 300-plus Dunkin’ Donuts, and a Wawa on every corner.
Reporting by Carrie Denny, Tim Haas, Lauren McCutcheon, Ashley Primis, Amy Strauss and April White.