What Happened to the Wawa Hoagie?


A mess of an Italian hoagie.

Wawa, as beloved and iconic and convenient as it is, can’t make a sandwich to save its life these days. Not that it has to; Wawa is, after all, a supreme power ’round these parts. But considering that hoagies are a cornerstone of the brand, shouldn’t they at least be decent? Read more »

Wawa Is Hiring 5,000 People

Photo credit: Lauren Siegert via Flickr.

Photo credit: Lauren Siegert via Flickr.

Wawa has just announced that it will hire 5,000 new employees this spring.

All of the company’s 750 stores (across six states) are looking to “add new talent” through both customer service and management level positions. Read more »

Wawa Is Offering Free Coffee on Fridays All Month

Photo credit: Lauren Siegert via Flickr.

Photo credit: Lauren Siegert via Flickr

You can get free coffee on Fridays all month from Wawa — if you’re willing to hand over some personal information.

People who have the Wawa app and are registered in the Wawa Rewards program will be sent coupons for free coffee for the next five Fridays. That’s free coffee on every Friday in the month of March. And the Eagles don’t need to win to get it! Read more »

This Wawa Hoagies Rap Video Is Amazing

Rapper Aaron Out extols the virtues of Wawa iced tea.

Rapper Aaron Out extols the virtues of Wawa iced tea.

UPDATE: It turns out that the rapper behind the genius Wawa Hoagies video is a vegan. Click here for the full interview.

We’re pretty sure that more than a few people out there have, in the midst of a pot-fueled 2 a.m. Wawa binge, thought, Man, I should really make a Wawa music video. Finally, somebody has, and it’s actually amazing. Read more »

Wawa Gets Philly to Change New Tobacco Regulations

Wawa cigarette counter

The cigarettes for sale behind the counter at the new Wawa at 20th and Market streets | Photo: Dan McQuade

You might see more outlets selling cigarettes in Center City sometime soon.

The Philadelphia Board of Health last night approved new limits on tobacco sales in the city. But the Inquirer reports that the board tweaked its plan in response to a complaint from Wawa. Last week, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Wawa had threatened to cease opening stores in the city due to the proposed regulations. Read more »

You’ll Be Able to Charge Your Phone at the New Center City Wawa

Wawa - 1900 Market

Workers perform the finishing touches on the new Wawa at 20th and Market streets. It opens tomorrow | Photo: Dan McQuade

Earlier this week, we wrote about the new Wawa opening on Friday at 1900 Market Street in Center City, the largest urban Wawa in the chain. Now, we have more details for you, the Wawa-obsessed public.

The new store, which is actually closer to 20th and Market, opens at 8 a.m. Grand opening ceremonies start at 10, and will include Mayor Jim Kenney, cheerleaders, local mascots Swoop (Eagles) and Wally Goose (Wawa), and, of course, free coffee all day. Wawa will also be donating $75,000 to Philabundance.

But here’s the most exciting part: Read more »

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