A short 45 second clip of what the Metro Diner and Freeway Diner properties look like today (Nov 11, 2018) is at the bottom of the article. Both diners were purchased for redevelopment, and were demolished over the last few months.
Metro Diner Brooklawn: Will become a Super Wawa Convenience and Gas Station, with an additional retail building on the Kings Highway side. Video clip was taken from behind the diner (at the edge of Rite-Aid property.
Freeway Diner Deptford: Will become a Starbucks and AT&T Store (Moving from across the street). There may be room for additional stores. Video was taken from the side of the property, across the Rt 42 North entrance.
If you haven’t already, please “Subscribe” to the 42Freeway Youtube channel. Youtube doesn’t consider it full channel until it has 1,000 subscribers. I have 4 more videos in the queue that I will be getting to this week, including the Missing Moves road project!
A 42Freeway area Halloween story... on a global scale! Travel Channel's Ghost Nation starts it's new season this week featuring the Zone 13 Tattoo shop in Deptford NJ, which sits in the heart of our retail mecca behind the BJ's Warehouse! And yes... the Zone 13 Tattoo Shop is HAUNTED!
A brand new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel is close to completion on the Camden waterfront, and job opportunities appeared online this week! We don't have an exact date for their expected opening, but the online reservation system seems to allow us to book start January 1st... but that is far from official. We noticed that recently job postings for all facets of the hotel have gone online, and we linked at the bottom of the article.
Last year we were all surprised by the news that Canadian Coffee and Donut shop Tim Hortons was planning on coming to the White Horse Pike in Stratford NJ. This week the town of Stratford is boldly saying that construction will start within the week, and it will take 4 months to build. Article includes my rambling thoughts on Tim Hortons and coffee in our area.