Fifth Avenue. The very name is synonymous with affluence. The mere mention of the thoroughfare in question conjures images of luxurious apartments with hardwood floors, penthouse terraces with sprawling views and storefront after storefront of exclusive, high-end shopping. To stroll upon the storied pavements of Fifth Avenue means catching a glimpse of the highest tier of Manhattan living. Blah, blah and yea verily blah.
Well, you can kiss all that fanciful claptrap goodbye, as I happened to notice earlier this week that Fifth Avenue – that bespoke boulevard of bounty – is finally getting a 7-11 of its own, up in the looming shadow of the stately Flatiron building. Get ready to suck down your Slurpee in style!