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WAN Convenience/Al’s Deli Will Return, This Time in Brighton
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Residents of Mission Hill loved it, Northeastern students salivated over its homemade sandwich creations, and everyone lamented its disappearance from Tremont Street last year. Now, it seems that WAN Convenience, owned and operated by the beloved Winston Al Niles, more commonly referred to simply as “Al,” will reopen shop on another side of town. Last month, we ran a piece wondering where in the world Al had gone. With prices spiking for businesses in the Mission Hill area, the revered creator of sandwiches like the Deathwich and the David Ortiz was forced to close, leaving no trace behind other than a sign in the window that read “WAN’s is evolving, not closing.” More

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Support your neighborhood, shop local this holiday season
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As a city, we constantly talk about community investment and what we as individuals can do to support one another day-to-day. During holidays, we have an opportunity to catalyze our communities and our relationships by way of “purchasing power.” We can further invest in our neighborhoods by making conscious decisions about where we shop and who we develop new/old relationships with in that process. Local businesses economically revitalize our community and the people who run these Main Street shops and restaurants are both neighborhood residents and community partners. Their economic success hinges on our shopping habits and a large portion our community’s development hinges on a thriving local business landscape. More