Making Connections Part Three: Corner Stores

RAQUELLE (from the window)

Kwamaine go to the store and play my number for me!

KWAMAINE

I don’t got a dollar.

RAQUELLE

Find one. And make sure you box it. Play “1205” in a box!

-LEFTOVERS by Josh Wilder

In Leftovers, Roc Is always sending her boys to the corner store to play her number in the daily lotto, get her some loosies, and sometimes even gives them a few bucks to get some snacks for themselves. The neighborhood corner store plays an iconic role in day to day life when the grocery store is a little too far to get to when you need something quickly, and the pharmacy is always over priced. Here are some local corner stores!

ROXBURY/DORCHESTER

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SOUTH PHILLY

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