Philly Pretzel Factory to Relocate From Downtown

Party-goers who enjoyed a soft pretzel at Philly Pretzel Factory on Friday nights will need to find another drunk food location starting next semester.

Located at 124 S. Allen St., the cheap but delicious soft pretzel eatery has shut its doors. Most of the signage has been removed from the building and the equipment is nowhere to be found looking inside the window.

According to Philly Pretzel Factory administrative assistant Maggie Martin, the chain will be moving to the Wal-Mart on Benner Park to “increase revenue.” Apparently the chain has a good relationship with Wal-Mart and is increasingly opening locations at the retail supergiant. Construction on the Wal-Mart Philly Pretzel Factory will begin next month, although it certainly takes any significant student revenue out of the equation.


What do you want to see move into the prime real estate on Allen St? Let us know the comments.

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Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]


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