This vacant space has been the subject of many a heated debate among city councilors over the years, and certainly in recent months.
(sans a drive-through) would be an appropriate use for the spot and whether it would exacerbate existing traffic safety concerns.
There does appear to be community support for a Dunkin’s, based on a and which received about 500 signatures.
Readers here on Peabody Patch have also expressed support in favor of the donut shop, while some elected officials and residents say they were fine with Dunkin’s but would rather see an independent coffee shop or café there.
The question may become a moot point if the property owners are finally successful at convincing the council to allow Dunkin’s in – a public hearing is set for March 13, but let’s have at it. What do you think would be the best use of this vacant unit in the Lynnfield Street plaza?
Is it Dunkin’ Donuts, something else? What do you think should go here?