Will anyone stop the 7-Eleven invasion of the East Village? This week on Let’s Get Real, Erica Wides is talking with two activists from the No 7-Eleven group, Bob Holman and Rob Hollander. Tune into this episode to find out how gentrification and foodiness are intertwined in the case of the 7-Eleven infestation in Downtown Manhattan. How is corporate control of neighborhoods related to the corporate influence in food? 7-Eleven’s infiltration of the East Village and the Lower East Side undermines decades of rich cultural history. Don’t become a victim of foodiness; tune into Let’s Get Real. This episode has been sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery.

“To Pringle-ize is to force conformity and stick humans in a tube for easier shipping.” [9:15] — Bob Holman on Let’s Get Real