Friday, February 8, 2013
A frozen yogurt shop will replace the former GameStop location within the Lawrence Park Shopping Center in Broomall.
BROOMALL–The GameStop in the Lawrence Park Shopping Centere in Broomall recently shuttered its doors to the public. But the vacant site won't be empty for too long. Menchie's Frozen Yogurt has announced–with a posted sign on the store's window–that they will be taking over the location. According to Menchie's website, there are currently five Menchie's Frozen Yogurt shops in Pennsylvania with three more coming soon, including the Broomall location. Menchie's also has locations across the nation and in other countries. Tell us: Are you excited for a new frozen yogurt shop coming to Lawrence Park Shopping Center? Currently, there is one other frozen yogurt shop in Broomall, SwirlFrutti, and another, YoGo Factory, a few towns over in Edgmont…
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Find out what's been going on around the region this week that you might have missed.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Find out which place users chose as their favorite place to get frozen yogurt regionally.
By popular demand, the new Yogo Factory in Newtown Square is the region’s best frozen yogurt. We asked you for your opinions and the new Yogo Factory was the winner. “YoGo Factory - best yogurt, nicest store, not even close!” wrote Jennifer Roman. “The new store in edgmont Yogofactory is awesome. My kids love it.” wrote Robert Crespo. “I have been to a few of these but the one that just opened 1 mile away, yogo factory is much larger, has much more seating, so many more toppings than the other ones, and the yogurt is definitely the best!” wrote Tammy Panaccio. “Been to most of these. The new Yogo Factory has impressed me the most. Tons of flavors no one else has!” wrote Dan Graziano. Yogo Factory opened on August 24, so it’s one of the …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
There are a number of different chains and independent stores vying to be the best. Which frozen yogurt place is best?
There’s no denying the presence of frozen yogurt shops in our area. More than 12 have opened in the last 18 months, two of which opened within the last week and at least five more have plans to go open locally in the next few months. We’ve talked about the frozen yogurt craze hitting our area, so the real question is, who has the best FroYo? Let us know in the comments. One positive comment will be one vote. Please only vote once per person. We’ll take votes through noon on Labor Day Monday. We’ll let you know who won when you get back from the Labor Day holiday. (Tuesday)
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
More than a dozen frozen yogurt shops have opened in the last 18 months and six more are set to open soon.
Frozen yogurt is nothing new, but it is back in style and FroYo has been popping up all over our area in the last 18 months. FroYo is Big Business In 2011, revenue from frozen yogurt stores reached $1.6 billion, according to a report from IBISWorld. Since February 2011, at least 12 frozen yogurt shops have opened in Northwest Philadelphia and the western suburbs, and six more are slated to open in the coming months. Kiwi Yogurt, which opened as Sprinkles, appears to have been the first in the area with a store opening in West Chester in late 2009. Since then, Kiwi has grown into the biggest regional chain in our area with restaurants open in Haverford, and West Chester among many others and Wayne, Newtown Square, Malvern and Exton slated …
Monday, August 27, 2012
Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the area this summer. Have you tried SwirlFrutti yet?
Restaurant Name: SwirlFrutti Is this a chain? No When did the store open? Feb. 7, 2012. How many flavors do they carry? Four but hopefully six down the road. Do flavors change? If so, how many and how often? Almost bi-weekly. What’s the most popular flavor? Original is still a favorite among many. Are there toppings? There are 32 different toppings. What is the price per ounce? $0.49/ounce Bonus: It also sells Japanese, South Korean and Taiwanese cookies as well as fresh fruit juices and smoothies. Restaurant Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Swirlfrutti/294617773927088 Location: 2510 West Chester Pike, Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008 Hours: Mon-Sat, noon to 9 p.m.; Sun, noon to 8 p.m. Is there Parking? Yes Reviews: Marple …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
The Yogo Factory is coming soon to Edgmont Township.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–A frozen yogurt shop is coming to Edgmont Township. Signs are posted for Yogo Factory in the Marville Shopping Center next to Sang Kee Noodle Bowl near the Regal Movie Theater. Read more on Media Patch here.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The frozen yogurt shop in Broomall had a soft opening on Feb. 7.
BROOMALL–SwirlFrutti officially opened its doors to the public on Tuesday. The frozen yogurt shop is a welcomed addition to the once empty storefront at 2510 West Chester Pike in Broomall. The frozen yogurt shop is set up in the same building as the Soza School of Wholistic Education–a non-profit organization established in 2009 that promotes the development of physical, mental and spiritual health as well as specializing in Asian culinary, floral and healing arts. It also offers yoga, meditation and more. The school opened about three years ago at a location in the Lawrence Park Shopping Center and moved to the West Chester Pike location last June. The school is in the process of changing its name from Seidokai School of Wholistic …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
SwirlFrutti will be opening its doors to the public soon in Broomall.
BROOMALL–The trend of frozen yogurt shops are expanding out to the suburbs of Philadelphia, including Marple Township. Signs for the frozen yogurt chain store SwirlFrutti have recently been posted on the open office window space on 2510 West Chester Pike in Broomall, just next to the Starbucks and Philly Pretzel Factory. The frozen yogurt shop is set up in the same building as the Seidokai School of Wholistic Education–a non-profit organization established in 2009 that promotes the development of physical, mental and spiritual health as well as specizlizing in Asian culinary, floral and healing arts. It also offers yoga, meditation and more. According to Sharon Angelaccio, Marple Township secretary, SwirlFrutti's Broomall location …