Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A new restaurant is coming soon to the Broomall shopping center.
A new restaurant is coming soon to Lawrence Park Shopping Center in Marple Township. Qdoba Mexican Grill is expected to open in the Fall of 2013. Qdoba will be located next to Panera Bread where Saladworks is currently located, according to Marketing Manager Lisa Geiger. Saladworks is said to be moving to the former Lee Garden across the shopping center, according to Marple Township Code Director Joe Romano. However, there has been no word on when the move would take place. Lee Garden closed its doors in April. Qdoba's menu offers burritos, taco salads, quesadillas, tacos and even breakfast burritos.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Renovations at the West Chester Pike location are expected to begin this summer.
The former Genuardi’s on West Chester Pike in Edgmont Township, Newtown Square, will soon become a Giant Food Store. GIANT Food Stores announced Friday it will open a new store at 4855 West Chester Pike in the Marville Shopping Center later this year. A specific open date has not yet been announced. Genuardi’s closed its doors in June 2010. “We are excited to soon serve the vibrant neighborhoods of Edgmont and Newtown Square, offering customers our distinct combination of quality, selection, and savings,” Rick Herring, president, said in a press release. Renovations on the 43,000-square-foot store are expected to begin this summer and will include updates to the interior, according to the release. About 100 associates are expected to be …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Inner Drive Cycling and Fitness Studio will hold free cycling classes throughout the day on Saturday.
Inner Drive, a cycling and fitness studio within the Shops at Springton Pointe, will hold free sample classes every half hour during their grand opening on Saturday, April 13. From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., newcomers can try out a free class and join the new cycling studio. Are you excited for Inner Drive opening in Newtown Square? Tell us in the comments.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Inside Out Training opens in the Lawrence Park Industrial Center in Broomall. Free trial class is now being offered.
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…
Friday, February 1, 2013
The third tenant for the former Newtown Square Post Office site on Rt. 252 has been announced as Primo Hoagies.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Primo Hoagies will now be joining Dunkin' Donuts and Smoothie King at the former site of the Newtown Square Post Office on 20 North Newtown Street Road in Newtown Square. Both Dunkin' Donuts and Smoothie King received approval from The Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board in August of last year after hitting a roadblock in July. But a third tenant was yet to be determined at the location. At a Zoning Hearing Board meeting on Jan. 17, the site received approval for a special exception for its third tenant, Primo Hoagies, to be used as a restaurant that will dispense food for off-premises consumption. According to Township Manager Mike Trio, the site is currently under construction and the tenants are expected to move into …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Inner Drive Cycling Fitness Studio will take over the former site of Fitness Together in Newtown Square.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Inner Drive Cycling Fitness Studio, an indoor cycling center, has made its mark to take over the former site of Fitness Together in Newtown Square. A Facebook post reveals the indoor cycling center will begin construction starting this week. Located inside the Shops at Springton Pointe at 210 S. Newtown Street Road, Inner Drive will be the first fitness center in the Marple Newtown area offering solely cycling classes. According to Inner Drive's website: At Inner Drive, indoor cycling isn't just another group fitness class - it's our specialty. That means we're committed to making our cycling classes the best you'll find, led by top-notch instructors using the latest cutting-edge equipment and techniques. In our studio, …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Check out our list below and let us know which was your favorite business to open—and what you'd like to see in 2013.
As 2012 draws to a close, it gives us a chance to reflect on the many changes that took place in the Marple Newtown area in the last 365 days. Many times, we all drove through town wondering, "What's going to be opening there?" We welcomed many businesses to Broomall and Newtown Square in 2012. Which ones were you most excited to see open their doors? To help, here is a list of stories that appeared on Patch in 2012: What's your favorite business or what shop can you no longer live without? Let us know in the comments below.
Monday, December 17, 2012
The new cellular wireless store opened in Newtown Township on Sunday, Dec. 16.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The former site of Blockbuster Video, located on 3515 West Chester Pike in Newtown Square, reopened on Sunday as Verizon Wireless. After approximately eight weeks of construction, the iconic blue roof of Blockbuster video was torn down and replaced with the mega-cellular wireless brand Verizon. According to Verizon Wireless Team Leader Ben Berman, Verizon chooses their locations specifically and many are located off of main roads or off the "main drag." According to Berman, the store is currently hiring for sales associates. The store offers all home wireless services, phone plans and mobile services, and also sells iPhones, iPads, and tablets. Hours for the store are: Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Mondays through …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The new sports-themed restaurant will host a grand opening on Jan. 12.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Double Edge Sports Grille, located at the former Winner's Circle in Marville Shopping Center in Edgmont Township, is open for business. The new restaurant opened the Wednesday before Thanksgiving but will host its grand opening celebration on Jan. 12. Owner and Manager Chris Knight says they wanted to wait until after the holidays to truly celebrate the opening. Four new owners, from both Delaware and Chester counties, took over the sports-themed bar and grille and took about three weeks to renovate and upgrade the facility. There is new flooring and paint throughout the restaurant, the bathrooms were completely renovated, new booth seating was added but the sport's decor remains a staple with walls of flat screen TVs, …