Tuesday, December 11, 2012
A grand opening for the Kansas-based Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers located on Sproul Road in Broomall will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
BROOMALL–The long anticipation for the revealing of Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is over. A grand opening will be held Tuesday, officially welcoming the community into the new establishment. Freddy's, located at 2084 Sproul Road in Broomall, held a soft opening for friends and family on Monday. Buzzing with excitement, the crew at Freddy's were eager to serve on a rainy afternoon. Scott Redler, vice president and chief operating officer Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, flew in from Kansas to the Broomall franchise for the soft opening Monday. "Our goal is to be craveable," said Redler, enthused about the first Freddy's opening on the East Coast. "After eating one of our burgers, you're going to wake up the next morning …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Kansas-based fast food restaurant specializing in hamburgers and frozen custard has set a tentative grand opening date of Tuesday, Dec. 11.
BROOMALL–The once vacant site of the formerly known Arby's building in Broomall will be reopened as Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers next week. John DiMarco, co-owner of the Broomall franchise, stated that an anticipated grand opening date has been scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11. A soft opening is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9. It began as a trip to Kansas University for his daughter, who was recruited by the school for golf. Steve DiMarco–cousin of John DiMarco–said he "wasn't really into fast food" but decided to check it out one day on one his trips to visit his daughter. "I'm not really a fast food fan, but I loved it," said Steve. What impressed him the most about the restaurant was the "hospitality and freshness" that Freddy's …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Pet Valu in the Lawrence Park Shopping center held a soft opening in the last week of October but will hold a grand opening on Nov. 10.
BROOMALL–What is everyone woofing about? Pet Valu is opening a new store in Broomall on Saturday, Nov. 10th. And tails are wagging all over the area in anticipation. Pet Valu is the place for all of your furry friends’ supplies. The festivities begin at 9 a.m. Pet parents are invited to bring along their animals for refreshments, raffle prizes, and discounts on store items. Get your tails there early! The first 100 customers to make a purchase will receive a complimentary gift bag. Of course, the stars of the day will be the pets. Animal rescue groups will be at the store with dogs and cats in need of a loving home. Maybe you'll even lend a paw and think about adopting a new family member. Pet Valu is a specialty retailer that sells high …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Plato's Closet held a soft opening last week in the Lawrence Park Shopping Center.
BROOMALL–Plato's Closet in Broomall is officially open for business. The consignment shop held a soft opening last week and adjusted to their new home in the Lawrence Park Shopping Center. The store relocated from its original spot in the Springfield Shopping Center on West Sproul Road for the larger space in Lawrence Park Shopping Center. "We were literally bursting at the seams at the last location," said CJ Johnson, franchise operator and general manager of the store. "The only criticism we got from our customers was that the store was too small and it seemed cramped." Despite an intense two-day move, Johnson–who also operates another Plato's Closet location in Montgomeryville–was optimistic with the new location. "The Springfield …
Friday, October 5, 2012
Two new stores will be moving into the Lawrence Park Shopping Center in Broomall.
BROOMALL–Have you been to the Lawrence Park Shopping Center lately? You may have noticed two new stores may be moving in–sooner than later–at former vacant storefronts. Plato's Closet in Springfield–a clothing consignment shop mainly for women–has announced that they will be moving from their Springfield location on West Sproul Road to a storefront in the Lawrence Park Shopping Center in Broomall. The shop will be located next to Radio Shack and Five Guys Burgers & Fries. According to a Plato's Closet employee, the shop has decided to move to its location in Broomall due to bigger space. The shop is expected to open by the end of October. In addition, a Pet Valubetween Learning Express and Dress Barn. An opening date has not yet been …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Blush Salon in Newtown Square is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a 20 percent discount to customers until the end of September.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Just one year after its grand opening last September, Blush Salon in Newtown Square is already booming with business and boasting in popularity. Though it's only been one year since they opened its doors to the public on Sept. 13, 2011, Blush Salon won Marple Newtown Patch's 2012 Readers' Choice award for best salon in town. The 26-year-old owner, Michele Quinn, wasn't intimidated about opening up a new salon in town, despite the handful of hair salons in the Marple Newtown area. Quinn simply listened to her heart and went with her gut feeling about the decision. "I found this place and I just had this feeling," recalled Quinn about finding their spot at 3515 West Chester Pike in Newtown Square. "It's great to walk in here…
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Total Tobacco in Newtown Square is accepting job applications and holding open interviews from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–A new tobacco store has arrived in Newtown Square. Total Tobacco, located on 28 Alpha Drive next to China Wok in the Newtown Square Shopping Center, will be accepting job applications from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to a window sign on the store. The store, owned by Delaware Cigars, will officially open for business on Monday, Sept. 17, and hold the official grand opening ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, according to their blog. "The store features a spacious walk-in humidor with a terrific selection of cigars and accessories," according to the blog. According to a store sign, store hours are Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out a photo gallery of the store's …
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board approved applications for both Dunkin' Donuts and Smoothie King to take over the former post office site in Newtown Square.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board recently approved a Dunkin' Donuts and Smoothie King to the site of the old post office on 20 North Newtown Street Road in Newtown Square. After hitting a roadblock at the last hearing in July, both the businesses were recently approved by the township. However, Township Manager Mike Trio said the businesses, which will be both located under one building, still have to work on complying their plans with township ordinances. But Trio said he's happy something could fit into the former post office location. "It's good that they're using an existing building and they're able to re-utilize the parking," he said. Smoothie King and Dunkin' Donuts have been eyeballing the space since mid-…
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The Nail Bar in Newtown Square offers more than just manicures and pedicures; the new nail salon is offering 25% off packages this week in celebration of their soft opening.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Though there are a handful of nail salons in the Marple Newtown area, the new Nail Bar in Newtown Square promises to offer more than just manis and pedis. The Nail Bar–Mani Pedi Lounge, located off of 3507 West Chester Pike, offers an experience for its clientele. The new nail salon, which opened earlier this week on July 23rd, prides itself on being organic, eco-friendly and family-friendly. "I really wanted this to be a family-oriented environment," said co-owner Hang Taing, who noted they offer a fume-free environment where children can come hangout without parents worrying about the fumes. Taing, who started working at her mom's nail salon in Delaware at the age of 13 by painting a few nails here and there, always …
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.