Monday, February 25, 2013
A Marple Newtown High School senior surprised his friend at Panera Bread with a song and dance prom proposal.
BROOMALL–It appears as though the students at Marple Newtown High School are getting more creative each year as prom time rolls around. You remember last year's sweet viral video of then Marple Newtown senior Wil Kauffman, who surprised his girlfriend during AP Physics class with a song and dance prom proposal. But, this year, Marple Newtown senior Evan Ronen recently surprised his friend Lauren Thomas, who was dining with Morgan Constantino, at Panera Bread with his own surprise prom proposal. The five high school seniors–Anthony Rosanio, Joe Vegso, Craig Hamilton, Brendan Morrow, and Ronen–walk into Panera Bread–clad in collared shirts, bowties, and ties–each with a letter taped to the back of their shirts. When the boys dance and turn …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Panera Bread launched its healthy 'hidden' menu nationally last month.
BROOMALL–Panera Bread rolled out its "Hidden Menu” with lower carb and calorie choices across all Panera Bread locations in the nation. The menu first snuck into New York last November and now it’s available nationwide, including the one in Broomall. You won’t find the choices on the menu or on the banner board but place your order at the register and they'll know what you're talking about. According to Panera Bread, the "'off-the-menu' dishes offer nourishing options that make sticking to New Year's resolutions simple. All of these meal selections are an excellent source of protein and contain limited processed carbs." The secret menu items include Power Breakfast Egg White Bowl with Roasted Turkey or Power Breakfast Egg Bowl with …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Newtown Township supervisors approved the reallocation of sewer EDUs for the new Panera Bread that is planned to come to the Newtown Square Shopping Center.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The Panera Bread proposed to come to the Newtown Square Shopping Center received unanimous approval from the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors on Monday night for a reallocation of sewer EDUs (equivalent dwelling units). The proposed Newtown Square Panera Bread will be located at the former Dressbarn site within the Newtown Square Shopping Center. According to Township Solicitor Richard Sokorai, the former Dressbarn had been allocated one EDU which was approximately 262.5 gallons per day. However, the proposed Panera Bread would need more sewage than that, said Sokorai. "The engineer for the shopping center and the engineer for the municipal authority, James MacCombie, also the township's sewer enforcement officer, both …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board will hear the applications for Panera Bread, a frozen yogurt shop and Verizon Wireless at Thursday's meeting.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–The Newtown Township Zoning Hearing Board will meet on Thursday night at 7 p.m. inside the township building to discuss the possibility of two new businesses filling vacant storefronts in Newtown Square. According to Township Manager Mike Trio, Panera Bread has submitted an application and will have its first hearing on Thursday night. The agenda states: Those who had hoped for a restaurant of some sort at this location may get their wish after all. According to Trio, Panera Bread has applied to set up shop at the former Dressbarn location in the Newtown Square Shopping Center. Panera Bread, and possibly another frozen yogurt shop, will be looking for a special exception for the site to be used as a restaurant as well as …
Saturday, October 8, 2011
YouTube video details Panera's tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness.
For the 10th straight year, Panera Bread will serve bagels that symbolize more than just a breakfast respite. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Panera is offering pink ribbon bagels throughout October. From each bagel sale, 10 cents will be donated to breast cancer research charities. Check out the YouTube video to hear the story, or visit one of the local Paneras to pitch in.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
This week Patch reviews Panera Bread in Broomall.
Restaurant: Panera Bread Address: 1991 Sproul Road Broomall, PA 19008 Rating: (out of 5 stars): ★★★ Style: Fast, casual restaurant Food: Decent sandwiches, soups, salads and baked goods Atmosphere: Lively upscale cafeteria Parking: Huge lot Service: Friendly Price Range: Inexpensive Unique Features: Many menu items can be ordered as a half portion so you can create your own soup, salad and/or sandwich combo. Panera Bread is a chain of fast, casual restaurants that aim to bring higher quality items to the public. A step up from traditional fast food restaurants, some of the food at Panera Bread is even better than what is found in certain sit-down restaurants. I am no stranger to Panera Bread but had never been to the one in Broomall. I met…
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Panera Bread in Broomall recently raised $1,361.80 for the Marple Newtown School District's Tiger Foundation. The donation will go towards the Tiger Foundation's mission to "foster educational, technical and cultural opportunities that will enhance excellence in public education in the Marple Newtown School District." According to Panera Bread's press release, the Tiger Foundation was a 2010 Operation Dough-Nation partner with Panera Bread’s in Broomall, which is a program that allows Panera Bread customers to make donations in Community Breadbox™ containers near the cash registers in the cafe. “The Community Breadbox program offers Panera Bread customers the opportunity to donate to important causes in the region while they are visiting …