Make us your home page
Instagram

Rollin' Oats doubling its space; Menchie's fro-yo coming to Northeast Shopping Center

ST. PETERSBURG

Rollin' Oats is set to double its space

Rollin' Oats Market & Cafe is doubling its size. A two-story structure will be added on the back of the store and parking will move beside the store where the owner has acquired more property. "It's a massive project," said owner Bert Swain. "I'm hoping to break ground in a couple months and finish in 15 months." The store, at 2842 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, will grow to about 150,000 square feet from 75,000. St. Pete Yoga will offer classes in a second-story space and there will be a rooftop area for community events.

Katherine Snow Smith, Times staff writer

ST. PETERSBURG

Menchie's fro-yo comes to Northeast Plaza

Add another self-serve frozen yogurt store to the growing ranks of the trendy sweet spots. Menchie's Frozen Yogurt is under construction in part of the former Blockbuster Video at Northeast Park Shopping Center at 200 37th Ave. N. "It's a pretty bright store. It really pops when you look at it," said Mike Brown, project manager with Marini Construction, the builder. The franchise stores have a lot of green, deep pink and silver. The checkout counter is surrounded by walls lined with yogurt machines and containers full of toppings. St. Petersburg residents can enjoy the same treats as the rich and famous — with so many California locations, celebrities are frequent customers, including Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.

Katherine Snow Smith, Times staff writer

Rollin' Oats doubling its space; Menchie's fro-yo coming to Northeast Shopping Center 04/14/12 [Last modified: Saturday, April 14, 2012 4:30am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Carrollwood fitness center employs scientific protocol to help clients

    Business

    In 2005, Al Roach and Virginia Phillips, husband and wife, opened 20 Minutes to Fitness in Lakewood Ranch, and last month they opened the doors to their new location in Carrollwood.

    Preston Fisher, a personal fitness coach at 20 Minutes To Fitness, stands with an iPad while general manager/owner Angela Begin conducts an equipment demonstration. The iPad is used to track each client's information and progress. I also included one shot of just the equipment. The center recently opened in Carrollwood. Photo by Danielle Hauser.
  2. Olive Tree branches out to Wesley Chapel

    Business

    WESLEY CHAPEL — When it came time to open a second location of The Olive Tree, owners John and Donna Woelfel, decided that Wesley Chapel was the perfect place.

    The Olive Tree expands its offerings of "ultra premium?€ extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) to a second location in Wesley Chapel. Photo by Danielle Hauser.
  3. Massachusetts firm buys Tampa's Element apartment tower

    Real Estate

    TAMPA — Downtown Tampa's Element apartment tower sold this week to a Massachusetts-based real estate investment company that plans to upgrade the skyscraper's amenities and operate it long-term as a rental community.

    The Element apartment high-rise at 808 N Franklin St. in downtown Tampa has been sold to a Northland Investment Corp., a Massachusetts-based real estate investment company. JIM DAMASKE  |  Times
  4. New York town approves Legoland proposal

    News

    GOSHEN, N.Y. — New York is one step closer to a Lego dreamland. Goshen, a small town about fifty miles northwest of the Big Apple, has approved the site plan for a $500 million Legoland amusement park.

    A small New York town, Goshen approved the site plan for a $500 million Legoland amusement park. Legoland Florida is in Winter Haven. [Times file  photo]
  5. Jordan Park to get $20 million makeover and new senior housing

    Real Estate

    By WAVENEY ANN MOORE

    Times Staff Writer

    ST. PETERSBURG —The St. Petersburg Housing Authority, which bought back the troubled Jordan Park public housing complex this year, plans to spend about $20 million to improve the 237-unit property and construct a new three-story building for …

    Jordan Park, the historic public housing complex, is back in the hands of the St. Petersburg Housing Authority. The agency is working to improve the 237-unit complex. But the latest plan to build a new three-story building for seniors will mean 31 families have to find new homes. [LARA CERRI   |   Tampa Bay Times]