Roundup: Detour, Froyo, Huddles, Cannoli Queen, Dairy Queen, Scotty's, more

April 25, 2011
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  • Compass roseDetourAn American Grille, the latest project from prolific restaurateur Jeremiah Hamman, has set an opening date of May 7. The restaurant and sports bar in Carmel's Arts & Design District at 110 W. Main St. also will feature menu selections from Sensu, Hamman's new Asia-fusion restaurant and nightclub that opened in March in the former home of Have A Nice Day Cafe at 225 S. Meridian St. downtown.
  • Cannoli Queen, a new homegrown Italian restaurant, is scheduled to open June 1 in a retail strip at the southeast corner of Emerson Avenue and County Line Road in Greenwood. On their Facebook page, owners Lisa and Dan Snow promise "the best cannolis this side of New York."
  • Froyo, a new frozen yogurt shop, plans to take a former Flagstar Bank branch along 82nd Street just west of Interstate 69. Principal Owner Jim Sapp says the shop will serve 16 flavors of Danon yogurt and offer 72 toppings. The shop will take about 1,800 square feet indoors and also feature a large patio. The target opening date is July 1.
  • Huddles Sweet Shop & Boutique, the popular local frozen yogurt and sports apparel shop, plans to open a second location, at 110 W. Main St. in Carmel. The first shop is at 1356 E. 86th St., near the Monon Trail. Owner Casey Foyt also serves as a vice president for the Colts.
  • V's Barbershop, an old-time men's barbershop chain that offers straight-razor shaves and complimentary shoe-shines, plans to take about 2,000 square feet in a strip center at the northeast corner of 116th Street and Olio Road in Fishers. The center's developer is Thompson Thrift.
  • Dairy Queen and Orange Julius are set to open on the third floor of Circle Centre mall in late May. The combined treat concept will be just down the hall from the foodcourt, next to The Limited.
  • Teavana, the tea specialist, is scheduled to open in May at the center of Circle Centre mall on the third floor. The Atlanta-based retailer also has a location at The Fashion Mall at Keystone.
  • Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet is taking 11,200 square feet for a new restaurant at 7737 S. Shelby St. in Indianapolis. The restaurant will be at the corner of U.S. 31 and Shelby in the Greenwood Place Shopping Center.
  • AutoZone is set to replace a former Blockbuster store along State Road 135 just north of Main Street in Greenwood. The Memphis, Tenn.-based chain also has a second store in Greenwood, at 785 S. U.S. Highway 31.
  • Corky's Restaurant plans to replace a former used-car dealership in Danville. The restaurant has filed plans to take 4,300 square feet at 715 E. Main St.
  • Scotty's Brewhouse is planning a new location on the occasion of the one-year anniversary of its Scotty's Lakehouse at Geist. The chain's newest restaurant is slated for The Commons in Columbus.
  • DKNY, Maurices, and VF Outlet have opened or plan to open soon at Edinburgh Premium Outlets. The giant outlet mall is part of Simon Property Group.
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  • Dairy Queen/Orange Julius
    Cory, the DQ/Orange Julius is going to be between The Limited and a candy store on the 3rd floor. Not too far from the food court. Signs are now up on the site and it looks like they are working hard to renovate the space.
  • Whatever happened...
    While having nothing to do with this, does anybody know what happened to the baseball fields planned for the old Twin-Aire drive-in site? Thanks.
  • "Cannolis?"
    Forgive me for questioning the authenticity of the Cannoli Queen, but it seems the owners should know that cannoli is the plural form of those tasty sweets, not "cannolis."
    • More Circle Center
      The Verizon kiosk in Circle Center is closing April 28. There is no downtown replacement store planned at this time according to counter help.
    • Thank you
      Thanks Jon! Anyone else see any "coming soon" signs at local malls?
    • Autozone
      Autozone doe's not have a greenwood location the one on 31 is a mile north of county line road in Indianapolis. The shopping center is called Greenwood Commons but is not in Greenwood.
      • Greenwood
        The existing Greenwood AutoZone is on U.S. 31 South, just south of Smith Valley Road. You can see exactly where by using their store locator or searching for AutoZone and Greenwood, IN on Google.
      • Boogie Burger
        Boogie Burger is moving from its location in the heart of Broad Ripple to a spot beside Khoury's on the East side of Broad Ripple.
      • Carmel Question
        Are both new establishments in Carmel going in at 110 W. Main?
      • Time To Make the Donuts...
        Does anybody know what is happening with the Dunkin Donuts that burned down on Rangeline Road in Carmel? The other shops have been coming back to life but there hasn't been any movement on the DD location. Any more definitive word on how that fire started and took hold?
      • Cannoli Queen is the Real Deal
        Hey "Not Italian",

        No need to question the authenticity - Lisa (Gogliettino-Palumbo)Snow knows her way around the kitchen. I've been to their home for dinner and it was wonderful.

        Cannoli Queen catered Dan Snow's retirement party and it was clear that Lisa knows how to take her cooking on the road.

        One of the things that I like about their business model is that they are including "heat and serve" take-out family meals that can be picked-up on the way home from work.

        It's high quality food that you can feel good about serving when you don't have time to cook.
      • More frozen yoghurt
        and look for Orange Leaf self-serve frozen yoghurt to open additional locations around central Indiana --first store opened in December 2010 is located on 146th Street in Carmel --new locations to the NW; West and South.......soon
      • AUTOZONE
        SORRY ABOUT THE EARLIER POST COREY, YOU ARE RIGHT.
      • Potbelly
        Potbelly is on schedule to open on May 3rd in the old Quizno's location on the circle.
      • Scotty's - Columbus
        Huh. I suggested to Scotty via Twitter that Columbus would be a good market more than a year ago. He wrote back, suggesting that it was too small of a market and that they were looking to expand into markets like Chicago.

        Glad to hear he apparently rethought his business model. Restaurants like Scotty's are a dime a dozen in Chicago. It'll be a hit in Columbus... if they don't bring their downtown Indy prices with them.
      • V's Barbershop
        Seems like that would be a better fit downtown......I'm hoping they open one!
      • Scotty's Columbus
        He doesn't own it. Apparently, it's another deal like Scotty's Lakehouse which he doesn't own. Someone else is opening it and paying him a small management fee to use his name and menu. Sad that someone would pay him to open a generic, gimmicky place like that instead of opening a place focused on quality and service.

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      1. why oh why does this state continue to elect these people....do you wonder how much was graft out of the 3.8 billion?

      2. i too think this is a great idea. I think the vision and need is there as well. But also agree with Wendy that there may be better location in our city to fulfill this vision and help grow the sports of hockey and figure skating in Indy. Also to help further develop other parts of the city that seem often forgotten. Any of the other 6 townships out side of the three northernmost could benefit greatly from a facility and a vision like this. For a vision that sounds philanthropic, the location is appears more about the money. Would really like to see it elsewhere, but still wish the development the best of luck, as we can always use more ice in the city. As for the Ice growth when they return, if schedules can be coordinated with the Fuel, what could be better than to have high level hockey available to go see every weekend of the season? Good luck with the development and the return of the Ice.

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