Monday, January 15, 2007

Starbucks coming to Bethlehem

Bethlehem's first Starbucks coffee shop was given official approval by the city's Planning Commission, but plans for the city's third McDonald's were deep-sixed Thursday.

Facing an apparent deadline from financiers and pressure from the commission, developers of a lot at the southwest corner of Schoenersville Road and Avenue C abruptly proposed a change to its building plans to win conditional approval.

More here.

3 comments:

MrsCRW said...

so what happen to this starbucks? it's not even listed as Coming Soon on the starbucks website.

NET said...

I don't know. I think this is a job for Retail Watch. I'll send a note and have them look into it.

Anonymous said...

I emailed Starbucks recently to ask them about its status and they just responded with a form response saying "we are always interested in new locations, etc." Really disappointing. I don't understand why everything has to be so top secret.