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.


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.