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Red Mango Opening Outpost in Little Italy
Five years ago, Pinkberry dipped its proverbial toe in the pool that is Little Italy by opening an outpost at 41 Spring Street. It was part of a concerted corporate downtown push that also established a presence on Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village. At the time, some in the area predicted a possible standoff with Rice to Riches, but that never really happened.
Instead, its frozen foe Red Mango is now entering the historic neighborhood, a mere three blocks from the competition. And interestingly enough, the chain chose 203 Grand Street for its expansion, situated just a few doors east of the iconic Ferrara dessert parlor. Banners in the windows of promise an imminent opening, but no firm date given.
And here we thought the fro-yo wars had already jumped the shark.