Fro yo war!

Or, at least, fro yo skirmish! The 16 Handles chain is opening a location in Albany -- McKownville, actually. The company wouldn't tell us where, exactly. (A rep for Stuyvesant Plaza said it's not the spot. So, we're guessing -- and it's only a guess -- Crossgates. The mall seems unlikely now that Yeh! is going there.) That would put it in close competition with the new-style TCBY that opened on Western Ave across from Stuyvesant Plaza last November. The area's first 16 Handles opened in Clifton Park a year ago. [via @MindyKB]

Comments

Maybe the old Wendy's on Western? If not can you find out what's going in there?

That spot is going to be a deli:

http://blog.timesunion.com/tablehopping/28784/new-york-style-deli-opening-near-crossgates/

I don't know that I could think of a worse name for a yogurt place than "16 Handles" (makes me think of CB radios and truckers) but some of the flavors look way yum!

I'm intrigued...

16 Handles has it on their website map...

http://www.16handles.com/locations.php?zip=12209

oh great. if this map is showing the accurate exact location, then I'm doomed. it's literally right across the street from my work...

@Jamie, Rebecca: I saw that map location, but it's in the parking lot for a UAlbany office building. I figured it could be going into University Plaza next door, but all the spots in the plaza are currently occupied.

Part of SUNY is in McKownville. I do not believe any part of Crossgates is in McKownville.

@Kerosena: I wondered about the borders of McKownville. I agree that Crossgates seems more McKownville-adjacent than actually in it.

I'd like to find a hamlet map of the Capital Region. We have all these ill-defined places.

16 Handles is now opening soon in Glenmont!

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The Bites Camera Action film series is returning to downtown Albany this summer in a new location

The Bites Camera Action movie series is set return to downtown Albany in July. And this time around the movies will be shown on the... (more)

Stuff to do this weekend

Alright, you've all seen the long range forecast, so let's all get together and decide we're going to ignore Mother Nature until she gets onboard... (more)

Cynthia Nixon on The Late Show

Cynthia Nixon was on The Late Show last night talking with Stephen Colbert about her run for governor. The 10-minute segment is embedded above if... (more)

GE Realty Plot walking tours

Schenectady city historian Chris Leonard is leading a walking tour of the GE Realty Plot neighborhood May 19. Blurbage: Leonard will cover the dynamic events... (more)

Morning Blend

Teens sentenced in Mechanicville murder The 17 year old and 20 year old who admitted to robbing and fatally shooting a Mechanicville man last summer,... (more)

Recent Comments

... Also I would try a Tux shop. They do measurements for other tux shops all the time (for free), it's an industry courtesy. Waldorf Tux shop (Lark St) is an independently owned, "old school" tux shop--real sense of proper fitting---not just taking the "closest size" from the rack. ...

Morning Blend for Apr 19

...has 2 comments, most recently from Mary

The new season of the CDPHP Cycle bike share has started up

...has 1 comment, most recently from Jason

Where to donate a virtually new mattress?

...has 8 comments, most recently from DSW

Reaching for a new way of picking up recycling

...has 7 comments, most recently from Tracey

Lawn treatment company suggestions?

...has 3 comments, most recently from Diana