Friday, December 28, 2012
The McMurray store owner had a difficult time choosing the new name.
Moo Moo Frozen Yogurt is changing its name to Cowtastic. It's taken about six months of going back and forth with attorneys to find a name that wouldn't cause any legal issues, according to owner Frank Chao. Chao was forced to change the name because Moo Moo's Yogurt Bar in Greenbrier, AK claimed Moo Moo Frozen Yogurt infringed on its trademark. A customer named Betsy submitted the Cowtastic choice and won a $100 gift card to the McMurray froyo shop. "We want to thank her for coming up with the name," Chao said. The name transfer will happen during the next few weeks. The Facebook website is down as it is being changed. Other than the signage and logos, nothing else will change, according to Chao. The high quality of yogurt and customer …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The Peters Township frozen yogurt shop is being forced to change its name.
The field has been narrowed to five in the competition to find a new name for Moo Moo Frozen Yogurt. The finalists include: The Peters Township shop is being forced to change its name because Moo Moo's Yogurt Bar in Greenbrier, AK claims Moo Moo Frozen Yogurt is infringing on its trademark. Owner Frank Chao decided to turn to his customers to come up with a new name for the shop. Customers submitted ideas on index cards last month. The person who suggested the winning name will receive a $100 gift card. Chao is also working on opening a second frozen yogurt location at the South Park Shops in Bethel Park. Which name do you like best and why? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The business is seeking your input on creative, new ideas for a name—a $100 gift card to the store will be awarded to the winner.
A frozen yogurt shop in Peters Township is being forced to change its name just five months after its grand opening. Moo Moo's Yogurt Bar in Greenbrier, AK is claiming Moo Moo Frozen Yogurt is infringing on its trademark. Owner Frank Chao is seeking the community's input on creative, new ideas for a name. To enter, you must submit an index card (provided) with your name, phone number, email address and your suggestion—one vote per person. Chao is offering up a $100 gift card to the winner. All submissions must be turned in by Saturday, Sept. 15. If the same name is submitted by multiple people, all names will be put into a fish bowl and one will be drawn at random. Also, the name must not infringe on another business, and Chao must be …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
When temperatures soar, where do you reach for a frozen treat?
It's not hard to find frozen treats in Peters Township, especially with the recent addition of two new frozen yogurt shops: Moo Moo Frozen Yogurt and Swirlie Whirlie. Frozen yogurt, ice cream, slushies, icees, Frostys, gelatis, Italian ice, frozen custard ... the list goes on and on. Where do you go to get a cool treat on a hot day? Do you swing by a fast-food drive-up window? Or do you prefer stopping at a shop where you can sit down and enjoy a cone or a cup of your favorite treat? Please vote for your favorite. We'll announce a winner on Saturday morning. If we missed listing your favorite place, please tell us about it in the comments. Follow Peters Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
The new Peters Township business opens Sunday, following Saturday's soft opening.
It’s trendy, it’s healthy, it’s convenient ... and it’s now open. Moo Moo Frozen Yogurt in McMurray officially opens Sunday at 11 a.m., following a soft opening held Saturday evening where community members who stopped by got to taste for free. Located in the heart of Peters Township, the new froyo business in McMurray Towne Centre—off of Valley Brook Road—offers a simple, self-serve experience, and myriad flavors and toppings. Owner Frank Chao said he’s very excited to be open and happy to serve the public. “We’ve received a lot of phone calls,” he said. “Everyone is interested.” The atmosphere is inviting and fresh—pink, white and gray adorn the walls and décor. Chao offers yogurt flavors such as Green Tea, Mango (lactose-free), …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Peters Township's new frozen yogurt shop offers nearly 80 toppings, and gluten- and sugar-free flavors.
The self-serve frozen yogurt trend has undoubtedly stole the sweets scene in recent years, and now it's more local than ever—perfect timing weather-wise, right? Swirlie Whirlie, located in Waterdam Centre off of Route 19, opened in Peters Township earlier this month. Owners Nicole and Brian Goettler saw a need for the business in the community. “I had the idea two years ago, then we started to see a lot of frozen yogurt shops popping up in the North Hills,” Brian said. “We loved the Peters area and the location.” The two celebrated the shop’s grand opening on March 3 with a ribbon-cutting, and said they are proud to be the first frozen yogurt shop in McMurray. “Peters has good economics and great family structure,” he said. “It has good …