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Top This closes after 8 year run

Top This closes after 8 year run

September 19, 2018

By Poppy Livingstone '21 Top This, downtown Westport’s first frozen yogurt shop, will close on Sept. 23 due to an expiring lease. The store opened in 2010 and was an instant hit for its self-serve frozen yogurt. This closure has saddened many Staples students. “I used to go there with my f...

Sweet Frog provides home for aspiring artists

Sweet Frog provides home for aspiring artists

November 5, 2016

Alice Hickson '17 The popular frozen yogurt business, Sweet Frog, located at 623 Post Rd East, has teamed up with the Youth Art Forum (YAF) to provide a topping of talent to their sweet treats. The FroYo shop now features a miniature art gallery for customers to enjoy. The Youth Arts Forum is...

New Additions Spark Opinion

New Additions Spark Opinion

Francesca Truitt, A&E Editor

June 19, 2015

Kayaks According to WestportNow, in 2013 the Staples P.E. Department received a grant of $936,722 from the state to expand its learning facilities. Since Staples already has an indoor pool, an indoor track and an outdoor track, among other facilities, the grant was spent on kayaks, paddleboards and ...

Froyo Obsession Continues

Froyo Obsession Continues

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

May 3, 2015

For someone who has had a “froyo” obsession since the eighth grade, the news of the new frozen yogurt machine coming to the Staples cafeteria was the best thing I could have asked for. As soon as the signs of the new frozen yogurt epidemic hung around the hallways, the countdown began as to when...

Top This tops off their menu with sweet new snacks

By adding sweet crepes to their menu, Top This has successfully satisfied their customers as the only  restaurant in Westport that serves crepes.

Jane levy and Izzy Ullman

September 3, 2014

As if it couldn’t get any better, Top This, one of Main Street’s sweetest froyo destinations is adding crepes, soup, and grilled cheese to their menu, making it the quintessential snack place. Since January of 2013, they have served sweet crepes including “Give me s’more,” cookies and cream and ...

Pinkberry of Westport suddenly shuts down cold

Pinkberry of Westport suddenly shuts down cold

Ale Benjamin, Managing Editor

June 9, 2014

A disaster of delicious proportions will be swirling through Westport tomorrow, June 10, when Pinkberry, a froyo fan-favorite located at 111 Post Road East which opened in January 2013 to widespread excitement, will be halting all levers, ceasing all sprinkles, and closing its doors for good. Devotees to the ...

Frozen yogurt, go home

Frozen yogurt, go home

Emma Lederer, Opinions Editor

April 29, 2014

The trends of Samsung Sidekicks, Razor scooters, and sugar lips have all faded. Hannah Montana revealed her secret, and Justin Bieber’s voice lowered quite a few octaves. We’ve grown up with a lot of things that have fallen out of style, but one thing has remained throughout our childhood: frozen yogur...

Peachwave should be the new fro-yo crave

Ten of the 60+ toppings that Peachwave has to offer, featuring Reese’s Pieces and M&M’s.

Aaron Hendel, Breaking News Managing Editor

February 13, 2014

Ever since arriving last summer on Post Road near the Norwalk border, Peachwave has gained popularity from Westport’s many frozen yogurt lovers. But the way these froyo joints draw in customers is not just based on the taste of their products; rather, (and more importantly), it’s what makes their s...

Making Bank: How Today’s Students Earn Money

Making Bank: How Today's Students Earn Money

Greta Bjornson, A&E Editor

April 12, 2013

Clothing, accessories, and gas. These are all items that Leigha Grushkin ’13 buys with the money that she earns in her job as a cashier at Ace Hardware. With parents who only pay for her insurance, Grushkin is paying for more than most teens, and she’s not the only one at Staples. More students...

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