Walking down Bedford Avenue, one has the option to treat themselves to pizza, cupcakes, candy and soon-America's favorite dessert.
Hershey's Ice Cream is coming to 305-309 B. Bedford Ave.
The storefront was formally The Nifty Gift Shop that closed in September. Yoya Nails, just next door at 305-309 A., opened in November.
is adjacent to both stores.
Tina Roberts, one of the owners of Creative Corner, said that she is happy to see storefronts open during a time when many businesses shutter due to a down economy.
"We have been here for four years and this is the first time that everything on this little strip has been rented," she said.
Roberts said that Hershey's may be just what Bedford Avenue needs.
"I think it might be a good thing," she said. "Hopefully we can all bounce business back and forth to each other."
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