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LocoPops coming to Chapel Hill

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bbqme Jan 16, 2007 04:53 PM

The Chapel Hill News had a blurb about LocoPops opening a second location in The Courtyard on West Franklin St. I was at the Durham location yesterday and the lady working said they are shooting to open in mid March. By the way, the buttermilk honey and chai pops I had were sublime and the boys enjoyed their white chocolate peppermint stick, carmel, and strawberry rosewater.

Between TJ and Locopops coming to Chapel Hill we are in for some treats!

  1. TSQ75 Apr 14, 2008 08:48 PM

    so proud that the original lil locopops is still going strong in its out of the way location on hillsborough rd in Durham...i hope it never gets too big to leave its original spot.

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      mcintyree Apr 14, 2008 01:12 PM

      Locopops has also opened a location in Hillsborough on Margaret Lane (west of Churton) near Banditos!

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        bbqme Apr 10, 2008 02:08 PM

        A second Locopops is opening in Chapel Hill on 231 S. Elliot Rd. The grand opening is tomarrow.

        Wow, from a humble little store hidden away in an obscure part of Durham to 6 stores in just a few years. Good for them!

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          brokegradstudent Apr 10, 2008 06:49 PM

          good product and what must be seriously low overhead.

          Are they taking that corner where the coffee shop used to be next to Great Harvest and the ABC store?

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          cackalackie Jan 18, 2007 03:31 PM

          This is exciting. I still haven't been to the other location (Durham?). But I'm in Chapel Hill now and then --- so will be able to check it out!

          1. peetoteeto Jan 18, 2007 03:06 PM

            omg they're back (for now)

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              Tom from Raleigh Jan 18, 2007 07:17 PM

              not so much

            2. Forkster Jan 17, 2007 07:31 PM

              Loco Pops in Chapel Hill--what great news for vegetarian and carnivorous popsicle fans, alike (:P). They're really doing neat things in that Courtyard.

              With tongue in cheek, I must say: I told you so. In my August column on popsicles, I reported that Locopops planned to open a Chapel Hill shop: http://www.chapelhillnews.com/112/story/1617.html
              (you'll find more popsicle content here: http://forkandspoonblog.blogspot.com/...

              )

              Obviously, as this new blurb states, Locopops is moving ahead with those plans. West Franklin sure is taking shape--now if we can only trade the soon-to-be Chipotle for a real taqueria.

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                Rory Jan 16, 2007 07:25 PM

                Are they vegetarian ?
                if so excellent!!

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                  Tom from Raleigh Jan 16, 2007 07:41 PM

                  Vegetarian? They're popscicles. They have two varieties: cream-based and water-based. My family prefers the cream-based. I haven't seen any meat-flavored LocoPops.

                  My wife loves the white chocolate peppermint.

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                    Jeanne Jan 16, 2007 09:09 PM

                    The Mexican chocolate one is delicious!

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                  Doug.NC Jan 16, 2007 06:27 PM

                  Yes, this is the same location. 3Cups and Sandwhich staff have really been talking this up... can't say that I blame them!

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                    inmybackpages Jan 16, 2007 05:11 PM

                    Is this the same location as Sandwhich/3 Cups and behind Penang?

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