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PoP Preview: Pinkberry – Free Tonight from 6-10pm at 1213 Connecticut Ave, NW

by Prince Of Petworth May 5, 2011 at 10:20 am 22 Comments

DC’s first Pinkberry frozen yogurt is located at 1213 Connecticut Ave, NW in the former Pampillonia Jewelers space south of Lucky Bar in Dupont. To celebrate their opening on Friday – tonight (Thurs. May 5) from 6-10pm they’ll be serving free Pinkberry frozen yogurts to all who stop by.


General Manager Chris Morse

Starting May 6, they’ll be open Sun-Wed 11 AM – 12 AM and Thur-Sat 11 AM – 2 AM.

And for those interested in some future plans – they’ll be opening 2-3 more stores as unique retail spaces become available. Two neighborhoods that they are likely to expand into are Georgetown and Logan Circle.

I was able to check out the Dupont space Wed. afternoon and snap some photos.

Lots more photos after the jump.


The floors are wild

  • KR

    Finally, a Pinkberry! I was wondering when the D.C. area would catch on to the frozen yogurt trend.

    • matt

      catch on? there are already too many.

      • another guy named Chris

        sarcasm. do you know it?

        • Anonymous

          we might be too far south.

        • matt

          well, with some of the people who comment on this blog, one can never tell.

        • KR

          My intent was sarcastic, thanks AGNC (that’s an earnest thanks :-))

  • Anony

    Pinkberry is so much better in NYC.

  • Bem Baina

    I hate all the knock-off frozen yogurt spots in DC.I am so excited that Pinkberry if FINALLY here in DC. Yay!

  • fireman

    that floor is never ever going to be clean. looks cool though.

  • LCM

    mmm free fro-yo! I can’t wait to try it! I love tangy sweet and mr. yogato but I am not a fan of fro-zen-yo. This one looks really good in the pics!

  • Blah

    I’ts frozen yogurt. The fact that it would be “better in NYC” is silly.

    • Sir Douchy

      Exactly. It might be more expensive in NYC or come with a side of ‘tude, but I doubt that the franchise provided materials would differ between stores.

      • houseintherear

        I’m sure they were joking.

    • PG

      You need to read dcist to get the joke.

  • PCat

    I’ve had Pinkberry in California. I much prefer Mr. Yogato on 17th St.

  • A

    From what I’ve heard PinkBerry is the gold-standard of frozen yogurt. I’m a fan of Tangysweet, but not as much of the others in DC (Frozenyo, YogenFruz, and sorry, Mr Yogato) so I’m really excited for this.

  • PG

    The frogurt is also cursed. But it comes with a free topping!

    • EG

      +1

    • D’oh

      Do the toppings contain potasium benzoate?

  • rabble

    I’ll be in search of some “pinkberry” at the bar tonight

    • jch

      giggity giggity

  • MS

    Pinkberry is The Worst. They moved in down the block from me when I was in New York and attracted swarms of obnoxious hipster college girls who were apparently dying to spend $10 of their parents’ cash on sour froyo and freezer-burned fruit. Nasty.

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