On Friday, we asked readers what they’d like to see move into the former Steamers Coffee & Tea Company.
Located in The Streets of Cranberry on Route 19, the storefront has been empty since Steamers shut its doors last January.
Similarly to last week—when we asked what you’d like to see move into the former Kuhn’s Market and a Trader Joe’s was the hands-down winner—a clear favorite quickly emerged.
And that was Bath & Body Works.
Readers said they’d love it if the body care and fragrance chain opened in the plaza, with most adding they hate battling traffic to get to the store’s other locations around Pittsburgh.
“I love their products but REFUSE to make a special trip to Robinson or Ross Park to buy them so I don't buy much,” commented reader Deb Ramage.
A handful of readers said they like to see another coffee shop or a bakery move into the storefront. We got at least a few votes specifically for a Beecher’s Gelato & Gourmet Coffee. Beecher’s operated a coffee and tea shop in Zelienople for several years until the building burned down in May 2008. Although it never opened another store, Beecher’s continues to sell its products wholesale and online.
“I miss a good cup of coffee while I shop there—so maybe a Starbucks or another good coffee shop,” wrote reader Mamta Bathla. “Plus we definitely need a Bath & Body Works in the area next!”
We also got some votes for a Victoria’s Secret, a Body Shop, a Pamela’s Diner and a Tim Horton’s.
What do you think about these suggestions? Share your thoughts, ideas and concerns in the comments. Tell us what your vision is for this Cranberry Township vacancy.