16 Handles Invites All Affected by Hurricane Sandy to Recharge and Reconnect at All Open Locations



16 Handles Invites All Affected by Hurricane Sandy to Recharge and Reconnect at All Open Locations

16 Handles  (http://www.16handles.com), today’s most innovative frozen yogurt brand, invites anyone affected by Hurricane Sandy to recharge and reconnect at any open location as the City and its surrounding areas recover from Hurricane damage.

“All open 16 Handles stores are providing relief to those affected by Hurricane Sandy as we make outlets accessible to those who need to recharge their phones and other devices in order to reconnect with their family and loved ones during this challenging time,” said Jon Lake, Vice President of Operations for 16 Handles.

As of today, the following local 16 Handles are open:

  • Astoria
  • Carroll Gardens
  • Great Neck
  • Greenwich Village
  • Midwood (Brooklyn)
  • Plainview
  • Queens Center Mall
  • Upper East Side
  • Upper West Side
  • Williamsburg

The Garden State Plaza store in New Jersey and both the Fairfield and Stamford stores in Connecticut are also operating. Guests can continue to check back as more stores are slated to re-open as power is restored across New York City and surrounding areas.

16 Handles is an innovative frozen yogurt and dessert brand that encourages guests to Flaunt Their Flavor™. Whether guests want a better-for-you snack or an indulgent frozen dessert, 16 Handles offers something for everyone. Founded in 2008 by foodservice industry expert Solomon Choi, 16 Handles was the first frozen yogurt brand to pioneer the self-serve concept in New York City. Today the company has grown to 28 locations across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, and Florida and forecasts that 40 stores will be open by the end of 2012. Committed to sustainability, 16 Handles uses biodegradable packaging and spoons; each store plants 16 trees per day through a partnership with Trees for the Future. For more information visit http://www.16handles.com.