Retail Roundup: Pasta, Frozen Yogurt and Fitness

Here's a collection of recent business openings and changes.

Twist Frozen Yogurt Bar & Sweet Shop Opens Next Week

The newest place to grab a sweet treat in town is slated to open its doors next week, according to the owners, who were putting finishing touches on decor and having signage installed when Patch stopped by this week. The shop will serve 12 nutritious self-serve frozen yogurt flavors—with more than 60 toppings, both chilled and dried—and some dairy-free, no sugar-added and non-fat options. Click here to read more about the business, which was approved by Bedford planners over the summer.

Twist will open at 120 Bedford Road in Katonah.

ProBody Taking Clients in Bedford Hills

Rona Chowenhill, presdident and owner of ProBody, said her new location has brought more visibility to her business, formerly located on Kensico Drive in Mt. Kisco. If you haven't had a chance to stop by her new location at 740 Bedford Road, check it out. She offers personal training that combines "serious workouts" with "spa-like reward," called "It's like emptying the trash bin on your computer—we help bring clarity and focus while getting fit," she said.

She offers private training as well as moderately priced sessions for two or three clients with one trainer. Each session involves warming up, cardio, stretching, weight training and the "spa-like reward," or neuroacoustic therapy, performed in tranquility tents (that look seriously relaxing).

For more information, call ProBody at 244-0075.

Iris Nails & Spa Opens in Katonah

If you're looking for a new nail shop to try, this one is worth a visit. Iris Nails & Spa is now open at 136 Bedford Road, next to the Finer Winer in Katonah. It's spacious and spotlessly clean. There's a large front room for manicures and a row of comfy-looking pedicure chairs in a bright and comfortable back room. A range of services are offered, from a basic mani-pedi to massage therapy. And a $10 pedicure is offered Mon. - Thurs. up until 3 p.m.

Iris Nails & Spa is at 136 Bedford Road and can be reached at 232-8878.

Katonah Pasta Opens at Former Ice Cream Shop

The newest outpost of the Abbate family, who are adding a retail store to complement their trio of businesses: Le Fontane in Somers, Blue Dolphin in downtown Katonah and Bacio Trattoria 2000 in Cross River.

They're making pasta so fresh you almost don't have to boil it. Hand-made pasta includes pappardelle, spaghetti, tortellini and rigatoni in a variety of flavors and stuffings, from spinach to roasted red pepper to crab and pear. The shop, managed by Silvia Riina (see photos) has been so busy these first few weeks that they decided to open on Sundays to meet demand.

Katonah Pasta is open in the former Scoops ice cream shop at 28 Valley Road. You can reach the store at 401-9045.

Changes on The Parkway

You've probably noticed that a Katonah favorite, the has re-opened after being closed for almost 10 months due to a fire. They've re-done the whole first floor, including new tiles and paint and with a strategic move of a drinks case, added another table to accommodate diners. Welcome back!

Also, Blue Bus Music has closed its doors across the street and moved to Ridgefield, CT. The new location is 6 Prospect Street, Ridgefield, Phone: 203-244-5296, www.bluebusmusic.com


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