According to a Colorado Springs Gazette article there was a fire at the Frosty Freeze garage where they park their ice cream trucks:
Fire crews quickly put out an ice cream truck that caught fire early Wednesday morning at a Frosty Freeze warehouse.
According to firefighters, the fire broke out at 1:30 a.m. at the Frosty Freeze warehouse, 913 Sierra Madre Street. The location houses ice cream trucks that are used by the company.
Frosty Freeze has ice cream trucks in Colorado Springs.
Dippin Dots, which has several locations around Denver, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Dippin' Dots is based in Kentucky and has over $11 million in debt. The "Future of Ice Cream" - according to founder and current CEO Curt Jones.
There are two important notes in this story:
Former Red Trolley was purchased by the owner of Parisi and Firenze a Tavola, other Northwest Denver staples. We were big fans of Red Trolley, and were not nearly as impressed with the level of friendliness and tastiness of the gelato. The new restaurant is called Sputino, and means little snack in Italian. It seems their focus is a bit more on food and coffee, although they still offer gelato with the addition of fancy/fresh popsicle flavors.
The list of flavors at Yogurtini includes information on fat and calories. I think this makes it pretty clear who the target audience is: folks who care about nutrition (or more specifically low-cal/low fat) as a top priority.
The flavors at the time of the photo were:
Here are instructions for how to make your yogurtini delicious frozen yogurt concoction.
Seem simple enough. Oddly they don't include "enjoy eating it" which might make sense since froyo feels, to me, like more of a focus on health than enjoyment.
Here's the front of Nova Yogurt on a fall evening in 2011, shortly after their grand opening.
Not everyone take the time to make their spoons look cool. Cheers to Nova for being a little more creative than most.