A sign hanging from a window at in Bridgeville tells an ironic tale: “Life is short… Eat more cupcakes.”
Unfortunately, life was also short for the gourmet cupcake shop.
The popular shop closed earlier this month, leaving regular patrons to wonder what happened.
and sisters Tamie Godfrey of Scott Township and Billie Jo Giehll of Heidelberg whipped of tasty treats for their customers. The former owners could not be reached for comment on why the shop closed just four months after opening.
The store quickly gained quite a following and enticed people with the sweet aromas coming from the shop on Station Street next to . Each of the cupcakes were named after popular Pittsburguese slogans, such as the “Redd Up” and “Yinzer.”
The sisters were shocked by the initial response to their shop when they sold out 720 cupcakes on their first day.
But that also led to times when they had to close early for the day because they had run out of ingredients, leaving some customers to look elsewhere for gourmet cupcakes.
Now the lights are off and a CLOSED sign hangs in the door. It’s not known what tenant might go into the location.
What would you like to see move into the storefront?