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Starbucks Departs, but a Giant Gumball Machine Is on the Way at the Grand Bazaar Shops

Changes on the Strip include “sweet Greek bites”

Grand Bazaar Shops
Grand Bazaar Shops

The only Starbucks ”in the world” equipped with bleachers has shuttered on the Strip after three years, leaving two large and conspicuous vacant spaces at the rear of the Grand Bazaar Shops.

Occupying 3,276 square feet, the 24/7, high-concept coffee shop launched in 2015, with Giordano’s pizza later becoming its upstairs neighbor.

Among the uncommon Starbucks attractions, a 150-square-foot movie screen, a Fizzio soda machine, and rarer coffees from the Starbucks Reserve range.

The vacancy sits a short distance from the still unoccupied, 4,249-square-foot “Nashville style honky-tonk bar” Redneck Riviera, which closed exactly a year ago.

Still on its way to the Grand Bazaar Shops, It’Sugar has finally updated its paperwork to construct a huge “gum ball machine” at the front of its forthcoming candy store. First revealed in April of 2018, a current estimated construction budget of $250,00 has been allocated for the gumball-inspired entrance alone.

And Golden Puffs is also promised to be “coming soon,” specializing in “sweet Greek bites known as Loukoumades,” leavened dough “deep fried to a crisp Golden Puff perfection and served with a selection of toppings.” The company recently shared images of the first cooking trials in its counter service space, located a short distance from the former Starbucks.

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Grand Bazaar Shops

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