New Businesses Opening at Carmel City Center
February 10, 2020
Carmel City Center is pleased to announce a lineup of new businesses opening this spring and summer. Carmel City Center will welcome Kits & Kaboodle Classic Toys and InCycle Strength this spring followed by Manelé Café and Gary Nance Design this summer.
Manelé Café, a Hawaiian inspired counter service café, will open in 703 Veterans Way – the former location of Hubbard & Cravens, early this summer. Manelé Café will offer a health-forward menu of salads and cold and warm bowls consisting of a variety of customizable ingredients. Warm bowls will offer of a choice of a grain or green base followed by a choice of protein such as Huli-Huli chicken, Teriyaki Steak, Kahlua Pork, Ahi poke, Garlic Shrimp, Grilled Portobello and then vegetables, sauces and toppers. Cold bowls will offer a choice of frozen acai, pitaya or kale with a variety of toppers such as Goji berries, house-made granola and fresh fruit. A full menu of breakfast options such as Kings Hawaiian French Toast, Poi Pancakes, Avocado Toast and breakfast bowls will also be available along with smoothies and grab-and-go selections of snacks, juices, coffee and fresh fruit.
Owner, Craig Barnum, joined the Carmel City Center community with the opening of Matt the Miller’s Tavern in 2012. “We have had a great experience in Carmel with Matt the Miller’s Tavern, and we look forward to serving the community through Manelé Café for many years,” said Barnum. Manelé Café will serve Hubbard & Cravens coffee, and a selection of Hawaiian coffee along with beer and wine and Hawaiian Shaved Ice. The Café will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Kits & Kaboodle Classic Toys will relocate to Carmel City Center in the interior plaza at 723 Hanover Place this spring. Celebrating their 16th year of business, Kits & Kaboodle is a family-owned toy store geared toward developmentally appropriate toys and books for infants to children 12 years old. With a knowledgeable staff to help pick out the best toys, Kits & Kaboodle offers a wide range of German-made toys and stuffed animals by Steiff, HABA and Bruder along with Fat Brain Toys, Corolle dolls and more. The new Carmel City Center shop will have a Mary Poppins theme that will include a Bert’s Book Nook and an interactive Poppins Play Area.
“We are really looking forward to relocating to Carmel City Center to be among the community of small businesses and take part in the events that City Center offers,” said owner, Teneen Dobbs. Hours of operation will be Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
InCycle Strength, a full-strength training studio, will be located on the interior plaza in the United Fidelity Bank Building of Carmel City Center. InCycle Strength is an extension of locally owned, InCycle, an indoor cycling studio, currently located on the plaza of Carmel City Center. InCycle Strength will offer group classes, personal training and small group training (2-4 clients). Classes will utilize the TRX System as well as weights, kettle bells, stability balls, resistance tubes and bands. InCycle Strength will offer three class formats: TRX (Total Resistance Training, a specialized form of suspension training that utilizes body weight to develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously), Strength Circuit Training and Core Strength. InCycle Strength will be focused on safe, effective and injury-free training. Every instructor will be TRX certified and InCycle Strength will be partnering with St. Vincent’s Sports Performance offering free bi-monthly evaluations for their clients.
Owner, Cathy Miller, has 15 years of experience as a group fitness instructor and opened InCycle at Carmel City Center in May 2013. “We are so excited to add to the InCycle family with our Strength studio just steps away from our cycle studio,” said Miller. “We look forward to seeing our clients every single day and celebrating life’s milestones with them. The addition of InCycle Strength will make Carmel City Center a one-stop-shop for cardio and strength training!”
Gary Nance Design, a residential and commercial architectural design firm with over thirty years of experience, will open in 715 Hanover Place this summer. Specializing in high-end custom residential homes, Gary Nance Design designs floor plans and exterior elevations to work with homeowners and ensure a functional home is complemented by great design. The team at Gary Nance Design guides clients through the entire building process and works with interior designers, builders, contractors, audio/visual experts and landscape architects to make the process as seamless and cohesive as possible.
“Carmel City Center offers an exciting atmosphere of growth and inspiration,” said owner, Gary Nance. “The location and surrounding businesses make it the perfect place to flourish and welcome clients while we design their dream homes.” Gary Nance Design will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“We are very excited to welcome Kits & Kaboodles and Gary Nance Design to the Carmel City Center community. Both are great additions and the perfect complement to the selection of businesses already here. We are also thrilled to see existing City Center business owners thrive and expand their concepts. Manelé Café and InCycle Strength are going to be exciting additions by proven operators that will add to the healthy lifestyle choices of our visitors. We are excited to create more shopping, dining, service and fitness options for everyone who wants to visit us,” said Melissa Averitt, senior vice president at Pedcor Companies.
Carmel City Center is located at the southwest corner of City Center Drive and Range Line Road. Surface parking is available on plaza level (accessible from City Center Drive), in the underground garage (accessible from Range Line Road as well as City Center Drive) and in the Veterans Way garage.