ice cream

Neighborhood cupcake, ice cream shop adds savory to sweet with expansion

by (erictank)

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NEWS

Sweet Mellisa's has recently expanded its operation in Alger Heights from ice cream and cupcake shop to cafe that seats over 20 indoors. The shop has been in operation at 2404 Eastern Avenue since April 2012 when Mellisa and husband Steve...

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Story Matters: Chris McKellar's experiences opening Love's Ice Cream at Downtown Market

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Furniture City Creamery to open doors in East Hills neighborhood in May

by (erictank)

Submitted 04-08-2014 under NEWS

If all goes according to plan, Matt and Rachel Franko will be serving up ice cream in East Hills come May. Furniture City Creamery will be the newest purveyor of local edibles to set up shop on the ever growing Cherry Street business district...

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Love's Ice Cream focuses on pure ingredients, local seasonal flavors

by (Amy Hinman)

Submitted 08-28-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In the beginning, Love’s Ice Cream was simply a way to avoid buying ice cream that was made with less-than-satisfactory ingredients. With the debut store opening at the Downtown Market, Love’s Ice Cream sources local and seasonal...

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Alger Heights couple turns sweet hobby into community-focused business

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 06-01-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

“Do it well, but do it a little differently than anybody else” is the driving sentiment behind Steve and Mellisa Verstrate’s new project in the Alger Heights business district. Setting up shop where Sundaes in the Heights was...

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