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

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Chris McKellar opened an ice cream shop in the Downtown Market, and talks about the choices he has made in where he would be located and how he sources his ingredients.
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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 story fort made an appearance at Local First's annual Street Party in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday, June 7. Chris McKellar talks about his new local business, Love's Ice Cream, and what motivated him to sell his business, go to culinary school and open an ice cream shop in the Downtown Market. 


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