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Sweet and clever ice cream, yogurt, & custard shop names

The list at the end of this post identifies those ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen custard, gelato, and related shops and stands whose name is sweet, catchy, and clever. Those shown in bold beloware my favorites with Brain Freeze, Coneflower, Creamistry, … Continue reading

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I scream for Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor

“I scream…you scream…we all scream…for ice cream!” One of the newest and sweetest delights of visiting Mackinac Island is Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor at the base of The Grand Hotel. True to the island’s quaint Victorian-era heritage, this wonderfully decorated … Continue reading

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Bicycle advocacy in action – “Operation Soft Serve”

No, this is not an effort to slow down the speed of tennis serves at Wimbledon. Actually, it is a program recently initiated by the Mid-Michigan Active Transportation Coalition (MMATC) – now the Advocacy Committee of the Tri-County Bicycle Association to coax … Continue reading

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The ‘scoop’ on great third places – ice cream shops

Remember the phrase many of us used to say as kids: “I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream.” Well that phrase is as true today at the dawn of the 21st century as it ever has been … Continue reading

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