This is the time of year. The days are growing longer and temperatures are rising. The arrival of spring is imminent, and children are eager to spend more time outdoors.
It is the perfect time to visit the neighborhood ice cream vendor with the entire family. Below is a list of upcoming store openings. Some establishments still only accept cash, while others demand a fee to use credit cards; thus, it is prudent to use an ATM en route.
2 Scoopz debuted on March 5 at 138 Fifth Street Northwest in downtown Canton. 2 Scoopz offers both soft serve and hard ice cream.
Cherry Street Creamery opened on March 10 at 136 Cherry Street West in Canal Fulton. This store only accepts cash, however, an ATM is available. The culinary selection at Cherry Street Creamery includes freshly prepared custard and hard ice cream, milkshakes, and sweet delights.
Friday marks the opening of Country Cones at 4219 Middlebranch Avenue NE in Plain Township. Country Cones has been in business since 1988 and is renowned for their coneys and gigantic cookie sandwiches.
Friday marks the launch of Patrick’s Drive-In, an ice cream and sandwich store located at 1101 Cleveland Avenue Northwest in Canton.
The March 17 opening of Fluppy’s Ice Cream at 240 Mill Street in Sandy Township. The menu at Fluppy’s includes soft-serve ice cream, sundaes, shakes, sandwiches, and munchies.
Kustard Korner, located at 2710 Fulton Drive NW in Canton, will offer a St. Patrick’s Day-themed menu from noon to 8 p.m. on March 17 and 18, and will reopen for the regular season on March 20. Kustard Korner provides cuisine and custard. Credit cards and cash are accepted. For card transactions, a 4% convenience charge applies.
The Dalton Dari-ette will open on March 21 at 240 S. Mill Street in Sugar Creek. The menu features soft-serve and hard ice cream, hot dogs, burgers, sandwiches, extra hot foods, salads and coleslaw, and sides, as well as cold and hot beverages. daltondariette.com
Ro’s Custard Creations will debut on April 1 at 1166 S. Main St. in North Canton. The menu at Ro’s includes quality custard, frozen yogurt, sundaes, milkshakes, and hot cuisine. Ro’s Custard Creations is located in North Canton.
Twistee Treat West, located at 2629 Lincoln Way West in Massillon, anticipates opening around the middle of April, however, the store’s opening is weather dependent. In addition to ice cream, Twistee Treat serves hot dogs, burgers, and sandwiches, as well as salads and side dishes.