Gracie's in Union Square spoke for many this morning: Read more.
Eileen Murphy reports JP Licks is looking to mooove into the space at 397 W. Broadway once occupied by the Cutting Club hair salon.
There's a meeting, put on by the city and the landlord, for neighbors at the space on Feb. 13 at 6 p.m.
The Board of Appeal yesterday approved a Thai ice-cream place proposed for 217 Newbury St., between Exeter and Fairfield. Read more.
Around 3 p.m., an aggravated citizen filed a complaint about an ice-cream truck in the area of Grant Street and Crescent Avenue in Dorchester:
There is an ice cream truck that has been circling the neighborhood playing a loud annoying tune every 5 minutes for the last 4 hours. Is there an ordinance that can be enforced to stop this?
The Revere Journal interviews the owners of the Banana Boat on Revere Beach.
Cambridge Police say they hope somebody who sees this video can identify the man who held up the Emack & Bolio's on White Street in Porter Square shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.
According to police: Read more.
Bean & Cream, 680 Truman Parkway, which opened six years ago, closes its doors for the last time today.
The family that owns the shop, along with Cappy's Pizzeria and, in fact, the block of stores both are in, is advertising the space as available for use as a cafe. Cappy's, long a Fairmount Hill institution, will remain open.
The Chelsea Record interviews Mimi Rancatore, who runs Toscanini's in Cambridge with her brother Gus: She talks about flavors - chocolate is now more popular than vanilla - and about loving living in Chelsea.
After you buy your three-gallon tub of ice cream at Puritan on Washington Street, you can go across the street to buy some ice at the Ice Box to keep it cool.
Is there anywhere in Boston (or even Winthrop or Revere) to get soft serve ice cream?
In US District Court in Boston.
600 lb. Gorillas, a Duxbury ice-cream company, this week sued one of its suppliers for allegedly providing ice cream for its ice-cream sandwiches that was so bad people stopped buying them. Read more.
Sure, Brigham's no longer exists as a company, and the Big Dig's been over for awhile now, but you can still get Brigham's Big Dig ice cream at the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park.
Colleen Cressman notes:
It's the only quart-sized ice cream that'll take you over 15 years to finish.
When we asked our daughter what she wanted for her birthday this year, she had just one specific thing in mind: A tub of ice cream from Puritan Ice Cream on Washington Street in Roslindale, up by Forest Hills. The idea of having an ice-cream factory in her neighborhood has long fascinated her. And knowing their smallest size is three gallons made a Puritan tub seem, well even more special. Read more.
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