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Chicago Businesses Creating Doughnut Gelato Sandwiches & Generally Blowing Our Minds

Black Dog Gelato, who serves up some of the best gelato in all of Chicago, and Glazed & Infused, who makes some of the best doughnuts in all of Chicago, are combining their super powers to create something I’d consider selling my soul to the devil for…

08/27/2013

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Teen With Ice Cream In Niles

Niles police are looking for a man who tried to entice a teenage girl to go with him Wednesday evening.

08/09/2013

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Pick-A-Side: What Is Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor?

06/10/2013

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Prosecutors: Father, Girlfriend Beat 11-Year-Old Girl After She Ate His Ice Cream

When Pierre Scarbrough realized his 11-year-old daughter had eaten his ice cream, prosecutors say the South Side man and his girlfriend plotted for hours to beat the little girl with an electrical cord when she came home from school.

05/12/2013

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Ask A Chicago Chef: Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day with these brunch recipes from Chicago chefs.

05/08/2013

"Ugh, I liked ice cream BEFORE it was cool." Even hipsters love Ben & Jerry's. (Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Ben & Jerry's)

Upcoming Events: Free Ice Cream, Hobbits & Sleepy Books

It’s raining, it’s April, deal with it. Here’s some stuff to do so go do it! Ice cream! Hobbits! Books about sleeping! What else do you need?

04/09/2013

Original Rainbow Cone owner Lynn Sapp holds a cone of the store's signature ice cream; five layers of orange sherbet, chocolate, strawberry, pistachio, and Palmer House ice creams. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Made In Chicago: Rainbow Cone Celebrates 87 Years In Beverly

For Lynn Sapp, ice cream is the family business.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2013

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Chicago’s Gourmet Caramel Apples

Nothing screams fall like crunching into a delicious caramel apple. There are a few places around Chicago, and one just a little further, to satisfy this craving that comes at this time of year. They also make great hostess gifts, or a dessert if sliced…

10/23/2012

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Excuses To Be In A/C

Good gravy. It is still so stupid hot. Even if it’s not triple digits, this is still gross. My shirt is holding onto every inch of my back. Walking is hard. Biking makes me feel and smell like a surly viking. THIS MUST STOP. Let’s go cool off and remember that we live in an age where for the low, low cost of our children’s future with an ozone layer, we can be cold right now – YEAH! Besides, they’ll probably invent totally green-recyclable-organic A/C units that make the rainforest glow with Gaia’s energy. We deserve to be cold, and the kids will fix it! DOUBLE YEAH!

07/25/2012

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Best Cold Treats In Chicago

Cool off this summer with some stellar summer treats. These Chicago restaurants offer more than just your typical ice cream.

07/11/2012

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Guide To: Family Fun In Andersonville

If you are looking for something to do with the kids, head north to Andersonville: “A quaint village in the heart of a world class city.” Andersonville was founded by Swedish immigrants and remains a thriving Swedish community with plenty to offer families that visit or choose to make it their home.

07/29/2011

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Ice Cream Shop Booming As Heat Hovers On Chicago Area

A South Loop business is quite the popular place this week, with temperatures soaring near triple digits.

WBBM Newsradio–07/19/2011

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World’s First Dairy Queen Gets Landmark Status

The first Dairy Queen store was in–surprise–Joliet and now the location is an official local landmark.

11/17/2010

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Best Places To Get Ice Cream

Summer in Chicago tends to be short, but extreme. One day, it can snow, and the next day you can get a string of 90 degree days that rival the dry heat of a summer […]

10/05/2010