Friday, October 12, 2012
The new candy and gourmet treat shop officially opens its doors, Friday, Oct. 19 with a ribbon cutting by Mayor Jere Wood. A grand opening celebration is planned for Sunday, Oct. 28.
Curious passersby and treat enthusiasts have been anticipating Sweet! Roswell ever since the coming-soon sign went up this summer. Finally the wait is over, the Canton Street boutique candy and ice cream shop has its soft opening set for Friday, Oct. 19. Sweet! is the realization of a long-time dream for Karen Braddy, who had plenty of experience dealing with others' start-up initiatives. After she was laid off from a 22-year career as the general manager for the Manheim division of Cox Enterprises, Braddy focused less on the loss and more on what she had gained: the opportunity to go into business for herself. "I’ve always been a candy connoisseur and so has my 10-year-old son Zac," said told Roswell Patch. "Being a single parent, I …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
The ice cream social at Historic Roswell Town Square this afternoon benefits The Drake House.
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Sunday, August 26, 2012
What's better than cold ice cream on a warm Sunday afternoon? More ice cream! Today marks the 8th annual Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin', which benefits The Drake House. More than 100 flavors of ice cream will be served up here in Roswell, and you can eat all that you want, one scoop at a time, for $20 per family, or $5 per person. Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin' Historic Roswell Town Square Sunday, Aug. 26, 2-4 p.m. $20 per family (up to 6); $5 per person The Historic Roswell Town Square hosts the event, which draws visitors from around the region. Local civic organizations, churches and businesses sign on as sponsors – for a fee – to compete in several categories in a contest judged by local community leaders. But the afernoon is about …
Monday, July 2, 2012
What better way to cope with Roswell's soaring temperatures than celebrating National Ice Cream Month? Capitol Hill already kicked off the 2012 celebration, so get into the groove with these fun facts, a bit of history, and yummy and refreshing recipes.
July is National Ice Cream Month and to kick off the annual celebration, Capitol Hill in Washington already threw its 30th annual Ice Cream Party on June 21. To beat the summer heat in Atlanta (and you KNOW it can get HOT here), why not throw your own ice cream party to celebrate National Ice Cream Month? Your kiddies will love it and you can indulge in one of summer’s favorite pastimes. To get the party started, here are a few fun facts (from the International Ice Cream Association) about ice cream, the frozen treat that makes everyone smile, especially in the summertime. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. He recognized ice cream as a …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The recall only affects pints of Ben & Jerry's "Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl."
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Unilever is voluntarily recalling pint containers of its Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl (“Chocolate Nougat Crunch”) for undeclared allergery issues. Some of the pints are missing the allergen advisory statement, “Allergy Information: Fudge covered wafer pieces have been manufactured on shared equipment that processes peanuts and tree nuts.” This allergen advisory statement should be at the end of the ingredients list but was inadvertently omitted from the recalled product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts (chestnuts, Brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts and cashews) run the risk of …
Friday, November 4, 2011
The Guziel family, who won second place in the Mayfield Ice Cream Below Zero Hero contest over the summer, donated part of their winnings to North Fulton Community Charities last Saturday.
A sizeable donation to North Fulton Community Charities by Roswell's young Guziel sisters turned a second place win in the national Mayfield Ice Cream Company's "Below Zero Hero" milkshake invention contest into something even more wonderful than the sweet treat they created. Over the summer, Maggie Guziel, 10, and Kelsey Guziel, 9, transformed an old-fashion cookie into the just-as-tasty Whoopee Shake. The milkshake was a hit with Mayfield judges, who placed it among the top 10 recipes for voters to choose as their favorite. In the end the Guziel family's Whoopee Shake recipe came in second out of the thousands of recipes submitted, netting them $3,000 in prize money. "We feel very blessed to have had so much support from our family, …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Maggie and Kelsey Guziel will make their "Whoopee" milkshake on Better Mornings Atlanta morning show.
Roswell residents and High Meadows School students, Maggie Guziel, 10, and her sister Kelsey Guziel, 9, have turned an old-fashioned cookie into a milkshake and they're hoping it does some good locally. The girls will appear on today's "Better Mornings Atlanta" edition on CBS at 5:15 a.m. to whip up a batch of their Whoopee Shake, a cool treat they invented for Mayfield's "Below Zero Hero" milkshake recipe contest. "I saw the blurb about the contest in Atlanta Parent Magazine earlier this summer," said the girls mom, Ellen Guziel. "The idea tickled the girls and our family spent the next day brainstorming milkshake ideas." The Whoopee Shake was just one of several creative ideas the family came up with; the other ideas included: …
Monday, August 29, 2011
Seventh Annual Drake House fundraiser draws big crowds from across North Fulton
Ice cream lovers from all over Fulton County flocked to Historic Roswell Square on Sunday afternoon to enjoy the Seventh Annual Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin'. The event, which raises funds for Roswell's Drake House, featured homemade ice cream in every flavor imagineable offered up by local businesses, civic organizations and churches. As part of the festivities, the ice creams were evaluated in several categories by a panel of "expert" judges. The Drake House provides a temporary residential housing program for single mothers and their children. Since opening its doors to homeless families in 2006, the Drake House has served almost 200 families with more than 350 children.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
The famous Roswell event takes place tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 28.
Ice cream is not only an American favorite, in Roswell Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin' charity event has become synonymous with one of North Fulton's favorite ways to give back. "All of the money goes to The Drake House to support the assessment, support and empowerment programs and housing for [North Fulton's homeless] women," said Dana Robinson, Drake House spokesperson. Tomorrow, Sunday, Aug. 28 residents from throughout North Fulton will descent upon the Roswell Square for the coolest way to help support families in need. A nominal entrance fee gets attendees all they can eat ice cream. Over 100 flavors of the homemade treat are hand cranked by volunteers during the event. Besides beating the heat with cup-after-cup of ice cream, …
Friday, August 26, 2011
Spend this August weekend showing your support for needy families, eating ice cream or learning how teenager can start their own businesses.
Community Paint Recycling Event Where/When: Northbrook United Methodist Church, 11225 Crabapple Road, Roswell, GA 30075, Saturday, Aug. 27, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Why Go?: Recycle your old paint and help the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts Troop,Pack 985 and the Environment! The first 10 cans will be $15 and additional cans are $2/each. Paint will be recycled for reuse by Williams Paint Recycling. No contractors. Original containers only. Price: $15 for up to 10 cans paint, $2/each additional can The Seventh Annual Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ Where/When: 616 Atlanta Street, Roswell, GA 30075, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Why Go?: Are you ready to eat all the homemade ice cream you want? Come to Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ at the Historic …
Friday, August 19, 2011
This weekend activities include end of summer fun days at Barrington Hall, garage sales, grandparent/child hike on Sawnee Moutain and more.
Meet the Hornets Night Where/When: Dreamland BBQ Ribs, 10730 Alpharetta Highway, Roswell, GA 30076, Friday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Why Go?: This community pep rally will feature Mayor Jere Wood, Roswell High School’s new principal Jerome Huff and new Head Coach Justin Sanderson among the speakers. Coach Sanderson will introduce the players to the community. Roswell High cheer and the band will perform. Players will compete in rib eating and rib toss contests. Attendees may even see their favorite Hornet get his head shaved! Food and drink available from Dreamland BBQ. Price: Free Family Music and Wellness Expo Where/When: Historic Town Square, 38 Hill Street, Roswell, GA 30075, Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Why Go?: The city of …