Italiano’s To Return

italianos-home-of-the-original-gelatiThe Passyunk Post is reporting that South Philadelphia water ice institution, Italiano’s is going to return after a year hiatus. The house that sells water ice at 12th and Shunk has been a Philadelphia tradition for 37 years until last year’s sudden closure. That closure was sparked by owner Frankie Italiano’s sudden death. Italiano’s sister Nancy kept the storefront closed out of respect for her brother but this year, it appears Italiano’s will in fact open.

After taking a hiatus last year, Italiano’s Water Ice at 12th and Shunk is reopening [Passyunk Post]

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  • Boo-urns

    Best water ice I’ve ever had, bar none. Hopefully it’ll be the same after the “hiatus.” (Which, with all due respect to the family, was not a great idea IMO.)