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Water Ice


John’s Water Ice Announces New Northeast Location

John’s Water Ice Heads to the Northeast If you’re up in Huntingdon Valley, John’s Water Ice is coming your way with a new location that […]


22 Philly Water Ice Shops to Try This Summer

Water ice is a true Philadelphia institution. The sorbetto recipes that Italian immigrants brought to the city became something more: a treat that’s frozen — […]

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This Water Works Wedding Ended With Fireworks on the Schuylkill

When spring turns to summer in Philly, wedding season begins, and our ballrooms, restaurants, outdoor spaces and more are transformed from ordinary venues into extraordinary […]

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South Philly’s Fancy Ice Cream Man Nabs a Brick and Mortar on East Passyunk

The former home of the Philly Flavors on East Passyunk is getting a new tenant — and it’s another frozen treats operation. Throwback water ice […]

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City Life

Coming Soon: “Watershed Ice,” Philadelphia’s Newest Treat

Several Philadelphia organizations — Little Baby’s Ice Cream, Bartram’s Garden, the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, the Circuit Trails, and WHYY‘s PlanPhilly — have come together to produce two new flavors of water ice […]


How to Eat and Drink Like Summer Is Eternal in Philly

The weather is going to be beautiful this weekend. As a matter of fact, it might not get this beautiful again for a long time. […]


Meet South Philly’s Old-Timey Ice Cream Man

What’s your dream job? Chris D’Emilio asked himself that question a few years ago. And by any standard, he’s made his dream a reality in […]


Get Free Water Ice Samples at Broad and Sansom Tomorrow

A water ice company in suburban Philly is giving away their product to raise awareness and funds for organizations that support veterans on Friday, June […]

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Today Is Free Water Ice Day At Rita’s

The best water ice flavor available to the Rita’s connoisseur is Swedish Fish. No, I don’t care what you say. You’re wrong. We’ve already tested […]


Rita’s Chain Sold for Third Time Since 2004

Popular water ice and custard chain Rita’s will once again be under new ownership. Argosy Private Equity, of Wayne, and New York’s MTN Capital on […]


Philly Favorites that Defy Dietary Restrictions

Quintessential Philadelphia cuisine is not exactly conducive to the trendy dietary restrictions of modern day. Luckily, these local eateries aim to remedy that.


We Tried It: Holiday Water Ice from Rosati

Water ice and the winter holidays might not be the first thing you think of but Delaware County’s Rosati Ice is rolling out three holiday […]


Rita’s Expanding to Gas Stations, Convenience Stores

Rita’s Italian Ice unveiled plans to have a presence in convenience stores, gas stations and travel plazas around the country. Rita’s will operate inside existing convenience stores, much like […]


Rita’s Halts Custard Sales as Egg Prices Soar

An outbreak of Avian Flu has sent egg prices skyrocketing and has led businesses to reassess their egg dishes as the price of eggs has […]


Rita’s Water Ice Flavors, Ranked

Because if you’re going to eat frozen, flavored water, you’d better get the best flavor on the menu. Foobooz’s Ranking of Rita’s Ices Swedish Fish * Cherry […]