5 Places to Get Your Summer Slushie On


Patty’s Popcorn
Owner Randy Sloan learned how to shave ice in Oahu. Patty’s shaves their ice so thin “it is the equivalent of snow,” according to a clerk. Into that snow goes Hawaiian syrups: guava, mango, blue raspberry, and watermelon. Aloha! pattyspopcorn.com

Schneider’s Sweet Shop
A fixture since it opened in 1939, Schneider’s mixes ice cream and shaved ice to create “ice balls” that are sweetened with house-made syrups. Feeling nostalgic? Schneider’s ice cream soda flavor stands the test of time. schneiderscandies.com

Putz’s Creamy Whip
Generations of visitors to Mt. Airy Forest have stopped to slurp a Freeze at Putz’s picnic tables. Putz’s whips up a variety of slushies, some with ice cream, some with soda, some shaken, some stirred. putzscreamywhip.com

Sno Castle
Latonia’s iced refreshment stand delivers a classic product in warmer months. The Castle is a pop culture iteration of slushie-dom, with flavors named for cartoons like Dora the Explorer and Blue’s Clues—a good place to find your inner child in a cone. facebook.com/sno.castle

Chill Shaved Ice Bar
Foodies, get your slush on: Chill can be found at Findlay Market, among other locations. It leans natural, offering toppings like mint or fresh fruit. Flavors include Berry Blast, mojito, lemonade, and classic lime. facebook.com/chillshavedice/

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