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Big Gay Ice Cream to open new West side location today

Posted by Niko on December 3rd, 2012

Vanessa prepares cones for the big day

The Big Gay Ice Cream is set to open their second New York City location on Monday, December  3.  The single biggest difference between the West side location and the East, is a decent-sized indoor  space for seating.   On the smart-business-sense side, the new location also has a full kitchen so they can make all their toppings, sauces, etc., on-site.  They hinted at possible non-ice cream offerings in the future.   Of course they will still carry the Salty Pimp Cupcake by Robicelli Cupcake.

The space is very pleasant, with a Mondrian-esque drop-ceiling and lots of light.  Most importantly, it will allow for plenty of indoor, mid-winter ice cream consumption.  (more…)

Grand opening of the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck in New York City

The unstoppable juggernaut of social media behind the grand opening of the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck’s brick and mortar store was something to behold.  It seemed like everyone on Twitter (that I follow at least) was multi-tweeting about this event.  You would think we were about to land the first person on mars.  Instead, a very popular ice cream truck did land on the Lower East Side (right next to a store that sells Blue Bell Ice Cream). (more…)