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Scoops from Scratch at Green Corner Store Vintage Soda Fountain
Scoops from Scratch at Green Corner Store Vintage Soda Fountain

Ice Cream Bar Serves Up Spring Grand Opening


WHO: The Green Corner Store

WHAT: Vintage Soda Fountain and Ice Cream Bar Grand Opening

WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 12p.m.-7p.m.

WHERE:  1423 Main Street at the corner of 15th St and Main, downtown Little Rock


Little Rock, Arkansas (March 19, 2012) - Central Arkansans looking to enjoy artisan ice cream as well as traditional soda fountain drinks now have a new venue.  The Green Corner Store will be opening a soda fountain and ice cream bar inside the store Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 12 Noon. Grand Opening festivities include live music and free mini cones, while supplies last, until 7 p.m.

The Green Corner Store Soda Fountain will be featuring Loblolly Creamery artisan ice cream, baked in-house waffle cones, and seasonal sodas. The rotating selection of flavors feature local, fair trade, and organic ingredients served fresh daily. Menu offerings include milkshakes, sundaes, ice cream sandwiches, egg creams, ice cream floats, bottled on site herbal sodas, and other traditional soda fountain beverages.

The Green Corner Store soda fountain combines the history of traditional pharmacy sodas with a modern twist. The soda fountain features a marble bar and large wood engraved mirror, honoring the building's history. Originally, it was home to the C.H. Dawson Drugstore and Soda Fountain from 1905 to 1967.

The Green Corner Store Soda Fountain uses compostable and recyclable paper and plastic serving containers.  Customers are encouraged to use re-usable bowls and cups. There has been a considerable effort to cut the company's waste stream every step of the way.

The Green Corner Store is located at 1423 Main St, on the corner of 15th and Main in downtown Little Rock.  The Soda Fountain will be open Monday-Saturday 12p.m.-7p.m. with special late hours in the Summer.


About The Green Corner Store

The Green Corner Store has quality products that are healthier for people and pets and better for the planet. The store carries apparel and accessories for men, women and children; home and garden d├ęcor, kitchen, dining, bed and bath; cleaning, personal care and pet products; seasonal gifts, foods and hand crafted creations by local artisans. There is a wide range of products made in Arkansas. They believe everyone can have a more sustainable way of life without sacrificing style, convenience, or comfort. Starting in April 2012, The Green Corner Store will be open Monday-Friday 11a.m.-7pm and Saturday 10a.m.-7pm. For more information go to www.thegreencornerstore.com or follow the soda fountain at www.facebook.com/TheGreenCornerStore


About Loblolly Creamery

What is Loblolly?: 1. A Little Rock based creamery making small batch ice cream, fizzy sodas, and other fine lollies 2. The Arkansas state pine tree 3.A foolish human  4. A low, wet place, like the bottom of this pint.  Loblolly Creamery uses local and organic ingredients and does not use any premixes, preservatives, and stabilizers. Their creations are inspired by the gardens, markets, and artisan producers of Arkansas. In addition to providing ice cream, sodas, and sweet treats for The Green Corner Store soda fountain, Loblolly is also available for catering and wholesale. www.loblollycreamery.com or check out their blog at www.facebook.com/LoblollyCreamery