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5 Friday Scoops

1) MIDDLE WEST SPIRITS EXPANSION Loved the news this week that Columbus, Ohio’s Middle West Spirits, whose OYO whiskey fuels Whiskey & Pecans, will be expanding their operation just a few blocks from where it all began in 2010. And what’s more, Cleveland chef Jonathon Sawyer (Greenhouse Tavern) will be storing his Tavern Vinegar there, too. 2)HOMAGE’S NBA…

Record Store Day 2015

Every April since 2008, Record Store Day has celebrated brick-and-mortar record shops throughout the world. This year’s installment is Saturday, April 18, and if you’re into music and ice cream, this is your day. Be one of the first 25 customers through the doors of one of our favorite record stores listed below, and you’ll receive a card good for one…

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Nod Bookmobile to Roll Into Decatur Square

The Land of Nod is hitting the road with their new Nod Bookmobile, and it’s headed straight for our Decatur Square scoop shop. Promoting reading and literacy nationwide, the Nod Bookmobile will be fully stocked with nostalgic Little Golden Books. For each book purchased from the Nod Bookmobile (and online and in the Land of…

5 Friday Scoops, Vol. 26

1) THE ILLUSTRATOR BREXBOLEX Beautiful, just beautiful: Brexbolex’s Seasons. The French illustrator’s book pairs well with every season,  especially spring. 2) THE GREASY HANDS PREACHERS We’re down with anything that features footage of Utah’s freaky sci-fi landscape, the Bonneville Salt Flats: 3) FLY GOLDEN EAGLE In heavy rotation at Jeni’s Mothership, Quartz Bijou, the rollicking…

5 Friday L.A. Scoops

In celebration of the opening of our first West Coast shop, this week’s edition of 5 Friday Scoops centers on a quintet of L.A. things we love—some from the week that was, some from recent visits, and some from years gone by. Here we go: 1) THE TAO OF VAN HALEN, 1978-1984 “I live my life…