Fishtown Area Business Association

FABA MEMBER

The Igloo

About the Business:

1514 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia Pa 19125
267-567-2195
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The Igloo

Tell us about your business.

We are a soft serve frozen desserts destination specializing in Gelato, Custard, Yogurt, Sorbet and Water Ice. Many of our products are made fresh daily in the shop including our homemade pops. Our shakes are a blended mix of any of our offerings and we add espresso shots upon request.

We love to partner with the community for special events; and we offer free movies throughout he day on Fridays.

What do you feel you offer that some of your competitors may not?

We have healthy and indulgent choices all self-serve so that everyone can come together and find what they like best. Plus we’re an Igloo in Philadelphia so…

Do you live in the Fishtown area (Fishtown and its surrounding neighborhoods) as well? What do you like as a resident?

We hang out in Fishtown but we live closer to Wash Sq. West

What do you like about working and (if you do) running a business in this area?

We love the people and the interaction with the other businesses and business owners.

What do you think are the advantages that business owners have in the Fishtown area?

There is so much press about Fishtown right now, that we are all benefiting from the exposure. In addition we get the hip factor.

What obstacles do we as a business community need to overcome?

Parking, traffic issues, safety concerns

What are two (or three) of your favorite businesses in the neighborhood and why?

Heffes because they are awesome, La Colombe because they have amazing coffee and pastry, and Art Machine Productions because we love tattoos and they are great.

Anything else?

We would like to use our basement for community events and parties.