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NY Icy on Church Ave/Brklyn

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redgirl Aug 5, 2008 06:38 PM

WOWOWOWOW! let me start by saying i've abhored mr. luigi's since the beginning ...but love good ice in the summer. finally stopped by nyicy tonite - we were one of two couples there and it was FABULOUS!!!!! i had peach and blueberry (it had real blueberries in it!!!) and my husband had all coconut...he said it was the most coconut he's ev er had in an ice. and we tasted the mango basil and it was incredible. to say it was a summer treat would be an understatement. it's too bad they p;icked such an odd location but we'll def. get over there more now that we know what a great place it is.

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    guide boy RE: redgirl Aug 5, 2008 07:02 PM

    What's odd about the location?

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      JFores RE: redgirl Aug 6, 2008 06:40 AM

      I just passed that the other day. I didn't even think anything of it. Will try. And the location is going to make an absolute killing; it's more economically sound to sell a massive amount of ice at a more reasonable price then to raise the prices, pay much higher rent, and open up in Park Slope.

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        redgirl RE: JFores Aug 6, 2008 08:40 AM

        i wasn't thinking of park slope at all. but i thought a more visable location on - perhaps - coney island avenue - would grab them more business. i hope they do very well - i know i'm now a steady customer.

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          gnosh RE: redgirl Aug 6, 2008 11:35 AM

          The key lime pie flavor is also great.

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            Budino RE: gnosh Aug 12, 2008 11:50 AM

            Hazelnut chocolate chip is my favorite. And any coffee flavor. Even the "NYPD Blue" tastes like really good raspberry.

      2. bigbull123 RE: redgirl Aug 8, 2008 11:14 AM

        One of our favorite places to stop by right before getting on the Prospect Parkway on the way to Manhattan. Mango Basil highly recommended...just picked up a pint the other night on the way home and it almost didn't make it home lol.

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          youcannotbeserious RE: redgirl Aug 11, 2008 10:32 AM

          since it hasn't been mentioned, there's one in hell's kitchen as well. the mango basil is amazing, as is the "icy tea" (ice tea poured over three scoops of lemon ice)!

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            Ruby5510 RE: youcannotbeserious Aug 12, 2008 03:39 PM

            Where on Church Avenue is it located? I would love to check it out. Is it near Ocean pkwy?

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              redgirl RE: Ruby5510 Aug 12, 2008 05:28 PM

              i don't have the exact address but it is on church avenue right off of coney island avenue. if you are headed toward coney island, turn left and it is directly on the left.
              omg...had the cherry 2 nights ago...it's filled with pieces of real cherries. it was amazing.

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                squid kun RE: Ruby5510 Aug 13, 2008 03:27 PM

                Here's a place link ...

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                NYC Icy
                905 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11218

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