Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Delayed by construction, the popular North Andover Ice Creamery now hopes to open early March.
Mad Maggie's Downtown, Main Street, Andover Village should be ready to open sometime in March, according to owner Steve Reppucci. Originally scheduled to open this past October, delays in constuction and repairs to utilities and sewer lines have stalled the progress. "It's an old building," he explained. Despite the setbacks, Reppucci praised Christopher Arruda, managing principal of Lincoln Street Capital. "He has been super to us," he said. Andover residents Reppucci and his wife Maggie had always dreamed of opening an ice cream parlor in town, and at the time, there weren't any places to eat ice cream and socialize, he said. It became a journey, and on the way to realizing their dream, the couple opened Mad Maggie's in 2003, as a …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Local businesses are armed with frosty treats to help you cool off.
- Jay Oza
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Ice cream is a summer staple. Since the frozen treat was created, sweet teeth young and old have enjoyed the pain and flavor of ice cold ice cream. Nothing, however, will top your first cup or cone of the summer. The next day that is hot, sunny, and convenient enough, consider one of these local ice cream and frozen yogurt shops. Stephen Reppucci and his wife Maggie founded Mad Maggie’s in North Andover after feeling that the area was in need of a top notch ice cream shop. “One day we started talking about how someone should open a good ice cream place close by. At some point, not quite certain when, that ‘someone’ changed to ‘we,’ and 10 or so years later, here we are!” Reppucci said. Mad Maggie’s likes to do things seasonally. “We have a…
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Check out local ice cream hot spots to cool off.
With the summer solstice occurring Wednesday, the temperature is going to continue to rise. Why not cool off with some ice cream? Whether it’s a reprieve from the heat you’re in search of or just to boost your mood, check some of these ice cream parlours out. Dairy Queen Address: 286 Main St., North Reading Phone: 978-664-2277 The Dairy Queen has cones and dipped cones, ice cream sandwiches, waffle bowl sundaes, and of course, Blizzards. They are open seasonally and only provide take-out. Mad Maggie's Address: 1025 Osgood Street North Andover, MA 01845 Phone: 978-685-2814 Website: www.madmaggies.com To celebrate the end of the school year Mad Maggie's will give anyone -kid and adult- who wears pajamas between 6 and 9 pm a free kiddie cone …