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Nov 7 2014

Savannah, Ga’s Leopold’s Ice Cream: worth the calories since 1919

In hot weather especially, the kid in me wants to stop at every ice cream store that crosses my path. The adult in me knows better. Savannah, Georgia has a number a home-grown dessert makers: candies, cookies, pies, honey. I had already indulged in some of sweet stuff while in town . . . but […]

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Oct 24 2014

Yule in the Garden

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream: Who wants ice cream in December? Savannah’s mild temperatures mean frozen treats are perfect any month. This old-school ice cream parlor goes back to 1919, when it was opened by brothers George, Peter and Basil Leopold. Leopold’s continues to make its own ice cream from the original recipes and in a […]

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Oct 22 2014

8 of the South’s Best Foodie Cities

Excerpt: Savannah, Georgia Nearby Charleston gets a lot of foodie cred (as it should), but Savannah isn’t just for architecture, literary and garden buffs anymore. The city’s dining scene has expanded in recent years with additions like Leoci’s Trattoria and Daniel Reed’s group offering parkside dining at The Public Kitchen & Bar and recently reopened […]

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Sep 18 2014

Savannah sweets: Ice cream and movie fans love Leopold’s

The scene: One of the more unique restaurant stories in the country, Leopold’s Ice Cream has been an on-again, off-again Savannah institution for nearly a century, bringing Southern flair to sweet desserts, by way of Greece and Hollywood. Frequently rated among the country’s best ice cream shops, it was founded in 1919 by three Greek […]

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Aug 5 2014

Leopold’s Ice Cream Celebrates 95 Years of Tasty Memories!

With Our Annual Birthday Block Party Saturday, August 16th!   The dancers are ready, the band is in tune and the Birthday Cake Ice Cream has been lovingly made.  It’s Birthday Block Party time at Leopold’s Ice Cream!  Come help us celebrate 95 years of Tasty Memories at our annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Birthday Block Party! […]

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Jul 22 2014

Daily Scoop: Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah, GA

Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah, Georgia, has a long history of being a local favorite. The first store opened in 1919 in downtown Savannah, right on the intersection of two of the city’s metro lines. Brothers George, Peter, and Basil Leopold opened the store after immigrating to the United States from Greece. The shop’s hometown […]

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Jul 9 2014

Eat Like a Local: Savannah, Georgia

For Yahoo Food’s travel summer series, Eat Like a Local, we’re taking you on a cross-country food crawl, city by city. Here’s where to chow down in America’s lesser-known destinations without sticking out like a sore thumb. Excerpt: Where to Take the Edge Off Savannah Swelter: Leopold’s Ice Cream Although Morekis discloses that he’s friends with the […]

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Jul 7 2014

The Weekender Travel | Savannah

Excerpt: “This place is fantastic. It’s like Gone With the Wind on Mescalin.” – John Kelso Source: The Weekender  Credit: Lauren Greenberg

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Jul 2 2014

50 States by 30 – Savannah, Georgia

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream (212 E. Broughton Street) ~ You can’t go to Savannah without stopping at Leopold’s Ice Cream. I challenge you to find any Savannah guide book that does not recommend Leopold’s. They have so many flavor options it was a bit overwhelming. Tutti Fruity is a crowd favorite but I settled on […]

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Jun 21 2014

An epic Georgia road trip is a hot ticket for all the family

Excerpt: After a lunch of sweet, crispy fried green tomatoes, we headed to Leopold’s – a superb ice cream parlour. Go for the nutty pistachio or Chocolate Chewie (a traditional Savannah cookie) flavour. The parlour is owned by Stratton Leopold, whose other job is producing movies such as Captain America and Mission: Impossible, and paraphernalia […]

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Apr 14 2014

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN THE FOURTH ANNUAL LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM CREATIVE WRITING CHALLENGE!

SAVANNAH, GA, April 14, 2014 – The results are in! Leopold’s Ice Cream and the Live Oak Public Libraries recently asked Savannah Chatham County students to submit poems celebrating Savannah’s beautiful squares and the results were amazing. Two hundred and fifty poems, 13 winners and a lot of Savannah Pride! Stratton Leopold of Leopold’s Ice […]

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Apr 2 2014

Savannah Advances to Final Round in Greatest Southern Towns Competition

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Now through Thursday, April 3, Savannah will compete against Franklin, Tenn., for the title of “Greatest Southern Town” in Garden & Gun Magazine’s bracket competition. If Savannah wins the competition, the city will be able to celebrate with a scoop of world-famous Leopold’s ice cream for $1 on Monday, April 7 from […]

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Mar 12 2014

4th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge!

Leopold’s Ice Cream and Live Oak Public Libraries have partnered once again to host the 4th Annual Leopold’s Ice Cream Creative Writing Challenge. This year’s theme is “Savannah’s Beautiful Squares”, which challenges children to create a poem inspired by Savannah’s signature showpieces, her squares.

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Mar 3 2014

Leopold’s Ice Cream

Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream is a must. Three brothers opened it at the turn of the last century, and it’s now run by one of the sons. The two famous flavors are tutti frutti – the inspiration behind local lyricist Johnny Mercer’s hit song – and rum raisin, but my favorites are butter pecan and […]

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Feb 8 2014

Cities in the States: Three days in Savannah, Ga.

Eighth in a series highlighting cities to which you can fly nonstop from Boston. Excerpt: 10 p.m. Save room for ice cream at Leopold’s (212 East Broughton St., 912-234-4442, www.leopoldsicecream.com), an old-fashioned parlor founded in 1919. Sample flavors like butter pecan, tutti-frutti, and caramel swirl as well as seasonal specials such as strawberry shortcake, lavender, […]

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Jun 25 2013

Leopold’s Ice Cream

Ask wife Mary and she will tell you that Stratton Leopold has a passion for washing soda fountain glasses, be it at home or work at the nearly century-old Leopold’s Ice Cream in Savannah, GA. He also has a passion for making movies. Leopold, when he’s not creating spectacular banana splits or hand-dipping double scoops […]

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Apr 19 2013

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: BOHEMIAN HOTEL

A historic Savannah riverside hotel puts one writer in easy striking distance of king cake ice cream, smoky barbecue, shrimp and grits, and restaurants offering upscale takes on southern cooking. Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream: The olde ice cream shoppe feel and history of the place—it’s been in business since 1919—are but the icing on the […]

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Feb 8 2013

2014 Savannah Book Festival

  It’s time for the 2014 Savannah Book Festival and Leopold’s Ice Cream is once again getting into the spirit of reading by renaming our ice cream flavors to honor the Book Festival authors.  Visit us in Telfair Square on Saturday February the 15th or at the shop starting on February the 7th to have […]

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Jan 31 2013

Leopold’s Salutes Roger Goodell

Check out the VIDEO gone viral! Ice Cream for Roger! IN DEFENSE OF TWO NATIONAL PASTIMES (ICE CREAM AND NFL FOOTBALL), MOVIE PRODUCER STRATTON LEOPOLD SAYS HE WILL SERVE ROGER GOODELL While a New Orleans ice cream shop has posted a photo of Roger Goodell with the caption “Do Not Serve This Man,” another high […]

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Nov 20 2012

Leopold’s on CNN!

Leopold’s was featured in CNN’s Travel & Leisure segment, “America’s Favorite Cities” as the city with the best ice cream. Well, we certainly agree! Click HERE to see the segment!

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Nov 18 2012

America’s Favorite Cities

CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield asks Travel + Leisure features editor Nilou Motamed why certain cities made the list. Click here to watch the video. Source: CNN

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Nov 16 2012

Leopold’s Ice Cream named best dessert at Taste of Savannah

Leopold’s is proud to be awarded first place in the dessert category again this year at the Taste of Savannah Event on November 8th. Our winning creation was a pumpkin spice trifle. This included our homemade pumpkin and cinnamon ice creams layered with a specially made sherry drizzled pecan cake, our homemade caramel sauce and […]

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Nov 3 2012

Scoop The Vote!

WHAT: Leopold’s Ice Cream “Scoop the Vote” in support of every American voter on this Election Day. Leopold’s will offer a 50% discount on the purchase of a banana split with proof of voting*. WHEN: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 (Election Day), 11:00 am – 11:00 pm WHERE: Leopold’s Ice Cream located at 212 E. Broughton […]

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Sep 29 2012

SAVANNAH DANCE FESTIVAL CHALLENGE!

For Immediate Release LEOPOLD’S ICE CREAM CHALLENGES SAVANNAH TO SUPPORT THE SAVANNAH DANCE FESTIVAL Leopold’s Ice Cream believes the development of the Savannah Dance Festival enhances the rich and diverse Arts and Cultural landscape in Savannah.  Leopold’s is challenging the community to donate to the Savannah Dance Festival, as it will be a benefit to the […]

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Sep 19 2012

Stratton to be honored at community gala!

Stratton is humbled and proud to be honored by Savannah Technical College at their ninth annual Opportunity Award Gala on Dec. 7! Click HERE to read the Savannah Morning News story!

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Sep 15 2012

Savannah Magazine – Best Of Savannah 2012

Savannah Magazine’s Best of Issue, staring the one and only Leopold Stratton of Leopold’s Ice Cream. Excerpt: Leopold’s Ice Cream With help from Academy Award-nominated set designer Dan Lomino, movie producer Stratton Leopold brought his family’s scrumptious Savannah landmark back to life, circa 1935. With frozen treats scooped from the original, top-secret Leopold family recipes, […]

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Aug 3 2012

How the cast of CBGB kept cool!

A great little article about how the cast of the upcoming movie CBGB stayed cool while filming in Savannah! Click HERE for the full story.

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Jul 31 2012

Leopold’s Turns 93!

Watch our Facebook and Website all month long for updates about our upcoming 93rd Birthday Block Party!

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Jul 6 2012

Mary Talks About I Pledge!

Mary Leopold was interviewed by the great folks at the IceCreamConnection.com blog. Follow THIS LINK to hear the interview! And remember, shops all across America are hosting I Pledge Events throughout July! Visit www.IPledgeForIceCream.com to find a store near you. Or, nominate your favorite ice cream shop and we’ll contact them about joining the project.

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Jun 17 2012

America’s Best Ice Cream Parlors

The Interrobang made a list of “must have” ice cream, and we’re honored to be among the great shops they listed! Check out the article HERE!

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Apr 23 2012

Join the “I Pledge” Project!

Attention ice cream & frozen dessert shops ! It’s time to start gearing up for the I Pledge project! This growing campaign to reward patriotic children will be bigger than ever this year, and we can’t wait to get you involved! Visit our website for details and contact us today to join the dozens of […]

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