It’s hot this summer and we’re all looking for ways to cool off. The options are endless. You can go for a swim, head over to the Burdette Park Aquatic Center, or simply stay in the A/C. One of our favorite ways to keep cool is to enjoy a cold, sweet treat. Yay sugar! Here are four local Evansville-area businesses where the treats are chilly-good and tasty:

  1. Fruit and vegetable juices are both cold and good for you, so you’ll be feeling fantastic this summer with a cold-pressed juice from Sunshine Juice Company. Their juices and smoothies are made fresh daily and often with produce from local farmers. Rx from June to August (and beyond!).

  2. Pangea Kitchen in Evansville is known for their delicious blend of Italian and Thai foods. But, did you know they have a tasty gelato bar as well? Get a cup of gelato with up to three scrumptious flavors or take a pint to-go to, you know, chillax at home ;)

  3. It’s a good thing coffee tastes just as good cold as it does hot! Stay caffeinated and cool with iced or blended coffee and tea drinks from Honey Moon Coffee Co. They’ve also got smoothies and an ice cream bar with unique flavors you’ll definitely want to taste.

  4. You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! Scream, dance and jump for joy once you fill up on a sugary treat from Milk and Sugar. These hot summer days will be the least of your worries once you’re gobbling down on an ice cream cone.

Once you visit one of ^ these ^ local sensations, your tastebuds will be happy campers. You know who else will be happy? Your neighborhood, neighbors, local business owners, and generally, everyone around you benefits when you shop local! Find each of these spots on Towny, the free app that connects you with all things local in the Tri-State area. Take a peek!