Tuesday, April 27, 2010
What Happened to Cup of Snow in Maplewood? [Update! It Was Hit by a Car!]
By Ian Froeb
on Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 4:37 PM
Gut Check's thoughts turn to snow cones
. So imagine our shock to discover that one of our go-to spots has...disappeared. That is -- or, rather, was -- the location of Cup of Sno
pictured above, in the parking lot of the Family Video in Maplewood. Now only the park benches remain. Anyone know what happened?
If Cup of Sno doesn't return, we might head out there with our Snoopy Sno-cone Machine
Speaking of snow cones, interesting blog post on the New York Times
yesterday: Can syrup-flavored slushies improve athletic performance in high temperatures?Update
: (Wednesday, 4.28, 9:30 a.m.) Thanks to several commenters, who informed me that Cup of Sno was demolished by a car
, as the Globe-Democrat
...an elderly woman was driving a late model Cadillac northbound on Big
Bend Boulevard when the car crossed the southbound lanes, jumped the
concrete curb, plowed through some bushes and struck the snow cone
stand, demolishing it.
According to the Globe-Democrat
article, Cup of Sno owner Matt Sexton has a replacement stand and will reopen.
As we approach the month of May,