This week is going to be a scorcher. Today, temperatures are forecast to soar to 97 degrees – the highest since last July 18, when it hit 100. Fortunately, there are seven places in the neighborhood that’ll help you beat the heat with a sweet treat. Check them out below.
498 Avenue of the Americas
16 Handles is a frozen yogurt franchise offering 16 different flavors of frozen yogurt at a time. The frozen yogurt shop is also environmentally conscious using biodegradable plastic spoons and each of the company’s locations helps to plant 16 trees each day. Accessorize your frozen selection with toppings that range from wholesome to decadent.
Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit Co.
25 East 17th Street
For those with dietary restrictions, Chloe’s is a haven. Each sundae, pop, or smoothie is both dairy and gluten-free, made with only fruit, water, and a touch of cane sugar. The treats will leave you feeling satisfied and cooled, without guilt.
600 6th Avenue
Flavaboom is all about selection. Aside from the ten flavors of frozen yogurt and 40 different toppings, you can also get an espresso and some baked goods to accompany your frozen treat.
Max Brenner’s has an outstanding reputation for their chocolate, and what better way to cool down than to combine ice cream and chocolate? The famous chocolatier also lets you incorporate your ice cream fix into any meal – even breakfast.
Off the Wall
4 West 14th Street
Off the Wall is the newest frozen yogurt establishment to locate in the Union Square neighborhood. Here you’ll find a variety of flavors which are tangy, non-fat, low-fat, premium, sorbet, no sugar added, and kosher.
Tarallucci e Vino
15 East 18th Street
True to its Italian roots, Tarallucci has set up a pretty awesome Gelato stand just outside their Union Square location.
44 Union Square East
Smush, “The NY Deli of Desserts”, is a unique place located directly inside of Pizza Bash. Great if you’re in the mood for something indulgent, Smush specializes in unique ice cream sandwiches, like the “Chocolate Phatty Melt” to satisfy your summer cravings.