Tucked away on the corner of 15th Avenue and Christina Street, a little ice cream shack with a long history awaits its fresh start.For more than two decades, the building has sat vacant, in recent years covered by sheets of plywood from roof to foundation. But all that has changed thanks to James Purifoy, who set out to revive the ice cream parlor that had been a staple of his childhood. The revival of the eatery will feature more than cold treats. Purifoy plans freshly ground burgers, pasta and potato salads, frozen yogurt, smoothies and 24 flavors of soft serve.I had been riding past it so many times and not even noticing the place, Purifoy said. or wishing it was what it used to be.There is culture that happens right here!Come out and visit one of Rockford, IL historical eateries. Grab a nice sized burger cooked to perfection with many toppings to choose from to build your own unique version of the age old classic! For the child in you or the child with you...grab a nicely swirled soft serve ice cream cone with 24 flavors to choose from...decisions decisions. 15th & Chris is located only 5 minutes from Downtown Rockford so whether you are on a short break or a break away from it all. You will be able to enjoy the very best Rockford has to offer in Burgers and Ice Cream!
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