MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — When a local ice cream shop celebrated its 65th anniversary on Saturday, it decided to throw a big party for its neighbors.
The Dairy Queen on Lowry Avenue in Northeast Minneapolis has been around for 65 years.READ MORE: Man In Critical Condition After Being Shot On I-94 In Minneapolis
“We opened June 22nd, 1949,” said owner Racheal Phillippi.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills Return Wednesday
The shop celebrated by inviting neighborhood kids by to paint a mural on the building.
And back in 1949, cones were just 5 cents, so that’s how much they sold their ice cream for.MORE NEWS: Towns' 3-Point Play Helps Wolves Edge Knicks 112-110
The owners say they’re one of the top five oldest Dairy Queens in the country.