Stories tagged with: Tom's Ice Cream Bowl

July 28, 2015 - 4:39pm
10 weeks 3 days ago

National Ice Cream Month is coming to a close, but it's not too late to celebrate.

Zanesville is home to one of the most famous scoop shops in the country, Tom's Ice Cream Bowl. Tom's is famous for its homemade ice cream, and celebrates National Ice Cream Month with fresh flavors and new creations.

"We're doing seasonal flavors during June, July and August and our seasonal flavors are pretty popular, and right now we have about 35 different flavors, so we're at our peak with...

June 1, 2015 - 4:21pm
18 weeks 4 days ago

Tom's Ice Cream Bowl is presenting the 16th annual "Quinn Family Bash" this Friday, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Zanesville Muskingum County Welcome Center.

One in four Americans suffer from a mental illness. Paul Quinn, President of the Six County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, said his family puts on the bash to celebrate recovery and support those who are battling disorders.

"Over the course of 16 years, the bash has really grown into a staple...

March 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
29 weeks 6 days ago

 A local soldier returned to Tom's Ice Cream Bowl Today.

Not for the ice cream but to surprise his mom who works there. United States Marine Corps artillery gunman Corporal Harley Wilson was excited to be back after serving abroad for over nine months. He says surprising his mom was the first thing he wanted to do.

"When I first saw her, her eyes just glazed over and I was just like "yeah i got her" and she was just so happy," said Corporal Harley Wilson...

July 24, 2014 - 4:05pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

The summer is the perfect time of year for cold tasty treats and Zanesville features one of the most famous places to enjoy homemade ice cream.

Tom"s Ice Cream Bowl is celebrating National Ice Cream Month with fresh flavors for the summer season. Owner Bill Sullivan said they've enjoyed having a month all about ice cream.

"It's been a good month for us, people have been coming in we got a couple articles from magazines about us," said Sullivan. "People have...

July 19, 2013 - 3:11pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Joe Baker has been an ice cream maker at Tom's Ice Cream bowl for 36 years and he says some of the classics are the most popular flavors.

"What we sell the most of is vanilla because it goes under all the sundaes so that's a no brainer there," said Baker. "Chocolate probably next. We've had cookie dough and mint chocolate chip fighting back and forth. Right now we're selling the heck out of salty caramel. That's the newest flavor i've added."

Baker says he...

May 31, 2013 - 9:37am
2 years 18 weeks ago

As the temperatures continue to rise, area residents are finding ways to cool down. WHIZ Reporter Courtney Wheaton found the best places around the county to beat the heat...

On our search to stay cool around Zanesville, we stumbled into one of the most well known ice cream spots in town. Tom's Ice Cream Bowl has been a staple in Zanesville since 1948. Owner Bill Sullivan said ice cream is a classic way to stay cool.

"It's one of the things people usually do when it gets...

November 26, 2012 - 9:19pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council passes amendments of 1999 and 2002 agreement with Mattingly foods.

Port Authority Executive Director Mike Jacoby said that the company expanded two freezers on its property which required large investments. The agreements made years ago offered tax abatements to Mattingly. The company is currently adjusting their business model after losing a major contract with Bob Evans.

"One of the things they've done is change the ownership of the real property,...

November 13, 2012 - 9:34pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Expansion could be in the future for two area businesses.

Tom's Ice Cream Bowl owner Bill Sullivan said it is his dream to expand his business and his wife's to have a gift shop. Sullivan is now attempting to make those dreams reality. He recently purchased a home next to the Ice Cream Bowl and plans to turn it into a gift shop. The gift shop will sell pottery and other items currently housed at the ice cream shop.

There's also plans for the outside of the proposed store.


August 13, 2012 - 2:58pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

The Republican Party is preparing for the arrival of their presumptive Presidential Candidate.

State Senator Troy Balderson said Romney's main message will be about how to fix America and will try to rally support from independent and undecided voters.

"Independent voters, the softer party lines, whether it's a soft Democrat or whether it's a soft Republican but those are the people, there are still some people out there that aren't real sure of what to do," said...

August 10, 2012 - 4:51pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

The presidential race makes another stop in Zanesville next week.

Mitt Romney will stop at Tom's Ice Cream Bowl on Tuesday as part of his bus tour. Romney is expected to speak around 3:30 in the afternoon to around 2,000 supporters. A local official helped choose the location.

"Our State Senator Troy Balderson recommended our place. Number one because Mitt Romney loves ice cream and number two he's passing through Ohio and he wants to make a couple stops I believe it's going...

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