Customers seated at a Horluck's ice cream and soda fountain, Seattle. Date unknown.
On National Root Beer Float Day, I cannot help feeling a little bummed. Getting in the car to drive to A&W just isn’t going to cut it.
As far as I can tell, the nearest old-fashioned soda fountain is 260 miles away, at Lincoln County Pharmacy in Davenport, one of those sleepy towns on Highway 2.
When classic goodies like pie and cupcakes have become so retro cool, why hasn’t anybody seized on updating the soda fountain? Read more »