Did You Know The First DQ Was In Illinois & Turned 80 This Week?
Dairy Queen is celebrating its 80th anniversary this week at the first restaurant located in Illinois.
I'm a big fan of Dairy Queen. Give me a twist cone and I'm a happy guy. I have great memories of DQ. After we won a game in little league baseball, our coach would take us there. Back then, I would always get the baseball helmet sundae, even though they seemed to never have the Cubs.
I found out an interesting fact today about Dairy Queen.
According to theherald-news.com,
"Dairy Queen turned 80 on Monday. And the first store opened on North Chicago Street in Joliet."
I had no idea. That's pretty cool. Congratulations to DQ. I think I'll celebrate by getting some ice cream on my way home from work today.
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