Pistachio ice cream at The Screamery, 50 S. Houghton Road

The Screamery ice cream shop opened its second location on Speedway April 7 and a 3rd downtown in early June. 

Owner Kenny Sarnoski opened up shop in the former Headquarters Hookah at 2545 E. Speedway next door to Alibaba Mediterranean Restaurant, and in the old Buffalo Exchange at 250 E. Congress. 

Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Sarnoski said he anticipates opening four or five Screamery shops in the Tucson area with wife/business partner, Linda Sarnoski. 

“Everybody loves it,” he said of Screamery’s handcrafted ice creams that start with custom, in-house pasteurized cream. “Just being so far east is a bummer for most of Tucson and we want to be able to service as many people with our product as we can.”

The Screamery opened in summer 2014 at 50 S. Houghton Road. In September it started selling pre-packaged pints retail through Whole Foods markets in Tucson, Phoenix and Flagstaff.

Cathalena has covered music for the Star for the past 20 years. She's a graduate of Arizona State University has worked at Sedona Red Rock News, Niagara Gazette in Niagara Falls, New York; and USA Today.