Desserts let people satisfy their cravings for sweets without tapping a maple tree or milking bees for their honey. Soak up sucrose with this Groupon.
$7.50 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $5 Worth of Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt and Smoothies ($15 Total Value)
Fifteen rotating frozen-yogurt flavors beckon customers to create their own concoctions from offerings such as pumpkin pie, tahitian vanilla, sea-salt caramel pretzel, and wild strawberry ($0.49/oz.). After ladling frozen yogurt into cups, diners crown their creations with selections from 50 toppings, including granola, blueberries, gummy bears, and M&M's.
Swirlz Frozen Yogurt
Most frozen-yogurt venues don't have a mascot. But at the newly inaugurated Swirlz Frozen Yogurt, Swirlz the Squirrel makes special appearances decked out in a bright-pink cheerleader uniform. Her intermittent presence at the independent, family-friendly dessert establishment augments the sunny vibe. Flat-screen TVs list mouthwatering flavors and music fills the multicolored confines as customers build their own concoctions before lounging in bright-white booths or perching on orange or pink stainless-steel chairs at spacious tables.
Locally owned by a fro-yo enthusiast, Swirlz Frozen Yogurt also prides itself on its community involvement. Mini desserts in the form of Red Velvet Cake and Cheesecake from local bakery Desserts by Helen grace the counters. On each Monday in the fall, nonprofit organizations such as animal-rescue outfits will set up booths in Swirlz, where they'll educate customers about their causes and bring in much-needed funds with a percentage of the day's profits.