DISCOVER DOWNTOWN like never before!
Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the GREAT businesses located here in downtown. Get to know the owners and their products from checking out their answers to a series of fun questions!
What is the name of your business and who is the owner(s)?
Crazy Sweet Mary Kelley and Dale Ver Voort
What service(s) and/or product(s) do you offer?
Retailer of candy, ice cream and gifts. We offer birthday parties and corporate gifts as well
What inspired you to start your business?
A trip to Dylan's Candy Bar in New York was the beginning. I always thought how fun it would be to own my own candy store
What are 3 words that describe your business?
Fun, Sweet, Delicious
If your business had a theme song, what would it be?
Sugar, Sugar by The Archies of course
What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
Do your homework, trust your research and move ahead with your dream
What's something about your business nobody knows?
We are the only place in the area to get ice cream inside of a hot glazed donut. Also, the number one selling item in our store the past 4-1/2 years is Zots!
What do you love most about being in Downtown Appleton?
The excitement of being in the middle of all the great events that happen downtown. We also love the camaraderie of the businesses and their willingness to help each other.
If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be?
John Lennon, George Carlin, Jimmy Fallon and Barbara Streisand
What 3 items would you take with you on a deserted island?
Cell phone, solar charger and Albanese 12-flavor gummy bears
If you could bring back any fashion trend, what would it be?
Bell Bottom Jeans from the 70s - they were groovy!
Something else fun and unique about your business you want to share?
We have free sundaes on your birthday when you join our birthday club. We have over 300 different types of candy with many nostalgic items. We do customized candy bars for individuals, businesses and events!
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