National Ice Cream Day is right around the corner. Make plans this weekend to celebrate with a scoop (or two) of some delicious ice cream near The Modern DC. There are plenty of ice cream shop choices within 10-20 minutes of your new home in Fort Totten.



Celebrate without even leaving The Modern DC. We’re bringing the ice cream to you on July 20th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Socialize with friends and neighbors in our lobby while enjoying a sweet treat from SCOOPS2U, an ice cream catering company. We can’t wait to celebrate this fun holiday with our residents! 


Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop

Just a 12-15 min. bike ride from The Modern DC, Lulabelle’s Sweet Shop is a great place to stop for something sweet and a fun place to shop. They serve Taharka Bros. Ice Cream by the scoop. You can even create your own hot fudge sundae. Be sure to top it off with some sprinkles!



Celebrate the sweetest day of the year on July 21st by heading to Baskin-Robbins, just a 10 minute drive from The Modern DC, for their special 2 Pre Packed Quarts for just $7.99 all day or a free scoop with your delivery order of $10 or more through Doordash. This well known ice cream shop offers ice cream any way you want it, in a cake, by the quart, in a cone and more. If you’re a Strangers Thing fan, you’ll love the flavor of the month – U.S.S. Butterscotch.


Mount Desert Ice Cream

For ice cream flavors you won’t find anywhere else, try Mount Desert Ice Cream. Each flavor is hand made with fresh ingredients. You can even find a couple non-dairy options as well. Grab a scoop of Girl Scouts Gone Wild or Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter. Really you can’t go wrong. Best of all, it’s just a 20 minute drive from The Modern DC.


Moorenko’s Ice Cream Cafe

Family owned Moorenko’s Ice Cream Cafe offers 15 years of high-quality ice cream…and a ton of flavor options. Some great summer flavors include, Honey Lavender, Key Lime Pie, Wild Blueberry and Fresh Ginger. Stop in for a creamy, cold treat to cool off with on National Ice Cream Day. Bike here from The Modern DC in just 20 minutes.


Treat yourself to a big scoop of ice cream near The Modern DC this weekend for National Ice Cream Day. You’re sure to find a new or classic flavor that will make your taste buds happy. Share with us your favorite flavor!


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