Get To Know Your Local Business


The Port Washington News shines a spotlight on local businesses:

Katie Shepardson, 23, employee at Douglas & James Homemade Ice Cream

Get to know your local business

When did this store open?
“This is our 21st year in Port Washington,” Shepardson said.

What are some of your biggest sellers?
“Ice cream-wise,” Shepardson asked, “I guess it would be the Double Dutch brownie or cookies & cream.” She said that it’s probably because her father makes it fresh with homemade Ghirardelli brownies.

What is the most bizarre order a customer has requested?
“When people try to blend seltzer and ice cream,” Shepardson said, trying not to cringe. “There have been a few times where I’ve tried it that it hasn’t been bad though.”


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