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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice, other Ocala businesses celebrate anniversaries

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice will celebrate its one-year anniversary this week with a special offering.

The business, which opened its doors on October 13, 2020, will commemorate its year anniversary on Saturday, October 16 with a variety of free giveaways, prizes, and entertainment. Among the many prizes included are discounts for Italian ice and free ice for an entire year. According to a social media post, the organization will donate 20% of the proceeds from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to the Big Sun Youth Soccer League.

Jeremiah's Italian Ice Ocala
Jeremiah’s Italian Ice took over the former location of Bruster’s in east Ocala (2707 East Silver Springs Boulevard) in October 2020

Jeremiah’s joins multiple other businesses that are celebrating anniversary milestones this month.

In 2019, two separate bars opened their doors in downtown Ocala on the same weekend: The Black Sheep on Broadway and Bank Street Patio Bar. Both bars opened on October 12, 2019, offering a variety of drinks and food.

Black Sheep on Broadway
Black Sheep on Broadway opened its doors on October 12, 2019

The Black Sheep replaced Fox Den Tavern, and Bank Street replaced the former downtown location of Bank of America. The bar will host a special event to commemorate their two-year anniversary with live music and food beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Black Sheep on Broadway is located at 128 SW Broadway Street, in downtown Ocala.

Bank Street Patio Bar will also host a celebratory event to commemorate the occasion. The bar, which is located at 120 East Fort King Street, will host a anniversary celebration from 11 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, October 16. The event will include $2 draft and well drink specials, as well as live music, food, and prizes.

Bank Street Patio Bar in Ocala, Florida
Bank Street Patio Bar will celebrate its two-year anniversary this week

Vintage Toy Universe also celebrates its one-year anniversary at its location in Jasmine Plaza (6136 SW Highway 200) this month. The shop also features multiple vintage and modern popular toys and games, including Funko Pop figures, comic books, Pokemon cards, Dragon Ball Z toys, and DC Universe action figures, to name a few.

Hot Wheels on sale at Vintage Toy Universe in Ocala Florida
Vintage Toy Universe celebrates a year in business this month

Located at 8721 SE 58th Avenue (Baseline Road) #5, the Florida Pizza Shop will also celebrate its one-year anniversary this month. The restaurant features an extensive list of specialty pizzas, including sweet chili chicken pizza, taco pizza, and cheese steak and onion pizza, to name a few.

Florida Pizza Stop in Ocala Florida
Florida Pizza Stop celebrates a year at its location in southeast Ocala

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