The Scoop On Baltimore's Snowball Obsession | WYPR

The Scoop On Baltimore's Snowball Obsession

Aug 2, 2019

Credit Melissa Gerr

It’s Baltimore. It’s August. It’s hot. In times like this, locals head to their favorite snowball shack to beat the heat. The icy, syrupy, slurpy summertime treats are a beloved tradition in Charm City. 

The first stop is with Richard Weiss, owner of Koldkiss. For more than 40 years it's offered everything one needs to set up a snowball shack. Then an historic delve into snowballs with Baltimore food blogger, Kara Mae Harris and finally a visit with Eric Miller, general manager of Quality Snowballs in Hampden. Plus, we hear from several satisfied snowball slurpers.