The Meaning in the Skyline

The Meaning in the Skyline

If you’ve made your way into one of our shops outside of our hometown of Birmingham, you may have wondered about the murals on the walls. Specifically, the brawny silhouette of a man holding his pop courageously to the sky may have caught your eye. Many customers have just as many questions about who he is as they do about why we would put jalapeño or sour cream in our …

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God Bless America

God Bless America

As we celebrate our nation’s independence today, my wife and I have found ourselves with a wide range of emotions in 2015.

You see, five days ago, we dropped our oldest son, Fisher, off at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  He is entering the Class of 2019 and in four years, he will likely be commissioned into the Army as a 2nd Lieutenant and will …

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Happy Birthday Steel City Pops!

Today we are celebrating our 3rd birthday at Steel City Pops! Three years ago today we opened our first store in Homewood, Alabama and haven’t looked back.

Check out this video for a fun surprise from US to YOU!

Our Mayhaw Farmer – Gene Little

Our Mayhaw Farmer – Gene Little

One of my favorite people I have met since opening Steel City Pops is Gene Little, pictured here with his daughter-in-law.  He has been a farmer for over 70 years.  He is currently 92-years-old and provides our Alabama shops with the key ingredient to one of my favorite pops.

Meeting Mr. Little was actually somewhat of a fluke as he is not what I would call a ‘local’ farmer …

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To Franchise or not to Franchise?

To Franchise or not to Franchise?

One of the most commonly asked questions we get is whether we are planning on franchising at Steel City Pops. We have discovered that there are vast numbers of people who are excited about the business and wanting to help spread the concept. We have valued the feedback from business professionals and potential entrepreneurs that have contacted us. 

However, after looking at all of the core values of our …

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