Shirt Design Contest Winner

Shirt Design Contest Winner

Throughout the month of June, we had the privilege of connecting with all of our artsy pop fans – through a shirt design contest! For 2 weeks we opened it up for submissions, and 324 of you turned in some of the coolest designs we’ve seen. We faced the extremely difficult task of narrowing the …

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Straight from the Farm

Straight from the Farm

One of our favorite aspects of Steel City Pops is our focus on local growers and partnerships. In every community of which we are a part, we try to seek out the best farmers, artisans and breweries in the area and have our ingredients locally sourced. With the fall come several new delicious fall flavors, …

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Top 10 Events of the Summer

Top 10 Events of the Summer

If you have been around Alabama or DFW, you might have seen one of our carts around town; either at a wedding, festival, or local market. Catering events started out as a way to serve our customers. It was only natural to come to you, where you are. We love it because it allows us to …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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