APB For DQ Pix

Scott Beck — a managing partner with the group that is turning Swanky Frank’s into The Little Barn — needs help.

He’d like to hang some pictures of the building’s history. Not Swanky Frank’s — before that. When it was Dairy Queen.

But he can’t find any. They’ve melted away, like a Blizzard Treat in the summer sun.

Surely someone who worked there — flipping Brazier burgers — has a photo somewhere.

If you do, contact sbeck@sonorestaurantgroup.com. And cc “06880.”

We’re licking our lips in anticipation.

This is not the Dairy Queen we're looking for. The photo above shows what is now the entrance to Playhouse Square. This DQ later became the Crest Drive-In. We're looking for the Dairy Queen that turned into Swanky Frank's, near Barnes & Noble.

This is not the Dairy Queen we’re looking for. The photo above shows what is now the entrance to Playhouse Square. This DQ later became the Crest Drive-In. We’re looking for the Dairy Queen that turned into Swanky Frank’s, near Barnes & Noble.

3 responses to “APB For DQ Pix

  1. Margaret Hart Rynshall

    All I have are fun memories of working there when the Improtas owned it. Sadly no pics. Didn’t it kind of look like a barn?

  2. Carol Christopher Staples ’70, father was the owner of the Dairy Queen and alot of Carol’s family still live in Westport.

  3. Eric William Buchroeder SHS '70

    I can’t imagine how great it’d be to have parents in the ice cream business. It’s no wonder Carol C. was always such a sweetheart.