Mikey Likes It ice cream in the East Village gets big grant

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Mikey Cole was born and raised on the Lower East Side and now he’s adding a lot more sweetness to his neighborhood.

He opened up the artisanal ice cream shop, Mikey Likes It, in the East Village in 2013. Last month, Mikey was awarded a $30,000 grant sponsored by Squarespace and part of the NY Knicks Make It Awards to support small businesses.

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