If you're not quite ready to let go of summer just yet, then this might interest you. One of the nation's biggest fast food franchises has a special offer on a very popular dessert to keep you cool.

Dairy Queen first introduced their famous Blizzards at their store locations across the country back in 1985. To celebrate one of the company's most popular menu items, Dairy Queen will be offering residents in New York state and nationwide Blizzards for 1985 prices during the upcoming weeks.

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Dairy Queen Locations in New York State and the Hudson Valley 

Dairy Queen currently holds around 4,300 stores around the country, thirty-seven of which are located in New York state. Their Hudson Valley locations include Hyde Park, Middletown, Newburgh, Wappingers Falls, and Ghent.

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Eighty-Five DQ Blizzards Are Coming

USA Today is reporting that Dairy Queen will be offering 85 cent Blizzards through the Dairy Queen app from September 11th to 24th. Mental Floss reports that special only applies to small cups, though customers will have their choice of seasonal and regular flavors.

What Are the Most Common Fast Food Chains in New York State?

The website Stacker compiled a list of the most common fast food chains in New York using data from the Friendly City Lab at Georgia Tech.

These numbers were taken from info provided in 2021, so a few of the details could be a little off, given how many restaurants came and went during COVID times.

Stacker says that data was available for 49,651 restaurants in New York, of which 13,976 are chain restaurants.

  • 20. Moe's Southwest Grill: 69
  • 19. Arby's: 76
  • 18. Papa John's: 85
  • 17. Five Guys: 96
  • 16. Panera Bread: 121
  • 15. KFC: 163
  • 14. Pizza Hut: 164
  • 13. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen: 182
  • 12. Chipotle Mexican Grill: 185
  • 11. Carvel Ice Cream: 199
  • 10. Tim Hortons: 228
  • 9. Wendy's: 229
  • 8. Taco Bell: 231
  • 7. Domino's Pizza: 236
  • 6. Baskin Robbins: 311
  • 5. Burger King: 355
  • 4. Starbucks: 462
  • 3. McDonald's: 615
  • 2. Subway: 1,083
  • 1. Dunkin: 1,455

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