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Cafe Roma, located across the street from the State Capitol on L Street, closed in June 2014 to the dismay of many in the Capitol Community.

Last week, the city council approved a new tenant for the space - Cornflower Creamery owned by Cynthia Broughton, reports the Capitol Morning Report.

Broughton says the focus of her creamery will be "artisan, house-made ‘farm-to-scoop' ice cream." She's teaming up with local farmers who'll provide the seasonal ingredients for flavors she's keeping under wraps, for now. Her ice creams will come in three varieties -- regular, sugar-free and vegan -- and all three may be enjoyed as scoops inside her homemade waffle cones. Or, for those preferring sundaes or shakes, she'll have those, too.

Cornflower Creamery will also feature coffee, baked goods, to-go lunch items, Italian Ice and sorbet. Broughton hopes to open the story by the end of the summer.

Read the entire item in the Capitol Morning Report. (Subscription required.)

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