Afters Ice Cream, the ice-cream-stuffed donut shop that has become something of a phenomenon for stuffing ice cream into donuts, has an enviable problem: It's too popular. Lines were a constant fixture and were as inevitable as the calories.
Photo by Charles Lam Even better at midnight.
A few weeks ago, it became a different kind of problem. Opening past a certain hour apparently violated some sort "conditional use permit" according to a sign they posted on the window.
So they were forced to close up their Fountain Valley shop by 9 p.m., no matter how many people were still waiting in line.More »