Giovine said he opened his Portland business on Fore Street about a week before Christmas in 2010, giving him plenty of time to create a smooth operation before the spring and summer tourist seasons. He said he is importing a cart from Italy to sell gelato at Fort Williams, and prefers to be closer to Portland Head Light because it has more foot traffic than Cove Beach.
Also in this week’s issue is an article on the challenges faced by the South Portland Winter Farmers Market.
Six month after holding its inaugural bazaar, the city’s first weekly farmers market is still struggling for customers.
If traffic doesn’t improve, organizers say the market may not survive.