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Good Humor Announces Ice Cream Giveaway In Response To Youngsters’ Outrage Over Shortage

In response to the ice shortage reported on 1010 WINS Wednesday, Good Humor will be handing out free ice cream this weekend.

06/21/2012

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NYC Food Truck Launches Slush Stand To Battle Summer Heat

Kelvin Slush has unveiled their new “Ice Cube,” which will serve as a permanent location for the vendor in addition to their roaming food truck.

06/20/2012

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NY Food Truck Dessert: Wasabi Ice Cream From The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

What initially got the attention of NYC foodies are the creative toppings they come up with, as well as the funny names given to the cones. The ice cream at BGICT is creamier than Mister Softee’s, and you can taste the difference.

CBS New York–06/08/2012

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The 5 Best Ice Cream Shops In The Tri-State Area

We’ve already brought you our picks for the best ice cream in Manhattan. With the warm weather in full effect, we thought it best to hit the other four boroughs – and across the Tri-State – in search of the most delectable chilled-out sweets.

CBS New York–05/20/2012

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I Scream, You Scream: Free Cone Day At Haagen-Dazs Is May 8

Cure those it’s-not-quite-the-middle-of-the-week-yet blues with a free treat from Haagen-Dazs on Tuesday.

05/08/2012

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Free Ice Cream: Ben & Jerry’s ‘Free Cone Day’ Returns Tuesday

Tuesday’s looking a little brighter all of the sudden. Ben & Jerry’s free cone day is back.

04/03/2012

A boy selects ice cream from a cart in Park Slope. (credit: CBS 2)

Park Slope Parents Want Ice Cream Trucks Banned To Avoid Testy Tantrums From Tots

A city agency said banning ice cream trucks would have to be done legislatively citywide or statewide. They said to ban the trucks just in Park Slope would be impossible.

04/02/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Food Truck Desserts

New York’s booming food truck scene has plenty of cuisines to choose from, especially when it comes to dessert. From fresh, homemade chocolate chip cookies to soft serve cones stuffed with dulce de leche and dipped in chocolate, these are our favorites.

03/22/2012

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Spread The Love: Free Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream On Valentine’s Day

Whether or not you have a Valentine this year, Ben & Jerry’s is showing all New Yorkers a little bit of love on Tuesday.

02/14/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Desserts

From authentic French morning dessert pastries to the unique take on shaved ice from the Taiwanese community, a number of restaurants, trucks, and carts made 2011 a little sweeter.

CBS New York–12/28/2011

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NYC’s Best Food Trucks: The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

On June 13, 2009, Big Gay Ice Cream made its grand and colorful debut in Park Slope during the Brooklyn Pride Festival. What most of the customers didn’t know was that it was owner Doug Quint’s first day making an ice cream cone – and things weren’t going so well.

10/24/2011

Thirty-one people were arrested and charged with selling oxycodone pills out of a Lickety Split ice cream truck on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Louis Scala Admits Selling Pills From S.I. Ice Cream Truck

Louis Scala, the accused leader of a Staten Island drug trafficking ring that peddled over 40,000 oxycodone pills out of the back of an ice cream truck, has pleaded guilty.

08/24/2011

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Hot Summer Days Can Mean Sleepless Nights

Hot summer weather is great for so many activities, but presents a problem for one that you need to get through all the rest.

08/17/2011

Crowds line up at the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. (credit: biggayicecreamtruck.com)

The 8 Best Ice Cream Shops In Manhattan

With the warmer temperatures hitting our area, indulging in a little taste of ice cream seems a little bit easier. Here’s where to find the best frozen treats in New York City.

CBS New York–07/18/2011

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The Best Places To Get Gelato/Ice Cream In NYC

Whether you prefer soft-serve, hard, gelato or sorbet—we’ve got you covered (in chocolate sauce and sprinkles if you prefer), with the best ice cream and gelato shops in New York City – the 2011 version.

CBS New York–06/15/2011

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