Free Cone Day 2016

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The Ben & Jerry's in Saratoga Springs

Today is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's scoop shops, including the locations in Troy (Sage and 15th Street on the RPI campus) and Saratoga Springs (34 Phila Street). Both locations will be giving out free cones from noon to 8 pm.

Fun bit: The Saratoga Springs Ben & Jerry's was the first of the brand's shops outside Vermont to participate in Free Cone Day, starting back in 1984, according to the Ben & Jerry's website.

What about Albany? As you might have heard, the Ben & Jerry's shop that had been on Lark Street for many years is moving a few blocks to a location next to El Loco on Madison Ave, and its owners had previously posted they hoped to be open for Free Cone Day. But a recent post on the shop's FB page indicates it will not be open today, and they're aiming for an opening later this spring.

Earlier on AOA: Ice cream stand season 2016

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