FYI Philly's annual Ice Cream Social

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Thursday, November 1, 2018
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Alicia gets a lesson in making rolled ice cream at Good Moo'd Creamery.

This weekend on FYI Philly, we're celebrating National Ice Cream Month with our annual ice cream social, visiting some new spots and some Philly favorites that have stood the test of time. We round up artisan ice cream sandwiches and milkshakes plus Philly Mag's picks for coolest treats AND a refreshing spot for a hot summer day.

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Come along as we check out Philly Mag's top picks for ice cream around Philly.

Philly Mag Favorite ice cream shops

Alicia Vitarelli takes us to some of Philadelphia Magazine's picks for best ice cream shops.

Bright Yellow Creamery | Facebook | @brightyellowcreamery

Trolley Car Ice Cream Shoppe | Facebook

7619 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119

(215) 753-1500

La Michoacana All Natural Ice Cream | Facebook

231 E. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348

Koffmeyer's Old Fashioned Cookies & Ice Cream | Facebook

7 Brookline Boulevard, Havertown, PA 19083

(484) 454 -3526

Good Moo'd Creamery | Facebook

1647 E. Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Our pursuit of gourmet ice cream goes old school at Franklins and Bredenbeck's.

Made In Philly: The Franklin Bar Bredenbecks

Jeannette Reyes takes our ice cream 'old school', with a family-owned parlor that dates back to 1889 and a 1940s-themed ice cream shop that pays homage to dairy bars of the past.

The Franklin Ice Cream Bar

112 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106


Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor

8126 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia PA 19118


Alicia checks out Mama Maria's for Italian ice and Flow State CoffeeBar for some coffee-infused treats.

New Spots: Mammas, Flow State

Alicia Vitarelli checks out two new spots for frozen treats.

Mama Maria's

2900 Aramingo Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19134

Flow State CoffeeBar | Facebook

2413 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

(267) 702-0280

If you love ice cream sandwiches, we've got six places for you to try!

Ice Cream Sandwich Roundup

Great ice cream comes in many packages, in a cup or a cone, or sandwiched in between all kinds of goodness. Karen Rogers has your ice cream sandwich roundup-from crazy concoctions to gourmet creations.

Beiler's | Facebook

University City

3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

Philly Flavors


2004 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19130

(215) 232-7748

Center City

343 South 13th, Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 519-8982

South Philly

1928 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Weckerly's | Facebook

9 W Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19123

iSwitch | Facebook

208 Carter Drive, Suite 13B., West Chester, PA 19382

Mademoiselle Macaron | Facebook

41 S Main Street, Mullica Hill, N.J. 08062

Capofitto | Facebook | Instagram

233 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 897-9999

Square 1682 | Facebook

121 S 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103


For milkshake lovers, Alicia Vitarelli rounds up a half dozen spots to get your shake on.

Milkshake Roundup

For milkshake lovers, Alicia Vitarelli rounds up a half dozen spots to get your shake on.

Bassetts at Reading Terminal Market

45 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107


Joe's Steak & Soda Shop | Facebook

6030 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135



1 W Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125

(215) 535-940

Millie's Burgers, Steaks & Shakes | Facebook

1441 W. Shunk Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145


Ants Pants on 4th Cafe | Facebook

526. S. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147


Ants Pants Cafe

2212 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148


Magpie Artisan Pies | Facebook

1622 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148


Goldie Falafel Tahini Shakes

1526 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


Whole Foods Market

2101 Pennsylvania Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19130


Hip City Veg Vegan Shakes

127 S 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 278-7605

University City

214 S 40th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

(267) 244-4342

Center City

121 S. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

(267) 296-9001

Society Hill

301 Christopher Columbus Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19106

Like to mix your ice cream with some alcohol? Melissa Magee found some boozy icy treats to feed both needs.

Boozy Icy Treats

Like to mix your ice cream with some alcohol? Melissa Magee found some boozy icy treats.

Capofitto | Facebook | Instagram

233 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106


Assembly Rooftop Lounge at the Logan Hotel | Facebook

1840 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103


Twisted Tail | Facebook

509 S 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147


Looking for summer fun? Look no further than the Funplex in Mt. Laurel.

The Funplex in Mt. Laurel

Looking for a refreshing day trip? There's a family run amusement park in New Jersey that's guaranteed to cool you off even on the hottest summer day.

The Funplex | Facebook

3320-24 Route 38, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054


East Hanover

182 Route 10 West, East Hanover, N.J. 07936


The Rodin Museum is getting a sudsy addition, while Oval+ is back for another run in the sun.

FYI Loves the Arts: Parkway Happenings

If you want to take in some cool culture, there's plenty to do on the Parkway this summer.

Rodin Museum | Facebook Love The Arts in Philadelphia

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19130


Oval+ | Facebook

July 20-August 19

Eakins Oval (2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway), Philadelphia, PA 19130

Barnes Foundation

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19130


Karen checks out some adorable dogs and cats looking for a new home.

Shelter Me: Camden County Animal Shelter

Kitten season is in full swing at the Camden County Animal Shelter in New Jersey. They are searching for foster families to help care for the many litters of kittens that come through.

Camden County Animal Shelter | Facebook

125 County House Road, Sewell, N.J. 08080


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