Free Stuff Alert: Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Cones

Free cone day at Ben & Jerry's is Tuesday. Patch file photo.
Free cone day at Ben & Jerry's is Tuesday. Patch file photo.
By Jaimie Cura 

What better way to celebrate the return of warm weather than with free ice cream? Ben & Jerry's is saying "thank you" to its loyal customer base on Free Cone Day. 

From noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, Ben & Jerry's of Santa Monica, 2441 Main St., is scooping up sweet treats for free.

Planning on taking pictures? Ben & Jerry's is hoping you will use the hashtag #FreeConeDay when you post your images to Instagram and join the online community in rejoicing.

Jerry Rubin April 08, 2014 at 11:13 AM
What a time for me to be on a fast! Missing out on Ben and Jerry's. Wow! Maybe I can just go down there and watch.
Penny Arévalo April 08, 2014 at 11:16 AM
I hear some people can achieve satisfaction just by smelling fattening foods ... but so far, I haven't perfected it!
Jerry Rubin April 08, 2014 at 12:14 PM
Strange as it may seem, when I am on any extended fast I do get some kind of satisfaction by watching others eat, looking at food photos in magazines, and watching Cable Food Network on TV.
mimi April 08, 2014 at 12:34 PM
Jerry--- Sounds like a riff on Jimmy Carter having lust in his heart.
Jerry Rubin April 08, 2014 at 12:44 PM
Now I just got a craving for peanuts!


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