It's official: According to new data, this year is rounding out to be one of NYC's hottest—ever. While we don't love the pavement-melting weather, a sticky, humid heat wave is the perfect excuse for indulging in a frozen treat
—and you know this city has those in abundance.
When it feels like a steam room outside, we head to New York's coolest parlors, all dishing out fresh-'n'-rich ice creams and sweetly satisfying sorbets. But, don’t fret if you can’t make up your overheated mind. Just trust our delectable guide: We’ve got your cups and your cones. We’ve got your ice cream sammies and your shakes
. We’ve even got you vegans covered. So, bookmark this list of our Big Apple ice cream spots—and make it a triple.