Today is the first day of spring! As is tradition, Rita's Water Ice is giving away a serving of their delicious frozen treat to every customer that comes in today.

Did you know that in the southern half of the state it's called water ice and in the northern half of the state it's called Italian ice? Here are some other facts you may not have known about Italian (or water) ice.

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