Odysseus had his sirens, the children of Hamelin, the Pied Piper, and DJs, the Macarena. Some songs are simply irresistible.
But perhaps the strongest pull of all comes from the joyful jingle of the ice cream truck. As the boxy vehicles slowly roll down the street, children and adults alike eagerly line up. From King Cones to Fudgesicles and Strawberry Shortcake bars, everyone has their favorite.
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What is your favorite ice cream truck treat? Any local frozen desserts you can't resist in the summer?