Eat and Drink Free food in NYC: Blue Marble, Shake Shack National Ice Cream month giveth. Feel free to taketh. Free ice cream from Brooklyn's own Blue Marble is available the last week of July. Photo Credit: Blue Marble Ice Cream via Facebook By amNY.com staff Updated July 19, 2018 6:45 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Not having to pay for what you're eating and drinking makes everything taste better. To fill your belly and quench your thirst without shelling out any cash, consult our continually updated list of complimentary bites and sips up for grabs around the city. Free in Flatiron Weekly activities have been going on in Flatiron North Public Plaza all summer, with music, games and, sometimes free food. On the north side of 23rd Street, between Fifth Avenue and Broadway, the free bites are offered at 6 p.m.: July 26 – Free scoops of Shake Shack frozen custard Aug. 9 – Free Eataly mini-cannoli National Ice Cream Month deal It’s easy enough to be cynical about the many (many) food “holidays,” until they translate to freebies. And this time of year, a free scoop of ice cream can melt even those of us with 😐 as our default. So let those outer corners of your mouth turn slightly upward, pull that Jet Blue card out of your wallet and flash it at one of the participating Blue Marble outposts and you’ll score a free scoop of Brooklyn-born creamy goodness. Here are the deals: July 27: If you happen to be at JFK’s Terminal 5, a free scoop can be yours from noon to 8 p.m. Flavor options are chocolate, strawberry, cookies and cream, and a vegan vanilla coconut. July 26 to 31: Grab a free scoop of any flavor, while supplies last, at these Blue Marbles: 86 Underhill Ave. in Prospect Heights, 220 36th St. in Industry City and 517 Clayton Rd. on Governors Island. By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Our freebie guide to the cityComedy shows, exhibits, concerts ... so much you won't have to pay for. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.