Blue Marble Debuts Ice-Cream Trike on Governors Island

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Photo: Courtesy of Blue Marble

Blue Marble Ice Cream already has a trike at Brooklyn Flea, and now theyre building a second one to debut on Governors Island this weekend or next. Owner Jennie Dundas tells us it will offer four or five flavors (including a sorbet) made by Hudson Valley dairy farmer Matt White. Theyll be sold in cups and cones for $3 and $4. Eventually, when the Water Taxi Beach adds its outdoor-indoor café in a few weeks, theyll be served there too. In case of a delay, the shop has something else for you to do on Sunday theyre bringing over a crew of Rwandan drummers for a concert and ice-cream social that will double as a fund-raiser for Blue Marble Dreams, a nonprofit that will train the drummers to open Butares first-ever ice-cream shop. Details about the project and the concert can be found online.