Is it really summer if you're not strolling down the street with ice cream dripping down your hand? 

A stupid question, we know. The answer is so plainly, obviously, 'No.'

Considering there's absolutely nothing else going on in your life, you're desperate for any excuse at all to leave your apartment, ice cream solves pretty much every problem you could possibly have, and you may never actually see anyone in person ever again, indulge all you want. 

Even this pooch knows what we're talking about!

Click through for the top ten spots across the city to grab your sidewalk scoops this season.

[Photo via @hendrixthechelseagolden]