Scoop Up Great Deals and A Free Cup or Cone from Ashley’s Ice Cream & Arethusa Farm Dairy in August at The Shops at Yale  


New Haven, CT – The Shops at Yale has partnered up with two of New Haven’s premier ice cream shops to provide a free cool treat to customers during these hot summer days while shopping for back-to-school clothing, accessories and electronics.


During the month of August, guests at The Shops at Yale will receive a free small cup or cone at Ashley’s Ice Cream, 280 York Street, or Arethusa Farm Dairy, 1020 Chapel Street, when they show a same-day paper receipt of just $25 or more from any of the following participating retailers; Apple, Atticus Bookstore Café (retail only), Campus Customs, Derek Simpson Goldsmith, dwell New Haven, FatFace, GANT, Grey Matter Books, Hull’s Art Supply and Framing, idiom Boutique, J.Crew, L.L.Bean, Lou Lou Boutique, lululemon, Raggs for Men & Women, Shiana Hair, Sneaker Junkies, The Yale Bookstore and Urban Outfitters. Promotional details and restrictions can be found online at

Customers can also use that same receipt of $25 or more for up to 2-hours of free parking in The Shops at Yale’s three convenient surface parking lots located at 255 Crown Street, 161 York Street and 56 Broadway.


“We wanted to show our appreciation to our loyal customers for their support during these uncertain times, and what better way to do that than with free ice cream and free parking. In addition to the already spectacular sales currently being offered, Connecticut Tax Free Week is scheduled to take place from Sunday, August 16 through Saturday, August 22 for even more savings,” said David DelVecchio, Director of Real Estate Asset Management at Yale University. “If you are looking for great deals, now is the time to get out there and shop, but please wear your face mask when visiting.”


The Shops at Yale & Yale University Properties

The Shops at Yale is made up of the Chapel Street Historic and Broadway Districts in New Haven and includes a mix of retailers and restaurants, such as Apple, lululemon, L.L.Bean, J.Crew, GANT, Derek Simpson Goldsmith, Union League Café, Tarry Lodge, Shake Shack, and idiom Boutique. Yale University Properties manages Yale University’s commercial properties, including retail stores, office spaces, and residential units in New Haven. Enabled by Yale’s community investment program, University Properties is committed to enhancing the quality of life in New Haven through the development of high-quality retail and office environments and the revitalization of surrounding neighborhoods. As a result of University Properties’ community investment program, Yale University is one of the largest taxpayers in the city of New Haven. Learn more at and

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