In the Boston area, the Jimmy Fund is such a renowned charity that many folks think that the sprinkles that many people top their cones with are named jimmies because of it. We’ve debunked that myth previously, but the Jimmy Fund invades into our ice cream quest by taking over City Hall Plaza for a three day throwdown known as the Scooper Bowl.
Back in high school, my friends and I would come in to the Common and gorge ourselves on so many samples that we’d wind up moaning in glorious agony for the entire road home. This year, the twenty-seventh annual event will take place from noon to 8p on June 9, 10, & 11. Last year, they raised over $345,000, bringing the grand total to over $2 million to help the Jimmy Fund. If you want to get a wide sample of a variety of ice cream all in one place, this is where you should be. I know we will. Say hello….