But after this past winter, just saying it's the first day of spring feels good.
And at Rita's Italian Ice where despite the cold, folks are cashing in on an annual tradition
Rita's offers free ice day on the first day of spring, and no matter of its 70 degrees or like today, low 30's, folks come for the free ice.
Spring officially arrived just before 1 this afternoon, right about the time the temperatures were in the low to mid 30's.
The flowers are doing their best to make a showing this year, some even poking through the snow.
But the cold temperatures didn’t stop folks from heading to Rita's Italian Ice on West Gore Road.
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