Sure, there's now a Cold Stone Creamery in New Haven where you can get whatever you want mixed into your ice cream. Who cares? Ashley's has flavors you'd never dream up on your own, but are orgasmicly good and exactly what you wanted before you knew you needed them. Seriously. Best ice cream ever.
My favorites - the sweet cream (no extraneous flavors to get in the way of absolutely pure ice cream...makes vanilla taste lurid) or coffee oreo (dark yet creamy, incredibly complex and textured)
And, the drawings (some by children, others by the childish) will keep you entertained as you eat, if you don't grab your cone and walk around in the summer evening.