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Dream Cream Ice Cream in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Pittsburgh’s Dream Cream Ice Cream shop is making dreams come true one scoop at a time! Borne out of a collaboration between the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and the Mayor’s Office, the local parlor offers a variety of unique flavors like Banana Cream Pie, Strawberry Cheesecake and Movie Popcorn.

“Dreamers” looking to raise funds for their own special projects are welcomed to apply to Dream Cream and pick their own flavor to help raise money for personal causes, including mission trips, breast cancer awareness or even building a new playground. At the end of the month, selected dreamers receive a portion of the sales made from their ice cream.


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Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats in Oxon Hill, Md.
“Goodies” brands itself as Washington, D.C.’s first and only “Vintage Mobile Eatery” paying homage to the 1950’s rock n’ roll era. The company said it prides itself on serving fresh, old-fashioned frozen custard and treats out of its “Made in America” metro van.

In a 2014 interview with The Washington Post, founder┬áBrandon Byrd declined to spill his food truck’s revenue but said it was up 20 percent from what it was last year.


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