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    Burger King Veteran Receives Over $200,000 Via GoFundMe After Goodie Bag Video Goes Viral

    A GoFundMe for Kevin Ford, set up by his daughter, has raised over $200,000.

  • Rebound June 17, 2021 5:54 pm

    Rebound Season 3: Small Business Roundtable

    In season three of NBC’s Rebound, we gave three business owners cameras to document their journey as small Black-owned businesses in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The owners of Chicago’s Lingua Nigra jewelry company, Miami’s hair care brand Kazmaleje and DC’s Goodies Frozen Custard and Treats joined NBCLX storyteller Ngozi Ekeledo to talk about the importance of supporting Black...

  • Rebound June 9, 2021 11:28 am

    Goodies Frozen Custard Open for Business at Alexandria Storefront

    Wearing rain jackets and carrying umbrellas, a steady stream of people lined up to get a frozen custard treat from Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats storefront in Alexandria on opening weekend. Goodies’ “almost semi-grand opening” on Memorial Day weekend didn’t have summery weather that screams for frozen treats, but the community flocked to support the new storefront located inside...

  • Rebound June 9, 2021 1:54 pm

    Charting New Territory in a Historic Ice House

    After a year of delays amid the coronavirus pandemic, Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats finally opened its first brick and mortar location in a historic ice house in Old Town Alexandria. Owner Brandon Byrd talks about the historical significance of being one of the few Black business owners in the area, which played a prominent role in the transatlantic trade...

  • Rebound June 2, 2021 10:28 am

    ‘You Can Never Be Prepared Fully': Goodies Clears Hurdles to Storefront Opening

    No one knows better than Brandon Byrd that running a business can be precarious: In his journey toward opening a storefront for Goodies, a frozen custard truck in the D.C. area, he’s rebounded from several setbacks. One of them being a worldwide pandemic that hit when he was preparing to remodel an old ice house for his storefront in Old...

  • Rebound June 1, 2021 4:38 pm

    When Dessert Gets Down to the Wire

    Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats, a Black-owned dessert truck in the D.C. area, is on its way to expanding its dessert empire by opening its first brick and mortar store in Old Town Alexandria. After an electrical issue delayed his grand opening, the only thing stopping owner Brandon Byrd from realizing his dream is the sign-off from a city...

  • Rebound May 26, 2021 10:09 am

    How DC Area's Goodies Built a Brand on Vanilla Frozen Custard

    Goodies, a frozen custard truck, will soon have a storefront in Alexandria, Virginia. The owner, Brandon Byrd, hopes to open the shop at the historic Ice House at 200 Commerce St.

  • Rebound May 25, 2021 1:55 pm

    Building a Brand on Vanilla Custard

    Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats, a Black-owned dessert truck in the D.C. area, created a loyal following by focusing on its signature flavor: vanilla custard. As cities begin to open back up from pandemic shutdowns, owner Brandon Byrd is hoping that loyalty follows his business to the new Goodies brick and mortar store.

  • Rebound May 19, 2021 11:45 am

    Goodies: Frozen Custard Truck Bounces Back After Pandemic Struggles by Opening First Virginia Store

    Episode 1 of NBC Washington’s Rebound explores how Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats, a Black-owned dessert shop in D.C., went from struggling during the pandemic to opening its first storefront.

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