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The Shocking Meltdown of Ample Hills — Brooklyn’s Hottest Ice Cream Company

They had $19 million, a deal with Disney, and dreams of becoming the next Ben & Jerry’s. Then everything fell apart.

A GIF animation of a two-scoop mint chocolate chip ice cream cone melting onto a sidewalk.
Animation by Julia Roe for Marker

The after-school rush had just ended one weekday in the spring of 2015 when the phone rang at the Vanderbilt Avenue location of Ample Hills…

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