Report: Clinton Street Baking Company Will Expand Next Door Within 3 Months

Posted on: June 9th, 2014 at 5:11 am by

clinton-baking-expand-1

Two months ago, we first brought word that the Clinton Street Baking Company was set to expand its operation into the vacated Min’s Market on the corner. Ownership neither confirmed nor denied our story at the time, which is, of course, implicit confirmation.

However, we now we know more about the efforts here.

Boogie tipster RobbieTheK learned from staff just the other day that the build-out should kickstart within three months’ time. The annex in question is indeed the former corner bodega which shuttered in April.

clinton-baking-expand-2

Apparently, access to the restaurant as we know it will change during the expansion. The current dining room will reportedly switch functionality to takeaway, with the old Min’s geared toward on-premise seating. To that end, a connection point to the adjoining space is planned for the back area near the bathroom.

Do you think this strategy will actually alleviate the overcrowding?

UPDATE: Owner Dede Lahman refutes the entire rumor, except for the keystone piece that they are indeed expanding. We’ll see what shakes out.

Recent Stories

ron-english-graffiti-wall-1
Here is the Ron English ‘All American Temper Tot’ on the Bowery Graffiti Wall

That was quick. The Bowery graffiti wall is already sheathed in its new mural. In a matter of hours yesterday, artist Ron English rolled on his wheat-paste creation to the year-long-stagnating wall at the corner of East Houston. It’s called the “All American Temper Tot,” and features the hulkish green baby (i.e. the Temper Tot) […]

ellis-island-24_wm
Touring the Creepy Abandoned Hospital Complex on Ellis Island [PHOTOS]

Creepy. Cold. Intense. Haunted. All apt adjectives to describe the unused section of Ellis Island designated as ruins. It is on the south side of this national park – straddling the state lines of New York and New Jersey – that a maze-like collection of twenty-nine buildings sits. Rotting away from the inside out. Indeed, […]

140orchard-wildair
Contra Guys Will Open the Casual ‘Wildair’ on Orchard Street Next Month

Around this time last year, Contra scored the go-ahead from Community Board 3 to open a casual, “creative American” restaurant at 94 Allen Street. It was to be a place more approachable than the OG spot. Those plans ultimately hit a dead-end (F18 Gallery opened there instead), though, and owners Jeremiah Stone and Fabian Von […]

brunswick-clinton-1
Bluebird’s Alex Hall Swaps Rosella for Brunswick on Clinton Street

This month in identity crises, one Lower East Side coffee shop has decided to change its name. Bluebird principal Alex Hall opened Rosella exactly one year ago at 23 Clinton Street. Competition here is fierce, given the number of java joints within spitting distance (that would be five). The Australian-born Hall ultimately decided to scrap […]

graffiti-wall-night
After a Year of Inactivity, Ron English is the Next Artist to Paint the Bowery Graffiti Wall

The mobile boom was rolled into place beside the freshly-constructed Bowery graffiti wall early yesterday morning. In covering this slab for years, this is the surest signal that a change of the guard is in the cards. Indeed, the next entrant is already at bat to paint a mural here. Acclaimed street artist Ron English has […]