Coffee Shop

‘Allegro Coffee’ Opens Inside the Bowery Whole Foods Today

Posted July 10, 2017 at 5:05 am

It’s opening day. Today is the grand opening of the Allegro Coffee outpost inside the Whole Foods Bowery. The sign on the front door of the old beer depot signals as much. Losing the beer room three months ago in favor of coffee is part of an overarching effort to revamp the struggling Whole Foods, now in […]

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Rumor: Berkli Parc Closing Down on Saturday After 7 Years at Allen and Delancey [Updated]

Last modified June 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Berkli Parc is reportedly ending operations this weekend after nearly seven years at the corner of Allen and Delancey Streets. We are told that the landlord bought out the remainder of the cafe’s lease, and that a fire sale is planned for Saturday. Circumstances around the closure aren’t confirmed, but we did hear unverified allegations […]

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‘Allegro Coffee’ Launching Outpost in Former Whole Foods Bowery Beer Store

Posted June 19, 2017 at 5:13 am

A different type of brew will soon be served at the Whole Foods Bowery. Indeed, that corner coffee shop we told you about – the one replacing the beer store – is set to become another location of Allegro Coffee. Some of the window paper was removed from the glass last week to reveal the […]

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‘Brooklyn Diamond’ Coffee will Shine where Tiny Empire Failed on Lafayette Street

Posted April 21, 2017 at 5:19 am

Where one Brooklyn business failed, another is giving it a go. And this one, a contribution to “Latte Lane.” Brooklyn Diamond is making its way to the eastern fringe of SoHo. The misnomer of a coffee shop has grand plans for 234 Lafayette Street, its second location in Manhattan, and third overall. From the about […]

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‘Lena Coffee’ Spinoff will Open at Gentrified 135 Eldridge Street 

Posted March 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

Now that 135 Eldridge Street is sufficiently upscaled (nay, gentrified), the mess of scaffolding and construction materials is gone from the block. In its place, posters advertising the remodeled retail units for suitors more befitting the “new” Lower East Side. And the first taker is here. In due course, the Greenwich Village-based Lena Coffee will […]

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The ‘Triple Shot World Atlas Cafe’ on Clinton Street Hasn’t Been Open Lately

Posted January 9, 2017 at 5:09 am

As one coffee shop opens along the Clinton Street corridor – Me & Terri bowed over the weekend – another longtimer appears on shaky ground. The java joint formally known as the Triple Shot World Atlas Cafe hasn’t been open for the last few weeks, several readers point out. The only official announcement onsite is […]

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‘Café Integral’ to Open Nicaraguan Coffee Shop at Former Elizabeth Street Laundromat

Posted August 4, 2016 at 5:00 am

At the corner of Kenmare and Elizabeth Streets, where laundromats previously ruled, a specialty cafe will soon sprout. Nolita Cleaning Company, the self-proclaimed “premiere cleaning company” of its namesake neighborhood, vanished from the commercial landscape without a trace earlier this summer. The newcomer had replaced the long-running Zippy Cleaners at 149 Elizabeth Street, but barely […]

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Black Cat LES on Rivington Street to Reopen this Week with New Management and Menu

Posted June 13, 2016 at 5:10 am

Worry not, fans of Black Cat Cafe on Rivington Street. Yes, the comfy local favorite has been closed for the last week or so. But it is returning soon enough. You’ll recall that the owners had been looking to sell the three-year-old business since as early as last August. Brokers were hell-bent on pitching the […]

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Former Lost Weekend Owner Debuts ‘Pintail Coffee’ Counter at Orchard Street Boutique

Posted April 11, 2016 at 5:00 am

Despite the proverbial wipeout, former Lost Weekend proprietor Michael Little is getting back up, so to speak. He’s headed just a couple blocks south to open another surf-style coffee shop, albeit on a much smaller scale. This time piggybacking off a popular neighborhood boutique. Meet Pintail Coffee, now serving in the front entrance of Georgia’s Vintage at […]

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Lost Weekend Coffee Shop Closes Down After 5 Years on Orchard Street

Posted February 1, 2016 at 5:10 am

It was a Lost Weekend for the brand. Permanently. As expected, Lost Weekend shuttered after five years on Orchard Street. Coffee shop owner Michael Little packed up the surf boards and equipment for the last time, emptying the premises for good over the weekend. Obligatory paper window treatments are firmly in place with a spray-painted […]

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