Starbucks on Delancey Closed Due to “Building Issues”

Posted on: September 23rd, 2011 at 6:41 am by

Starbucks might be on a tear of late, what with its East Village expansion plans and all.  Yet further south, the sister spot at 80 Delancey is struggling a bit.  That’s right.  The six-year-old outpost at the corner of Allen Street unexpectedly shuttered yesterday morning.  A lone sign is visible in the doorway, informing caffeine-starved patrons that the location is closed until further notice.  Apparently there are some ambiguous “building issues” with which to contend.

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Workers were seen throughout the day toiling in the ceilings and keeping busy.  No word on what these alleged “issues” are, but we were told the coffee shop should reopen sometime within the next few days.  Judging by the raw smell and overall state of the interior, could be a bit longer.

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So definitely support the other cafes in the immediate vicinity. And continue to do so after the evil empire Starbucks reopens.

Berkli Parc Cafe
88 Orchard
Lost Weekend NYC
Flowers Cafe
Cafe Grumpy

Yup, seven coffee shops in as many blocks.

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