Irving Farm Coffee Takes Over 88 Orchard

Posted on: March 4th, 2013 at 6:05 am by
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Seeing the 88 Orchard coffee shop listed on the SLA agenda for next week’s Community Board 3 meeting was certainly interesting. Especially since their current wine and beer license is active through November 30, 2013. The reason for the new application – the business was reportedly sold.

Indeed, it appears local mini-chain Irving Farm Coffee is the lucky new owner of the popular corner cafe. The familiar notice to neighbors pasted to the doorway seems to confirm this latest development. 88 Orchard would mark the fourth city location for the Hudson Valley roasters, co-owned by Stephen Leven and David Elwell.

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And another slice of Lower East Side flavor gets gobbled up. Or in this case, filtered…

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