New Crepe Spot to Open at 25A Essex

Posted on: June 5th, 2013 at 5:52 am by
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Around this time last year, XCUBICLE ditched 25A Essex Street and moved to the larger corner store. The space left behind was then renovated for use as a shoebox showroom. A miniscule, 80 square-foot gallery and events space by the hands of Lukas Geronimas and Helga Christoffersen. Those plans didn’t quite take, though.

Instead, a new cafe business is afoot at 25A Essex. One that addresses the growing foodie presence around Seward Park (e.g. Grumpy, Pushcart Coffee, Malt & Mold). A contractor working onsite informs us that the tiny storefront will soon birth some sort of crepe spot. An upgraded wooden facade is also in place.

A welcome addition to the neighborhood?

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