Black Cat Coffee Shop Opening on Rivington Street Next Week

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 at 5:10 am by
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Some of the Clinton Street upscaling is finally inching eastward onto Rivington. Many of the longtime mom-and-pop businesses along this stretch have shuttered in the last year, and are currently awaiting new tenants. One such footprint is now filled, however – 172 Rivington, formerly Estilo Upholstery and Dreadlocks by Randi.

Computer printouts on the freshly-renovated facade reveal that a new cafe called Black Cat Coffee is set to debut. We’re told it’s a “vintage-style” espresso bar, and that opening day is scheduled for sometime next week. This may come as some welcome news for residents of this block who don’t have a proper coffee shop within reach. After all, Atlas Cafe is a hop-skip-jump.

In the meantime, Black Cat Coffee is simultaneously seeking staffers before the big day. There are a couple posts on Craigslist, not to mention the litany of posters in the storefront window…

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