‘Pause Cafe’ Expands After 7 Years on Clinton Street

Posted on: March 7th, 2018 at 5:05 am by

Press play, because Pause Cafe just expanded in a big way.

The seven-year-old Moroccan-style coffee shop unveiled a larger location mere paces from the original Clinton Street storefront. Indeed, ownership chose to take over the store space left vacant by Paloma Rocket in July 2017, and nearly tripled its footprint.

The retail turnaround here was quick, too. Within just a couple weeks, the space was reorganized and transformed.

Meanwhile, the OG location is still operational, at least in the short term. However, it’s not clear whether the small spot will continue, especially given the size difference.

Pause Cafe opened at 3 Clinton Street back in January 2011, having assumed control from the likeminded Piada.

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