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San Francisco’s ‘Boba Guys’ Replaces Brunswick at 23 Clinton Street

Last modified December 7, 2015 at 11:11 am

It’s Brunswick to Boba over on Clinton Street. Brooklyn’s Brunswick coffee house cashed out last week, paving the way for new tenant at 23 Clinton Street. And so soon, too. A record, you might say. As reported last week, Brunswick proprietor Alex Bird decided to sell the cafe assets after receiving an offer he couldn’t refuse […]

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Brooklyn’s Brunswick Cafe Shutters Clinton Street Location

Last modified December 1, 2015 at 11:33 am

First Rosella, then Brunswick; both gone within two years on Clinton Street. Bluebird principal Alex Hall, who’s also behind both Java joints, is done with 23 Clinton Street. His latest cafe concept – Brooklyn import Brunswick – failed to gain traction with the Lower East Side community. The establishment is now officially closed after barely seven […]

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Bluebird’s Alex Hall Swaps Rosella for Brunswick on Clinton Street

Posted April 17, 2015 at 5:16 am

This month in identity crises, one Lower East Side coffee shop has decided to change its name. Bluebird principal Alex Hall opened Rosella exactly one year ago at 23 Clinton Street. Competition here is fierce, given the number of java joints within spitting distance (that would be five). The Australian-born Hall ultimately decided to scrap […]

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Fans of Bluebird Can Now Drink Coffee at Rosella Coffee Shop on Clinton Street

Posted May 5, 2014 at 6:07 am

In the case of Rosella Coffee Shop, “coming soon” meant just a couple weeks. The new java joint, a sibling to Bluebird Coffee, opened this morning at 23 Clinton Street. The bright red store canopy arrived last week. Decor is pretty much what you’d expect, and carries a more upscale feel. Owner and bean-master Alexander […]

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Alexander Hall of Bluebird Opening ‘Rosella Coffee Shop’ at 23 Clinton Street

Posted April 21, 2014 at 5:52 am

Alexander Hall of Milk Bar and Bluebird Coffee Shop fame is a busy guy. Not only is he creating two new Australian-style cafes in Brooklyn called Brunswick (in South Slope and Bed Stuy), the entrepreneur has decided to simultaneously break ground yet again on the Lower East Side. Hall’s latest pursuit is the Rosella Coffee […]

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