Levain Bakery

Levain Bakery to Open First Downtown Location on Lafayette Street Next Week

Posted February 21, 2020 at 5:12 am

In a first, Levain Bakery is headed downtown. News that we first reported in March 2019. Now, more than a year after breaking the news, the sweets shops confirms that next Wednesday (February 26) is the opening date at 340 Lafayette Street (at Bleecker Street). Teaser signage in the window had promised this debut as […]

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Newly Restored, 59 Bleecker Pimps Levain Bakery and BAPE Boutique

Last modified February 4, 2020 at 9:36 am

The retail restoration of 59 Bleecker Street is complete. And with it, the requisite teaser signage of the new businesses moving in. No more hardware stores. Instead, as first reported here, Levain Bakery is opening its first downtown outpost. The ad promises an “early 2020” delivery, which is more than six months from the initial […]

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Rumor: Levain Bakery Headed to Bleecker Street for First Downtown Spot

Posted March 11, 2019 at 5:03 am

When the remodeled and restored 59 Bleecker Street returns, word on the street is it’ll offer a pair of upscale retail tenants. Namely, Levain Bakery. Founded on the Upper West Side twenty-five years ago by competitive swimmer friends Connie McDonald and Pam Weekes, Levain is a cafe famous for its six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie. […]

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