Last December Williamsburg coffee shop The End debuted their Unicorn Latte. The drink was a hit and little Unicorn Lattes were trotting throughout the neighborhood happily. However, this April the behemoth known as Starbucks poked its large horn into the ring and debuted a Unicorn Frappuccino. The End has now filed a lawsuit against Starbucks. […]
A Breaking Bad themed coffee shop from Istanbul called Walter’s Coffee Roastery, is planning to open a Williamsburg location at
Community Board 1 in Williamsburg had their final vote last night regarding Starbucks’ request for a liquor license for the forthcoming North 7th location. I talked to
Eddie Cedeno was Oslo Coffee’s manager/roaster when the place burned down in January. Cedeno took that as a sign that he needed to fulfill his dream of bringing Oslo roasted coffee to his neighborhood in Bushwick with a new place called Strangeways. From Bedford + Bowery: From 7 a.m. till 7 p.m., seven days a […]
Photo of the new storefront via Oslo’s facebook page Oslo Coffee’s Bedford (and S 2nd st.) location reopens today after suffering a massive fire four months ago. From Gothamist: Owner J.D. Merget confirms the Bedford Avenue location is open for business this morning—sort of. “Everything’s free,” a triumphant Merget told us last night, before correcting […]
Economists at NYCEDC took a look at the listings for all of the coffee shops in NYC. They broke down the numbers by zip code and found that Williamsburg’s 11211 has the highest concentration of coffee shops outside of Manhattan with 31 shops. They also found that 42.7% of the coffee spots in NYC are […]
Because it’s been beaten to death, because it’s used for everything and tells us nothing—because a 24-hour and/or certified artisanal and/or kitschy-weird anything does not a precious blood diamond make—let’s boycott “hidden gem.” Tucked away on an otherwise gray stretch of Woodpoint Road, particularly in the thick of legitimate (see: Code Narnia) winter weather, Tar […]
Coffee, long may you run our lives, help the hung-over, and get us through our daily plight as semi-creative worker bees. And while we can’t all be coffee aficionados, we don’t have to stand by idly like Bartelby, consuming lifeless and burnt drivel. Some have always known that there’s more to coffee than just caffeine, but for us in the masses it’s not always easy finding the good stuff. That’s all changing thanks to a local Brooklyn service, Craft Coffee. Born right out of the burg they send a sampler pack of three amazing coffees from top roasters around the country right to your doorstep.