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Coffee Shops

  1. racial discrimination
    How Black Café Owners Are Responding to Starbucks’s ‘Racial Bias’ Shutdown“Do you want to spend your dollars at a place where you can feel safe or a place where they’re going to call the police on you?”
  2. nostalgia
    Watching and Lamenting the Death of the New York DinerAn ode to a way of eating, and thinking about the city, that is going away.
  3. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Coffee Shop to Work at in New YorkA good café work space needs four things: passable coffee, snacks, Wi-Fi, and a clean restroom.
  4. openings
    At This New Vegan Coffee Shop, Next-Level Porridge Takes Center StageThe Good Sort is serving sweet and savory congees and color-coded non-dairy lattes in Chinatown.
  5. Rude Customers
    French Cafés Are Charging Extra for Rude BehaviorDemanding “a coffee” can cost five times more than saying, “Hello, a coffee please.”
  6. Openings
    First Look at Alex Raij’s Brooklyn Coffee Shop Tekoá
The owners want their new café to appeal to every one of their neighbors — morning commuters, discriminating diners, picnic-packers, parents, toddlers, laptop-toting freelancers, and all.


  7. Closings
    LES Whynot Coffee Moving to Smaller Space Nearby, Making Way For SushiIt’s one of the handsomest coffee shops in the city.
  8. Openings
    The New West Village Toby’s Estate Is Very Instagram-WorthyIt strikes the perfect balance between cozy and industrial.
  9. Grub Guides
    The New Wave of Light, Beachy New York City CafésTwo Hands, Bluestone Lane, and Brunswick.
  10. Grub Guides
    23 Excellent Coffee Shops That Make Milk a Top PriorityGoat’s milk, housemade almond milk, and non-homogenized Jersey cow’s milk.
  11. Rights
    Au Bon Pain Says It Stopped Blocking Wi-Fi Access to Gay Rights Sites [Updated]“We worked with our WiFi provider to make sure it won’t happen again.”
  12. Buzz Buzz
    Verve Opening Pop-up Coffee Shop in WilliamsburgThe Santa Cruz–based company will be here for three months.
  13. Video Feed
    Cops Responding to Coffee Store ‘Robbery’ Discover Worst-PlannedThings got extra jittery for a moment there.
  14. Coming Soon
    Grace Hightower Planning Tribeca CaféThe socialite and entrepreneur says it’ll likely happen within the year.
  15. Indecent Proposal
    Sydney Coffee Shop Lets Customers Pay for Coffee With KissesYou have to kiss like you mean it.
  16. Percolated
    Girls-Famous Coffee Shop Café Grumpy Expands to Times SquareA little slice of Greenpoint near the Great White Way.
  17. Hate
    Harlem Coffee Shop Posts Marriage-Equality Sign and Loses Exactly One CustomerSomeone needs a double shot of espresso.
  18. Mediavore
    Camden Coffee Shop Owner Reneges on Sexual Harassment Settlements; Chick-Fil-APlus: New York Times operators are standing by to help you with your Thanksgiving turkey; and Ruth Reichl loves to chow down in Vegas, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Lists
    Brooklyn’s Best Coffee Shops for Taking Care of BusinessThe borough’s top “coffices.”
  20. Quote of the Day
    Grumpy About LaptopsCafé Grumpy’s latest location was built to discourage laptop lingerers.
  21. Hiring Practices
    Hey, Did You Know Servers Get Hired for Their Looks?Especially at Pulino’s and Coffee Shop.
  22. Mediavore
    Trump, Cipriani Group Eye Tavern on the Green; Serpico Busted for ConcealedPlus: the city’s best-looking waitstaffs, and PETA amasses shares, all in our morning news roundup.
  23. What to Eat
    Total Cheeseballs!Who makes the best pão de queijo in town?
  24. Openings
    The Upshot of Liquor License Failure: Uptown Gets a 24-Hour CoffeeshopWinston’s Cafe opens as a stopgap while owner Jim Stephens struggles to serve booze.
  25. Openings
    Coffee Shop Poised to Take Over Empire DinerThe Chelsea icon will change hands.
  26. Closings
    Closed: Pause; Opening: Kitchen SinkAn Edgewater coffee house gets a makeover, a new name, and new owners.
  27. Closings
    Mercury Cafe Has ClosedThe West Town coffeeshop shuts its doors forever.
  28. Openings
    Two New Brews: Chava Cafe, Julius Meinl IIIA new entry in the Julius Meinl empire, and Uptown gets a funky new option.
  29. Openings
    Hipper, Greener Filter To Open October 1The beloved Wicker Park coffee shop, closed since 2007, is reopening with a greener concept.
  30. Openings
    Morgan Harbor Grill, Dolce, And Knock Box Cafe OpenA kosher seafood house, Italian-Filipino fusion, and a coffeeshop get things going.
  31. Personalities
    He Knows They’re Cool: Francesco Agostino Sells His Ex’s CakesThere’s a love story behind the cakes at Glass Shop.
  32. Openings
    Hang Ten at Soho’s Latest Coffee BarSaturdays is a surf-shop–cum-café.
  33. Eatiquette
    Are Cafés Cracking Down on Laptop Users?In which coffee shops should you avoid busting out a laptop?
  34. Menu Changes
    Luis Gonzales Will Bring ‘Oaxacan Fusion’ to MayahuelA Vongerichten protégé is preparing a menu of small plates. The bar menu launches tomorrow.
  35. Slideshow
    Coffee Craze: Joe Opens Uptown, Kudo Beans Opens DowntownA café with backyard near IFC Center.
  36. Openings
    Old Is New at Williamsburg’s Second Stop CaféA coffee shop at the Lorimer stop has reclaimed furniture and Stumptown coffee.
  37. Openings
    Simon Sips Aims to Be a Worthy Successor to Tasting Room CaféWith the help of the ‘Rolls Royce of espresso makers,’ Simon Mammon hopes to give coffee spots like Abraço a run for their money.
  38. Reopenings
    Back From the Dead: Donut Shop, Nam Wah Tea Parlor, Studio BTwo have reopened and one is poised for a comeback.
  39. Menus
    Fresh’s New Chef, Michael Ferraro, Freshens Up the MenuBigeye tuna, direct from Hawaii.
  40. Celebrity Settings
    Jennifer Garner Likes the Food at Fiamma More than Padma Did The week’s most exciting celebrity sighting was that of beer-sippin’ McLovin at Diner. No other celebs were busted getting their underage drink on, but there were other surprises: Rachael Ray rolled into the Orchard with a posse bigger than Diddy’s, and Jennifer Garner liked the food at Fiamma so much she slipped into the kitchen to beg Fabio Trabocchi for recipes. We figure that makes up for supposedly getting dissed by Padma Lakshmi a couple weeks ago. (And yes, there a Padma sighting this week, too…)
  41. Ask a Waiter
    Model-Waitress Courtney Yates of Coffee Shop Gets $250 Tips From Taye DiggsCourtney Yates isn’t bothered that customers stereotype her because she’s one of the many Coffee Shop servers who also happen to be working models (you may have seen her in a Belvedere ad shot by Terry Richardson). “People come in with a chip on their shoulder,” she says, “but once you show that you’re a complicated human being, it’s out the window. I know I’m not stupid.”
  42. Neighborhood Watch
    BondSt Sushi Burns; Coffee Shop Closing Averts Bad DateConey Island: Surf Avenue LLC has just purchased nearly 16,000 square feet across from the Cyclone, possibly on which to build a chain restaurant, maintain a parking lot, or create another “Shoot the Freak.” [Gowanus Lounge] East Elmhurst: La Guardia gets fancy with Michael Navarro’s Deluge. Getting drunk before a flight finally gets a classy gloss. [Gayot] East Village: Photos of the electrical fire that scorched BondSt sushi at dawn. [Eater] $500,000 in damages predicted. [Gothamist] Midtown West: Italian, Asian, French, and Latin cuisine coming together at 4Fusion on West 58th Street. We suggest the burger. [Gayot] Park Slope: Former Oceana chef Jared King no longer involved with Alchemy, but the menu’s holding steady. [Gothamist] Tribeca: Will a fancy new bus stop at the entrance of Bouley spur the rich people’s interest in public transportation? [Curbed] Union Square: Coffee Shop’s closing saves pretty waitress from a date with sleazy customer. [NYS]
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