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How Starbucks Just Lost To A Local Coffee Shop

Posted 04.16.2014 | Small Business

A popular local coffee shop is set to replace one of the Starbucks in New York's Grand Central Terminal. Cafe Grumpy -- of "Girls" fame -- will re...

Cafe Grumpy Serves $12 Cup Of Coffee

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With a $12 cup of coffee, Cafe Grumpy may make its customers, well, grumpy. But for those caffeine connoisseurs, the Greenpoint coffee joint has just...

Of Greek Keys and Coffee Geeks

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

The news that the designer of New York's famous Greek-key coffee cup, Leslie Buck, has died brought with it, for me, the embarrassing realization that I have never had coffee from such a cup.

The Geography of Good Coffee in New York

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

I first got to know certain New York streets and neighborhoods from my espresso-scouting missions. A mental map started to emerge, illuminated as if by a caffeinated glow in each of these spots.