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After Departing Alphabet City, Ost Cafe Doubles Down on Grand Street

Last modified March 28, 2018 at 11:06 pm

Come Sunday, Ost Cafe will be down one. High rents forced the cafe to shutter its Alphabet City shop after more than eight years in business. In a snarky letter to its faithful, ownership accused the city of “forgetting” about small businesses, and “cheering from the sidelines for more, bigger, taller, and pocketing the tax […]

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Ost Cafe Expands to Grand Street and is Now Serving

Posted January 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

Ost Cafe, which currently maintains a presence on East 12th Street, is expanding its holdings. The java joint just opened an outpost in the Federal-style townhouse at 511 Grand Street (landmarked in 2007), formerly occupied by Wing Hing restaurant. Service began yesterday morning at 7:30 am. Unlike the East Village incarnation, though, wine will not […]

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