B4 It Was Cool

VK Nagrani Transforms Bowery Coffee Space into New ‘Lodge’ at 87 East Houston

Last modified September 1, 2017 at 5:43 pm

One vintage purveyor is traded for another at 87 East Houston Street. Bowery Coffee and its sister antique shop B4 It Was Cool both bit the dust back in January 2015. Rent hike was the likely culprit, with one barista telling us at the time that the business “was no longer economically feasible.” Listings in the […]

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Bowery Coffee and Basement Antiques Store Forced from the Bowery

Posted January 15, 2015 at 5:10 am

Two losses for the Bowery environs… Earlier this week, the always-pithy sandwich board outside Bowery Coffee advertised an ominous message. “Fin” – Latin root meaning “end” – was written clearly on both sides. That’s right, the java joint at 89 East Houston is no longer with us. Bowery Coffee closed for good after business yesterday […]

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Bowery Coffee Opening Monday at 87 East Houston

Posted October 13, 2011 at 6:09 am

Here comes Bowery Coffee, down the final stretch, barely a furlong from the finish. Details inside!

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B4 It Was Cool to Open Espresso Bar

Last modified August 24, 2011 at 10:28 pm

With ambitions of java, quirky antique fixture joint B4 It Was Cool quietly moved its entire operation to the cellar of 89 East Houston.

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