68 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • DECEMBER 19, 2019 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM
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Ridgewood’s Evil Twin opens new cafe
Trader Joe’s to open
location in Long Island City
BY BILL PARRY
Long Island City, known as one of the
fastest growing neighborhoods in the
country, has been waiting for retail to
catch up with unprecedented residential
That’s about to change now that
Trader Joe’s is coming to the neighborhood,
according to an LIC Post report,
based on information from a “number
of well-placed real estate brokers.”
The California-based chain with 500
stores across the country is planning
to open in the Prime Building across
the street from MoMA PS1 at 22-43
Jackson Ave. The 11-story, 70-unit
condominium, developed by Circle F
Capital, is scheduled to open next year.
The Queens Courier reached out to
Trader Joe’s and Circle F Capital and
is awaiting a response. The Trader Joe’s
store would be the chain’s second in
Queens after they opened in Rego Park.
The new supermarket will join compete
against two Foodcellar Market
locations in Hunters Point and Court
Square, the Urban Market on 2nd
Street and the Key Food store on 44th
Courtesy of SRA Architecture Engineering
Trader Joe’s will open its second Queens location with a store on the ground fl oor of the Prime
Building in Jackson Avenue in Long Island City.
BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO
Evil Twin‘s brewing up more than just
Th e Ridgewood taproom has partnered
with local roasters to off er customers a hot
cup o’ joe and tea.
Th e recently opened cafe space is located
along the marble bar within the glass
paneled greenhouse, and will provide an
array of seasonal coff ee fl avors as well as
tea. Evil Twin partnered with Sey Coff ee,
a Bushwick-based micro-roasting company,
to bring customers some of the fi nest
and carefully treated coff ee in the city.
Th e two will be working together to create
a “unique and exclusive coff ee blend”
that will be available for retail purchase in
Additionally, Evil Twin partnered with
In Pursuit of Tea to provide tea options
and Mast Brothers Chocolate for their hot
chocolate off erings — with cocoa sourced
from Africa through Kokoa Kamila.
If that’s not enough, a variety of pastries
will also be available to compliment your
warm drink from L’imprimerie, a French
bakery on Myrtle Avenue. L’imprimerie
specialize in small batch breads and pastries
using local and organic ingredients.
Th is is just another way Evil Twin
explores collaborations with local vendors.
Evil Twin Coff ee will be open seven days a
week, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.
to 3 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday
from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Evil Twin is located
at 1616 George Street between Cypress
Ave and Wyckoff Ave in Ridgewood.
For more information, you can reach
Evil Twin via email at email@example.com.