Since our inception as an ecommerce shop of specialty coffee featuring amazing artists, we’ve branched out to local popups around the New York area. During that time, we found a new level of excitement when met face-to-face with our budding community of coffee and art lovers alike.
Then we thought, “You know what? We can experience that sensational feeling every day with a permanent storefront!”
WE'VE COME FULL CIRCLE
We’re already under construction in what we hope you will call your “home away from home” in our very first Artbean Coffee Shop located in the heart of Chinatown, New York on Doyers Street!
- When: Opening May 2022 (subject to change)
- Where: 19 Doyers St. in Chinatown, NY
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WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM OUR NEW SHOP?
Without giving away too many spoilers, we have a lot of fun plans to showcase, invite, and build up the community via our new brick and mortar location.
To list a few:
- Rotating artist exhibit
- Purchase original artwork
- Exclusive art prints available
- New and exciting coffee blends
- Seasonal drink offerings
- And so much more!
WHY DOYERS ST IN CHINATOWN, NEW YORK?
When the idea of a brick and mortar store came up between us, we walked the streets of a lot of neighborhoods within Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York, searching for a location that speaks to us.
While we felt a strong incentive to have our first location in Brooklyn, where we roast our coffee beans, we couldn’t take our minds off Doyers Street. The energy and vibrancy at Doyers just match up with our identity as a brand and as people.
“I fell in love with Doyers Street the first time I ever set foot on it. Tucked away from the busy streets, the crooked alleyway gives you a sense of awe and discovery. Doyers also tells a beautiful story where art and community intersect.” – Khanh, Co-founder of Artbean Coffee
We see art and coffee as creative mediums where meaningful connections and creative freedom meet. Stay tuned for what we have in-store.
HISTORY BEHIND THE FAMED DOYERS ST
Doyers street belongs to a very historic block of Chinatown. It holds a cornerstone piece of history in the neighborhood and represents how the community has changed over the years.
PAST AND PRESENT DAY
The famed ‘Bloody Angle’ of the past is now filled with great spots for food, cocktails, and a lot of beautiful murals. (And we are adding coffee + more good vibes).
Viewing the street in the present day, is a night and day representation of the positive change that’s happened in the area. Doyers is completely blanketed with murals, and has become a popular photogenic destination (re: TikTok and Instagramable hot spot) for all urban wanderers venturing around Chinatown, New York.
The street is closed off to traffic during the day and the Chinatown BID has put out communal tables and chairs for local residents and visitors.
We plan to continue the growing tradition of welcoming all to the neighborhood by opening our doors to any and all that find themselves exploring the area with choice beverages and select pastries.
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