Uptown coffee hub Cherry Espresso Bar ( 4877 Laurel St., 504-875-3699; www.cherryespresso.com) is adding a second location in the Lower Garden District.
The new coffeeshop will open on the ground floor of the luxury apartment building The Julian at 1581 Magazine St., according to a post on social media by Cherry’s proprietor, Lauren Fink.
Fink opened her third-wave coffeeshop inside a renovated firehouse on Laurel Street in spring 2016, and it offers specialty coffees, chai and a breakfast menu. Fink launched a specialty coffee stand inside Stein’s Market &Deli in 2013 and garnered a reputation as one of the city’s most well-known baristas.
The new cafe is expected to open in 2018.
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