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Village Coffee Crawl Brews Up Deals at 12 Cafes

By Danielle Tcholakian | February 27, 2014 9:16am
 Twelve coffee vendors throughout the West and East Village will offer half-price coffee for nine days in March.
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WEST VILLAGE — It's a cure for the daily grind.

The first-ever Village Coffee Crawl is kicking off in March, offering java junkies a half-priced cup of joe at any of 12 participating cafes and eateries.

Participants can pick up a "Crawl Card" from the Village Alliance at 8 E. Eighth St. between Fifth Avenue and University Place or print one out online to get the deal, which runs from March 8 - 16. 

The promotion includes Le Pain Quotidien on Eighth Street and Archie & Sons on Third Avenue, plus bakeries like Matsunosuke and even a yogurt shop.

The crawl is a collaboration between Stumptown Coffee Roasters and the Village Alliance. Stumptown, at 30 W. Eighth St. is also offering free coffee tastings at 2 p.m. during the promotion.

The Village Alliance is hopes the crawl will encourage people to try new places, like Iranian restaurant Cafe Nadery on Eighth Street.

The participating coffee shops are:

Agata and Valentina, 64 University Place
Amorino, 60 University Place
Archie & Sons, 23 Third Ave.
Cafe Nadery, 16 W. Eighth St.
Ciao for Now, 107 West 10th St.
Culture, 60 W. Eighth St.
Le Pain Quotidien, 1 W. Eighth St.
Matsunosuke, 58 W. Eighth St.
The Mudtruck at Astor Place
O Cafe, 482 Sixth Ave.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters, 30 W. Eighth St.
The Nut Box, 49 E. Eighth St.

A map and description of the 12 locations is available on the Village Alliance's website.