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Discover NYC – A Guide to Indie Businesses

Discover New York City is a guide to the local independent businesses that are the heart and soul of NYC. Support indie businesses!

I love the independent businesses in New York, they are the heart and soul of the city! In this section you will find bookstores, cafés, restaurants, arts & crafts markets and more. It's an ongoing project to list the best of indie New York so visit often to discover the real New York City. Experience the hidden gems and places that New Yorkers frequent. Note - I am not compensated for writing these reviews and I'm only writing about the places that I like. 


Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Greenwich Village, Manhattan

Stumptown Coffee Roasters is a Portland, Oregon based company. They started in 1999 at the beginning of the third wave coffee movement. They now have locations across the US and are one of the few coffee chains that I trust for my coffee tastes. They have 2 locations in New York City. I do like their coffee. However, it can be rather difficult to find a seat in this cafe. Also, you may find that a number of cafes use their coffee beans.

Stumptown Coffee Roasters - 30 West 8th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues

Stumptown Coffee Roasters