Sad new from 5th Avenue this morning. Leske’s Bakery (588 5th Avenue, between 16th Street and Prospect Avenue) has closed its doors. The longtime Bay Ridge favorite opened to great fanfare in February of this year, but according to a neighbor, posted a sign on the front of the store December 27 that said “due
Browsing: Leske’s Bakery
You know that late afternoon snack attack that you know you shouldn’t feed because it’s so close to dinner, but temptation is too much because you’re work weary and easily influenced? That’s where we were around 4pm when we walked passed Leske’s Bakery (588 5th Avenue, between 16th Street and Prospect Avenue). We wanted something
After taking a tour of our neighborhood’s bakeries, we’ve discovered some of the best confections in New York. Talented pastry chefs from premier restaurants in Manhattan, and all over the world, have settled in the Slope to create baked, candied, frozen sweet and savory delights inspired from their upbringing, cultural roots, and culinary talent. Whether
Have you spotted the signs for Cookie Fairy Sweets at Leske’s Bakery (588 5th Avenue)? We sat down with owner Paige McCurdy-Flynn to learn about more about the Cookie Fairy, her partnership with Leske’s and of course, the cookies themselves. SSN: Tell us about the history of cookie fairy. How did the business come about?
Today, April 2, we celebrate the Carl and Ellie of fabulous foods, peanut butter and jelly. Anybody can have a regular old PB&J sandwich, though. Why not pop by Leske’s (588 5th Avenue) and give one of their peanut butter and jelly donuts a spin. Yes, it’s as decadent as it sounds. Go.
That’s right, friends and neighbors, Leske’s Bakery (588 5th Ave) is officially open, and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz has declared today Calorie Free Day in celebration of the historic bakery’s expansion. Of course, we had to try it out, so here’s a sneak peek at four of our favorites: Ahhhh, the whoopie pie. You’ve
In delicious and tasty treat news, Leske’s Bakery announced today that they’ll be opening their new 5th Avenue location on Tuesday, February 12: An Open Letter to the Sweet-Toothed People of Park Slope: You’re getting a Leske’s Bakery —right in your neighborhood, right on Fifth Avenue. What’s Leske’s? It’s a Brooklyn institution—a legendary Scandanavian bakery
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’ll want to pay close attention to this post. It could change your life. The famous Leske’s Scandinavian Bakery in Bay Ridge will be opening a second location at 588 5th Avenue, the space last occupied by Sweet Treasures Bakery. Leske’s has been a Brooklyn institution since 1961 (minus a