Posts Tagged ‘downtown atlantic’

Downtown Atlantic, makers of fine cupcakes before cupcakes took over the world, is no more. The window lettering remains, but the space on Atlantic Avenue is for rent. It’s sad to see another local business go under.

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This isn’t the first time I’ve mentioned the cupcakes from Downtown Atlantic. It’s my favorite cupcake shop, because it’s the only one I frequent, and that’s infrequently. I like the idea of homemade versions of mass-produced products. It’s so post-industrial, embracing the idea of a Hostess cupcake, then improving it by making it in your own kitchen. (If you want to give it a go, here is the top secret recipe.)

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