Tuesday, September 11, 2012
BLAST, on Cedar Lane, will shut down at the end of the month, the owners announced.
Cedar Lane's coffee bar and art gallery BLAST will close at the end of September after 18 months in Teaneck, the owners announced Monday night. “We’d like to thank our fantastic staff. They built this place with us, and they should feel proud of what we accomplished. We’d also like to thank all of our customers (regulars as well as irregulars) for their support,” said a message on the BLAST Facebook page from owners Sarah Jack and Scott Harris. “Everyday we were opened, customers would tell us how grateful they were that we were in Teaneck. We feel the same about you.” BLAST first opened as an art gallery but later expanded to offer high-quality organic coffee, espresso drinks, pastries and lunch. Customers ranged from high schoolers, …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
New exhibition from Teaneck resident coming to BLAST.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
BLAST Art Gallery and Coffee Bar will host a collection of prints from the collection of Teaneck resident Gary Ostroff. An opening reception will be held Sept. 8 from 8 to 10 p.m. The free exhibition will run from Sept. 8 to Oct. 1. BLAST’s Scott Harris offers the following details: Ostroff has lived in Teaneck for eighteen years, and has always been interested in art, history, and prints of all kinds, but never collected. His interest in British satirical prints, and his decision to acquire some of them came when he saw the large show of James Gillray’s prints at the New York Public Library in 2004. He loves the combination of wit, political critique, artistic accomplishment, and sheer vulgarity displayed by these images. The prints in…
Friday, April 27, 2012
Catch Cedar Lane’s BLAST on ABC tonight
You sit down to enjoy a cup of coffee at Cedar Lane’s BLAST when suddenly a customer spills her drink all over a pricey painting. She begs fellow customers to help take the fall for her expensive spill. Do you help her cover it up or do what’s right and tell the owner? That was the scenario facing BLAST customers in ABC’s hidden camera show “What Would You Do.” An actor plays the woman who damages the masterpiece, while unsuspecting Teaneck customers and BLAST make a national television debut. Find out how honest Teaneck shoppers are tonight at 9 p.m. when the show airs on ABC. Watch a clip of the online show here. Follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter