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New Canaan’s Crumbs Bake Shop To Close After Six Years

The Crumbs Bake Shop, located at 89 Elm St. in New Canaan, will close at the end of the month.
The Crumbs Bake Shop, located at 89 Elm St. in New Canaan, will close at the end of the month. Photo Credit: Alfred Branch

NEW CANAAN, Conn. - The Crumbs Bake Shop, located at 89 Elm St. in downtown New Canaan, will close its doors at the end of the month, according to store representatives.

The cupcake specialist, with stores in Westport, Stamford, Greenwich and Danbury, is shutting down the New Canaan shop due to lackluster sales. The remaining Connecticut stores are staying open, and the chain is planning to add dozens more in the coming months in the 13 states, and District of Columbia, where its shops are located.

The chain’s New Canaan store had been on Elm Street for six years, said a representative.

Town officials are vowing to find a new tenant for the space quickly. The municipality owns the building, which also houses the local cinema, the New Canaan Playhouse.

When full of tenants, the town-owned building generates more than $100,000 annually for New Canaan.

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