Buffalo Doughboy won the Best Bakery award in the Best of Denver 2010. Business boomed, and in April 2012 the bakery moved out of its tiny spot in a Victorian home off Broadway for a space three times as large, and a mile south on Broadway itself. But business in the new spot never really took off...and two months ago the bakery posted a Facebook plea for some its fans to support the place. Was the problem the economy? A lousy economy on Broadway? Or the curse of winning a Best of Denver award?
But the Facebook campaign didn't work, because a sign on the door of Buffalo Doughboy announces that "We will be closed for re-organization and restructuring. We will be back all busy-tailed and ready to roar into our second decade and beyond!!"
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Word on the block is less optimistic about the bakery's chances, though. Another coffeehouse is reportedly looking at the spot.