In the wake of last month’s shutter scare, the seven-year-old Cake Shop continues to jockey for funds to keep the business running at 152 Ludlow Street. One significant hurdle has been cleared, but there’s still a long way to go.
It was revealed after the eleventh-hour bailout that the storied Lower East Side venue still needed an additional sum of to stay afloat. And now top brass is making a more concerted push to crowdfund their reported goal of $50,000, parking a page at the Pledge Music website. To sweeten the deal for prospective donators, Cake Shop is throwing in bonus content like live performance recordings and vault footage, and offering guest list privileges.
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