DARIEN, Conn. -- No need to be alarmed by the "temporarily closing" sign at NEAT Darien. You'll still be able to get your frothy cappuccinos, iced coffees, and strong espressos -- they'll just be at The Melting Pot across the courtyard instead.
The 8-year-old coffee bar will be open Monday, Aug. 7, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will officially close Tuesday, Aug. 8, for renovations. (It will be at The Melting Pot on Monday as well.)
Store manager Christina Carpanzano said NEAT just needs a refresh -- some new paint, new furniture, new shelving.
"Nothing too crazy," she said, "We just want to brighten and freshen it up." She expects the process to take about a week and a half to two weeks.
In the interim, NEAT Darien will operate with a limited menu at The Melting Pot (14 Grove St.) from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends.
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