May 20, 2014 By Michael Florio
A long time Astoria business will be closing its doors for good this weekend.
Frank’s Bakery, located at 36-02 30th Ave, will be shutting down on Saturday, after 50 years of business.
The bakery had built a strong reputation as being an old-school neighborhood Italian bakery best known for its breads and Italian cookies.
The owners decided to retire after receiving an offer for the location that they didn’t want to turn down.
“The offer was more money than we were making working, so we rather not work,” said a family member.
The new buyer, a Greek man, hopes to convert the bakery into a café.
On the door of the bakery, it reads:
To all our customers,
After more than 50 years of business, we have decided it is time to retire. We will be closing our doors on May 24th 2014.
We want to thank you for your patronage and we appreciate your good wishes.
Thank you for all,
Frank and Family