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Food and Drink

Powered by a second round of loans from its customers, Five Points Bakery has opened the second story of its West Side establishment, expanded its hours, and its offerings. The whole-grain bakery at 44 Brayton St., run by Melissa and Kevin Gardner, is the rare business funded by its customers. After raising $150,000 in loans from loyalists, projects including the openin…

Food and Drink

The newly reopened Five Points Bakery, built into a 115-year-old West Side structure, has a handsome interior with original hand-hewn wooden beams, exposed brick and 40 seats, where customers can enjoy slices of toast. It has a counter where customers can choose loaves of bread or sour cream crumb cake and other treats. It has Ethernet ports for the laptop-bound, and coff…