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Carlo's Bake Shop Announces Grand Opening Date

Reality TV star will be saying hello to Ridgewood in February.

'Cake boss' Buddy Valastro will finally be bringing the cakes and cameras to Ridgewood. The Hoboken-based television star will be opening his second Carlo's City Hall Bake Shop on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 12 Wilsey Square.

Valastro announced this past fall that he had big plans to open his second bakery to serve customers tired of two-hour lines. 

"We expect to do very well in Ridgewood," Valastro previously told Patch. "We have some really cool offerings at this new location, like a custom cake bar and a party room for kids to have birthday parties. We're excited about the opportunities."

Oh, and the cameras are expected to roll on Feb. 9. 

Alfreddie February 04, 2013 at 02:25 PM
Best wishes for great success. My special wish is that some healthy options are offered. Perhaps something vegan, just for fun?
jp1 February 04, 2013 at 04:14 PM
Vegan you must be kidding this is a bakery where you go to indulge yourself.
RdgwdGRock February 04, 2013 at 04:59 PM
does carrot cake count as vegan?
Michael Stern February 04, 2013 at 06:06 PM
Good Luck, I know where we will be buying Birthday cakes from now on !
JT February 04, 2013 at 09:33 PM
Good luck to Carlo's but be sure to try Heidi's German bakery on E. Ridgewood Ave. Just brought my daughter there for some apple pie - awesomely delicious!!
Harlan Consider February 04, 2013 at 11:43 PM
I think they have gone downhill since opening. Less choices now and the original German hot chocolate is now something along the lines of Swiss Miss.
J.D. Luke February 05, 2013 at 01:56 PM
I'm trying to wrap my head around having the words "vegan" and "fun" so close to each other in a sentence.
KM February 05, 2013 at 10:29 PM
So excited to welcome Buddy and the gang to our neighborhood!!
chele February 06, 2013 at 05:47 PM
WELCOME TO RIDGEWOOD BUDDY..Carlo's Bakery, an over-developed downtown, bitter political infighting, overpaid union employees, higher taxes and declining services. Thought you left Hoboken....no, my friend, this is the "NEW Ridgewood"...fugghetabouddit!

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