Italian dessert shop coming to Massachusetts Street

Dec 19, 2015 1036

by Chad Lawhorn

Gelato. Sorbet. Cannoli. Am I showing off my bilingual skills here? Of course. Am I pointing to stains on my tie? Well, yes, but neither of those are really the point. I'm mainly working up to tell you that a new dessert shop — with a specialty in Italian dishes — is coming to downtown Lawrence.

Lawrence businessman Dan Blomgren has signed a deal to open Crema Dolce — Italian for Sweet Cream — in the spot that Bloom Bath & Body is vacating in the coming days. In case you have forgotten, that's the space at 704 Massachusetts St., right above Rudy's Pizza. We previously have reported that Bloom is closing its Lawrence store. Blomgren owns Cibo Sano Italian Grille at Sixth and Wakarusa. In the last three-months, he's begun offering a homemade line of gelato at the store.

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