Council vote brings Hubig’s Pies closer to comeback
POSTED: 12:39 PM Thursday, June 20, 2013
UPDATE: June 20, 2013
BY: The Associated Press
TAGS: Hubig’s Pies, New Orleans City Council
A 7-0 vote by New Orleans’ City Council brings one of the city’s favorite confections closer to a comeback.
Today’s vote approved a permit for Hubig’s Pies to establish a bakery in the city’s Marigny neighborhood, blocks from where a fire last July gutted the building that housed Hubig’s since 1921.
The fire meant the disappearance of the small paper-wrapped pies that were sold throughout the city, often in checkout aisles at grocery stores, pharmacies, coffee shops and other retailers.
The permit was granted for a site currently owned by the city’s arts high school.
Although the vote was unanimous there was some opposition from neighbors who said they love Hubig’s pies but worry about potential traffic and drainage problems at the planned bakery.
The Hubig’s online store is accepting “angel investor” orders.
You will receive one case of pies to be delivered after the plant re-opens. The cost is $50. Likely each one bought keeps an employee for another day.
It is my understanding that one case = 40 pies.
It’s unlikely the phone number works but it could
have been forwarded… Hubig’s phone number
is (504) 945-2181.
You can also email them at email@example.com
for more information.
“REBUILD RESTORE REHUBIG’S, WE WILL NOT LOSE OUR FLAVOR!”
With Love, The Bowman and Ramsey Families.”