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Left to right, A Dozen Excuses Donuts & More co-owners Melissa Hyatt and Cliff Lindberg pose with baker Joe Dougherty on their vintage delivery truck. The donut shop, tentatively set to open Friday at 1112 Tower Ave., will provide fresh donuts, Coney Island hot dogs and a light lunch menu daily. (Maria Lockwood)

Another excuse to visit Tower Avenue

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Melissa Hyatt intends to sweeten the Tower Avenue streetscape. She and Cliff Lindberg are raising a new donut shop in the Stillpoint Building, 1112 Tower Ave.


A Dozen Excuses Donuts & More could open as soon as Friday offering fresh donuts, friendly service and free wi-fi. Along with fresh raised and cake donuts, the shop will serve coffee, tea, pop and a light lunch menu of soups, salads, sandwiches and Coney Island hot dogs.

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