Friday, September 11, 2020

Newman's Bakery in Swampscott Has Closed; Family Member Opens The Baker's Daughter Nearby

A decades-old bakery on the North Shore that temporarily shut down a couple of years ago has closed for good, though there is a bit of good news for its customers.

According to a source, Newman's Bakery in Swampscott has permanently shut down, with the Humphrey Street shop actually saying farewell a couple of month ago according to an article from The Daily Item. The post mentions that Deborah Newman, who is daughter of original owners Bertha and Joe Newman--and sister of Jessica and Bernard Newman, who had taken over the shop from their parents--opened a new place called The Baker's Daughter this week, which is also located on Humphrey Street and which is vegetarian-friendly while also offering some of the same items that Newman's Bakery had sold.

Newman's Bakery first opened in 1966, with the store closing in early 2018 due to a car accident that damaged the storefront as well as the owners battling health issues and the bakery having equipment issues as well. (The shop reopened early last year.)

The address for the now-closed Newman's Bakery was 252 Humphrey Street, while the address for The Baker's Daughter is 646 Humphrey Street. Its website can be found at

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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