NJ Woman Opens Groundbreaking Café For Deaf Community In Newark

Summarized by Matthew Dehler, staff writer

Deaf’s Delight Café in Newark, New Jersey is a restaurant devoted to helping deaf and hard of hearing patrons socialize comfortably. It was founded in June of 2019, with its owner, Sandra Rivers, invested her life savings into the café. She opened it as a tribute to her parents, who struggled to find a social gathering place of their own. However, a burglary, combined with the Covid-19 pandemic, have caused the business to struggle as of late. Even so, the business has a small but devoted fanbase, with them even hosting a wedding. Rivers hopes to bridge the gap between the deaf community and others living in the Garden State.

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