I have been to a few that have rave reviews and they were anywhere from very mediocre to poor.
So, I would say people who do/did live in the 'hood are very biased and thus, please do not waste my time with "THE BEST BAKERY EVERY" nonsense. You need to get out more.
However, if someone might plausibly give me one that is just GOOD, that is fine. Comparisons to bakeries elsewhere are possibly one way. Also, I find Italian bakeries these days to be pretty awful for the most part.
Artopolis-A few pretty good items, some meh, overpriced and Greek American cheezball wedding decor is never encouraging. Not bad, not good, OK.
Rose and Joes(I think)-Complete joke, if you think that is fresh baked greatness, well.......
St Honore-Lovely girl working there, unfortunately, the quality is very not so great. Definitely no reason to go there.
So, if something is significantly better than the above from my following choices or nearby, please advise.
Any particulars, singluar specialities,etc. welcome. Oh, no cannolis, liquor cakes and such.
Bread, cookies, maybe pastries.
Also, will be grateful for any warnings against these if they are no better than the rest.
Thank you for not naming every single establishment in the area and proclaiming it the best.