Business

Shoreline coffee shop blends business with activism

After only a year in business, Black Coffee Northwest is already growing its business and its community reach. #k5evening SHORELINE, Wash. — It's fair to say a lot of good things begin over coffee. And that was the case for Darnesha and Erwin Weary, who met over coffee more than 20 years ago for their first date.   "Our first date was at a coffee shop. It was the one thing we could agree on that we both liked," shared Darnesha.  These days, Darnesha and Erwin are still bonding over their favorite beverage as the owners of Black Coffee Northwest…
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Business groups back plans for outdoor food and drinks market in heart of Derby city centre

Businesses are backing plans to create a new outdoor food, drink and artisan traders’ market in Derby city centre. John Forkin, managing director of Marketing Derby, has told Derby City Council they supported the plans to transform St Peter's Churchyard - just off St Peter's Street. He said the area was currently a haven for serious anti-social behaviour. He said: “The proposal will bring significant economic benefits to an underused part of the city." The market plans include 14 kiosk-style stalls, seating areas and a performance area in a currently unused area of green space. Helen Wathall, Chair of the…
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Town Talk | A new downtown coffee shop that also loves water; business hopes to be hub for paddling, wading, fishing enthusiasts | News, Sports, Jobs

photo by: Chad Lawhorn/Journal-World photo Bob Marsh, owner and founder of Great Blue Heron, shows off a canvas bucket that is one of several items the combination outdoor store/coffee shop is selling from its new downtown Lawrence location. Some people think if you want to go fast on the water, you need a big 150 horsepower outboard engine hanging off the back of your boat. But maybe there is another way. How about a paddle and a double espresso? There is a new coffee shop in downtown Lawrence that likes that way of thinking. Great Blue…
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Business Beat: Coffee shop in new development | Business Beat

Yukon Coffee hopes to begin construction on its new freestanding coffee shop at Nealy Way and Loop 281 in the coming weeks.The coffee shop already operates inside of Work Smart, a shared office space at 3122 Nealy Way, in The Crossing at Main and Main, a new retail and commercial development at Loop 281 and Eastman Road. The coffee shop is open to the public from 8-10 a.m. Monday-Friday.The standalone building could be open sometime in January, with permitting under way now.“It’s going to have a drive-through, and we are building it for speed,” said Art Bradshaw, who owns the…
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New coffee shop perks up on Main Street | Business News

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Sidney residents Bill and Terri Heath let their next professional move percolate. After months of research and renovation, the pair launched Roasted Coffee House at 36 Main St. earlier this month.“We own the building, and Pennysaver had moved out, and we came up with a list of things to maybe put in there,” Bill Heath said. “We actually had a couple people look at it, but they were all service groups, not retail, and we wanted to do retail, so we decided on a coffeeshop.“That was about a year and a half ago,” he continued. “We…
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