Shops

A Brew-ti-ful Day in the Neighborhood: Exploring Six New Coffee Shops

PHOTOS BY OLLIE GRATZINGER One may think that once you have so many coffee shops in a city, opening a new one becomes a little bit like reinventing the wheel. But all around the region, from the bustling Strip District to the North Hills, these newer additions are already carving legacies for themselves in the city’s landscape — and proving invaluable to patrons searching for a sip of normalcy. Some of the coffee shops had grand openings planned at the end of 2019 or early 2020, but when the pandemic hit, they were postponed. Others were the product of opportunity…
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As coffee prices skyrocket, local coffee shops struggle with financial burden

WASHINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — Coffee lovers are in for a rude awakening as coffee prices are on the rise. “Coffee is, on the world market, it’s the second-largest commodity. It’s traded next to petroleum,” said Yvonne Andresen. Andresen is the owner of The Blend in Washington. She said she first noticed a spike in prices back in April 2021. “It soared to a five-year high,” Andresen said. The hike in prices has plenty of causes. The market is primarily controlled by Brazil, responsible for 30% of global coffee exports. Brazil experienced a severe drought, the “worst dry spell in 91…
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Labor Day food and drink specials: These shops and restaurants are offering deals

by: J. Scott Wilson, NewsNation via Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Sep 3, 2021 / 09:43 AM PDT / Updated: Sep 3, 2021 / 09:43 AM PDT CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Just about every major holiday has one thing in common: Chain restaurants offering freebies and deals to get you into the drive-through or at the counter at some point during the holiday period. Labor Day is one of the biggest, and we’ve put together a handy run-down of what to get and where to find it. Note: Some deals may not be available at every location of the restaurants mentioned…
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Local Knoxville coffee shops from Honeybee to K Brew: Your guide

While you can certainly get some tasty drinks at major coffee chains, you won't find that special, local touch that can upgrade your coffee drinking experience.Knoxvillians love their coffee and this city is full of local options.After four days of talking to baristas, feeling out shop vibes and drinking more caffeine than we're willing to admit, Knox News presents a guide to your local coffee scene. Near UT's campusThe Golden RoastThe first stop on our coffee tour was The Golden Roast. Right off of University of Tennessee campus, The Golden Roast has been serving professors and students since 1994.It roasts all of its coffee…
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Delta Variant Stalls Morristown Coffee Shop’s Pandemic Recovery

MORRISTOWN, NJ — SmartWorld Coffee owner Dave Walters is always thinking of a way forward. After pioneering a successful Morristown coffeehouse, he collaborated with a local bagel shop for a successful Denville location. As businesses faced a difficult winter, he spearheaded a campaign that raised about $135,000 for Morristown establishments.But some things remain out of his control, such as the delta variant. SmartWorld Coffee remains down 25-30 percent in sales, and he believes that's because of a couple factors linked to COVID-19. Right down South Street, the Mayo Performing Arts Center, which he says attracts 270,000 people in a typical…
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Two new coffee shops opening in Chubbuck | Local

Chubbuck is getting two new coffee shops.Idaho Coffee Company, which is in the process of building a new shop at 322 E. Chubbuck Road, is shooting to open sometime this fall. Owners Joseph and Deidra Terrell are planning to hold a private ground breaking ceremony for those involved in the project on Wednesday, and are looking forward to sharing their offerings with the public in the future.“(We’re going to have) coffee and all the awesome things that go a long with that,” Deidra said, adding that they want to offer higher-end food with some organic, vegetarian and gluten-free options. ×…
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25 Coffee Shops to Visit Before You Die

A place to sit to rest weary legs, a tabletop to spread out a crinkled paper map, the glorious possibility of Wi-Fi or perhaps even air-conditioning: for the tired traveller, there’s no place like a coffee shop. And even the most hardened voyager sometimes needs an injection of caffeine and sugar before hitting the pavement, cobblestones, or museum flooring once more. There are plenty of faceless chain coffee shops in nearly every city on earth. But many cafés are so much more than that. Coffee draws a community around it, and, sometimes, coffee shops take on the character of their owners, patrons,…
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