Espresso Elevado Fueling its Part of Southeast Michigan’s Economic Recovery

Espresso Elevado Fueling its Part of Southeast Michigan’s Economic Recovery

October 1, 2014 6:47 am

Let’s take a quick trip down bad memory lane. By late 2010, the U.S. economy was still reeling from the Great Recession of 2007-8, with unemployment […]

Louisville’s Quills Coffee Heading North to Indianapolis

Louisville’s Quills Coffee Heading North to Indianapolis

August 25, 2014 7:51 am

Quills Coffee, which in seven years has helped define craft coffee in the Louisville area through its roastery and three cafes, is making the two-hour […]

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

August 21, 2014 11:56 am

  The Specialty Coffee Association of America has just announced that the Big Central Regional Coffee Competition will be returning to Minneapolis for a second […]

Kaffeine Coffee and Some Big Revitalization in Downtown Indianapolis

Kaffeine Coffee and Some Big Revitalization in Downtown Indianapolis

August 18, 2014 8:01 am

The Mass Ave. district in Indianapolis has been booming in recent years with heavy investment from the city, a wave of tech companies, restaurants, bars […]

Coming to Columbus: A New Bar and Roasting HQ for Brioso Coffee

Coming to Columbus: A New Bar and Roasting HQ for Brioso Coffee

August 15, 2014 8:25 am

Cafe Brioso, a roastery and cafe that has become a downtown Columbus, Ohio, staple over the past 13 years, is hoping to dramatically increase its production […]

A Tale of Water Disasters, Michael Cera and the Randomness of Barista Life

A Tale of Water Disasters, Michael Cera and the Randomness of Barista Life

August 11, 2014 7:58 am

You’re having a rough few days on the job. Nothing is working as it should, forces beyond your control are conspiring against you, you’re tired, covered […]

South Side Specialty: Greenline Is Not Your Average High-End Coffee Bar

South Side Specialty: Greenline Is Not Your Average High-End Coffee Bar

August 7, 2014 8:34 am

A nonprofit ministry group operating in a historically low-income neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side is celebrating its biggest development project to date: a for-profit coffee and Belgian […]

Kaldi’s to Help Develop Wholesale Roasting Operation for Nashville’s Frothy Monkey

Kaldi’s to Help Develop Wholesale Roasting Operation for Nashville’s Frothy Monkey

August 6, 2014 8:21 am

Nashville’s Frothy Monkey, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and the opening of its fourth retail bar, is launching a coffee roasting operation in partnership with […]

Loyal Customer Hopes to Give Back As New York Shop Is Destroyed by Fire

Loyal Customer Hopes to Give Back As New York Shop Is Destroyed by Fire

August 5, 2014 10:55 am

A coffee shop that positions itself as a kind of community living room and meeting space in the heart of the Highland Park neighborhood of […]

Peet’s Acquires Mighty Leaf Tea, Opens and Closes Midwest Stores

Peet’s Acquires Mighty Leaf Tea, Opens and Closes Midwest Stores

August 4, 2014 10:20 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea has acquired Mighty Leaf Tea in partnership with the private investment firm Next World Group for an undisclosed amount. Mighty Leaf, […]