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Coffee Shop Conversations

by (Michaeleen Kelly)

Submitted 07-19-2019 under OPINION

Today’s coffee shops serve a variety of functions: human and WiFi connections, business deals and occasionally intellectual discussions. Yet in Grand Rapids, I mostly overhear (unintentionally) customers asking about each other’s church...

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PaLatté Coffee and Art blends love for art with pleasure of coffee

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 08-06-2013 under NEWS

Maria and Federico Farias, both who sell their work online, understand that galleries can be intimidating, especially based on cost. “Personally, from my life, I have always been intimidated of galleries. I won’t be able to afford what...

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Coffee joint to liven up Eastown

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-11-2013 under NEWS

Duncan Gardner always dreamt of opening his own coffee shop. Now his dreams are coming true right in the heart of Eastown.   Grateful Grind Coffee (1499 Wealthy St SE) will be opening on Wealthy Street next door to Yesterdog, and will be...

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The Bitter End Coffee House: Unique grounds

by (Kschmitty)

Submitted 12-06-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

"The environment stimulates thinking," says Grand Valley student, Jessica Pontow. "The ethereal atmosphere helps capture inspiration," agrees fellow student, Patrick Herta. Both Pontow and Herta note the unique setting of the...

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"Cup of Life" takes a closer look at coffee

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 09-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Alysha Lach, a local student, is entering ArtPrize this year with a series of 365 individual illustrations that document the various ways coffee factors into daily life. The piece is called "Cup of Life" and Lach, an employee at The Bitter...

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