Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 15:23 EDT

Latest Coffeehouse Stories

2013-04-23 12:58:16

To the joy of all the cappuccino lovers in Otaniemi, a cafe was opened at the Aalto Digital Design Laboratory (ADDLAB) at the end of January. The cafe has the same objective as the laboratory: to bring people together. While ADDLAB provides a meeting place for people interested in digital product development and manufacturing technology, ADD CAFE welcomes anyone who happens to be in the neighborhood. Random encounters can result in success stories. ADD CAFE represents a new type of...

2012-04-18 06:21:40

MINNEAPOLIS, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOU) today announced it will once again reward sustainable coffee drinkers by offering free coffee to all customers who bring in a reusable mug on Earth Day, April 22, 2012. This annual Earth Day offer comes just a few months after Caribou Coffee announced that it is the first major U.S. coffeehouse retailer to source all coffees and espresso from Rainforest Alliance Certified(TM) farms. Caribou achieved the...

2008-09-15 21:00:19

By Denise Jewell Gee LOCKPORT -- The menu offers mochas and chai. Candles flicker, and live music fills the room. It could be any coffeehouse on a Saturday night, but this event is different. It's in the former sanctuary of Lockport Alliance Church, and the bands that play are focused on Christian music. Lockport's Lighthouse Cafe & Coffeehouse has become a monthly draw for dozens of people -- mostly in their late 20s, 30s and early 40s -- looking to gather together in a place...

2008-08-25 03:00:23

By Chandler, Diana A cup of java with Wi-Fi service on the side is becoming standard fare at coffeehouses throughout the metro area. You don't need to be a computer whiz to participate, but if something goes wrong with your wireless connection, are baristas trained to help? Are coffeehouses offering any tech assistance with that gourmet blend? Some are, but most are not. It seems baristas are basically, well, baristas, not information technology consultants. But you're in luck if you...

2008-08-02 03:00:12

By Joe Rodriguez, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Aug. 2--FIRST UNITED METHODIST'S NEW COFFEEHOUSE WILL OFFER A SAFE GATHERING SPOT, WITH 'NO STRINGS ATTACHED' When First United Methodist Church leaders recently explored what the church could do to improve during the next few years, one initiative was to create an outpost in Old Town. By late October, the church expects to open that site -- a coffeehouse at 430 E. Douglas. Church leaders say it's a way the church can continue to build on...

2008-07-16 18:00:41

By Susan Shillen for The Maryland Gazette Singles, families with young children, senior citizens and anyone who would enjoy wholesome, brain-stimulating entertainment are invited to attend the game night that will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Harundale Presbyterian Church, 1020 Eastway. The church's Men's Fellowship and Ministries group hosts this free event on the third Friday of each month, providing a selection of games, refreshments and nursery services. Participants may add to the...

2006-02-07 11:29:06

By Naomi Tajitsu TOKYO (Reuters) - "Welcome home, Master," says the maid as she bows deeply, hands clasped in front of a starched pinafore worn over a short pink dress. This maid serves not some aristocrat but a string of pop-culture-mad customers at a "Maid Cafe" in Tokyo's Akihabara district, long known as a Mecca for electronics buffs but now also the center of the capital's "nerd culture." "When they address you as 'Master', the feeling you get is like a high," says Koji Abei, a...

2005-10-26 14:30:15

By Tori Richards ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - Hookah bars are in but belly dancing and alcohol are out in the growing number of Middle Eastern smoking lounges in Anaheim's Little Gaza district. Officials in the Southern California city that is home to Disneyland voted on Tuesday night to impose strict new rules on the operation of hookah cafes which they say cater to a rowdy clientele. The ordinance barring alcohol, disc jockeys and live entertainment such as belly dancing, and...