Freeport residents won’t have to leave town to get a cup of coffee after this weekend.
On Friday, 1833 Coffee and Tea Co. is opening on Fifth Street.
“Everyone deserves a good cup of coffee or tea,” said Karen Heilman of Freeport, who is opening the store with longtime friend Virginia Lindsay of South Buffalo.
The pair — who previously operated a gardening business together — decided on a location in February. The duo installed seating areas, bought equipment, decorated the store and teamed up with several local businesses.
They’ll be using 19 Coffee Co., a Pittsburgh-based roastery, as their