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Bad Ass: Coffee shop with provocative name opens in Alabama city months after official claimed vulgarity

Amy Schnitzler stopped into Orange Beach’s newest coffee shop on Friday, familiar with the brand and its catchy name.

“I wished I was here tomorrow to get a free T-shirt that has ‘Bad Ass’ on it,” Schnitzler, of River Falls, Wisconsin, who was vacationing this week on the Alabama Gulf Coast said of a give-a-way tomorrow.

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii is holding a two-day grand opening at its small coffee shop within a strip mall along Canal Road.

The opening comes approximately five months after the coffee shop’s name stirred reaction in Orange Beach after city officials, following a

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Charleroi students learn poetry in ‘coffee shop’ atmosphere

Enjoying the “Starbooks” cafe Friday at Charleroi Elementary Center are, from left, Brooklyn Holmes, Kayen Slavik, Taniyah Johnson-Brown and Baileigh Cortes.


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A classroom at Charleroi Elementary Center was turned into a coffee shop Friday as teachers hosted a poetry slam with a “Starbooks” theme. Fourth-grade students recited poems by published authors as well as haikus of their own. With jazz music playing in the background, students sipped “lattes” (hot chocolate) as their peers read poems. At the end of each poem, positive snaps were given by those in attendance instead of claps.

To read the

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Vietnam’s The Coffee House launches new specialty coffee shop concept

The coffee chain says its new ‘upscale’ store format has been designed to meet increasing demand for elevated coffee and culinary experiences among Vietnamese consumers

The specialty coffee shop caters to increasing consumer appetite for premium products and experiences | Photo credit: Seedcom


Vietnamese coffee chain The Coffee House has launched a new ‘exclusive and upscale’ coffee shop brand – SIGNATURE by The Coffee House. 


Located at the Crescent Mall shopping centre in Ho Chi Minh City, The Coffee House said the specialty coffee shop caters to increasing consumer appetite for premium products and experiences across the country. 

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Did you know Higher Ground Cafe is Alberta’s oldest coffee shop?

Though it’s a very familiar space to many Calgarians and tourists alike, many would be surprised to know that Higher Ground Cafe in the Kensington neighbourhood has been in operation for over four decades.

In fact, it is Alberta’s oldest coffee shop and the second-oldest in all of Western Canada on the heels of Vancouver’s Cafe Calabria (1976).

A brief history of Higher Ground Cafe

Opened in 1982, the coffee shop was exponentially smaller back then compared to its present-day state, having only a small seating section at the top of the stairs upon entry through the main doors. As

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Cumberland County coffee shop announces closing

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Capital Joe, a coffee shop and cafe based in Mechanicsburg, recently announced that it would be closing its doors effective Jan. 31, 2023.

Photo of sign placed on front door of Capital Joe

Capital Joe, founded back in 2016, recently left a message on the front door of its Mechanicsburg-based location, informing customers that it would be closing its doors.

“We’re sad to announce we will be closing January 31,” the sign read. “Thank you so much for your loyal support and many happy memories. We have loved serving this community and the friendships we have

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