Category: Northeast

Coffee Project New York Launching Scholarships for Black Baristas

Women-owned New York City-based roaster and retailer Coffee Project New York has launched a scholarship program that will provide Specialty Coffee Association-certified training to six Black coffee professionals. With...

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Resurfaced Violent Muppet Killings Give Bygone Brand Wilkins Coffee a Moment

The internet is abuzz this week with following resurfaced videos of Wilkins and Wontkins, a pair of coffee-selling talking puppets created by Jim Henson whose times together nearly always...

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La Colombe Workshop Manager Hugh Moretta Opens Rowhome Coffee in Philadelphia

Hugh Moretta, operations manager for La Colombe Coffee Roasters’ small-batch and single-origin-focused Workshop Program, has opened an independent coffee house in Philadelphia’s Fitler Square neighborhood called Rowhome Coffee....

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Lost Sock Roasters Pulls it Off: Long-Awaited DC Cafe Opens

Roughly two and a half years after first announcing plans to open a cafe inside Washington D.C.’s recently renovated Takoma Theatre Building, Lost Sock Roasters has found itself at...

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Gumption Coffee Shows Continued Pluck With Second Shop in NYC

Late last year, the second New York City location of Gumption Coffee, the company co-owned by decorated Australian roaster, barista and taster Hazel de los Reyes, opened its doors...

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Jacob Alejandro Brings Comfort and Luxury to Troy, New York

The union of two experienced specialty coffee professionals in business and in life has resulted in Jacob Alejandro, a new high-quality multiroaster coffee shop in Troy, New York. Within...

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Transparency and Quality Both Come First at 1A Coffee in Vermont

A version of a dream hatched in apartment 1A on a cobblestone street in Helsinki, Finland, recently became a reality in Wilmington, Vermont, as doors to 1A Coffee opened...

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With a Burlington Cafe, Vermont’s Vivid Coffee is Positively Glowing

Vivid Coffee is beaming a bit more brilliantly after taking over the welcoming retail space recently vacated by New Moon cafe in downtown Burlington, Vermont. After operating the cafe...

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With Truly Innovative Frozen Capsules, Cometeer Achieves Liftoff

Massachusetts-based coffee technology and manufacturing startup Cometeer is finally ready for liftoff with an entirely new take on high-quality, high-convenience coffee. After winning a Best New Product award at...

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