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Coffee with conviction

Coffee with conviction

February 8, 2017

This past weekend coffee shops across the country and internationally joined forces for a cause. A fu...

Out on a School Night:

Zac Schon, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2011

Filed under Neighborhood

When someone says the phrase "epic fail" in real life, I roll my eyes. It's trendy, not really that funny, and often, over-exaggerated. But as I sat in Dark Cloud: Urban Coffee Lab, located at 2122 N Halsted St. on a Friday afternoon, the phrase did come to mind. Before I bash, let's first focus on what is positive. Ideally,...

Asado Coffee Co: the best cup of Jose in Lakeview

Zac Schon, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2011

Filed under Neighborhood

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 coffee mugs Lakeview is a Mecca for coffee shops, since both Clark and Lincoln have a Starbucks every half a mile (along with an independent coffee shop at the same ratio). When often we think of an independent coffee house, we think of the image of exposed brick, worn books on a shelf on the wall for...

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