Brewery-coffee house coming soon to Oak Openings Metropark

SWANTON, Ohio — The Beach Ridge Area at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark is home to two of the park’s most popular attractions: the Cannaley Treehouse Village and the Singletrack Biking Trail. 

But starting this November, the area will also be home to The Wheelhouse, a brewery and coffee house created in collaboration between Black Kite Coffee and HEAVY Beer Company. 

Andrew Newby, the CEO of Heavy Beer, says their mission is simple.

“To create a space for park-goers, either on the mountain biking side or the treehouse side, or just people in the region to come out and enjoy a

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New Coffee Shop Cips Coming Soon to Suwanee

Lincoln Cieply, president and co-founder of Cips Coffee Roasters, is opening up his first brick and mortar on November 1st, according to a press statement sent to What Now Atlanta. Alongside his business partner and friend Jac, a former coffee shop owner, Cieply plans on making Cips a location for high-quality coffee.

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An official with Cips explained that it will open a full-service coffee shop with an on-site micro roasting operation at 2780 W Village Drive, Suite B. The company will also 

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New coffee shop coming to The Plaza is part of Summit’s big expansion

New coffee shop coming to The Plaza is part of Summit’s big expansion

Rendering of 2501 The Plaza development. Courtesy LPA Urban

From a humble shop in downtown Davidson, Summit Coffee Co. has now grown to 11 locations open or in development in North Carolina.

What’s happening: Summit opened its first Charlotte shop in December 2020 in NoDa. Now, it’s adding a franchise location about a mile away on The Plaza between the Villa Heights and Plaza Hills neighborhoods.

  • Summit is also opening cafés in SouthPark, Mooresville and in the Lake Norman area.

What to expect: The Plaza location, owned by Will and Eleanor Funderburg, is within the LPA Urban redevelopment project that

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New family-owned coffee shop coming to Hamilton

“We’ll have a walk-up window, too, so people can park and walk up and get a coffee, and we’ll hopefully have some outdoor seating, for the nicer months,” Amy Hepburn said.

She said she thinks there will be good cooperation between her coffee shop and The Fringe Coffee House across the way, which employs only ex-felons.

“We’re family-owned, just like they are,” she said.

ExplorePHOTOS: Inside the Fringe Coffee House in Hamilton

Biggby as a company works to have people leave in a better mood than when they arrived, she said. It offers a wide variety of drinks, including

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Bookstore/coffee house/wine bar coming to Bronzeville neighborhood

A bookstore that will include a coffee house during the day and a wine bar at night is coming to Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood.

Niche Book Bar is planned for a city-owned building at 1937 N. King Drive.

The Bronzeville Advisory Committee on Monday recommended a sale of that building to Niche Book Bar, which is operated by Cetonia Weston-Roy.

That property sale needs Common Council approval.

Weston-Roy, a locally based author and founder of the Black Authors Collective, told committee members that Niche Book Bar will focus on “Black literature and red wine.”

It will welcome families with children

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