Virginia coffee shop owner speaks out after business targeted for pro-life views

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FIRST ON FOX: A Virginia coffee shop owner is speaking out after his business was targeted online in response to him expressing his pro-life views on the overturn of Roe v. Wade.

Ajay Brewer, the owner of Brewers Cafe in Richmond, Virginia, spoke with Fox News Digital on Monday after his business received a slew of negative reviews and comments online when he said he supported the Supreme Court overturning the abortion precedent.

Brewer initially made the post on his personal Facebook profile following the overturn of Roe, which

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New Pottstown smoothie shop focuses on healthy food, giving back to community | Southeastern Pennsylvania

POTTSTOWN, Pa. – A new spot in Pottstown is offering healthy fruit drinks and bowls, and it’s giving back to the community.

Smoothie Q, a business that sells healthy smoothies, acai bowls, a variety of Jamaican patties and coco bread, held its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting Tuesday with TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce. It held a soft opening June 25.







Smoothie Q Pottstown ribbon-cutting

It’s located at 600 Heritage Drive, Suite 106, off of High Street, in the shopping center anchored by Parma Pizza.

Owners Frank and Heather Anderson said they moved to the area and wanted to offer the community health and

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Owners hoping Emerald coffee shop will become gem in downtown Steamboat

Ani Tikku and Walter Leskiff inside the new Emerald on Thursday, June 30, 2022. The husband and wife are planning to open the new downtown dining spot at 700 Yampa St. this weekend, offering a variety of organic drinks and food.
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When the space that Ani Tikku and Walter Leskiff owned became available this spring, the couple decided not to lease it again, but to pursue their dream of opening their own business, Emerald, and making Steamboat Springs their full-time home.

“We wanted to create a warm, welcoming place for people to sit

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Why coffee shop baristas have become the face of the labor movement : NPR

Barista Steph Achter, who led the union campaign at the Milwaukee café now known as Likewise, has worked in different coffee shops for 17 years and wants others to be able to make a career of it as well.

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Barista Steph Achter, who led the union campaign at the Milwaukee café now known as Likewise, has worked in different coffee shops for 17 years and wants others to be able to make a career of it as well.

Darren Hauck for NPR

As the wave of worker organizing

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Washington Heights Coffee Shop Expanding to UWS

Thanks to Steven Stark for the photo, and the tip!

Forever Coffee will soon be opening at 2263 Broadway, between West 81st and 82nd streets (previously occupied by 212 Wireless).

This will be its second location. The original spot can be found at 714 West 181st Street in Washington Heights, where owner Artem Arnopulo lived with his wife and kids before moving to the Upper West Side during the pandemic.

“We just thought another coffee shop will be great here because, although there are a lot of choices, we are still an independent coffee shop, a mom and pop business,”

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Fired ex-employee convicted of burning down popular Decatur coffee shop

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A former employee of a popular DeKalb County coffee shop will spend a decade behind bars after he was found guilty of arson and burglary for a fire that burned store to the ground.

Last week, jurors found 32-year-old Ricky Williams guilty on charges of first-degree arson, second-degree arson, second-degree criminal damage to property, and second-degree burglary.

In the early morning hours of Nov. 11, 2018, fire crews rushed to the Java Monkey Coffee Shop and Wine Bar in downtown Decatur. 

The business, which had been a haven for coffee and

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