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Coffeehouse Ownership 101

pound-the-hill-10.jpgThe City Paper's Housing Complex offers advice today for all those considering opening an independent coffee shop in a city where coffee culture "has yet to take root." Among the important factors in owning a coffee shop that will not immediately fold? "Don't fuck around with the w-fi" and "Serve booze." Also, Pound the Hill barista Cait Lowry — who apparently is looking for her own spot — points out that being Starbucks-adjacent is not a bad thing. [WCP]

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