Well, friends, the time has come...
The Coffee Studio finally, officially, has a home!
We are so excited to soon be a part of the wonderful Andersonville neighborhood here in Chicago.
It seems so long ago we started on this journey. In reality, it's been fifteen months... and stacks of books, magazines, a Starbucks job, trade shows, barista jams, a trip to Seattle, online forums, podcasts, SBA/SCORE workshops, months of writing and editing the business plan, scraping pennies together, meetings with bankers, scouring the city for locations, space planning, negotiating leases, waiting by the phone, worrying, dreaming and pulling lots and lots of espresso shots.
It's been a hell of an experience so far, already trying in ways we hadn't anticipated, and I don't expect the future to be any different. But we're definitely learning as we go, and it's pretty damn exciting.
Thanks so much for all your support!
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