Hartford Coffee Company

This is the definition of a neighborhood coffee shop -- it's actually an old south-city duplex on Hartford Street. The coffee is topnotch and fair trade, boasting organic blends from Bolivia, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, Indonesia, New Guinea, Brazil, Peru and Ethiopia. They even use a process called fluid bed air roasting...we're not exactly sure what that means, but we like the results. But Hartford Coffee Company is more than a place to grab a cup of joe -- sit down, have a conversation, read a book. There's a whole section filled with children's books and games, and there are electrical outlets at each table so you can plug in and get some work done. On Friday evenings you can walk in for an open-mic night, while Saturdays bring stellar local acts.

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This is the definition of a neighborhood coffee shop -- it's actually an old south-city duplex on Hartford Street. The coffee is topnotch and fair trade, boasting organic blends from Bolivia, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, Indonesia, New Guinea, Brazil, Peru and Ethiopia. They even use a process called fluid bed air roasting...we're not exactly sure what that means, but we like the results. But Hartford Coffee Company is more than a place to grab a cup of joe -- sit down, have a conversation, read a book. There's a whole section filled with children's books and games, and there are electrical outlets at each table so you can plug in and get some work done. On Friday evenings you can walk in for an open-mic night, while Saturdays bring stellar local acts.

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