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We've been open for three months and business is up.

Posted by William Farrand on

It's interesting how adding some floorspace also increases customers coming into the store. I don't really understand how that works, but marketing says people are looking for a large, nice, retail space with lots of options. We've quadrupled our seating and most everything is new. Same coffee, same products, but the new space has changed the retail game. We've also added some art to the walls from a local artist named Abbey. We think you will agree the improvements and our location makes it one of the most picturesque and peaceful coffee shops on the planet. Come visit us and...

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Wink's Coffee Shop Will Re-Open Saturday, June 15, 2019!

Posted by William Farrand on

Not only has the seawall been renovated, but the entire dockside area has been upgraded. Wink's Coffee Shop has also been remodeled doubling the inside floor space and outside seating. We re-open on Saturday, June 15.

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Dock Renovations and Seawall rebuild...

Posted by William Farrand on

Here was our dock in 2018. A beautiful spot to enjoy a latte with a breath taking view of Morro Bay and Morro Rock. But, there was a problem. The seawall, which had been put in during the '60s, was failing. The ground had begun to slope with the erosion of a rock wall holding up the entire retail deck. Five business were affected including ours. The repairs could not be put off... permanent damage to the Boatyard retail shops was eminent. While everything was beautiful, there was an ugly reality about to set it. Several cables were used to...

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Coffee Health Benefits Chart

Posted by William Farrand on

Interesting data for coffee drinkers...

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A Life Lesson You Can Learn From Coffee Beans

Posted by William Farrand on

Let’s start with a story… One day, a young woman and her grandmother were sitting at home, talking about the granddaughter’s life and why everything seemed so hard. She said:  “I just don’t know how to do this.”  She was ready to give up, tired of fighting and struggling.  “As soon as I solve one problem, I immediately have to face a new one.” Without a word, her grandmother directed her towards the kitchen, where she filled three pots with water and put them on the stove.  In the first, she placed a few carrots, in the second a couple...

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