1. A Salute to Joshua Cup

    Today, I found out that Joshua Cup Coffee in Macon will be closing its doors after twelve years of serving our community. This disgusts me because we have two Starbucks locations that, by all indicators, are thriving. Macon, you’re allowing Joshua Cup to go out of business while there

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  2. Starbucks Free WiFi

    So, the New York Times reports that Starbucks will be cutting the chains on its years-long practice of charging for access to their WiFi access in store. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise as local coffee shops, especially in Athens, have been doing this for years. I

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  3. Wake Up Coffee Company

    [![Wake Up Coffee Logo](]( for Wake Up Coffee on St. Simons Island I hit jackpot on St. Simons Island, Georgia. In October, a new coffee shop by

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  4. Free Wi-Fi & Profitability

    Inspired by the recent 2Story blog post on Wi-Fi I’ve been prompted to think about how Wi-Fi has evolved in recent years. Over the last few years, there have been significant leaps and bounds in the availability of internet access in public areas (“hotspots”). In my hometown I remember

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