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A Caffeinated Proposal

Metropolis would like to introduce you to Lindsey and Luigi, two Café regulars who have a special story we’d like to share. Lindsey and Luigi met while studying at Loyola University’s nursing program. For them, studying at Metropolis (just a few blocks south of Loyola’s Lakeshore Campus) was a little more comfortable than in the [...]

Book Signing with Viki Noe on Thursday (5/16)

Viki Noe has been coming to Metropolis since we opened our doors. Her daughter, a former student at Sacred Heart Academy, was the first of our “featured artists” at the Café. Needless to say, Viki is a friendly, familiar face to us – one of our “regulars,” who we look forward to seeing. We’re happy [...]

“Gallery Life” Exhibition at Cafe … NOW!

  Gallery Life Photography by Tom Callahan and Rene Marban Metropolis Cafe, March 10 – April 15, 2013   Gallery Life Exhibition Video   Come see this exciting photography exhibition at the Cafe, now through April 15th.  Want to see more? Photoblog To contact the artists: ReneMarban@yahoo and/or tcalphotography@gmail.com  

Cafe Music Schedule March 2013 – May 2013

  Hey Metropolites! Here is our music schedule for the next few months. Easy rule of thumb: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, there will be a performance! We hope you’ll come a join us support these local musicians! March 2013: Mark B. Owen March 13, 6pm – 7pm     Sandy Andina March 27, 6pm – [...]

Music Returns to Metropolis in 2013!

One of our resolutions for 2013 was to get the live music program restarted. Well, it’s happening! Thanks to the hard work of Jonathan, our music coordinator, Metropolis is proud to present the January/February schedule for live music at the Cafe. Each 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, look for a performance — it [...]

Hullabaloo Holiday Blend Available! + New Merch

Debuting this year is a brand new blend crafted by the Metropolis roasting team for the 2012 holiday season. Hullabaloo Holiday Blend is silky and sweet in the cup with fruit notes and a heavy body. It’s a combination of seasonal South and Central American coffees with an Ethiopian twist. The roasters assure us that [...]

Metropolis & Aspire: Two Peas In A Pod

We are proud to announce that we will now be offering beans from our BFF non-profit partner, Aspire Coffeeworks, through our regular wholesale channels. We roast the beans and the folks at Aspire take care of everything else, advancing the lives of countless adults with disabilities along the way. Both Aspire Roast and Aspire Bold [...]

Act Now. Support Skateboarding. Stop Violence.

Deadline: Thurs., Aug. 2, 1:03 a.m. EST. That’s when it’ll be too late to help “kickstart” a documentary film project that’s been near and dear to our hearts here at Metropolis Coffee Company since the day Ryan Ferguson first walked in the door and began to tell us about how skateboarding is a sport that [...]

The Kitchen Is Open: New Food at Metropolis Cafe

We are pleased to announce that we now have serious, made-to-order food at Metropolis Cafe. Renowned local chef Hugh Amano, of Food on the Dole fame, has developed, sourced, and trained us on this incredible new menu and we’re all happy about it–hope you are, too. Do you want “Steel Cut Oatmeal with Sour Cherries,” [...]

Intelligentsia on Tap at Metropolis Cafe

A Message from Metropolis’ Tony Dreyfuss I’ve watched as coffee lovers become entrenched into brand camps. At first blush, this would seem to work to our advantage. We have a great brand, fully backed by the finest coffees that we can find.  We have our own approach to sourcing and roasting, and those differences appear [...]

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