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First Customer at Metropolis Cafe–Ever!

One cold, early Saturday morning in 2003, Philip Hale became Metropolis Cafe’s first paying customer. He was won over by the same charm that so many have experienced here since. When Hale, vice president of government affairs at Loyola University, walked in, comfort was the first word to pop into his mind, he says. “It [...]

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 [...]

Attention to Detail: The Life’s Work of Kevin Landis

The various works of art by adopted Chicagoan Kevin Landis, currently on display at Metropolis Cafe, are just some of the artistic fruits of his lifelong fascination with–and dedication to–the production of art no matter the time, tithe or toll. Meaning, what you see on the walls at Metropolis Cafe represents a lifetime of work [...]

Welcome to “The Weekly Roast”

Alright, I just want to state that this blog is going to be a work in progress. Hopefully creating transparency between the roasters and the customers will open up some interesting dialogue. Plus, I’m sure none of you really know what we, as roasters, do on a daily basis. So what I’m going to do [...]

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