Tag Archives: coffee house

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Coffee Shop?

If you’re dreaming of opening your own coffee shop, you’re probably wondering how much it will cost. There’s no hard and fast answer, because every specialty coffee business is different.  Your costs will depend upon the type of coffee business … Read More

Wake Zone Espresso Going Strong after Six Years

Wake Zone Espresso Cary North Carolina

Since 2008, Wake Zone Espresso has brought the spirit of the islands to landlocked Wake County, N.C. Owners Mark and Linda Halloran based the décor of the shop at 6108 Old Jenks Road in Apex on their love of Jimmy … Read More

Celebrating Independents Day

We just wrapped up our 12th Independents Day – an annual forum that gives coffee house owners a way to connect, engage and grow with other coffee house entrepreneurs. Celebrations kicked off Friday, August 8 with a welcome happy hour … Read More

Creek Coffee House in Lillington, N.C. Celebrates Second Anniversary

Logo of Creek Coffee House Lillington, North Carolna

Congratulations to Creek Coffee House on their second anniversary as an independent coffee shop! Owner Chess Royal opened the shop at 75 Marshbanks Street in Lillington, N.C. in August 2012. Chess created the coffee house as a comfortable hangout for … Read More

Kave Coffee Bar in Barberton, Ohio Joins Crimson Cup Community

Crimson Cup Kave Coffee Bar Featured

We’re proud to welcome another new business to our growing community of independent coffee houses, cafés and bakeries. The Kave Coffee Bar and Nine Muses Art Gallery held its grand opening July 25 at 584 W. Tuscarawas St. in Barberton, … Read More

Welcome to Lorraine’s Coffee and Music

Lorraine's Coffee and Music Garner North Carolina

With “That’s Kentucky,” Bluegrass performer Lorraine Jordan and her band Carolina Road currently have the number-one bluegrass song in the country. And, with the opening of Lorraine’s Coffee House and Music at 101 Timber Pointe Lane, the longtime resident hopes … Read More

Our Newest Coffee Shop: Dawdy Haus Coffee in Springs, Pennsylvania

Dawdy Haus Coffee Springs, Pennsylvania

What better way to celebrate the beginning of summer than with a new coffee house opening? We’re happy to welcome Larry and Kay Byler to the Crimson Cup community! They just opened their Dawdy Haus Coffee at 634 Springs Road … Read More